DEAN, John. A True and Genuine Narrative Of the Whole Affair relating to the Ship Sussex, as sent by the Directors of the Honourable East India Company; from the Time she was deserted by the Officers and the greatest Part of the Crew, till she was unfortunately wreck'd on the Bassas de India.. London: Printed for C. Corbett, 1740. 8°, (207 x 131mm). Contemporary calf, rebacked.
FIRST EDITION. The author was the sole returning survivor of the shipwreck off Madagascar and swore to his published account in a Court of Chancery between the East India Co. and the captain of the 'Sussex.' Cox II, p. 457. Huntress 48C. Howgego D26.
J. M'COSH. Narrative of the Wreck of the Lady Munro, on the Desolate Island of Amsterdam. Glasgow: Printed by W. Bennet, 1835. 12° (193 x 115mm). Lithographic frontispiece. Original tan cloth, printed paper cover label, (faded, spine torn). FIRST EDITION.
Major J. STIRLING. Narrative of The Wreck of The Ship Tiger, of Liverpool, (Captain Edward Searight), on the Desert Island of Astova,... 1836;... Exeter: Printed by W. Roberts for Private Circulation, 1843. 8°, (216 x 136mm). Manuscript ink and wash frontispiece map [by the author?]. Contemporary half calf, rebacked. FIRST EDITION Presentation Copy, inscribed by the author on title.
William HUBBERLEY. An Appendix to Mr. Dalrymple's Account of the Loss of the Grosvenor Indiaman, commanded by Capt. John Coxon,... 1782. London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1786. 8°, (215 x 135mm). Modern green quarter morocco. The 'Grosvenor' was wrecked off southeast Africa, with the 150 survivors nearly all perishing on the 500-mile trek to the Cape.
Loss of the Lady Hobart Packet; of the Hon. East India Company's Ship Cabalva; and of the Centaur and Litchfield Men-of-War. London: Printed for C. & J. Rivington, 1824. 8° (180 x 108mm). Contemporary tree calf, gilt with embossed seal of the S.P.C.K. (5)