First edition, first issue with the 6 typographic errors subsenquently corrected. The author's first book.
London: Duckworth & Co., (1912). Frontispiece illustration.
Quarto, original green cloth decorated and lettered in gilt. In custom half red morocco over cloth slipcase, and red cloth chemise. With two bdecorative ookplates on front pastedown, one of John C. Eckel, noted Dickens bibliographe. Fine.
The story of the tramp steamer ""Capella"" from Swansea to Para in the Brazils, and thence 2000 miles along the forests of the Amazon and Madeira Rivers to the San Antonio Falls; afterwards returning to Barbados for orders, and going by way of Jamaica to Tampa in Florida, where she loaded for hom. Done in the years 1909 and 1910.