1850. Item #89701
COLTON, Walter. DECK AND PORT; OR, INCIDENTS OF A CRUISE IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE CONGRESS TO CALIFORNIA. WITH SKETCHES OF RIO DE JANEIRO, VALPARAISO, LIMA, HONOLULU, AND SAN FRANSISCO. New York: A.S. Barnes & Co., 1850. 12mo. 408 pp. B/w illustrations. Lacking frontis. and plates. Brown cloth, blindstamped to front rear and spine and stamped in gilt to front and spine. Cloth moderately worn. Corners bumped. Faint dampstain to first few gatherings and light foxing throughout. Bookplate and prior ownership in ink to ffep. (Sabin 14799, Howe 624).