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Title: An Account of the Pelew Islands , Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean;composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson and Some of His Officers Who, in August 1783, Were There Sipwrecked in the Antelope,[ Etc..]
Description: London, Bulmer & Co for Captain Henry Wilson. 1803, 5-Th. Edition. Half-Leather [ Later], 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Book, XVII-244pp. Bound with; Supplement to the account of the Pelew Islands; [IV]-72 pp. Modern [fine] half calf with Morocco title piece. [Contains a Vocabulary of the Pelew language. With the chart of the Pelew Islands, the portrait of Henry Wilson, and all plates called for in the Direction to the binder, except : "view of the land" Opp. pp.190, in an old hand, scratched from the list, giving a total of 21 plates. See:Cox ii, p. 302. Hill pp 160-61 A highly interesting travel accound of this poor lot that managed to get back to their own country in a small sized boat, build from the wreck. Fine/No Jacket.

Keywords: Travel , Exploration

Price: EUR 1290.00 = appr. US$ 1402.03 Seller: Quist - Antiquaar
- Book number: 2630

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