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An Account of the Pelew Islands - First Edition 1788

 

I am proud to announce that the Palauan Consulate-General in Belgium won an auction and came into possession of an exceptional rare book.

 

 

George Keate - An Account of the Pelew Islands - First Edition 1788.

 

(Pelew Islands = Palau today)

 

Composed from the journals and communications of Captain Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the Honourable East India Company.