Lot 4 of 312:
First edition "by one of the unfortunate officers", 1788  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Shipwreck of the Antelope East-India Packet: H. Wilson, Esq. Commander, on the Pelew Islands,... in August 1783. Containing the Subsequent Adventures of the Crew with a Singular Race of People Hitherto Unknown to Europeans.
Author:
Place:
London
Publisher:
D. Brewman for R. Randall
Date:
1788
Description:

viii, 134 pp. Frontispiece. (8vo),

An anonymous first-hand account of the shipwreck and events "by one of the unfortunate officers," which differs from Keate's An Account of the Pelew Islands...

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Rebacked, corners bumped and rubbed; spine chipped at head and tail; back cover detached; numerous non-archival tape repairs; several pages chipped with small or no loss to text; pages 115-118 loosening; numerous ink notations; foxing and offsetting in gutters and throughout; overall poor.
 
Item number:
306588
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