An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce, wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815 [microform] : With an account of the sufferings of her surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs on the great African desart, or Zahahrah; and observations historical, geographical, &c. made during the travels of the author, while a slave to the Arabs, and in the empire of Morocco / By James Riley, late master and supercargo. Preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life; and concluded by a description of the famous city of Tombuctoo, on the river Niger, and of another large city called Wassanah; narrated to the author at Mogadore, by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant. With an Arabic and English vocabulary. Illustrated and embellished with ten handsome copperplate engravings.

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Main Author: Riley, James, 1777-1840
Other Authors: Bleecker, Anthony, 1770-1827
Format: Microfilm Book
Language:English
Published: New-York : T. & W. Mercein, 1817.
Series:American culture series ; 264.3.
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