A Visit to the South Seas, in the U.S. Ship Vincennes, during the Years 1829 and 1830; with Scenes in Brazil, Peru, Manilla, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena [vol. 1]. Charles Samuel Stewart.
A Visit to the South Seas, in the U.S. Ship Vincennes, during the Years 1829 and 1830; with Scenes in Brazil, Peru, Manilla, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena [vol. 1]

A Visit to the South Seas, in the U.S. Ship Vincennes, during the Years 1829 and 1830; with Scenes in Brazil, Peru, Manilla, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena [vol. 1]

New York: John P. Haven, 1831. Hardcover. "Sleight & Robinson, printers." Vol. 1 only: 357, [1] p.; 18 cm. 19th-century half calf with marbled paper over boards. Six spine compartments between raied bands; black leather labels in second and fourth compartments with gilt-tooled title and volume number. All page edges speckled red. Includes Errata on p. vi. Checklist American Imprints, 9297. Charles Samuel Stewart (1795-1870) was a chaplain in the U.S. Navy. In this volume he describes Brazil, passage around Cape Horn, Peru, and the Marquesas Islands. In Very Good Condition: leather is rubbed; minor loss from spine labels; old repair on title page verso; 2-cm. closed tear from fore-edge of last page of text; foxing, heavy on a few pages; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good. Item #005597

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