Herndon, Lt. Wm. Lewis & Gibbon, Lardner; Exploration of the Valley of the Amazon made under Direction of the Navy Department, by William Lewis Hendon and Lardner Gibbon. Part I by Lieut. Hendon. Part II by Lieut. L. Gibbon. 32rd. Congress, House and Senate Documents, Washington, 1853. Quarto, 2 text volumes. Vol. 1, text, pp. iv, 417, frontispiece and 15 additional plates, with 3 folded maps bound in. Vol. 2, text, pp. x, 339, frontispiece and 35 additional plates, with 2 folded maps bound in.
Set is in original Congressional calf with gilt titles, moderate foxing which is common with this work, light water stain to outer margin of first third of volume 2, bindings tight and clean. The maps contained in the two separate atlas volumes of the House and Senate issue were bound into the Congressional calf issue. In good condition.
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