Health Trip to the Tropics.
New York: Charles Scribner, 1853. First edition 8vo. 421 pp. Corners and spine ends bumped and worn. Sunning to spine, book is lightly rolled. Wear and soiling to covers. Sunning to spine. Book is rolled. Foxing to end pages, and sligtly to some pages throughout. From the preface: There were intervals when the depression of disease overpowered both the enjoyment of what was around and the faculty to describe it. But the intermediate scenes and sensations were of unexpected novelty and pleasureableness- so much so, that, even without the stimulus of an habitual literary profession, I should feel called upon to record them for invalid cheering and guidance." Good Cloth (Item ID: 61908)