# 21159

[WOODARD, David]

Extraordinary hardships and adventures of Captain David Woodard.

$75.00 AUD

And five companions, who lost their vessel, the resistance, and afterwards their boat at sea, including their escape from the Malays, after captivity of near three years, and the horrid murder of Archibald Millar, one of the above party. London : Printed for Thomas Tegg, [1808]. Octavo, later plain wrappers, LACKING the aquatint frontispiece, pp. 28, (old manuscript pagination from when bound with other works), some toning, else good.

One of a series of pamphlet published by Tegg relating to shipwrecks, this work is the account of an American sailor David Woodard in the East Indies in the late eighteenth century. Woodard’s ship was destined for Manila from Batavia however was shipwrecked in the Celebes and were attacked by Malays.

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