Item #47081 Narrative of the extraordinary life of John Conrad Shafford, known by the name of the Dutch hermit, who, for the last fifty years, has lived a secluded and lonely life in a log hut in a remote part of the village of Dundee, Lower Canada, where he died on the 24th of April last, (1842) at the age of between eighty and ninety. John Conrad Shafford.
Narrative of the extraordinary life of John Conrad Shafford, known by the name of the Dutch hermit, who, for the last fifty years, has lived a secluded and lonely life in a log hut in a remote part of the village of Dundee, Lower Canada, where he died on the 24th of April last, (1842) at the age of between eighty and ninety.

Narrative of the extraordinary life of John Conrad Shafford, known by the name of the Dutch hermit, who, for the last fifty years, has lived a secluded and lonely life in a log hut in a remote part of the village of Dundee, Lower Canada, where he died on the 24th of April last, (1842) at the age of between eighty and ninety.

New York: C. L. Carpenter, Publisher, 1842. Soft cover. Very Good. Item #47081

8vo [200x130mm] Pp. 24, engraved frontis, with a title-page vignette of Shafford's daughter being taken away by her captives. Original green wrappers, worn and discoloured, light to moderate foxing throughout, with a couple of light water spots to the engraved frontis. Page corners with folds and curls, and some pencil calculations to frontis recto but on the whole a pretty good copy of this scarce captivity narrative. Third printing.

Price (CAD): $575.00