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Tokyo: Togo Gensui, 1935. Foreword by Dr. Kazutoshi Uyeda. 18 full-page color plates, followed by 26 pages of black-and-white photographs. 358 pages. 4to, rebound in full black leather with gilt lettering, original covers bound in; very minor scuffing to covers. Tokyo: Togo Gensui, (1935). Revised and enlarged edition. A near fine copy.
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.
London: MacGowan, 1781. 2 Volumes. 33 engraved maps & plans (3 folding) & 28 engraved plates. Thick 4to, unpaginated, text in double columns. Full contemporary calf. Heraldic bookplate in each volume. London: MacGowan, 1781. Scarce. Well-worn and joints cracked but attractive and overall very good. The work contains numerous entries for North American battles of the Seven Years' War, American Revolutionary War, &c., including Annapolis Royal, Beauséjour, Brandy-Wine, Lake Champlain, Charlestown, Fort Frontenac, Louisbourg, Fort Necessity, Fort Niagara, Penobscot, Fort.....
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.