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KIRBY, Percival R. The Caliban's Shore : The Wreck of the Grosvenor and theStrange Fate of Her Survivors . New York: Norton, (2004). First US Printin g. Pp. [i]-xvi,-297,(7), +  pp of colour plates. 8vo, blue paper covered spine with cream paper covered boards. This is the extraordinary saga of the castaways from the Grosvenor, one of the finest East Indiamen of her day. She was wrecked on the Coast of Pondoland South Africa on August 4, 1782. "[...] an astonishing number of her crew and passengers, including women and children, reached the shore safely. But the castaways were hundreds of miles from the nearest European outpost and utterly ignorant of their surroundings and the people among whom they found themselves." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj. 20.00
Title: Caliban's Shore : The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors. 1st US in dj.
Publisher: Norton, New York, 2004, ISBN:0393050858:
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