A Yacht Voyage: Letters from High Latitudes...

Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1859. 12mo. 406 pp., plus 16-page publisher’s catalogue dated November, 1858. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. Title vignette. Purple cloth; an excellent copy with new endpapers. Item #15204

First American edition. An account of the voyage of Frederick Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, also known as Lord Dufferin (1826-1902) in 1856. This groundbreaking travelogue is an entertaining and comedic look at what it was like traveling by yacht during the mid-nineteenth century. Dufferin recounts his adventures in the North Atlantic, stopping in Iceland, Finland, Spitzbergen and Greenland.

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