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Fracker, George
A VOYAGE TO SOUTH AMERICA: With An Account Of A Shipwreck In The River La Plata, In The Year 1817. By the Sole Survivor.
Boston [MA]: Printed by Ingraham and Hewes, 1826. Second edition. 12mo. 17.5 cm. vi, [7] - 128pp., lacks rear flyleaf. Contemporary blue-green marbled boards with brown leather spine. The story of a shipwrecked American vessel, Ocean, on the river La Plata in 1817. Includes a detailed account of life in Buenos Aires, Monte Video, Rio de Janeiro, and other smaller South American towns. Fracker states in the preface: "The haste in which the former edition of this little journal was written and sent to the press, produced several errors and omissions, which, in this, I have endeavored to correct and supply." AMERICAN IMPRINTS: 24566 HUNTRESS: 192C. Does not mention this edition. SABIN: 24516.
Bookseller: Bartleby's Books [Chevy Chase, Maryland, U.S.A.]

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