DEVINE, Eric. (ed.)
Title: Blow the Man Down : The Yachtsman's Reader. 1st ed., blue cloth.
Publisher:  Doubleday, Doran & Company, garden city, 1937,
Seller ID: 63099
DEVINE, Eric., edited by. Blow the Man Down : The Yachtsman's Reader. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Doran & Company, MCMXXXVII (1937). Pp 334. First Edition. Illustrated with  leaves of drawings. 8vo, blue cloth, with two black bands and gilt lettering to spine. Toy 275. This is a anthology of nautical literature, both fiction & nonfiction. Sections with contributing authors: Tall Yarns and Short Stories: Alfred F. Loomis, Vincent McHugh, Charles Rawlings, Captain Abildgaard, Oliver La Farge, "Landlubber", Nard Jones, Archie Binns: On Cruising: Captain Joshua Slocum, Maurice Griffiths, Marin Marie, Captain Thomas Drake, Alexander Crosby Brown, Frederic A. Fenger, Lord Dufferin, William A. Robinson, Duncan Dana: On Racing: James Warner Bellah, Charles E. Lucke, Jr., Herbert L. Stone, William H.Taylor, Roderick Stephens, Seamus Devaney, Ed Morgan: Dog-Watch Gamming: Hilaire Belloc, DonaldMoffat, Charles H. Hall, Zane Grey, William H. Koelbel, John Scott Hughes, Douglas Malloch, Alan Gray, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Fleming Day, Warren G leason, J. B. Kirkpatrick. Binding somewhat slack, boards rubbed, spine sunned, cracking between pp 320-321, pages yellowing, book ticket, ow vg. 20.00