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A Two Year's Cruise off Tierra del Fuego, The Falkland Islands, Patagonia and in the River Plate: A Narrative of Life in the South Seas. 2 volume set
First Edition. Blue embossed hardback cloth cover. G : in Good condition in original cloth. Cover lightly bumped. Slight darkening to page ends and browning to frontis plate of volume II. Half title missing from volume II. Ex-lib. - Cruising Association. Bookplates and gilt stamp on upper covers and number on spines. 210mm x 130mm (8" x 5"). xv, 376pp; vii, 368pp. 3 folding charts and plans and 6 chromolithographed plates. The author was the captain of the vessel 'Allen Gardiner' and recounts his experiences of working for the Patagonian Missionary Society. In addition to the contents on the Falkland Islands, the appendix to volume II contains further details including a section entitled 'Remarks on the Falkland Islands as a Penal Settlement'. Also 'Summary of Geological, Botanical, and other Notes, Falkland Islands'.
      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
Last Found On: 2014-02-01           Check availability:      UKBookWorld    

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