Remains of Lost Empires


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Author  P. V. N. Myers
Publisher  Forgotten Books
Publication Date   July 4, 2012
Pages  562

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I is giving this volume to tbe public, a word is requisite in regard to the circumstances out of which it has grown. The journey, the narrative of which runs through and gives unity to the work, was performed by the late Henry M. Myers and the writer during the years of 1871-2. The way to the undertaking was gradually prepared. My brother early became enamored of the natural sciences, botany, however, being his ftivorite study. It was his enthusiastic devotion to science that led to his appointment, while a student at Williams Colleofe, as a member of the expedition sent out by the Lyceum of Natural History of that institution to the tropical regions of South A merica. It -was my own fortune also to be a member of the same expedition. This was in the summer of 1867. A mong the publications which grew out of the discoveries and explorations of the different members of this party was a joint history of the expedition by Henry
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