EXTANT COPY, PAPERBOUND, MASS. IMPRINT - 32 pgs., extremely rare and believed to be extant copy of sea and shipwreck memoirs of doomed 1874 sailing expedition to South America, aboard the Barque "Mary E. Packer". Includes original jacket, clipped in three corners, with large tears (3-5") along jacket spine. Spine of jacket includes tape ghosts. Jacket includes illustration of the aforementioned barque at center. Some pages are chipped in top right edge corners. A very rare and curious article of 19th century nautical history and travel memoirs. Reverso of Title page includes printed dedication: "To my precious husband, who sleeps beneath the deep blue waters, these pages are lovingly dedicated". Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Wrecked Off Patagonia: A Personal Experience
Publisher: Danvers, Mass: The Mirror Press
Publication Date: 1874
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Good
Edition: 1st Edition
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