The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere, during the years 1849-'50-'51-'52
by Gilliss, J.M.
Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson, printer, 1856. 2 volumes only (of 4), 4to; engraved frontispiece, 50 hand-colored and plain plates, including 5 folding maps and panoramas; additional text illustrations in volume II; original maroon blind-stamped cloth; spines faded, some minor foxing, contemporary ownership signature on pastedown, binding of volume II strained in the middle, but a good, sound set. These two volumes devoted to Chile, the Andes, and the Pampas. See Sabin 27419 for the first edition of 1855.
(Inventory #: 49220)
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