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Hamel, Henry
An Account of the Shipwreck of a Dutch Vessel on the Coast of the Isle of Quelpaert Together with a Description of the Kingdom of Corea
Printed for Henry Lintot and John Osborn, London, 1746. Folio. Extracted from third edition of Churchill's Voyages, pp. 709-742. Translated from the French from a Dutch original. Bound to style with leather spine, marbled paper boards, leather lettering label, gilt. Light foxing, else a very good copy. The author was the ship's secretary and one of the survivors of the shipwreck. He spent thirteen years in captivity in Korea before managing to return to Holland in 1668. Cox 1, p. 334. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Thorn Books, ABAA [Tucson, AZ, U.S.A.]
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