Lot 57 of 312:
Printer's Adventures in the South Pacific  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Life and Adventure in the South Pacific. By a Roving Printer
Author:
[Jones, G.D.]
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Harper
Date:
1861
Description:

361 + [10] ad pp. Wood-engraved plates & illustrations. 18.2x11.5 cm. 7¼x4½"), modern half calf & marbled boards, spine ruled in gilt, raised bands, morocco lettering piece. First Edition.

The author's many adventures included the chase of whales, interaction with other whalers, rubbing shoulders with roughnecks in foreign ports, etc. Howes J213.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some soiling and darkening to contents; repairs to p.271; very good in fine modern binding.
 
Item number:
306592
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