OWEN, William Fitzwilliam.
Narrative of voyages to explore the shores of Africa, Arabia, and Madagascar;
performed in H.M. ships Leven and Barracouta, under the direction of Captain W.F. Owen, R.N. by command of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxiii, 434; viii, 420 pp., errata slip, 5 lithograph plates (lightly spotted), 4 folding charts and 6 vignettes, contemporary ink inscription at head of titles, with long loosely inserted autograph letter to the mother of Lt. Henry Gibbons relating the news of his death (the envelope taped to the page in the narrative containing details of his burial), note by Gibbons' sister Mrs J. H. Pindar) tipped-in, contemporary half green calf, spines tanned, one label defective, modern green calf drop-backed box.