Title: Adventures of Big Red. 1st in dj.
Publisher:  Vantage Press, 1977,
Seller ID: 21133
KROHN, Gunter. The Adventures of Big Red. N.Y.: Vantage Press, (1977). First Edition. Pp (6),1-103,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "In April 1974 the author left his business and home in Canada... and set out... for Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. There he planned to build a boat in which he hoped to sailto Australia with his family. A year of planning afforded some success... The whole family... set sail along the North American coast. The remainder of the book recounts the many adventures of the family on board the Big Redas they struggled against the increasing cold of the incoming winter, high seas... The family survived one last storm off North Carolina, then sold t he boat - happy to be alive and on dry land." - from the dj. Vg-fine in dj.20.00