The Cruise of the Steam Yacht North Star, a narrative of the excursion of Mr. Vanderbilt's Party in England, Russia, Denmark, France, Spain, Italy, Malta, Turkey, Madeira, etc. by the Rev. John Overton Choules, D.D. published (1854) by Gould and Lincoln (Boston) and Evans and Dickerson (New York). It was on this excursion that Commodore Vanderbilt took his family and upon their return to the US he sold the vessel.