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Author Name:    SNOW, Edward Rowe. D'ENTREMONT, Jeremy. BICKNELL, Dorothy Snow, foreword.

Title:   Women of the Sea. Snow Centennial Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    Commonwealth Editions, Beverly, MA, 2004, ISBN:1889833789 

Seller ID:   104435

SNOW, Edward Rowe. Women of the Sea. Updated by Jeremy D'Entremont. Foreword by Dorothy Snow Bicknell. Beverly, MA: Commonwealth Editions, (2004). Snow Centennial Edition. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),1-220,(8). Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. See United States Coast Guard Annotated Bibliography (1982) p.69. "Included in this lively collection are Hannah Burgess, who navigated her husband's clippership safely to port after his death; His Kai Ching, a widow who took comma nd of her husband's pirate fleet; Mrs. Jones, a Methodist missionary who was the sole survivor of the Maria, wrecked off the cost [sic] of Antigua in 1826; Madame Desnoyer, who was cast adrift with her two children and a servant off Santo Domingo in 1767, after her husband had been murdered; and Alice Rowe Snow, the author's own mother, who spent most of her first twenty years at sea aboard ships commanded by her father." - from the dj. Chapters : 1. Susanna [Rowson]; 2. Mary Read; 3. Mademoiselle de Bourk; 4. Margaret Bigelow Longfellow; 5. Two Women of the China Seas; 6. Consuelo [Dubois andthe wreck of La Meduse]; 7. The Sole Survivor ; 8. Azubah, the Whaler's Wi fe; 9. Emily Ballard; 10. Nantucket Women; 11. Wives of Good Samaritans; 12. Navigator Hannah [Burgess]; 13. Abbie Burgess; 14. Alice on the Bark Russell; 15. Joanna Carver Colcord; 16. 105 La. 39 [the death of Angele Marie Langles when the French liner La Bourgogne collided with the steel bark Cromartyshire, July 4, 1898 south of Sable Island with great loss of life and much bad behaviour]; 17. Greta's Adventure [the shipwreck of the Channel Islands steamboat Stella in 1899 ]; 18. Tugboat Annies; 19. Commodore Ann White; 20. Girl on a Life Raft [Terry Jo Duperrault after her family was murdered on the ketch Bluebelle whilst on a Caribbean charter]. With index. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 15.00


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