VOYAGE OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP ALCESTE, ALONG THE COAST OF COREA, TO THE ISLAND OF LEWCHEW; WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HER SUBSEQUENT SHIPWRECK

VOYAGE OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP ALCESTE, ALONG THE COAST OF COREA, TO THE ISLAND OF LEWCHEW; WITH AN ACCOUNT OF HER SUBSEQUENT SHIPWRECK
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PublishingDate: 1818
Publisher: John Murray
Condition: Fair
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Edition: 2nd edition
Price: $100.00
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London: John Murray. 1818. Second edition. Hardcover, no jacket. 323pp. Illustrated with b/w frontis and five color plates. Half leather with five raised bands to spine. Ex-library. Fair condition. Front cover is detached from binding but still connected to endpapers, causing some tearing to them. Boards and spine are heavily worn, with the top sixth of spine leather missing. Age toning and scattered foxing throughout. Title page has two small strips glued to cover up some handwriting.  Five colored plates with tissue guards are all present and in good shape, though there is a small library stamp on each of them. The pages are squarely and securely bound. The story of the voyage to Lewchew (now Ryukyu) by the ship's surgeon. (cfm)

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