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Gilliss, Lieutenant J.M.:

THE U. S. NAVAL ASTRONOMICAL EXPEDITION TO THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE, DURING THE YEARS 1849-'50-'51-'52...VOLUME I. CHILE: THE GEOGRAPHY, CLIMATE, EARTHQUAKES, GOVERNMENT, SOCIAL CONDITION, MINERAL AND AGRICULTURAL RESOURCES, COMMERCE, &C., &C. 33d Cong., 1st Sess. HED121.

A.O.P. Nicholson, Printer, Washington: 1855 Original half leather with marbled boards [rubbed, corners and spine worn, front joint starting]. xiii, [1 blank], [1], 556pp. 1 large folding color illustration [partly hand colored], 6 color plate illustrations [including frontispiece], 3 folding maps, 1 plate map, 3 plate plans. Particularly striking is the colored Portrait of an Araucanian Chief. Collated complete. Widely scattered light fox and dustsoil, plates and text generally clean, crisp, and bright. Very Good to Near Fine. Sabin 27419.


Book Id: 18919

Price: $275.00

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