London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #26505
xxxiii, , 310pp. Later full brown morocco, spine with eight raised bands, lettered and decorated in black. Binding by Terquem of Paris done expressly for renowned Los Angeles bookseller C. C. Parker. Engraved frontispiece with view of the mines of Cata, Mellado, and Rayas; large foldout map of the mining district of Mexico. With the neat bookplate of mining engineer Franklin Wheaton Smith, designed by Robert W. Hyde. Light offsetting to the title page, some annotations in pencil on the margins of a few leaves, two closed tears to map. Overall, a bright, near fine copy. Sabin 33740.; Octavo.