London: David Bogue, 1850.
Illustrated by Ebenezer Landells. 3rd Edition; New Edition. Hardcover. Good with no dust jacket. Item #13239
Hinges creak, 1/2" head tear, spine tail wear, otherwise light wear. G Biggs bookseller's label on front paste-down (childishly altered in pencil to Bigbelly). Solid hardcover. ; Two books in 1 volume. Decorated Book Cover and All Edges Gilt. Shipwrecks, third edition, dated 1850; Travellers, new edition, un-dated. Tales Of Shipwrecks contains eight full-page plates by [Ebenezer] Landells. Contents include Captain Falconer's Adventures; wreck of the Vryheid; Mutiny on the Bounty; loss of the Kent, East Indiaman; wreck of the Medusa; loss of the Winterton, East Indiaman; loss of the Royal George; wreck of the steamers Killarney and Forfarshire; wreck of the Albion, New York packet; and wreck of the Doddington. Tales of Travellers, listed CBEL vol III, p 572, covers primarily African and Middle East travel and exploration, and contains eight full-page engraved plates. Contents include: adventures of John Ledyard; adventures of Mungo Park; Burckhardt's travels, travels of Denham and Clapperton; and travels of John Davidson. Stirring Victorian juvenile stories of maritime disasters and thrilling exploration. ; Bingley's Tales and Stories; 191+194 in 1v pages.
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