TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF LIFE AT SEA
by Dana, Richard Henry, Jr.
Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. Two volumes. Large thick octavo, and large thin octavo. Full navy blue crushed levant, gilt extra, t.e.g. by Donnelly. Illustrated in color by Edward A. Wilson. Spines faintly sunned, a bit of modest rubbing to joints, but a near fine set, enclosed in a cloth slipcase. First edition in this format. One of a total edition of 1000 copies printed by R.R. Donnelly and the Lakeside Press under the direction of William Kittredge. This copy was specially bound for the Treasurer of R.R. Donnelly, noted collector Clarence Guy Luttrell, and bears his small gilt morocco bookplate in each volume. The second volume consists of a collection of original proofs of the illustrations and decorations, each neatly numbered in manuscript as to placement in the text. The binding on the main volume bears a gilt sailing ship on a horizon under a constellation of stars on each board. JOHNSON "HIGHSPOT" (1st ed). GROLIER AMERICAN HUNDRED 46 (1st. ed). SIX-SCORE 28.
(Inventory #: WRCLIT76377)
Atlases & Maps, Americana of all periods and areas, English,American & Continental literature, Natural History, Travel, Voyages
Shipping & Return Policies
All material is shipped subject to approval, but notification of return must be made within ten days and returns made in a prompt and conscientious fashion.
As our inventory is housed in two locations, queries about availability should be made by e-mail rather than telephone.
We do not drop-ship to third parties.
You can be confident that when you make a purchase through ABAA.org, the item is sold by an ABAA member in full compliance with our Code of Ethics. Our sellers guarantee your order will be shipped promptly and that all items are as described. Buy with confidence through ABAA.org.