1848 Voyage Round the World Taylor USS Columbia CHINA India Brazil Illustrated

TAYLOR, Fitch W.

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Fitch Waterman Taylor was a 19th-century American minister and seaman. He was appointed a chaplain in the U.S. Navy in 1841, a position he maintained until his death in 1865. While in the Navy, he made a voyage around the world on the USS Columbia in 1838 and published the events of this voyage in “A Voyage Round the World”.

 

This work is filled with several wood-engravings and descriptions of ports of call in Brazil, Arabia, India, China, Siam, Hawaii, Tahiti, Chile and Peru. Features two frontispieces – Bombardment of Muckie and Emperor of China.

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1848 Voyage Round the World Taylor USS Columbia CHINA India Brazil Illustrated

 

Fitch Waterman Taylor was a 19th-century American minister and seaman. He was appointed a chaplain in the U.S. Navy in 1841, a position he maintained until his death in 1865. While in the Navy, he made a voyage around the world on the USS Columbia in 1838 and published the events of this voyage in “A Voyage Round the World”.

 

This work is filled with several wood-engravings and descriptions of ports of call in Brazil, Arabia, India, China, Siam, Hawaii, Tahiti, Chile and Peru. Features two frontispieces – Bombardment of Muckie and Emperor of China.

 

Item number: #1842

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TAYLOR, Fitch W.

 

A voyage round the world, and visits to various foreign countries, in the United States frigate Columbia : attended by her escort the sloop of war John Adams, and commanded by Commodore George C. Read …

 

New-Haven : H. Mansfield ; New York : D. Appleton & Co., 1848.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages; 2 volumes in 1:
    • Vol I: 317p
    • Vol II: 332 (i.e. 650)
    • Illustrated throughout, including 4 full-page engravings
  • Provenance: Handwritten – P. Stafford
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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Categories

Asia, Africa, & Middle Eastern

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

TAYLOR, Fitch W.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete