The Log of the Apollo. Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship Apollo from New York to San Francisco. 1849

BEACH, Joseph Perkins. Edited and annotated by James P. Delgado.
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1986. Illustrated with eight plates (two folding out) including two maps and a facsimile of a page of the log.
One of 550 copies printed by the Arion Press, signed by the editor.
Quarto, blue cloth with printed paper labels, with prospectus laid in, dust jacket. Fine.

Foreword by John Haskell Kemble. Joseph Beach, as son of the Apollo's owner, was privy to more shipboard intrigues than the ordinary passenger. Published here for the first time, and enhanced by a wealth of materials relating to Apollo's voyages and her interesting fate. {BCC #183].

Price: $75.00
SKU: 26651
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