THE WRECK OF THE SERICA. Thomas Cubbin.

THE WRECK OF THE SERICA.

A narrative of 1868. With wood engravings by John Worsley. Pp. [vi]+x+106(last blank)+[2](colophon, verso blank), coloured frontispiece and 3 text illustrations (2 full page), plus pictorial head & tailpiece, the publisher's device at colophon printed in orange; cr. 4to; blue buckram, lettered & decorated in gilt, edges a trifle rubbed; top edges speckled, others uncut; dust wrapper, slightly soiled and worn, the edges rubbed and split, front flap heavily price-clipped; edges of leaves lightly foxed; The Dropmore Press, London, 1950. Edition limited to 300 numbered copies, this being one of 270 thus bound. Ridler 20. *The Serica was bound from the Mersey towards Aden on the Red Sea coast, but was wrecked in the Indian Ocean. Item #095147

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