A voyage on a schooner yacht, with the book describing the route from Formosa (Taiwan) to the Aru Islands (Maluku, Indonesia). With numerous engravings and foldout colour maps.
Title: The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea, with notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu, and Various Islands of the Malay Archipelago
Author: F. H. H. Guillemard
Publisher: John Murray, London, 1889. Second edition.
Condition: Hardcover, cloth. Near fine. Some bumps to cover and some tanning to edges. Top edge gilt, covers very bright. Inscription on ffep. Interior fine in remarkable condition – pages very clean and tight, looks unread. With 139 engravings and 14 maps, almost all in colour. 455pp. A heavy book, overseas shipping will cost extra.