Wreck of the Glide, with Recollections of the Fijis, and of Wallis Island

James Oliver

Published by NY & Lon: Wiley & Putnam, 1848
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James Oliver. Wreck of the Glide, with Recollections of the Fijis, and of Wallis Island. NY & Lon: Wiley & Putnam, 1848, 2nd. edition, 203 pp. *** This is the first expanded version of the 122-page edition of 1846. The GLIDE was an American merchant vessel. Its last voyage began in May of 1829, when it sailed from Salem, MA, under the command of Captain Henry Archer, bound for the South Seas. The ship was wrecked on a reef in the Fiji Islands in March of 1831. Descriptions of trade with natives of the South Sea islands, and subsequent to the shipwreck, descriptions of indigenous culture in the Fijis. With a frontis. engraved view of Wallis Island, which is about 800 miles NE of Fiji. *** This book comes with a clear mylar protective cover. *** Bound in dark brown cloth boards and spine. Decorative blind stamping on both covers, gilt lettering on the spine. The covers have light soil and spotting, some wear at corners, spine ends slightly chipped. About of top back corner cloth has rubbed off. One tiny hole in cloth of front joint. The contents are clean and complete in a good binding. *** 7.5 inches tall by 4.75 inches. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Wreck of the Glide, with Recollections of ...
Publisher: NY & Lon: Wiley & Putnam
Publication Date: 1848
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: 2nd Edition

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