New York: George P. Putnam & Co., 1853. First Edition. 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.
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.