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Journal of the Brig Commerce  

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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 26th, 1815; Also of the Slavery and Sufferings of the Author and the Rest of the Crew, Upon the Desert of Zahara, in the Years 1815, 1816, 1817; With Accounts of the Manners, Customs, and Habits of the Wandering Arabs; Also, a Brief Historical and Geographical View of the Continent of Africa

Robbins, Archibald

Hartford, CT

Silas Andrus



275 pp. Folding copper-engraved map. (12mo) modern cloth-backed boards. Tenth Edition.

Early edition of this popular first-person account of the wreck of the Brig Commerce and subsequent enslavement of its crew. First published in 1837 with this tenth edition being just two years later. Without the folding map.

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Binding lightly worn; foxing; very good.

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