Oliver, James & Dix, William G.

Published by William D. Ticknor & Co, Boston, 1846
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With an Account of Life and Manners at the Fijii Islands. Pp. [9]-122(complete), 2 text figures; brown papered boards, worn and lightly soiled, the corners chipped, lacking most of the spine including part of the printed paper title label, the joints tender; later (but not recent) endpapers, with bookplate and bookseller's sticker on upper pastedown, name in ink on preliminary blank, the text leaves browned, number stamp near bottom fore-corner p. 33, a few marginal water stains, scattered light foxing and soiling; William D. Ticknor & Co., Boston, 1846. First edition. Hill 1259. *James Oliver died in 1845. This is his eleven-chapter account of the voyage and shipwreck of the Glide, which was copyrighted and later expanded by William G. Dix. The extended version (with 25 chapters) was published in 1848 as Wreck of the Glide, with recollections of Fiji and of Wallis Island. Bookseller Inventory # 099658

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Publisher: William D. Ticknor & Co, Boston

Publication Date: 1846

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