Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society:, 1940. Hardcover. The Wilkes expedition was a bold undertaking for the relatively young American republic, taking six ships, 346 men including a team of nine scientist and artists, on a voyage around the globe that lasted four years. Vol. 82, June 29, 1940, No. 5.
Tall 8vo, 950pp, (v). Bright blue gilt cloth, very good. Internally, original report cover laid inside front cover. Very good. Item #14941