Calamities of the Ocean, or, Shipwrecks and Disasters [NAUTICAL LITERATURE]. London: Orlando Hodgson, .
First Edition. Very Rare collection of shipwreck narratives with only one library holding in New Zealand listed on WorldCat. Includes The Pheonix, The Haleswell, The Nottingham Galley, The Resistance, Captain Cook, and many others. Small Octavo, original embossed green cloth, gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine, black and white portrait frontispiece. Very Good with some foxing to pages, small stain to lower corner of first few pages, neat ownership inscription to front pastedown, cloth well worn at spine ends and cover corners with some water staining to lower corner.
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