Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. 3rd prin dj


TYNG, Charles. Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. Edited by Susan Fels. Preface by William T. LaMoy. Afterword by Thomas Philbrick. (New York) : Viking, (1999). Third Printing. Pp 270, including portrait frontispiece. 8vo, white cloth covered spine, with blue paper covered boards. "This is social history [nineteenth century] at its best, told in an authentic New England voice dryly recounting the story of a life from reluctant schoolboy to ship's captain and owner." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj. 18.00

Title: Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. 3rd prin dj

Author Name: TYNG, Charles. FELS, Susan (Edited By) LaMOY, William T. (Preface By) PHILBRICK, Thomas (Afterword By)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1999, ISBN:0670886327:

Seller ID: 57319

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES BIOGRAPHY SAIL MERCANTILE,