Mount Vernon, NY: Privately Printed, 1927. William Belanske. Limited Edition. Hardcover. 10 X 13 1/4 Inches. 161 PP. Very Good. Item #3707
One of the finest travelogues ever produced. To Galapagos on the Ara is the story of the 1926 trip by William K. Vanderbilt II and crew. 30 full-page color plates of aquatic life. Numberous illustrations and fold-out map intact. Printed by William Edmund Rudge. A spectacular cloth binding with leather spine. Five raised hubs to spine. Gilt title and "Ara" insignia on front cover. A few scuffs to spine and "Worth Paper Company Association" bookplate to front pastedown.