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Author Name:    MARTIN, Sheila

Title:   Seatramps : Five Years of Ocean Life First Edition in dustjacket

Publisher:    Paul Elek, London, 1977, ISBN:0236400908 

Seller ID:   28726

MARTIN, Sheila. Seatramps: Five Years of Ocean Life. London : Paul Elek, (1977). First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-192 +8-page central section of b&w photos. Some diagrams, &c in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map endpapers. Toy 0447. Norman Martin (b. Australia). "Tahiti, Bali, St. Helena, Rio; palm-fringed talcum powder sands on peaceful atolls, viciousbuffetings in tempestuous straits- the kaleidoscopic range of the Martins' experience over five years of roaming the globe in their 42-foot ketch She bessa sounds like a dream. But it all began with a down to earth desire fora simple life away from the tensions and frustrations of cities. Their chi ldren grown up, the family business bought out, Norman and Sheila Martin were free to take to the sea as a way of life...." - from the dj. Chapters : 1. ; 2. Islands in the Sun; 3. Bandidos and Cunas; 4. Enchantes Seas - and Enchanted Isles; 5. To the Marquesas; 6. Atool Paradise; 7. The Land of theFrangipani; 8. Hurricane Bebe; 9. Australian Homecoming; 10. 'Missus, we d on't eat people no more'; 11. The Ways of the Solomon Islanders; 12. Papua New Guinea; 13. Indonesia, Here We Come ... We Hope; 14. Bali to Swaziland;15. Cape Town to Rio; 16. Home - via Revoluttion. Postscript. Name, else v ery good in sunned, unclipped dustjacket. 40.00


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