THE U.S NAVAL ASTRONOMICAL EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE During the Years 1849-50-51 & 52. Lieut. James Melville Gilliss.
THE U.S NAVAL ASTRONOMICAL EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE During the Years 1849-50-51 & 52

THE U.S NAVAL ASTRONOMICAL EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE During the Years 1849-50-51 & 52

Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson (printer), 1855. First Edition. Hard Cover. Quarto. Item #4400

Vol. One only. House of Representatives, 33rd Congress, 1st session.556pp., complete with all three maps of Chile, the very large folding panoramic view, map of Santiago, the hand colored plate of Araucanian Chief, and 8 other full page plates and city plans. Bound in 3/4 brown calf over marbled paper covered boards, black morocco spine label gilt, light wear to corners. Text clean with a few minor spots of foxing to a few plates, last two leaves with damp stain to upper margin. In all, a very good copy.

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