JOURNAL OF A CRUISE OF THE UNITED STATES SCHOONER DOLPHIN, AMONG THE ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN; AND A VISIT TO THE MULGRAVE ISLANDS, IN PURSUIT OF THE MUTINEERS OF THE WHALE SHIP GLOBE, WITH A MAP. Hiram Paulding.

JOURNAL OF A CRUISE OF THE UNITED STATES SCHOONER DOLPHIN, AMONG THE ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN; AND A VISIT TO THE MULGRAVE ISLANDS, IN PURSUIT OF THE MUTINEERS OF THE WHALE SHIP GLOBE, WITH A MAP

New York: G.&C.&H. Carvill, 1831. First edition. Hardcover. Item #42966

Between 18 August 1825 and 24 August 1826, the Schooner Dolphin under the command of Lieutenant Percival set sail from the coast of Peru in search of the mutineers of the whale ship Globe to bring the guilty to punishment. Signature of previous owner, William Johnson Hagood on the front paste-down endpaper and on page 1, and dated by him, Nov-19-1835. iv, 258 pages plus folded frontis map with two by one inch chip professionally repaired. Bound in original fine olive green cloth with paper title label on the spine, mostly worn away. Moderate foxing throughout. A better than good copy.

Price: $2,000.00

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