History of the Captivity and Suffering of Maria who was Six Years a Slave in Algiers: Two of Which she was Confined in a Dark and Dismal Dungeon, Loaded with Irons, by the Command of an Inhuman Turkish officer
History of the Captivity and Suffering of Maria who was Six Years a Slave in Algiers: Two of Which she was Confined in a Dark and Dismal Dungeon, Loaded with Irons, by the Command of an Inhuman Turkish officer
History of the Captivity and Suffering of Maria who was Six Years a Slave in Algiers: Two of Which she was Confined in a Dark and Dismal Dungeon, Loaded with Irons, by the Command of an Inhuman Turkish officer
History of the Captivity and Suffering of Maria who was Six Years a Slave in Algiers: Two of Which she was Confined in a Dark and Dismal Dungeon, Loaded with Irons, by the Command of an Inhuman Turkish officer

History of the Captivity and Suffering of Maria who was Six Years a Slave in Algiers: Two of Which she was Confined in a Dark and Dismal Dungeon, Loaded with Irons, by the Command of an Inhuman Turkish officer

Trenton: James Oram, 1811.

Hardcover. Fair. Early edition (believed to have appeared first in 1807). 106 pp., ca. 3.5 x 5.5 inches. Fair condition only. Includes the complete text, but lacks endpapers, part of the title page, and the rear board, and the front board is only hanging on by a string. A very popular and frequently reprinted spurious captivity narrative inspired by the Barbary Wars -- "a series of conflicts culminating in two main wars fought between the United States, Sweden, and the Barbary states (Ottoman Empire, including Tunis, Algiers, and Tripoli) of North Africa in the late 18th and early 19th centuries" (Wiki). Howes M-344 (1807 edition).

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