Philadelphia: Abraham Small, 1818. First US edition. Hardcover. Very good. Item #21337 .
8vo. 201,(1)pp plus 2pp publisher's announcement of a forthcoming medical book. Two charts are present: The West Coast of Corea and the Great Loo-Choo Island.
This is one of the first accounts of Korea by a European.
Later full deep blue morocco, spine in six compartments with raised bands, leather lettering labels, gilt; the spine and boards tooled in blond. Marbled endpapers. The paper is uniformly browned with occasional foxing, gilt rubbed in places, else this is a very good copy and untrimmed.
The English edition was published in London in 1818.