[Item #18422] Korvetten Heimdals Togt til de Vestinde Farvande I Aarene 1861 & 1862. Jacob HOLM.

Korvetten Heimdals Togt til de Vestinde Farvande I Aarene 1861 & 1862

Copehagen: Wøldikes Forlagsboghandel, 1863. First Edition. Slim octavo (19cm); rebound in black paper-covered boards and quarter black leather, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; 123pp; illustrated with 6 tinted lithographic plates with text in Danish. Wear to corners, joints, and spine ends, with shallow chipping at the crown; occasional scattered foxing, else fresh and clean throughout; Very Good+.

Scarce account of a mid-19th century Danish expedition to St. Thomas and St. Croix, beautifully illustrated. None in commerce (2013), with OCLC locating 2 copies in the U.S. (both at Harvard), one in the British Library, and 5 more in Danish institutions.

Price: $600.00

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