Item #018670 A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger on the Western Coast of South America, in May 1835......on the South Coast of Chile. J. H Luscombe.
A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger on the Western Coast of South America, in May 1835......on the South Coast of Chile.
A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger on the Western Coast of South America, in May 1835......on the South Coast of Chile.

A Diary of the Wreck of His Majesty's Ship Challenger on the Western Coast of South America, in May 1835......on the South Coast of Chile.

London: Longmans, 1836. Hardcover. pp 160, folding frontis. of encampment at Molguilla, Chilli, folding map of Molguilla beach showing the site of the wreck, and a plan of the Molguilla camp. i.e 3 of 4 plates. Rebacked but cracking on joints. Early half roan and marbled boards. The author was a survivor of the wreck and later found to have enquired about emigrating to New Zealand where his brother owned land. rare copy inscribed "To Alex Barclay from James Hawker Luscombe, Aug 7th, 1836." Good. Item #018670

Price: $1,308.62 NZD

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