Autobiography of George Waters Diman and of My Travels by Sea and Land.
Diman, George Waters.
Bristol Phoenix, ( 1896), Bristol, RI
64 pp. b/w plates
Diman shipped aboard the America of Bristol, RI… on a Pacific whaling cruise in Oct. 1840. Islands visited were Waytaho and Wompor, off the Marquesas… and other islands of the Society Isles, Pitcairn and Juan Fernandez. At Callao he became ill and was left at the hospital at Lima. He later rejoined the America in Hawaii. Forster, 40. A privately printed account, uncommon. Not in Jenkins. Very good condition in original binding.