The Shipwreck, a Poem.

London: Bensley, 1804. hardcover. 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.

"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.

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