SHAWE, Wilfred H. Scott, Captain
Title: Sea of Seas : Cruising the Western Mediterranean. 1st US in dj.
Publisher:  D. van Nostrand, Princeton, NJ, 1961,
Seller ID: 87155
SHAWE, Wilfred H. Scott, Captain. Sea of Seas : Cruising the Western Mediterranean. Princeton, NJ: D. van Nostrand, (1961). First US Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-xv,(1),-319,(1), port. frontispiece. Illustrated. Largfe 8vo, greencloth with gilt lettered forest-green title block to spine. Toy 2872 : "in teresting as well as instructive". "The author is a former Trinity House Pilot who has sailed these waters in square riggers, merchant steamers, navalvessels and yachts for many, many years. He knows every port, and gives de tailed sailing directions to all of them. He advises you as to the best places to anchor or tie up, and tells about the availability of fuel and supplies. He also gives some historical background for many of the ports, and tells what the visiting yachtsman may wish to see, to eat and to drink. Included is valuable information about weather, winds, and currents, the Spanish, French and Italian weather signals, dangers to be avoided -- everything the visiting yachtsman needs to know." - from the dj. Very good in nicked, price-clipped dust jacket. 22.00