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Narrative of the Shipwreck of the "Juno" on the coast of Aracan, in the year MDCCXCV [1795]

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  • Narrative of the Shipwreck of the "Juno" on the coast of Aracan, in the year MDCCXCV [1795]

Narrative of the Shipwreck of the “Juno” on the coast of Aracan, in the year MDCCXCV [1795]

MacKay, William
Clan MacKay Society, 1892

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and of the singular preservation of fourteen of her company on the wreck, without food, during a period of twenty-three days, in a letter to his father, the Rev. T.MacKay, Minister of Lairg, Sutherlandshire

by William MacKay.

Clan MacKay Society, 1892.

ppxi 93.

very good condition hardback in the original green cloth gilt, with some very light staining.  inscription to top of half-title.

the 450-ton “Juno” was sailing from Rangoon to Madras with a cargo of teak.  This account of her loss and subsequent sufferings of her crew was written by the Second Officer.  This is a new edition of the account, first published in the form of a pamphlet in 1798, containing notes and a new appendix