Reminiscences of a Voyage Around the World. R. C. Davis.
Reminiscences of a Voyage Around the World.

Reminiscences of a Voyage Around the World.

Ann Arbor: Chase Steam Printing House, 1869. Hardcover. First and only edition. The author was an assistant librarian at the Univ. of Michigan and he wrote this book for the benefit of American youth whose interest in travels by sea, was considered by the author to be an innate aspect of a young man's character. Davis's Reminiscences contains chapters on San Francisco, Rio, Valparaiso, Honolulu, India, Africa, South east Asia and England. Much on the natural history of each country as well as parables of how hard work and the struggle with adversity builds character of young men. Scarce, NUC lists 4 copies only. Sml 8vo, 331pp, 5 pp. Orig. cloth, extremes lightly rubbed, spine a bit faded. Very good. Item #4818

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