Author:Porter, Jane [and William Ogilvie Porter]

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Image for Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of His Shipwreck, and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with Details of Many Extraordinary and Highly Interesting Events in His Life from the Year 1733 to 1749, as Written in His Own Diary Edited by Miss Jane Porter (1831)

Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of His Shipwreck, and Consequent Discovery of Certain Islands in the Caribbean Sea: with Details of Many Extraordinary and Highly Interesting Events in His Life from the Year 1733 to 1749, as Written in His Own Diary Edited by Miss Jane Porter (1831)

By: Porter, Jane [and William Ogilvie Porter]

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longman, Rees Orme, Brown & Green: 1931

Edition: First Edition in Three Volumes

Seller ID: 90109

Condition: Good


Vignette title page in each volume. Three volumes in mid-C19th maroon leather over marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spines. Spines bound to text blocks by binder. Boards grazed, signatures (1846) in each volume, with additional dedication (1846) in volume I. Good only. Wolff [5612]: also rebound in leather. He held documents describing the composition of the novel: it was originally conceived by William Porter but written with the assistance of his sister Jane: "Throughout 1830 the novel became a sort of family project, as pieces of the manuscript passed back and forth between William a... View more info