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
(iv); 160 pages. Large folding panoramic lithographic frontispiece, folding map, plate, folding lithograph plate, some foxing mainly to the folding plates. 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 Concepcion and Valparaiso, Chile, when 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.
Author ROTHERY, Lieutenant G.A.J
Binding Contemporary half calf neatly rebacked with the original spine relaid
Publisher Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman
Condition A very good copy
Pages iv; 160