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The Voyage of the Racoon w/slipcase  

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

Hussey, John A., editor

San Francisco

Book Club of California



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

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

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