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The Shipwreck A Poem with a Sketch of His Life

By: Falconer, William

Price: £275.00

Publisher: London, Cadell: 1808

Seller ID: 003394

Condition: Very Good


3rd edition. Small ownership inscription on ffep. Marbled endpapers. Gilt lettering to spine. Four raised bands on spine. All edges gilt. Contemporary red morocco gilt. Nice and clean internally and externally. The poem, first published in 1762, was based on the author's own experience as second mate aboard a merchant ship which was wrecked on a voyage from Alexandria to Venice. Only three of the crew survived. First edition means first edition, first printing, unless ot... View more info