Angus & Robertson, 1970, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Poor, First Edition
252 pp., last blank, acknowledgements, list of illustrations, index. Within the text there are 16 pages of black and white photographs. Bottle green boards with gilt writing on spine. The corners are slightly rubbed and there is obvious shelf wear to the bottom edges. The front cover, along the bottom and to a lesser degree the top, have the residue of insect damage. The head and the heel of the spine are soft and various baby to the extreme cloth edges. There are some dust marks to the top paper edge and the rest of the paper edges are brown. Bookseller's sticker of the front paste down and previous owner's name on the ffep. The front end papers have some handling marks. Photographic dustwrapper, showing a sailing ship, with green background and white black writer front panel and spine. The dustwrapper is in very poor shape. The corners are very heavily chipped and there are tears and chips of both the top and bottom edges of the dustwrapper. There is a 1.5 " tear in the dustwrapper bottom front panel spine gutter. Dustwrapper is also very rubbed and very faded. In 1622 the ship "Tryal" was shipwrecked on the West Australian coast, the first recorded European shipwreck, there has been a succession of disasters, shipwrecks and dramatic events in the southern seas. This book tells of these events. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: History; Maritime ; Exploration ; ISBN: 0207120706. ISBN/EAN: 9780207120701. Inventory No: 0100659.