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 and 2 atlas volumes. Vol. 1, text, pp. iv, 417, frontispiece and 15 additional plates, atlas with 3 folded maps. Vol. 2, text, pp. x, 339, frontispiece and 35 additional plates, atlas with 2 folded maps.
Set is in original cloth with gilt titles, light foxing which is common with this work, bindings tight and clean, owner's large penned name on end sheet, maps with archival repairs on verso of folds, very good. Rare with both atlas volumes present.
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