An account of the Pelew Islands.

Situated in the great South Sea. : Composed from the journals of Captain Henry Wilson, and his officers; who, in August, 1783, were there ship-wrecked in the Antelope packet. : [Two lines from Keate] by George Keate

Publisher: From the press of E. Merriam & Co. Sold by them in Brookfield, and by G. Merriam in Worcester. in Brookfield: (Massachusetts,)

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Antelope (Packet),
  • Shipwrecks,
  • Palau -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 49927
ContributionsWilson, Henry
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination196 p.
Number of Pages196
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18210438M

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. Contents: Introduction: Bridging Worlds --Acknowledgements --Keate's Account of the Pelew Islands: A View of Koror and Palau --Karen L.

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An Account of the Pelew Islands. First edition of Keate's "remarkable" shipwreck narrative (NMM), in a handsome provincial binding.

"Inthe Antelope, commanded by Captain Henry Wilson, was wrecked on a reef near one of the Palau (Pelew) Islands, a previously unexplored group. The entire crew managed to get safely ashore, where they were well treated by the natives and eventually managed Author: KEATE, George.

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George Keate’s “Account of the Pelew Islands” is a rare 18 th-century description of the Pelew people and Oceania regions of the South Pacific including the Philippines and other Pacific wrote this work was based on the account of Henry Wilson, an English sailor in the East India Company.

An Account of the Pelew Islands situated in the Western Part Of The Pacific Ocean. Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his Officers, who, in Augustwere there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a Packet belonging to the Honourable East India Company.

by KEATE, GEORGE. [Wilson, Henry]. An account of the Pelew Islands: situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.: Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in Augustwere there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the Hon.

East India Company. This account did much to reinforce the idea of the noble savage, but was also the main source for early knowledge of the Palau Islands in Micronesia. Scarce continental edition of one of the most popular eighteenth-century books on the Pacific, first published in London the previous year, and frequently reprinted and translated into a number of Author: George KEATE.

Prince Lee Boo's story appeared in a book by George Keate (–97), titled: An Account of the Pelew Islands, Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean. Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his Officers, who, in Augustwere there Shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a Packet belonging to.

An Account of the Pelew Islands Situated in the Western Part of the Pacific Ocean Composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson and Some of His Officers Who in August Were There Shipwrecked in the Antelope, a Packet Belonging by Keate, George ().

xxx+ pages with frontispiece, one additional plate and vocabulary of the Pelew language. AN ACCOUNT OF THE PELEW ISLANDS, Journal of Shipwreck Capt Henry Wilson.

Complete. Quarto: 11 3/4" x 9 5/8" x 1 1/2" thick. Original tissue guards present. All illustrations, including Folding maps and plates present (17). Bound in publisher's original leather Rating: % positive.

"This volume also contains 'A Vocabulary of the Pelew Islands." - Hill The first section lacks one plate as well as "View of the Island" which was never bound in and is lacking in all copies. Hinge of frontispiece and front blank cracked, some foxing.

Waterstain in the lower corner of some pages. The Hockin account is scarce. Compiled from the Journal of the Panther and Endeavour.” “This volume also contains ‘A Vocabulary of the Pelew Islands.” – Hill The first section lacks one plate as well as “View of the Island” which was never bound in and is lacking in all copies.

Hinge of frontispiece and front blank cracked, some foxing. an account of the pelew islands, situated in the western part of the pacific ocean.

composed from the journals and communications of captain henry wilson, and some of his officers, who, in augustwere there shipwrecked in the antelope, a packet belonging to the honourable east india company. () Account of the Pelew Islands. George Keate. new edition. Pacific Ocean, Palau.

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$ 0 bids + $ shipping. Research On Public Instruction IN The Diocese Of Rouen Avant Seller Rating: % positive. An Account of the Pelew Islands is based on extensive interviews with Captain Wilson, Lee Boo and other participants.

This new edition reproduces the text and includes essays on its significance for late eighteenth-century European culture and on the Micronesian dimensions of the voyage and the book.

Pacific- Keate (George) An Account of the Pelew Islands composed from the Journals and Communications of Captain Henry Wilson, first edition, 15 engraved plates - (two stipple-engraved portraits, engraved folding map, engraved folding panorama, engraved plates (including one map, and one further portrait) protected with tissue ally pretty clean considering the date, large 4to.

One of several American editions of a popular shipwreck tale first published in London in This was one of the most popular of all shipwreck narratives, partly because of the happy ending, of the adventure and partly because of the detailed descriptions of the Pelew Islands natural features and society Wilson exercised excellent control [ ].

An account of the Pelew Islands: situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean: composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson and some of his officers, who, in Augustwere there shipwrecked in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the honourable East India Company.

An account of the Pelew Islands, situated in the western part of the Pacific Ocean.: Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August,were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the Hon. East India Company.

London, Folding chart, b/w plates. 4to. xxvii, pp. This was one of the most popular of all shipwreck narratives, partly because of the happy ending, of the adventure and partly because of the detailed descriptions of the Pelew Islands natural features and society.

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