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1851 1ed Sequel to James Riley Narrative Commerce Ship

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1851 1ed Sequel to James Riley Narrative Commerce Ship

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1851 1ed Sequel to James Riley Narrative Commerce Shipwreck Morocco Africa Trade



A rare printing of the follow-up to Captain James Riley’s account of the shipwreck of the American ship Commerce. In 1815, James Riley survived a disastrous shipwreck and was enslaved by Arabs in Morocco. Two years later, Riley published the first iteration of his ‘Narrative’, a retelling of his experiences at sea and in North Africa. The ‘Sequel’ describes his continued trading with North African merchants and his experiences after his enslavement. It also describes Algiers, Gibraltar, Morocco, and Tangiers.



Item number: #14071

Price: $499



RILEY, W Willshire



Sequel to Riley's narrative : being a sketch of interesting incidents in the life, voyages and travels of Capt. James Riley : from the period of his return to his native land, after his shipwreck, captivity and sufferings among the Arabs of the desert, as related in his narrative, until his death



Columbus : G. Brewster, 1851. First edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

xii, 448

20 engraved plates

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight and secure

Size: ~9.5in X 6.5in (24cm x 16cm)



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1851 1ed Sequel to James Riley Narrative Commerce Ship

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1851 1ed Sequel to James Riley Narrative Commerce Shipwreck Morocco Africa Trade



A rare printing of the follow-up to Captain James Riley’s account of the shipwreck of the American ship Commerce. In 1815, James Riley survived a disastrous shipwreck and was enslaved by Arabs in Morocco. Two years later, Riley published the first iteration of his ‘Narrative’, a retelling of his experiences at sea and in North Africa. The ‘Sequel’ describes his continued trading with North African merchants and his experiences after his enslavement. It also describes Algiers, Gibraltar, Morocco, and Tangiers.



Item number: #14071

Price: $499



RILEY, W Willshire



Sequel to Riley's narrative : being a sketch of interesting incidents in the life, voyages and travels of Capt. James Riley : from the period of his return to his native land, after his shipwreck, captivity and sufferings among the Arabs of the desert, as related in his narrative, until his death



Columbus : G. Brewster, 1851. First edition.



Details:

Collation: Complete with all pages

xii, 448

20 engraved plates

Language: English

Binding: Leather; tight and secure

Size: ~9.5in X 6.5in (24cm x 16cm)



Our Guarantee:

Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide.

Customer satisfaction is our priority! Notify us with 7 days of receiving, and we will offer a full refund without reservation!





14071

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Excellent

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