Lot 208 of 253:
The Voyage of the Racoon w/slipcase  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Voyage of the Racoon: A "Secret" Journal of a Visit to Oregon, California and Hawaii, 1813-1814

Author:
Hussey, John A., editor

Place:
San Francisco

Publisher:
Book Club of California

Date:
1958

Description:

Illustrated from drawings by Henry Rusk. (Folio) original black morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine, glassine jacket and marbled slipcase. Errata slip at rear. One of 400 copies.

Printed by Taylor & Taylor. Written by an unknown officer aboard the sloop-of-war HMS Racoon sent by Great Britain to take possession of the trading post at Astoria. Scarce copy with original glassine jacket and slipcase. BCC 99.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light rubbing to slipcase edges, some chips and tears to glassine at spine; volume fine.


 
Item number:
283887
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