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The Wreck of the "Wager" and Subsequent Adventures of her Crew

By John Byron; Isaac Morris

1896

Blackie and Son : London

7.5" by 5"

192pp [6]

 

 

 

DETAILS

A part of the Blackie's School and Home Library, this work of naval history is aimed at a young reader and explore the ship 'The Wager'.

Undated, dated using Copac. With the bookplate of David Haldane to the front pastedown, with an accompanying ink inscription to the front endpaper that reads 'Awarded to David Haldane from General Excellence, By his teacher, Sarah L. Neil May 14th 1896'. With publishers adverts to the rear of the volume, with works aimed as young people. Bound in the publisher's original cloth binding. This work explores the history of the HMS Wager, which was wrecked on the coast of Chile, and the subsequent adventures of her crew. This work features the stories of two of her crew members The Hon. John Byron and his shipmate Isaac Morris.

CONDITION

In the publisher's full cloth binding. Externally smart. Light rubbing to the head and tail of the spine, to the joints and extremities. Small tidemark to the head of the front board. Spots to the fore edge. Heavy offsetting to the front and rear pastedown and endpapers. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Internally firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.

Overall Condition: Very Good

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