26 September 2002
EDMUND FANNING (1769-1841)
Voyages to the South Seas, India and Pacific Oceans, China Sea, north-west coast, Feejee Islands, South Shetlands, &c. &c. with an account of the new discoveries made in the southern hemisphere, between the years 1830-1837. Also, the origin, authorization, and progress of the first American National South Sea Exploring Expedition with explanatory notes relative... second edition. New York: William H.Vermilye, 1838. 12° (187 x 117mm.). Lithographic frontispiece. (Some spotting). Original cloth (rubbed, spine soiled).
FIRST EDITION: 'The first printing of this book was designated "Second Edition" on the title page' (Rosove). Fanning's '1833 book having been a success, [he]... followed it with this one, containing entirely new material' (Rosove). Sabin 23781; Rosove 120.A1 ('Rare').
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