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DECK AND PORT; OR, INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES OF RIO DE JANEIRO, VA
COLTON, Walter

DECK AND PORT; OR, INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES OF RIO DE JANEIRO, VA
DECK AND PORT; OR, INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES OF RIO DE JANEIRO, VA
DECK AND PORT; OR, INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES OF RIO DE JANEIRO, VA
DECK AND PORT; OR, INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES OF RIO DE JANEIRO, VA
DECK AND PORT; OR, INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA WITH SKETCHES OF RIO DE JANEIRO, VA

New York A. S. Barnes & Co. 1850 408 pages plus 20 pages publisher's advts. on rear endpapers. Includes an ad for Colton's upcoming Three Years In Alta California ("In press, and will shortly be published"). Engraved frontispiece portrait of Commodore R. F. Stockton with tissue guard. Illustrated with four tinted lithographs by Sarony & Major (Rio de Janeiro, Valparaiso, Lima, San Francisco in 1846) and several small woodcut in text drawings. Blind-stamped dark brown or black cloth (to my eye, it's dark brown) with gilt ship and titling on spine. Map on page 12. (Some say the map was added to the first edition, second issue, but Kurutz 150 has it in the first edition as well). 7 3/8" x 4 7/8". This is Colton's journal of the cruise of the U. S. Frigate Congress, ending in Monterey, California, and describing the arrival of John C. Fremont, fresh from the Bear Flag incident at Sonoma. Kurutz 150b; Cowan I p.52; Cowan II p.137; Howes C624; Howell 50, 45A. A Very Good Plus or better copy (Some soiling, spotting and slight edgewear at the spine-ends), now in a custom clear protective jacket. ALWAYS Free Shipping via Media Mail to any United States address


Signed: n Edition: First Edition, Second Issue
Jacket: y
Jacket Condition: Custom Clear Mylar
Binding: Cloth
Condition: Very Good Plus

Book Id: 1704

Price: $260.00

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