Journal of a Cruise Made to the Pacific Ocean by Captain David Porter in the United States Frigate Essex, in the Years 1812, 1813 and 1814 To Which is Now Added the Transactions At Valparaiso, from the Period of the Author's Arrival Until the Capture of the Essex; the Fate of the Party Left At Madison's Island, under Lieutenant (Now Major) Gamble.
Wiley & Halsted, 1822. Second Edition. 3/4 Leather. Used - Good. Item #10000000001966
Worn and rubbed 3/4 leather, front board loose at the bottom crease of the spine, wear along the edges, worn mabled paper on boards (with matching endpages) , gilt decorations and titling on the spine are faded, marbled edges, corners bumped and worn, previous owner's bookplate on the back of the front board, foxing throughout the text, fold-out table, no map or frontispiece, two volumes bound in one. . . Good.
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