New York: George P. Putnam & Co., 1853. First Edition. Expansionist novel and sequel to the land speculator's 1851 camel corps novel "The Camel Hunt." The present title set in Panama in the wake of the Mexican-American War. SABIN 23590; WRIGHT II 881. Small octavo (18.5cm.); publisher's plum blind-embossed cloth, gilt-lettered spine; viii,-215pp. Some light shelf wear to corners and spine ends, spine cloth faded to tan, minor foxing to textblock, attractive contemporary ownership ex libris accomplished in manuscript to front pastedown; Very Good and sound overall. "Putnam's Popular Library" blind-embossed on upper cover.