Lot 53 of 576:
Last Cuirse of US Steam Missouri 1843 2d ed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$156
Estimate:
$250 - $350

Title:
A Narrative of the Last Cruise of the United States Steam Frigate Missouri
Author:
Bolton, William
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Jordon & Co.
Date:
1843
Description:

iv, [5]-33 pp. + 1 blank leaf. 22.2x14 cm. (8¾x5½"), yellow wrappers printed in black. Second Edition.

Rare publication, only 1 copy located by OCLC / Worldcat at Tulane University. An interesting and detailed account of the events from the launching of the ship to its demise in an accidental fire while docked in Gibraltar. Luckily, nobody was killed in the fire.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wrappers with some small chips and creases at corners and spine, lightly dampstained, short closed tear at top corner of front wrapper repaired with glue; light dampstaining throughout; else very good copy of this delicate publication.
 
Item number:
223280
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