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The Loss of El Dorado: A History - V. S. [Vidiadhar Surajprasad] Naipaul

Readers Union, 1970, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good+ - in Very Good+ DJ. A little ruffling, nicks, at edges of DJ. Bruised on two corners but a very pleasant copy all the same.

Illustrated frontispiece with other illustrations throughout. This book is made up of two forgotten stories. The first is the story of the end of the searchfor Eldorado. The second occurs nearly two hundred years later. It is the story of the British-sponsored attempt, from the newly captured island of Trinidad, to set going a reolution of high principles in the Spanish Empire. 334pp. Index. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Jacket Designed by Terry James.

£Now with a new owner.