231 pp. volume on the Spanish Antillean islands, the majority of the text focused on Cuba, with a detailed description of the island's climate, land and water features, geology, flora, and fauna, an extensive history of Cuba from the First through Fifth Epochs, covering the time from its discovery by Columbus in 1492 through colonization, occupation, reform, and war, and a topographical description with profuse statistics on each jurisdiction of the island, followed by a brief chapter on the island of Puerto Rico, with information on its climate, land and water features, goelogy, and history, index. Scattered illustrations throughout including maps, full-page portraits of important figures, and engraved views. Minor foxing. 4to. New cloth boards, title stamped to spine. Madrid (Rubio, Grilo y Vitturi) 1871. From the series Crónica General de España, Sea Historia Ilustrada y Descriptiva de Sus Provincias. Scarce institutionally. (Inventory #: 48343)
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