1818 Narrative Commerce Shipwreck James Riley + Oswego Paddock Pirates Arabs: RILEY, James

1818 Narrative Commerce Shipwreck James Riley + Oswego Paddock Pirates Arabs

RILEY, James

Published by New-York : The author, 1818., 1818
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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1818 Narrative Commerce Shipwreck James Riley + Oswego Paddock Pirates Arabs My aim [of this Narrative] has been merely to record, in plain and unvarnished language, scenes in which I was a principal actor, of real and heart-appalling distresses. ¬ James Riley, Narrative A rare early printing of Captain James Riley s account of the shipwreck of the American ship Commerce. This rare issue also includes Judah Paddock s Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Oswego. This third edition is the first to contain both works. In 1815, James Riley survived a disastrous shipwreck and was enslaved by Arabs in Morocco. Two years later, Riley published the first iteration of this book, and it became an instant favorite to many readers including President Abraham Lincoln! It includes incredible engravings depicting the famed adventures! Item number: #909 Price: $499 RILEY, James An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce, wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815 : with an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the great African desart [sic], or Zahahrah; and observations historical, geographical, etc., made during travels of the author, while a slave to the Arabs, and in the empire of Morocco New-York : The author, 1818. Details: Collation complete with all pages: [xiv], [2], 407; [xv], [1], 186. o 10 engravings Binding: Leather; tight & secure References: Huntress 190C (Riley) and 193C (Paddock); Sabin 71397; Shaw & Shoemaker, 45548. Provenance: Handwritten George S. Sheen Language: English Size: ~8.75in X 5.5in (22.5cm x 14cm) Our Guarantee: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation! 909 Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1497972039599

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Title: 1818 Narrative Commerce Shipwreck James ...

Publisher: New-York : The author, 1818.

Publication Date: 1818

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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