PORTER, David. Journal of a Cruise made to the Pacific Ocean, New York: Wiley & Holsted, 1822. 2 volumes, 8° (206 x 125mm). Engraved portrait, folding printed table, folding engraved map, and 7 plates. (Spotted and offsetting.) Contemporary half calf (slight damage to extremities). Second edition. Hill p.239: "the best edition and the only complete edition"; Sabin 64219.
STEWART, Charles Samuel. A Visit to the South Seas, New York: J. Haven, 1831. 2 volumes, 12° (192 114mm). (Very occasional light spotting.) Original cloth-backed boards, paper label on spine, uncut (rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Hill p. 283; Sabin 91671.
WALPOLE, Frederick. Four Years in the Pacific, London: Richard Bentley, 1849. 2 volumes, 8° (222 x 135mm). Frontispiece in volume II only. Original publisher's cloth (spines with some repairs). FIRST EDITION. Edwards's Australasian Catalogue 2555: "The Collingwood" stationed off the W. Coast of S. America, visited Tahiti and the Society Islands (twice), as well as the Samoan and Hawaiian Groups"; Hill p.317; Sabin 101142.
With 7 others books of related interest including W.P. Marshall's Afloat on the Pacific (Zanesville, 1876, PRESENTATION COPY) and George Palmer's Kidnapping in the South Seas (Edinburgh, 1871, PRESENTATION COPY), Benjamin Morrell's A Narrative of Four Voyages to the South Sea ... from the year 1822 to 1831 (New York, 1832), "Peripatetic" Parson's Parts of the Pacific (London, 1896) and Angas's Polynesia (London, ?1866). (13)