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Fair; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Middletown, CT; 203 pages, bound in thick card covers with brown paper-covered boards. Book has been primitively rebound, very poorly, but tightly, hand sewn with thick thread; brown cloth tape on spine. Preliminary pages missing. Title page through Finis page (203) present. Last page has The War-Song of the Nootka Tribe. Edges of pages chipped, some tears; although text unaffected. Insect damage on first few pages, including title. Some foxing and soil, but quite readable. No engravings. The narrative describes Jewitt's 28 months as captive of the Nootka people in Pacific Northwest Canada. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.
Title: Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt - Only Survivor of the Crew of the Ship Boston , During a Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound
Categories: Nautical & Maritime,
Publisher: Loomis & Richards: 1815
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Seller ID: 26100