Scribblings and sketches, diplomatic, piscatory, and oceanic. By a fisher in small streams

Philadelphia: C. Sherman, 1844. Second edition, with additions, pp. 189, [1]; burgundy cloth, gilt titled spine; upper cover starting, spine partially perished, title leaf almost loose, textblock clean. A scruffy looking copy with a nice presentation to "Ms. M. Russell Thayer [nee Sophia Chew Watmough], daughter of the author, with the compliments of her friend and the friend of her husband [Republican representative Martin Russel Thayer], C. M. Husbands." A collection of biography and an account of the War Steamer Missouri, particularly its diplomatic mission to China. The book itself is dedicated to the Emperor of China. Sabin 102124. Item #55092

Price: $50.00

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