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TitleSir Edward Seaward's narrative of his shipwreck, and consequent discovery of certain islands in the Caribbean Sea : with a detail of many extraordinary and highly interesting events in his life, from the year 1733 to 1749. As written in his own diary
Place of publication as given on title pageLondon
EditorEdited by Jane Porter
EditionSecond edition
PublisherLongman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, Pasternoster-Row
Physical description8; 3 vol ; Vol I:; Vol. II: 9 ch.; Vol. III: 13ch. - Vol. I: 344 p + v-xv, Vol. II: 359 p + v-viii; Vol. III: 341 p + iii-vii
LocationChawton House Library
Mode of inspectionMaterial
NoteIn the copy examined there is inserted a short notice from The Times, non dated, but with reference to the authors as having "long since passed away", which informs that the authors were "Dr. Porter, of Bristol, and the widow of the late Colonel Booth, jointly" and that Jane Porter was asked to edit the book "to insure a favourable reception by the public".


Popular titleGenreHeroYear of origin
Sir Edward Seaward's Narrative of his Shipwreck, and consequent [..] the Caribbean SeaRobinsonade Female and male 1831

Authors of work

NamePseudonymBorn - DeadGender
Porter, JaneMiss Porter1776 - 1850Female
Porter, William Ogilvie  1774 - 1850Male