# 24897

[PATTERSON, Samuel]

A narrative of the adventures, sufferings and privations of Samuel Patterson,

$150.00 AUD

A native of Rhode Island, experienced by him in several voyages to various parts of the world, embracing a short account of the numerous places visited by him in his eventful life, and a particular description of the manners, customs etc. of the people of the Sandwich & Fejee Islands. Providence [Rhode Island] : printed at the Journal Office, 1825. Second edition, enlarged. Duodecimo (158 x 100 mm), contemporary quarter calf over marbled papered boards (very heavily worn), water stain to top corners of pastedown, front endpaper, title and first ten pages of text, pastedown and front endpaper with some tearing and loss, both front and rear endpapers with early ownership inscriptions, hinges cracked; 164 pp, with the Subscriber’s List at rear (often lacking); scattered foxing; a fair copy only.

The second edition of an American’s voyages around the world, which includes a description of Port Jackson.

Ferguson 1038; Hill 1316.