[Item #57146] West Made East with the Loss of a Day. A Chronicle of the First Circumnavigation of the Globe Under the United States Naval Reserve Yacht Pennant, July 7, 1931 to March 4, 1932. An Account of Adventures in Navigation, Diversions, Picturesque Scenes, the Everyday Life of Remote Places, and the Taking of Specimens for the Vanderbilt Marine Museum [...] Motor Ship Alva. William K. VANDERBILT.

West Made East with the Loss of a Day. A Chronicle of the First Circumnavigation of the Globe Under the United States Naval Reserve Yacht Pennant, July 7, 1931 to March 4, 1932. An Account of Adventures in Navigation, Diversions, Picturesque Scenes, the Everyday Life of Remote Places, and the Taking of Specimens for the Vanderbilt Marine Museum [...] Motor Ship Alva

New York: Privately Printed, 1933. First, Limited Edition. "Regular issue" of 800 copies in buckram. Large quarto (34cm); blue cloth, titled in gilt on spine and front cover; printed slipcase; xx,[1]-377pp; photographic text illus; seven tissue-guarded plates. A fine, fresh copy in the original slipcase, slightly toned and soiled but still Near Fine. From the library of noted zoologist James G Mead, Curator Emeritus of Marine Mammals at the Smithsonian Institution, with his printed bookplate inside front cover.

Price: $750.00

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