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An affecting history of the captivity & sufferings of Mrs. Mary Velnet, an Italian lady Who was seven years a slave in Tripoli, three of which she was confined in a dungeon, loaded with irons, and four times put to the most cruel tortures ever invented by man / written by herself.
Velnet, Mary, 1774-
The first American edition.
Boston: Published for W. Crary [1800?]
96 p. ill. 17 cm.
Velnet, Mary, b. 1774
Sinclair Hamilton Collection of American Illustrated Books
With woodcut frontispiece showing Mary in her dungeon loaded with irons.
Original wooden boards and leather back.
Inscribed in ink on first fly leaf: "John Bright Jun. property--Waltham," and "John Bright Jun. Waltham 1810 July 15th" on last leaf.
Hamilton, S. Amer. book illustrators (1968 ed.), no. 185