WILKES, Charles

Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition, during the years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842

Published: London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co.

Date: 1852

2 vols. x, [2], 318, [2 (advts)]; xii, 326, [2 (advt.)]pp, engraved frontispieces and extra engraved title pages plus 14 engraved plates, wood-engraved illustrations in text, original dark brown cloth, sides decoratively blind blocked, spines richly gilt blocked,

An account of a great U.S. government scientific expedition to the Pacific and the adjoining areas of Antarctia and of South and especially North America.

very good


Offered by P & B Rowan