THE POST-CAPTAIN: OR THE WOODEN WALLS WELL MANN'D: COMPRISING A VIEW OF NAVAL SOCIETY AND MANNERS. ALSO, A SELECTION OF FAVORITE SEA SONGS.

Boston. 1831. 3-180pp. Original green boards, orange paper label. Very good. In a half calf slipcase. Item #WRCAM28677

Self-styled fifth American edition taken from the tenth London edition. The work first appeared in 1806. Davis' novel, sometimes attributed to John Moore, was an exceedingly popular work of fiction that contains the rare Indian captivity narrative of a certain Mr. Keith and his wife among the Ohio Indians. This edition is exceedingly rare, OCLC locates only the Brown University copy. AYER, SUPPLEMENT 39 (another ed).

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