VOYAGES IN THE NORTHERN PACIFIC: Narrative of Several Trading Voyages from 1813 to 1818, between the Northwest Coast of America, the Hawaiian Islands and China, with a Description of the Russian Establishments on the Northwest Coast...

Honolulu, Hawaii: Thos. G. Thrum, Publisher, 1896. First Edition. Hardcover. "English firms fitted out the schooner Columbia for the fur trade between the northwest coast of America and China. Peter Corney sailed as first lieutenant on this voyage, which lasted more than four years. The ship was finally purchased by King Kamehameha I of Hawaii. The voyage provides much interesting information concerning Hawaii and the abortive Russian settlement on Kauai." Small octavo. In a three quarter blue morocco over blue cloth binding, with decorative gilt stamping and five raised bands. Some rubbing to the extremities; otherwise very good. Hill 375. Very good. Item #69081

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