The Shipwreck, a Poem.
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1804
Description: With a life of the author by James Stanier Clarke. Illustrated with 3 engraved plates and 5 engraved vignettes. 220pp. Tall 8vo, contemporary straight-grained navy calf, gilt borders and spine, a.e.g. (edges worn; spine a bit dull; scattered foxing and soiling; one plate repaired). London: Printed for William Miller by T. Bensley, 1804. A new edition. Good.
Comments: "An excellent descriptive poem" by the Scottish sailor- poet. Lowndes 776. "It deserves a rather exceptional position from the obvious fidelity with which he has painted from nature." NB VI 1029.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 74475