Hughes, Ben.


"A tale of defiance, courage, disasters and man-eating crocodiles." Draws on memoirs, letters, and journals to give an up-close history of the volunteers who traveled from Britain to aid Simon Bolivar in his liberation of Gran Colombia from Madrid. Illustrated with color plates. Endnotes, index. Thorough and engrossing. Library stamp across top edge of pages, otherwise no other signs, but it is X-Library. Osprey Publishing, NY. 2010. Hb, Dj. USED. $8.00