London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1844. ,356;,374,pp., plus frontispieces. Brown publishers cloth, blind stamped, spine gilt. Corners bumped, hinges and spine ends slightly worn. Ownership inscription on front pastedown, private library circulation slips pasted down onto front free endpapers. Text blocks somewhat cocked. Scattered light foxing. Good plus. First edition of a work of juvenile fiction, based on Marryat's trip to the northeastern United States and Canada, on which he published a historical account in 1839. Marryat was an officer in the British Navy who travelled extensively in North America, and wrote several accounts and novels based on his experiences. TPL 7755. SABIN 44700. (Inventory #: WRCAM51972)
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