An Account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean, Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson....

London: G. Nicol, 1788. First Edition, First printing. Hard Cover. AN UNCOMMON VERY GOOD+ TO NEAR-FINE FIRST PRINTING OF THIS CLASSIC WORK. A MODERN HALF-LEATHER AND MARBLED BOARDS BINDING, WITH RAISED SPINE BANDS AND CONTEMPORARY (WITH THE BOOK) LEATHER SPINE LABEL. Octavo, xxvi [1] 408pp, frontispiece portrait, 15 copper-engraved plates ( 1 folding), and , 1 folding map. INTERIOR IS QUITE CLEAN WITH VERY OCCASIONAL LIGHT FOXING, BINDING IS TIGHT, LEATHER AND BOARDS CLEAN. Attractive armorial bookplate with no owner's name on front pastedown. A very nice copy. Item #20707

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