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LUXTON, Norman Kenny VOSS, John C. STANLEY, George F.G., Foreword Listings

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1 LUXTON, Norman Kenny VOSS, John C. STANLEY, George F.G., foreword Tilikum : Luxton's Pacific Crossing: Being the journal of Norman Kenny Luxton, Mate of the Tilikum, May 20, 1901, Victoria, B.C., to October 18, 1901.First Edition in dustjacket
Gray's Publishing , Sidney, BC, 1971, 
LUXTON, Norman Kenny. Tilikum : Luxton's Pacific Crossing : Being the journal of Norman Kenny Luxton, Mate of the Tilikum, May 20, 1901, Victoria, B.C., to October 18, 1901, Suva, Fiji, and edited by Eleanor Georgina Luxton with a foreword by George F.G. Stanley. Sidney, B.C.: Gray's Publishing Ltd., 1971. Pp 159. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth. Toy 0662, Cassell 1196. "Oneof the most notable Canadian contributions to the saga of the small sailin g ship was the voyage of the Tilikum. A West Coast Indian war canoe, she sailed from Oak Bay, Vancouver Island, to the estuary of the Thames River in the early years of the present century, not long after the voyage of JoshuaSlocum's Spray. Two men made up her crew - one, John Voss, a man of uncert ain origin, uncertain demise and uncertain veracity; the other Norman Luxton, a man in search of life and the meaning of life." - from the Foreword. Chapters : 1. Buying and Preparing the Canoe; 2. Village Islands; 3. A WhaleHunt; 4. At Sea; 5. The Doldrums; 6. Penrhyn Island; 7. Tamarii Tahiti; 8. Island Diversions; 9. Manihiki Island; 10. Samoa; 11. Suva. Fine in dustja cket. 30.00

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