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Author Name:    WHITELEY, George SHELDON, Paul & Carol, introd

Title:   Northern Seas, Hardy Sailors. First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    W.W. Norton & Company, New York & London, 1982, 

Seller ID:   21251

WHITELEY, George. Northern Seas, Hardy Sailors. New York & London : W.W. Norton & Company, (1982). First Printing. Pp (16),[3]-270,(4). Illustrated throughout. Maps. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 1074. Travels on his 42 foot Friendship sloop Neptune by a marine biologist, the son of Skipper George C. Whiteley (1874-1961, DNLB p.357-8). Introduction by Paul and Carol Sheldon. "A sailor voyages home to the wild, bleak, beautiful islands of his ancestors - Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador - and uncovers the story of the men and women who built a good life in a hard and hostile land." - from the dust-jacket. Chapters : 1. Return to Newfoundland; 2. Early Days on Labrador; 3. A Chase; 4. Newfoundland Maritime Matters; 5. To the Icefields; 6. A Narrow Escape; 7. The Four Punts; 8. A Happening at Funk Island; 9. A Vist withCaptain Jackman; 10. Loss of the Stella Maris; 11. Working on the Offshore Banks; 12. Coastal Cruising; 13. Wreck and Rescue; 14. A Recollection; 15. Coasting Tales - A Hard Chance at Cape Race; 16. Neptune Heads Northward; 17. Across Northern Bays to Funk Island; 18. Wandering Continents; 19. In the Wake of Earlier Voyagers; 20. Strait of Belle Isle; 21. Homeward Bound. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00


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