Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon, made under Direction of the Navy Department.
Place Published: Washington
Publisher: Robert Armstrong
Date Published: 1854
Description: 16 lithograph plates. Vol. I only: Report of Lieut. Herndon. viii, 417pp. 8vo, original brown cloth, corners bumped, spine faded, light foxing to margins, including some plates, light dampstain in center of some pages, not affecting plates. Washington: Robert Armstrong, 1854. "The expedition started from Peru and Herndon made a very complete survey of the (Amazon River)...Owing to its use in published articles...it was instrumental in helping to open up the Amazon River to merchant ships of all nations." DAB VIII, p. 580. "A valuable report..." Larned 4077.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 223662