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Walpole, Frederick
Four Years in the Pacific From 1844 to 1848
London: Richard Bentley, 1849. may18. 2 vol. xii, 432; ix, 415 pp. b/w frontispieces. ills. in text. The author served aboard HMS Collingwood... first British ship of war to enter the Pacific Ocean via Cape Horn since Anson... The book relates to Rio... Juan Fernandez Island, Tahiti and the Society Islands... California, the Hawaiian Islands, and the Samoa Islands. The Collingwood arrived at Monterey a few days after the American flag was raised... - Hill 1815. Judd 183. Trois pages (163-166) sont consacrees a l'histoire de la Bounty et de l'ile Pitcairn. - OReilly & Reitman 1093. First ed. Rebound in antique style quarter calf, with original spine labels. A nice set of a classic work
Bookseller: Ten Pound Island Book Co. [U.S.A.]
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