MARRYAT Captain (Frederick) Masterman Ready; or The Wreck of the Pacific
Longman, Orme, Brown, Green & Longmans 1841-1842
written for young people, three volumes, later nineteenth-century half-leather over cloth, raised bands, illustrated, bound without publisher’s catalogues volumes I and III and imprint leaf volume II, top edges gilt, occasional spotting and marginal soiling, a handsome set. a wreck, life on an island, a fight with savages and the heroic death of a fine old sailor, Masterman Ready, through the carelessness of a naughty boy; first edition; 287, 269 and 225 pages plus note;