Title Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838,1839,1840,1841,1842. In Five Volumes
Book Condition Very Good
Edition First American Edition
Publisher New York G.P. Putnam's Sons 1856
Seller ID 066249
Report of the important and controversial first US Navy exploring expedition. This is the first uncondensed edition published without the atlas. All the many plates are present and thirteen maps that would have been in an atlas are bound in the text. See Haskell for collations. In addition this set is bound in publisher's leather with gilt spine decorations, and marbled boards. All edges marbled. . Unusual. Haskell, 7. Howes W-414. Hill p. 325. Howgego W 33. Moderate foxing & browning, but plates clean. Light cover wear.