Argentina and Her People of To-Day : An Account of the Customs, Chracteristics, Amusements, History and Advancement of the Argentinians, and the Development and Resources of Their Country. First Edition

By: WINTER, Nevin O.

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WINTER, Nevin O. Argentina and Her People of To-Day : An Account of the Customs, Chracteristics, Amusements, History and Advancement of the Argentinians, and the Development and Resources of Their Country. Boston : L. C. Page & Company, (April) 1911. First Edition. "First Impression, April 1911". Pp (6),vii-xiv,1-421,(3) + frontispiece (with tissue guard) + folding map + 47 plates. 8vo, decorated red cloth, gilt lettering to front and spine, t.e.g.,

Nevin Otto Winter. (1869- 1936).

A general description of Argentina, with mention of its navy (pp.252-259) and a photograph of the Armoured Cruiser Pueyrredon (opposite p.256).

Contents:
Preface;
1.. The Country;
2. The Metropolis of the Southern Hemisphere [on Buenos Aires];
3. The Camp;
4. The River of Silver;
5. The Garden of the Republic;
6. The Province of Good Airs;
7. The Mysterious Land of the Pata - Goas;
8. Crossing the Continent;
9. The People and their Characteristics;
10. The People at Play;
11. Education and the Arts;
12. The Forces of Defence;
13. Railroads and Their Development;
14. Religious Forces;
15. The Struggle Against Oppression;
16. The Era of Development;
17. Trade Conditions in South America;
18. A Promising Republic.
Appendices.
With bibliography and index.

Spine faded, a few small stains to lower spine and rear board, else very good. 65.00

Title: Argentina and Her People of To-Day : An Account of the Customs, Chracteristics, Amusements, History and Advancement of the Argentinians, and the Development and Resources of Their Country. First Edition

Author Name: WINTER, Nevin O.

Categories: 40,

Publisher: Page, 1911,: 1911

Seller ID: 30351

Keywords: SOUTH AMERICA LATIN AMERICA TRAVEL ARGENTINA NAUTICAL BEUNOS AIRES ARGENTINIAN HISTORY,