Lights and Shadows of Sailor Life… Including the More Thrilling Events of the U.S. Exploring Expedition.
Clark, Joseph G.
Benjamin B. Mussey, ( 1848), Boston
324 pp. b/w plates.
Clark, a seaman in the Wilkes Expedition, was nearly murdered in the Fijis. He gives descriptions of the Columbia River and the San Francisco area. “Hawaii was visited twice. A report of the wreck of the Peacock is given.”Hill 299. Judd p. 54. Haskell 113. Howes C-442. Second edition. Bound in original cloth with gold decoration. Spine ends worn. Inner hinges cracked. Lacks rear endpaper. A fair copy only.