CLARKE, J, Reverend. The Wreck of the Orion … Second Edition. London, Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1851.
8vo. Original green cloth; front board lettered in gilt; boards ornamented in blind; pp. , ix, [ii], 81, ; one tinted lithograhic plate by Day & Son, which is the frontispiece; light rubbing and bumping to extremities; a little fading around extremities; marginal foxing to frontispiece, a few sporadic spots to text; contemporary ownership inscription to half-title; a good copy of a rare work on the Orion shipwreck.
The Reverend J. Clarke was aboard the paddlesteamer Orion when it sank off the coast of Wigtownshire, Scotland on the night of 17th June 1850.