Salem: Peabody, 1959. 196 black & white illustrations. 61 pages of text. Slim 8vo, blue printed wrappers; a bit edgeworn. Salem, MA: The Peabody Museum, (1959). A very goodcopy. Exhibition catalogue, commemorating the 160th Anniversary of the launching of the frigate Essex and the founding of the East India Marine Society, 1799.
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. With an Appendix, Comprising His Correspondence with the Navy Department respecting His Conquest of California...Together with His Speeches in the Senate of the United States, and His Political Letters. Frontis. 131pp. + 2pp. of publisher's ads. 8vo, rebound in modern 3/4 brown morocco, back cover lightly soiled on cloth, scattered light foxing including Frontis. New York: Derby & Jackson, 1856. First Edition. Howes B-259. Sabin 91904.
Paris: Gide, 1839. Suivi de Notes et Documents et d'un Apercu General sur L'Etate Actuel du Texas, par M.E. Maissin. 17 India-proof plates, text illus. vii, 591pp. 4to, orig. cloth-backed boards; (lacks plate no. 16, slight foxing affecting some plates, spine worn). Paris: Gide, 1839. First Edition. "Admiral Baudin's French fleet, returning from the reduction of Vera Cruz, touched at Velasco, and thence sailed to Galveston." Baudin and his aide-de-camp Maissin travelled to Houston where they visited President Lamar. "Admiral...
London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968. and other places of interest on the West Coast of Africa. 12mo, green cloth, small area of light soiling to back cover, pages slightly wavy throughout. London: Dawsons of Pall Mall, 1968 Facsimile of the London, 1845 edition. Author served on the United States Navy ship Saratoga, a sloop in the anti-slavery squadron sent to West Africa.