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GOVENIUS, LARS JOHAN: - Fregatten Norrköpings Expedition 1861-1862. Göteborg, C.F. Arwidsson, 1862.

. Pp. (iv, 476. Contemporary half calf, flat spine ruled in gilt, rubbed. Bookplate. First and last few leaves with some browning. A narrative of a Swedish expedition to North America and the West Indies to protect Swedish trading ships during the American Civil War. Govenius was the shipÕs minister on the voyage. He stayed in Boston with Swedish Americans where he very much enjoyed the theatrical and musical atmosphere. ÒExellent chapters on Boston and on American women and family lifeÓ (Larson). A very good copy. Larson 262. Not in Sabin.
EUR 300.00 [Appr.: US$ 363.66 | £UK 270.75 | JP¥ 37881] Book number 100124

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