Seeber, Francisco. Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Bolivia y Paraguay: Estudios comparativos geograficos, etnicos, econimicos, financerios y militares. Buenos Aires: 1903. 1st. 
Blue cloth spine & corners, green & black boards, blue leather spine title label, 5 1/4 x 7 3/4 inches, 264 pp., clean, tight. Illustrated with 51 b/w plates. Text in Spanish. Very good. Hardcover.
Francisco Seeber (1841-1913), Argentine military officer, business owner (construction), and Mayor of Buenos Aires. His parents were German immigrants to Argentina, and Francisco completed his collegiate studies in Germany. Upon his return he joined the Argentine Army, fought in the battle of Cepeda (1859) and was a Captain in the Paraguayan War (1865-66). He founded a successful construction firm, was elected to the Buenos Aired Province Legislature, was president of the Buenos Aires Western Railway, and in 1894 represented Argentina in the Universal Peace Congress at Antwerp.
"Following an 1897 stay in Europe to study the organization of the Quartermaster Corps, he toured South America for an appreciation of prevailing conditions, about which he wrote in his 1903 survey, Argentina, Brasil, Chile, Uruguay, Peru, Bolivia y Paraguay, Estudios comparativos. Seeber, who wrote numerous articles on his military studies in Europe, wsa named head of the Quartermaster's Advisory Board in Argentina." - wikipedia.