The Entertaining and Affecting HISTORY OF PRINCE LEE BOO: with an Account of the Pelew Islands, and the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Adorned with Ten Cuts. [Price Six-pence.] 1790.
Title The Entertaining and Affecting HISTORY OF PRINCE LEE BOO: with an Account of the Pelew Islands, and the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Adorned with Ten Cuts. [Price Six-pence.]
Published London. Printed for the Proprietors; and Sold by all the Booksellers in Town and Country. No date [circa 1790].
Stock Code 13640
Description 127[128] pages, the first and last being blanks pasted to the boards. Woodcut pastedown frontispiece and nine other full-page wood-engravings. Original Dutch floral boards. 103 x 70mm. An excellent copy. This would appear to be a straight forward pirate issue of Newbery's edition, first published in 1789. Rare. ESTC records one copy only in the Lily Library, Indiana.
£2200.00