Ionian Islands to Rhodes : A Sea-Guide.. Book Club Edition in dustjacket


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DENHAM, H.M. The Ionian Islands to Rhodes : A Sea-Guide. New York : W.W. Norton, (1976). Book Club Edition, First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xviii,(2),3-130+ 6 leaves of photos. Illustrations and charts in the text. 8vo, blue clot h spine, gilt lettering to spine. Henry Mangles Denham, (b. September 9, 1897, Harrow, London - d. July 15, 1993, London) naval officer, yachtsman, writer. Toy 2853. "Corfu to the large Ionian Islands of Levkas, Ithaca, Cephalonia and Zante - across to the attractive mainland and the anchorages of Parga, the Gulf of Amvrakia and other inlets into the Gulf of Patras with the port of historic Missolonghi - the Gulf of Corinth with Navpaktos, another port rich in history, and Galaxidhi, the stepping-off point for Delphi. From Corinth down the coast of the Peloponnesus, calling at Kotakolon (for Olympia) and into Navarino and Methoni, ancient Modon, with its great Venetian fortress, and by the Elaphonisos Channel to the small island of Kithera - the wild and unfrequented shores of southern Crete lead to the Eastern Gateway of the Aegean with the remote islands of Kasos and Karpathos. Finallyto Rhodes, the capital of the Dodecanese, with its main port of Mandraki a nd beautiful anchorage at Lindos. Here, Captain H.M. Denham guides the yachtsman and sea-loving traveler through the Ionian Islands and the mainland coasts of Greece and Peloponnesus. New and up-to-date facts have been gathered during recent cruises, and the southern shores of Crete and Rhodes (withits dependencies) are also fully investigated. Captain Denham gives practi cal advice on chart references, approach and anchorage instructions, information about local officials and procedure, food, weather, and general amenities, as well as touches of history and information on routes to nearby sites of interest or of particular beauty. The author takes those sailing in these waters to unfrequented and little-known anchorages, as well as into main ports and harbors, and helps the yachtsman to enjoy with greater confidence the delightful shores of Greece." -- from dust jacket. Chapters : 1. The Ionian Islands and the Mainland Coast : Part 1. Corfu, to Levkas, and theAdjacent Coast ; Part 2. The islands of Levkas, Ithaca, Cephalonia, Zante and the Adjacent Mainland Coast and Offlying Islands ; 2. The Gulfs of Patras and Corinth ; 3. The Western Shores of the Peloponnesus ; 4. The Islandsof Kithera and Anti-Kithera with the Western Approaches to the Aegean ; 5. Southern Crete ; 6. Rhodes and Adjacent Islands. With index. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 16.00

Title: Ionian Islands to Rhodes : A Sea-Guide.. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: DENHAM, H.M.

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Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York , 1976, ISBN:0393031950:

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