Ran Away to Sea. An Autobiography for Boys

Reid, Mayne

Published by Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1859
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Early printing. Blue cloth with decorative scrollwork and ruling in blind. Gilt illustrations and titling to the spine. 359 pp. Six black and white illustrations (including frontis). A few pages of ads in the rear. An adventure novel of life at sea, working aboard a merchant ship, chronicling the hardships experienced by a teenage boy hoping to fulfill his fantasy of sailing the world's oceans. With brief mention and allusions to the African slave trade. FAIR/GOOD condition. Uneven darkening and moderate fading to the covers. Some scuffing, heavy along the hinges and extremities, with fraying and very minor loss at the spine tips. Minor soiling. Spine a bit rolled. Endpapers soiled, with some staining. Illustration between pages 62-63 DETACHED and laid in. Scattered soiling and minor staining throughout. Sabin 69067. Bookseller Inventory # 007933

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Title: Ran Away to Sea. An Autobiography for Boys

Publisher: Ticknor and Fields, Boston

Publication Date: 1859

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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