Cruise of Alert Patagonia Polynesia 1884 Coppinger beautiful period gilt leather bindingBrian DiMambro- Antique & Vintage Maps, Prints, Books & Gold Coins
Cruise of the "Alert." Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.), by R. W. Coppinger, M.D.
1884, London, W. Swan Sonnenschein and Co. w/ 16 full page illustrations. Second Edition.
Period full leather, raised bands, ornately gilt stamped spine compartments, boards outlined in gilt rules, patterned gilt inner dentelles, marbled endopapers and edges.
Sound, clean, tight example, lovely age patina, beautiful 19th century book.
Books measure: 9 1/2" H X 7 1/8" W.