By: Capt. George Shelvocke, Commander of the Speedwell, Recovery, &c. in this Expedition
Heritage Books, Inc: (1726)
Seller ID: S2341
Condition: 518 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1726), 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, 518 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc
In 1718-9, the Success, commanded by Capt. Clipperton, expedition chief, and the Speed-well under Capt. Shelvocke set sail from England bound for the west coast of the Americas to take and seize Spanish ships. A terrifying tempest separated the two ships right at the start of this perilous adventure. Violent seas, a shipwreck and mutineers keep the pages turning! Readers can expect a faithful account of Shelvockeâ€™s seafaring along the coasts of Chili, Peru and Mexico, along with descriptions of his inland expeditions, details of their survival on the Island of Juan Fernandes where they ... View More...