Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896. Mabel Loomis Todd.
Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896
Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896
Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896
Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896
Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896
Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896

Corona and Coronet being a Narrative of the Amherst Eclipse Expedition to Japan, in Mr. James's Schooner-Yacht Coronet, to Observe the Sun's Total Obscuration 9th August, 1896

Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1898. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xxxviii, 383 (1)pp., 34 plates, incl. frontispiece and two maps, one of them double page. Original green cloth with gilt ruling, decor and lettering to cover and spine. Gilt top edge. Frontispiece. Title page printed in orange and black with orange publisher's device. The expedition proper, sent out to observe the total eclipse of the sun in Japan on the 9th of August, 1896, through the liberality of Mr. D. Willis James and his son, owners of the schooner yacht Coronet, consisted of nine persons... Certain aspects of this memorable trip have seemed worthy of narration, covering, as it did, more than ten thousand miles of sailing for our party, and at least forty-five thousand miles of deep sea voyaging for the Coronet." (Preface). Illustrated with 34 b/w offset reproductions of photographs, including two maps, and various scores of songs popular during the voyage. Binding with light wear along edges. Previous owner's name, James P. Woodward, inked to front free endpaper. Light age-toning, Binding and interior in overall very good condition. vg. Item #44809

Price: $200.00

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