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Author Name:    LONG, Dwight

Title:   Sailing All Seas in the Idle Hour. reprint. tan cloth , black lettering tospine.

Publisher:    Hodder and Stoughton, 1940, 

Seller ID:   54903

LONG, Dwight. Sailing All Seas in the Idle Hour. (L): Hodder and Stoughton,(1940). First printed in this form. Pp 317, including illustrated maps to endpapers + [8] leaves plates. Small 8vo, tan cloth. Toy 446: "The account of a voyage westward from Seattle, 30 September 1934, to New York, 2 September 1937. Long reached New York just in time for the great hurricane of 1937, which wrecked Idle Hour in port and brought the voyage to an end. A plain straightforward narrative of a voyage made with limited means during the Great Depression by the author and one companion." A young American's account of his voyage from Seattle to London in a small wooden ketch, by way of Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, New Zealand and Australia, Singapore, Ceylon, the Red Sea and Gibraltar. Cocked, dampstaining to edge of rear board, edgeworn, bumped, some fraying, yellowing to endpapers, pen notation on ffep verso, small else vg. 20.00

Price = 20.00 CDN
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