An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce [electronic resource] : wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the month of August, 1815, with an account of the sufferings of the surviving officers and crew, who were enslaved by the wandering Arabs, on the 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 ; preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life and containing a description of the famous city Tombuctoo, and of another larger city, far south of it, on the same river. called Wassanch, narrated to the author at Megadore, by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant ; illustrated and embellished with ten copperplate engravings.

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Main Author: Riley, James, 1777-1840 (Author)
Other title:Captain Riley's narrative.
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Format: Electronic eBook
Published: Hartford : S. Andrus and Son, 1852.
Edition:Revised, and his life continued /


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Call Number: DT189 .R55 1852i
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