A NARRATIVE OF THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES And Sufferings By Shipwreck & Imprisonment, Of Donald Campbell, Esq. Of Barbreck...

Evert Duyckinck: New York, 1798. Hardcover. Good. Item #22-4311

6.5 X 4", full leather, dark red spine label, (1)-417. Covers and spine extremely well worn, scuffed/scraped, front cover almost detached, rear cover detached, lacks ffep and frontis, ink name (David Dayton), contents toned, foxed with a few tears. Textblock still tight. Donald Campbell was a captain in the cavalry regiment of the Narwab of the Carnatic when he made his journey to India, traveling through- in part- Venice, Zante, Aleppo, Baghdad, Bushire then by sea to Bombay. He was shipwrecked on the way to Madras, captured and imprisoned and chained to a man who later died and whose body was not removed for several days. Campbell continued on his journey and much more. He left England in 1781 and was away for "Four Years And Five Days". Interesting, detailed, and well written. Second American Edition, first published in 1795. SWAF. SCARCE in any condition.

Price: $150.00

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