New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1859. Item #66344
415p and 8p book ads, 1/4 leather with cloth sides, illustrated, cover worn with 1" x 1/4" piece missing along rear outer hinge, damp stain on first and last pages including the title page, good. A volume in the Ohio School Library with stamping on spine and School Library bookplate on front end paper. Tomes assisted Matthew Perry and Francis L. Hawks in compiling and publishing the official three-volume US government record of the expedition. The abridged version was to be more accessible to the general public.