Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1845. Sea chart. Uncolored lithograph. Image measures 23" x 35". Rare sea chart showing the northern coast of Antarctica. Includes 5 profile views and the paths of four of his ships, the Vincennes, the Peacock, the Porpoise and the Flying Fish. This chart was published in Wilkes' "Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842" (1845), which describes his explorations and cultural encounters in mapping the South Seas, the...
New York: Regnery, 1970. Many illustrations throughout in color and b/w. Slim 4to, glossy pictorial boards featuring Playboy style nudes, sheathed in a plain lettered dust wrapper, complete with printed fingerprints and smudges. [New York: Henry Regnery], no date, circa 1970. First American edition. Some light corner wear, still a very good copy in a very good dust wrapper.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1987. Illustrated. 3 volumes. Thick 8vo, 1/2 blue cloth, d.w. New York: Simon & Schuster, (1987, 1989, 1991). Fine Volume I: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962. Volume II: The Triumph of a Politician, 1962-1972. Volume III: Ruin and Recovery,, 1973-1990. The first volume is a second printing. The second volume is a first edition. The third volume is the first trade edition.