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A Narrative of the Loss of the Winterton East Indiaman, Wrecked on the Coast of Madagascar in 1792


Representative Bindings

George Buchan

Waugh and Innes


ScotlandUnited Kingdom


Recessed Cord

Quarter binding of brown leather and brown stone-marbled paper with delicate dark veins. Boards entirely separated from text block. New endpapers attached to text block - have not been cut to size. Book appears to have been abandoned midway through a repair job. Spine is completely gone, visible spine lining of a striped cloth. Spine skiver in green leather with gold tooled title between front cover and endpaper, in separate container. Possible colored edge on head only.

Pencil note in front cover "C148/ By George Buchan/[...] 1 plate"

George Buchan

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