Lot 4460
Sold for US$ 915 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
9 volumes related to Fiji including:
1. CUMMINGS, C. F. Gordon. At Home in Fiji. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1881. 2 volumes. Folding map, two frontispieces and 5 plates. 8vo. Half leather over marbled boards, spines faded and rubbed else a fine set.
2. [PIERCE, FRANKLIN.] Sloop of War "John Adams" at Fejee Islands. [Washington]: House of Representatives, 34th Congress, 1st Session. Ex. Doc. No. 115, [1856]. 8vo. Later quarter morocco over marbled boards. One signature detached, very good. Captain Boutwell's report to congress on his voyage to regain seized American property and to punish the offenders. Snow 8583.
3. SMYTHE, MRS. Ten Months in the Fiji Islands. Oxford and London: John Henry and James Parker, 1864. Chromolithographic frontispiece, 3 chromolithographic plates, 6 plain plates, 4 maps (2 folding) and text illustrations. 8vo. Green cloth, spine titled in gilt. Spine tear, front free endpage detached, front hinge cracked, ex-library, else very good.
4. HENDERSON, MARK ANTONY. The Song of Milkanwatha: Translated from the Original Feejee. Cincinnati: Tickell & Grinne, 1856. 12mo. Original cloth, front hinge cracked, good. Second edition. Also included are two copies of the third edition of this satire of Longfellow's Hiawatha.
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