Incidents of a whaling voyage.
|Creator:||Olmsted, Francis Allyn, 1819-1844|
1839 October 11-1841 February 5
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Title written as: Journal of a Voyage Around Cape Horn, 1840.
Holograph manuscript journal, with corrections and revisions, illustrated with drawings and maps in watercolors and in pen and ink. Volume one describes Olmsted's experiences as a passenger on the whaler North America during a voyage from New London, Connecticut, to Honolulu. Volume two continues his account of his stay in Honolulu and describes his return voyage, with several missionaries, to New York on the cargo vessel Flora. Accompanying volume two are six additional sheets written in holograph. The journal, revised and with new illustrations, was published as Incidents of a Whaling Voyage (New York: D. Appleton, 1841).
1 volume : color illustrations ; 33 cm.
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