Journal of a cruise made to the Pacific Ocean by Captain David Porter, in the United States Frigate Essex, in the years 1812, 1813, and 1814 to which is now added the transactions at Valparaiso, from the period of the author's arrival until the capture of the Essex : the fate of the party left at Madison's Island, under Lieut. (now Major) Gamble : and an introduction, in which the charges contained in the Quarterly Review, of the first edition of this journal, are examined, and the ignorance, prejudice, and misrepresentations of the reviewer exposed.
Wiley & Halsted,
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|Item Description:||Edition statement transposed; precedes "To which is now added ..." on the title page.|
Error in paging: v. 2, p. 175 misnumbered 157.
Frontispiece portrait of David Porter by J. Wood engraved by Prud'homme; map engraved by Hooker; plates by Porter and W. Strickland engraved by Edm. Blunt and W. Strickland.
Reproduction of original from Huntington Library.
Sabin no. 64219.
|Physical Description:||2 v. : ill., 1 fold. map, 1 port. ; 24 cm.|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references.|
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