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MATHIESON, Peter John Riber, Captain) GOWLLAND, Gladys M. O. COLTON, J. Ferrell (ed.) WRIGHT, Barton A. Listings

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1 MATHIESON, Peter John Riber, Captain) GOWLLAND, Gladys M. O. COLTON, J. Ferrell (ed.) WRIGHT, Barton A. Master of the Moving Sea : The Life of Captain Peter John Riber Mathieson. First Edition in dustjacket.
J. F. Colton & Co., Flagstaff, AZ, 1959, 1959 
(MATHIESON, Peter John Riber, Captain) GOWLLAND, Gladys M.O. Master of the Moving Sea : The Life of Captain Peter John Riber Mathieson. From his Anecdotes, Manuscripts, Notes, Stories, and Detailed Records ; by Gladys M. O. Gowlland. Edited by J. Ferrell Colton and Antoinette G. Smith ; drawings by Barton A. Wright ; the epic of the ship's boy of the Norwegian wooden barque Norma in 1885 who, wandering the world in craft of sail and steam through peace and war, rose to command fourteen vessels undeer the flags of five nations, including the clipper Antiope, the lofty Carrabin, the mighty Moshulu, and, finally, in 1944, the United States Steamer Joseph E. Wing ; illustrated with 46 photographs, 12 line drawings, and 1 plan. Flagstaff, Arizona : J. F. Colton & Co., 1959. First Edition. Pp. xvi, iii, 304, xxviii, 15, frontispiece + 35 pages of plates. Large 8vo, black cloth.

Captain Peter John Riber Mathieson (b. 1871, Dartford, Kent - d. 1954).

The biography of the long career of the Master Mariner, who was "by heritage a Norwegian, he was born a subject of Great Britain; became, in turn, a Canadian; and then a citizen of the United States of America."

Pasted frontispiece, image detached but present, some minor edgewear, else very good in rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 65.00


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