Adventures on the Western Coast of South America and the interior of California: including a ... Adventures on the Western Coast of South America and the interior of California: including a ... Adventures on the Western Coast of South America and the interior of California: including a ...

Adventures on the Western Coast of South America and the interior of California: including a narrative of incidents at the Kingsmill Islands, New Ireland, New Britain, New Guinea, and other islands in the Pacific Ocean; with an account of the natural productions, and the manners and customs, in peace and war, of the various savages tribes visited: 2 Vols.

John Coulter

Editorial: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1847
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Título: Adventures on the Western Coast of South ...

Editorial: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London

Año de publicación: 1847

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Edición: 1st Edition


Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1847. 2 Vols. Hardcover, vol 1: 288 pp. Vol. 2: 278 pp. Rebound in marbled board with maroon calf & gilt spine. Condition: VERY GOOD. Spines slightly rubbed, crack on spine of Vol. 1, slight foxing in both volumes, otherwise a very nice copy. Provenance: Bears original owner's signature in pen: "Benj. Smith, 1850." --- An account of Coulter's time onboard the Stratford whaler, captain Abijah Locke c.1833-6. The book opens with an account of a successful whale chase, and continues with a recount of his further experiences and travels to the Western coast of South America, California and numerous Pacific islands, New Guinea, Tahiti and Easter Island. A ship's surgeon, "little seems to be known of Coulter beyond his personal narratives" (Howgego). "The early material on California and Melanesia are of importance" (Hill). --- ***FREE Domestic Shipping***. N° de ref. de la librería ABE-11767881884

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