Adventures of British Seamen in the Southern Ocean, Displaying the Striking Contrasts Which the Human Character Exhibits in an Uncivilized State.

By: (Murray, H. Editor)

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12mo, xi, 353 pp. b/w engraved title, frontispiece Portrait of Tippahee, from an Original Drawing in the Possession of George Brown Esq. With extra engraved title designating this as part of the Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, Science, & the Arts. Vol IV.


Contains: Part 1 ---Narrative of the shipwreck of the Antelope in August 1783; with an Account of the Pelew islands to the Present Time.


Part 2 Mutiny of the Bounty with Consequences Arising from it; ---Bligh's Voyage through the Pacific in an Open Boat. ---- Voyage and Shipwreck of the Pandora;


Settlement and Present State of Pitcairn's Island. Particulars of the Destruction of a British Vessel on the Coast of New Zealand with Anecdotes of some New Zealand Chiefs.


First published an account of the Burning of the Boyd in Whangaroa Harbour in the North Island of New Zealand in the year 1809.---REF: Hill 1206; Astor Library


Bound in original gray cloth with paper spine label. Inner hinges cracked but holding. Handling wear.

Title: Adventures of British Seamen in the Southern Ocean, Displaying the Striking Contrasts Which the Human Character Exhibits in an Uncivilized State.

Author Name: (Murray, H. Editor)

Categories: 19th CENTURY: Literature and Works, A. TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, Oceania: Australia / Polyneasia, HISTORY, Maritime History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for Constable & Co: 1827

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Jacket Condition: None Issued

Type: Book

lb: 3.00 lb

Seller ID: 011017

Keywords: Antelope (Ship); Bounty (Ship); Shipwrecks (Palau),