A voyage to South America: describing at large the Spanish cities, towns, provinces, &c. on that extensive continent. Interspersed throughout with reflections on the genius, customs, manners, and trade of the inhabitants; together with the natural history of the country. And an account of their gold and silver mines. Undertaken by command of his Majesty the King of Spain, by Don George Juan, and Don Antonio de Ulloa ... Translated from the original Spanish. Illustrated with copper plates.
|Main Author:||Ulloa, Antonio de, 1716-1795.|
|Other Authors:||Juan, Jorge, 1713-1773.|
|Language(s):||English ; Spanish|
Dublin, printed for William Williamson, at Mecænas's Head, 1758.
> Description and travel.
South America > Social life and customs.
A translation of Ulloa's Relacion historica del viage a la America Meridional ... Madrid, 1743.
The account of the scientific work of the expedition, written by Jorge Juan y Santacilia, was published separately, Madrid, 1748, under title: "Observaciones astronomicas, y phisicas hechas ... en los reynos del Perú ..." It is not included in his translation.
7 pl. (part fold.)
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