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Quito, por Carlos Vargas, en Santa Fee [sic] de Bogota en el año de 1755

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Vargas, C. (Carlos)
Publication
[Place of publication not identified]: [publisher not identified], [between 1820 and 1823?]

Description

Digital Facsimile

An 18th-century description of the city and province of Quito, Ecuador, describing physical features, various inhabitants (Indians, Spaniards, and mestizos), homes and furnishings, etc. The author also lists various agricultural products and industries.

 

Physical Description

Nineteenth-century purple cloth binding, stamped in blind, embossed with emblem of anchor surmounted by a crown on center of front and back boards. 

 

Language

Spanish
 

Subject

Quito (Ecuador) -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800; Ecuador -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800