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Author Name:    PETCHEY, Helen

Title:   Southern Odyssey in search of a friend.

Publisher:    Dorchester, NB, 1992, ISBN:0969160054 

Seller ID:   101578

PETCHEY, Helen. A Southern Odyssey in search of a friend. [Dorchester, New Brunswick ? ] : n.pub., 1992. Later Printing. Pp (2),1-3,(3). Maps. 8vo (5.5 by 8.5 inches), illustrated pale blue stapled card covers. "Phillip Palmer built barques, brigs and schooners in his Dorchester shipyard alongside Palmer Creek. He and his brothers Hiram and Barlow saw their ships launched into the Creek ready to sail down Shepody Bay to ports around the world. Philip Jeremiah, shipbuilder and farmer, having listened long to the tales ofcaptains and crews, decided to see for himself the places whereof they spo ke. He would sail on ships he had built. He had no family ties (his young wife had died several years ago) and his capable brothers could look after the shipyard. So Palmer rented his farm for five years and prepared to travel whenever he wished." (p. 1). Contents : A Southern Odyssey - In Search ofa Friend (pp 1-3); The Jak-a-Vuka Crossed the Tasman Sea in search of a fr iend (one page of maps); Extracts of a letter from P.J. Palmer received at Dorchester (dated 1885) (one page). Very good. NOTE: Shipping will be less for this slim item. 12.50


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