The Andes and the Amazon; or, Across the Continent of South America.
by ORTON, James (1830-1877).
New York:: Harper & Brothers, 1870., 1870. 8vo. xxiv, -356 pp. Large folding map, plates, figs., index. Original brick-red blind- and gilt-stamped cloth; corners showing. Ownership signatures of Rebecca A. Fisher, Fran Strout, John L. Dicke (May 26, 1923), inscription of "Walter H. Hodge, gift of B. G. Schubert 10/55" Near fine. Provenance: Walter Hodge and Bernice Schubert were both botanists at Harvard University in the 1950s. Hodge did a fair amount of exploring in South America himself, searching for sources of Quinine for the U.S. Board of Economic Warfare's Cinchona Mission.
(Inventory #: SW1195)
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