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A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger, on the Western Coast of South America, in May, 1835. With an Account of the Subsequent Encampment of the Officers and Crew, During a  Period of Seven Weeks, on the South Coast of Chili by  Lieutenant G. A. J ROTHERY - First Edition - 1836 - from Roger Collicott Books (SKU: 001844)

A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger, on the Western Coast of South America, in May, 1835. With an Account of the Subsequent Encampment of the Officers and Crew, During a Period of Seven Weeks, on the South Coast of Chili

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A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger, on the Western Coast of South America, in May, 1835. With an Account of the Subsequent Encampment of the Officers and Crew, During a Period of Seven Weeks, on the South Coast of Chili

by ROTHERY, Lieutenant G. A. J

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(London): Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1836. (iv); 160 pages. Large folding panoramic lithographic frontispiece, folding map, plate, folding lithograph plate. Bookplate of Edward Joseph Dent. Contemporary half calf neatly rebacked with the original spine relaid. "The Challenger, commanded by Sir Michael Seymour, left Rio de Janeiro and entered the Pacific, headed for Concepion and Valparaiso, Chile. However she was wrecked on the Chilean coast at Molquilla Beach ... all the men were landed safely and stranded on this desolate shore until assistance could be brought south from Concepcion." Sabin, 19961. Abbey, 726. Palau. Hill, 1493.. First Edition. Half-Leather. Very Good.. 8vo. Book.

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Bookseller
Roger Collicott Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
001844
Title
A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger, on the Western Coast of South America, in May, 1835. With an Account of the Subsequent Encampment of the Officers and Crew, During a Period of Seven Weeks, on the South Coast of Chili
Author
ROTHERY, Lieutenant G. A. J
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good.
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman
Place of Publication
(London)
Date published
1836
Keywords
Challenger. Shipwreck. Nautical. Chile. Pacific. Pacific Voyages. Molguilla. South America. Sabin. CATx101
Bookseller catalogs
CATALOGUE 101;
Size
8vo

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We are based on Dartmoor at Widecombe-in -the Moor. This is now by appointment only. Specialising in Local History and Topography, Devon and Cornwall also covered in depth. Antiquarian Books, Maps and Manuscripts of quality. PBFA members since 1982.

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