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An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce : 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 Preview this item
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An authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce : 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

Author: James Riley
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Leavitt and Allen, 1859.
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Riley, James, 1777-1840.
Authentic narrative of the loss of the American brig Commerce.
New York, N.Y. : Leavitt and Allen, 1859
(OCoLC)881616452
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Riley
OCLC Number: 1673033
Description: 3 pages leaves [iii]-xiv [15]-271 [1] pages, 2 leaves : frontispiece ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by James Riley ; preceded by a brief sketch of the author's life ; and the loss of the American brig Commerce containing a description of the famous city of Tombuctoo, and of another larger city ... called Wassanah, narrated to the author at Mogadore, by Sidi Hamet, the Arabian merchant.

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