A Voyage Round the World and Visits to Various Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended by her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded by Commodore George C. Read. China, Taylor W. Fitch.
A Voyage Round the World and Visits to Various Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended by her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded by Commodore George C. Read.

A Voyage Round the World and Visits to Various Countries in the United States Frigate Columbia; Attended by her Consort the Sloop of War John Adams, and Commanded by Commodore George C. Read.

New Haven & New York: Mansfield & Appleton, 1845. Fifth edition. Hardcover. Two volumes in one. Volume II includes an account of "the visit of the ships to China during the opium difficulties at Canton, and confinement of the foreigners in that city". Fitch served as Chaplain to the East India Squadron. 8vo, Vol I: 317pp, steel engraved b&w frontis, ills. in text. Vol II: 332pp, ads (2), with a hand colored frontispiece entitled "The Present Emperor of China".

Original green blind & gilt stamped cloth, with the original spine intact, the hinges going, corners rubbed. Internally, lacks ffep, scattered foxing o/w good - condition. Item #14281

Price: $45.00

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