London: Printed and sold by Mary Hinde, 1759. Fifth edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Very good condition. Item #018131
[xiv], 126 pages of text, followed by [iv] pages of publisher's advertisement. Bound in full speckled calf by Riviere & Son; front hinge repaired, with minor rubbing to binding, and the boards are slightly bowed. The title page has archival mending where it is bound into the book, and about half of the pages have a small chip to the lower margin all of which have an old repair. The title page has the printing date written on the bottom margin, and several pages have minor soiling. Title continues "...they suffered Shipwreck; and also from the cruel devouring Jaws of the inhuman Canibals of Florida. Faithfully related by one of the Persons concern'd therein, Jonathan Dickenson." Sabin 20015. Field 426. Howes D317. This is a fascinating Indian captivity narrative, and the first edition is the first book of general interest published in Philadelphia. The fifth edition.