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Captive in Patagonia

By: BOURNE, Benjamin Franklin

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Gould and Lincoln, Boston, 1855,:

Seller ID: 30415


BOURNE, Benjamin Franklin. The Captive in Patagonia; or, Life Among The Giants. A Personal Narrative. With Illustrations. Boston : Gould and Lincoln, 1855. Pp (2),(4,ads),(4),[xix]-xxiv,,[25]-233,(1), (24,ads),(2). Illustrated with a frontispiece and 3 plates. 8vo, brown pressed cloth. Smith B112. First published in 1853. Captain Bourne was mate of the schnooner John Allyne of New Bedford, Massachusetts, bound for California at the height of the Gold Rush. During an ill-advised trading session with the people native to Patagonia, he and three of his shipmates were taken and held captive. The o... View more info