SMITH, Stanley VIOLET, Charles. HISCOCK, Eric C., introd
Title: Wind Calls the Tune: The Eventful Voyage of the Nova Espero. in dj.
Publisher:  Van Nostrand, New York, 1952,
Seller ID: 28758
SMITH, Stanley and Charles VIOLET. The Wind Calls the Tune: The Eventful Voyage of the "Nova Espero . With an introduction by Eric C. Hiscock. New York: D. Van Nostrand, (1952). Pp. (6),-189,(3). Frontis. 8vo, grey cloth. Toy 0598. "At the New York Motor Boat Show of 1952 was a tiny, battered, twenty-foot yawl. It hardly seemed big enough to cross such waters as Long Island Sound or San Francisco Bay. But that little vessel was sailed from London to New York by two young Englishmen, and the thrilling story of how they accomplished this amazing feat of seamanship is told in this book." -fromthe dj. Contents: 1. Fitting Out; 2. Down Channel; 3. Farewell to England; 4. Near Disaster; 5. Shaking Down; 6. Disabled; 7. Struggle to the Azores; 8. Halfway Heaven; 9. Calms and Quandaries; 10. Shadows and Reflections; 1 1. Odds Against; 12. Landfall; 13. Nova Scotia; 14. Fish and Fog; 15. Across to Cape Cod; 16. New England; 17. New York at Last; 18. No Cash on Delivery. With appendices. Nicking to head of spine, eles very good in price-clipped, slightly chipped dj. 40.00