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Author Name:    COOTE, John O., (ed.).

Title:   Norton Book of The Sea. Book Club Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    W.W. Norton & Company, New York / London, 1989, ISBN:0393027783 

Seller ID:   89801

COOTE, John O., (ed.). The Norton Book of The Sea. Introduction by Hammond Innes. New York / London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1989). Book-of-the-MonthClub Edition. Pp (4),v-xiv,[1]-406,(4). Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, blue paper-covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Captain John Oldham Coote, R.N..(ret'd), (b. 1921 - d. June 11, 1993), writer and yachtsman. This is the same as The Faber Book of the Sea : An Anthology. Contents : Prologue (What It Is All About Wind and Waves The Sea's Mysteries). Captains and Crews (Jolly Jack Ashore or Afloat Admirals Captains and Masters Selection and Training Midshipmen Selecting an Ocean-Racing Crew Discipline Prize-Money Taking Care of Jack). The Dark Side (Cape Horn Disasters Gales Survival). The Lighter Side. Far Horizons (Exploration LoneSailors Cruising Navigation). Sweethearts and Wives (Jack's Molls 'W ives Afloat' A Victorian Hostess Sails Around the World A Honeymoon Cruise in a 24-ft Ocean-Racer The Captain's Lightning Courtship). Trade in Peacetime (Immigration Ships The Golden Age of Sail Fishing on the GrandBanks Trading Under Sail Smuggling). War at Sea (Anti-Submarine Warfar e Submarines Surface Battles). Penned date, else very good in nicked dustjacket. 12.50


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