Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838,1839,1840,1841,1842. In Five Volumes

By: Wilkes, Charles

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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.

Title: Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838,1839,1840,1841,1842. In Five Volumes

Author Name: Wilkes, Charles

Categories: Later Exploration (post-Columbus),

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1856

Binding: Half-Leather

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 066249