Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 221

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(TRAVEL.) Archibald Campbell. A Voyage Round the World . . . in which Japan, Kamschatka, the Aleutian Islands, and the Sandwich Islands, were Visited. 288 pages. 8vo, original boards, rebacked with paper; moderate foxing, minor dampstaining, lacks the map; uncut, with half-title; early signature on front free endpaper. Edinburgh, 1816

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First edition. "An early and valuable narrative of adventures on the Northwest Coast of America, Alaska, and Hawaii by a common seaman . . . Campbell's account of his stay in Hawaii . . . is of the greatest importance, being the first narrative from the viewpoint of a resident rather than as a visitor"--Forbes 448. Hill 244; Howes C88; Lada-Mocarski 71.