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JOHN W. GOULD PRIVATE JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE FROM NEW YORK TO RIO DE JANEIRO TOGETHER WITH A BRIEF SKETCH OF HIS LIFE & HIS OCCASIONAL WRITINGS
Privately Printed, New York 1838 - Clean aqua-blue cloth with an armorial crest on both covers. Bright gilt spine label. All edges gilt. Interior of text is tight clean & intact. Mostly light and some moderate foxing throughout. Prior owners signature and date on front endpaper. Illustrated with a large fold-out map of John W. Gould's Voyage. Outer folded map panel is age toned and has a mended edge tear. In 1833 Gould sailed abroad the Commerce for Canton via Cape Horn and Valparaiso. He departed the ship in Chile and returned to New York via Rio de Janeiro on the Falmouth. He later returned to Rio on board the Iwanowna. Printed for private circulation only. Nautical; Fold out map; Narrow 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 207 pages [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Nick Bikoff, IOBA]
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