4-2. Masterman Ready, or, The wreck of the Pacific

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Masterman Ready, or, The wreck of the Pacific / by Captain Marryat.

Call No.
: VZ1-720
Publication etc.
: London : F. Warne, [18--?]
Physical Descript.
: xvi, 334p. : ill. ; 20cm.

Considered as the first adventure story written for children, it also has a moralistic aspect. Marryat was the first children's author to write adventure stories based on his personal experiences; the book carries numerous realistic and factually accurate descriptions.

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