The Wreck Of The Surat

By: Collins, Bruce E.

Price: NZ$42.00

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Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


1" abrasion to title on front cover.; Second edition. An edition of 100 copies, issued in 2004 to mark the 130th anniversary of the wreck. This edition has some additions on page 40, and the note on the circumstances of the "Second Printing" on the title page. 40 pages. Illustrated thin card wrappers. Page dimensions: 238mm x 174mm. Illustrated. "On Wednesday, 31 December 1873, at about 9.50pm, the 1,000-ton square-rigged sailing ship Surat struck rocks off Chaslands Mistake on the South Otago coast. The story which unfolded had the ingredients of a Hollywood movie - the captain and his senior officers affected by drink, 270 passengers anxious and angry about their plight, and a rugged, unfamiliar coastline off the port bow." - from the Introduction.

Title: The Wreck Of The Surat

Author Name: Collins, Bruce E.

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Dunedin, Otago Heritage Books:

ISBN Number: 0908774362

ISBN Number 13: 9780908774364

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 20912