Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

The Tail of the Hemisphere: Chile and Argentina [Carpenter's World Travels Series]

Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1923. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto (9 1/4 x 6 1/4"). XIV, [2], 298pp. Original illustrated dust-jacket over gilt-, blue-, dark blue-, and purple-stamped cloth, with gold lettering to spine and front cover. Frontispiece. Title page in red and black lettering.

Splendidly illustrated throughout with 111 b/w photographic reproductions and two folded color maps, this book documents the author's journey to Chile and Argentina in the early 1920s.

Author, photographer, lecturer and collector of photographs, Frank George Carpenter (1855-1924) was a writer of standard geography textbooks. His series of books called "Carpenter's World Travels" were extremely popular between 1915 and 1930.

Dust-jacket slightly and partly rubbed along edges, with a 2 1/2 x 3/4" chipping at lower fore-edge of back cover (not affecting lettering). Dust-jacket in overall good- to good, binding and interior in very good condition. g to vg. Item #42209

Price: $75.00

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