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Auction: Auction 07.04.2004
was auctioned on: 7 April 2004
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WOODWARD, David. The Narrative of Captain David Woodward and Four Seamen, who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, and surrendered themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes . London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1804. 8° (230 x 145mm). Engr...

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Estimate: £700 - £1,000
ca. US$1,261 - US$1,801
Price realised:  £956
ca. US$1,722
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WOODWARD, David. The Narrative of Captain David Woodward and Four Seamen, who lost their ship while in a boat at sea, and surrendered themselves up to the Malays, in the Island of Celebes . London: Printed for J. Johnson 1804. 8° (230 x 145mm). Engraved frontispiece, one plate and 2 folding maps, half-title. Uncut and untrimmed in mottled half calf gilt by Riviere. A FINE FIRST EDITION. With a brief vocabulary of Malay, an account of the 'Bounty' survivors and loss of the 'Pandora' while transporting them from Tahiti to England. Hill, p. 331. Huntress 63. Together with: James SHARAN. The Adventures of...: written during his Voyages and Travels in the Four Quarters of the Globe . Baltimore: G. Dobbin & Murphy, 1808. 12°, (174 x 106mm). American sheep, red calf label, (rubbed). FIRST EDITION of the memoirs of a British merchant mariner during the American Revolution, in Charleston, at the Cape of Good Hope and St. Helena. Howes S328. Hiram PAULDING. Journal of a Cruise of the United States Schooner Dolphin, among the islands of the Pacific Ocean; and a visit to the Mulgrave Islands, in pursuit of the Mutineers of the Whale Ship Globe . New York: G. & C. & H. Carvill, 1831. 12° (152 x 95mm). Folding map. Modern specked half calf gilt. RARE FIRST EDITION with the clipped signatures of the author and Capt. Percival mounted on paste-downs. Hill, p. 228. Capt. "Mad Jack" Percival rescued the two surviving mutineers in the Western Pacific and sailed to Hawaii where 'Dolphin' was the first U.S. naval vessel to call. Hill, p. 228, Forbes 795. [and another copy of the first edition:] 12° (164 x 103mm). Folding map. Uncut in modern full pigskin, (chipped at head, some spotting). (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 07.04.2004
Date of the auction: 7 Apr 2004 - 8 Apr 2004
Address: Christie's
London, King Street

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