Title A Journal Comprising an Account of the Loss of the Brig Commerce, of Hartford, (Con.) James Riley, Master, Upon the Western Coast of Africa August 28th, 1815; ...
Binding Full Leather
Book Condition Fair
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Edition Third Edition
Size 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall
Publisher Hartford, Conn. Silas Andrus 1818
Seller ID 008136
"also of the slavery and sufferings of the author and the rest of the crew, upon the desrt of Zahara, in the years 1815,1816,1817; with accounts of the manners, customes, and habits of the wandering arabs; also a brief historical and geographical view of the continent of africa." 275 pages with complete fold-out map. Archival repairs to backstrip. Boards chipped along top edge and corners. Previous owner illegibly on front endpapers. One signature starting to come loose despite repairs to hinges front and back. Several pages with corner creases and small thumbing tears. Map is clean and complete with one added crease from mis-folding. Barking Dog Books is a bricks and mortar independent bookstore. Orders are processed promptly, carefully packed, and shipped with delivery confirmation.