Lot 62 of 541:
Deck and Port; or, Incidents of a Cruise  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$132
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Deck and Port; or, Incidents of a Cruise in the United States Frigate Congress to California, with Sketches of Rio Janeiro, Valparaiso, Lima, Honolulu, and San Francisco
Author:
Colton, Walter
Place:
New York
Publisher:
A.S. Barnes
Date:
1850
Description:

408 pp. Steel-engraved frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard; 4 color lithograph plates by Sarony; map; wood engravings within the text. (8vo), original blind-stamped cloth, spine stamped in gilt, advertisements printed on endpapers. First Edition, first issue.

First issue, with the lithographed plates by Sarony rather than Sarony & Major, and with printed endpapers. Cowan p.137; Howes C624.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to covers, spine faded, extremity wear; some foxing and light dampstaining to contents, very good.
 
Item number:
273419
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