Boston: Lauriat & Co., 1924. Hardcover. New edition with added introduction by Ralph Paine. Recollections by the skipper of a record-breaking Atlantic packet ship, the Dreadnought, in the mid-19th century, including service in the Texas navy and merchant voyages and adventures in the Mediterranean (including Turkey), the Philippines, and a mutiny aboard the packet Dreadnought, of which Samuels was master. "A lively series of maritime adventures around the world."--Smith, American Travellers Abroad.
8vo, xxxix, 308pp, frontis. and ills throughout. Original dark blue cloth over boards, bright gilt title & decoration on spine. Very good condition. Item #9198