The present state of Peru: :
comprising its geography, topography, natural history, mineralogy, commerce, the customs and manners of its inhabitants, the state of literature, philosophy, and the arts, the modern travels of the missionaries in the heretofore unexplored mountainous territories, &c. &c. /
The whole drawn from original and authentic documents, chiefly written and compiled in the Peruvian capital; and embellished by twenty engravings of costumes, &c [by J. Skinner].
|Main Creator:||Skinner, Joseph.|
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London : printed for Richard Phillips ..., 1805.
Preface signed: Joseph Skinner.
From El Mercurio peruano "as it was carried on during the first sixteen months, commencing with January 1791, and from various authentic sources ... 'Present state of Peru' has been compiled."- Pref., p. viii.
Printer's imprint at foot of t.p. verso: Printed by B. M'Millan, Bow-Street, Covent-Garden.
Errata: p. 
Physical description: xiv, 487,  p.,  leaves of plates : ill., map ; 27 cm. (4to)
Citations/References: Abbey, J.R. Travel, 723
Citations/References: Sabin 81615
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