1. Creator/Author:
  2. Bleecker, Anthony, (1)

An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce : wrecked on the western cost of Africa, in the month of August, 1815. /

Other Title:
Riley's narrative
Riley, James, Bleecker, Anthony,
Other Authors:
Bleecker, Anthony, 1770-1827.
Item ID:
New-York : Printed and published for the author, by T. & W. Mercein, no. 93 Gold-street, 1817.
Call Number:
DT189 .R5 1817A
Physical Description:
xiv, [2], 554, xvi p., [9] leaves of plates : ill., folded map, port. ; 22 cm.
Slavery -- Africa, North.
Commerce (Brig)
Africa, North -- Description and travel.
Sahara -- Description and travel.
Edited by Anthony Bleecker.; "With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the great African desart, or Zahahrah ; and observations historical, geographical, &c. made during the travels of the author, while a slave to the Arabs, and in the empire of Morocco [...] preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life : and concluded by a description of the famous city of Tombuctoo, on the river Niger, and of another large city [...] called Wassanah ; narrated to the author at Mogadore, by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant ; with an Arabic and English vocabulary."; "Illustrated and embellished with ten handsome copperplate engravings."; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; Holograph signature in ink on t.p.: George [illegible].; Bound in leather, with gold lettering and borders on spine.
OCLC Number:
Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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