Making of a Sailor, or, Sea Life Aboard a Yankee Square-Rigger. First Edition

By: HARLOW, Frederick Pease

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HARLOW, Frederick Pease. The Making of a Sailor, or, Sea Life Aboard a Yankee Square-Rigger. Salem, Massachusetts : Marine Research Society, 1928. First Edition. Pp (4),[v]-x,(2),[1]-377,(3), frontispiece + 27 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : 1. Going to Sea. 2. Learning the Ropes. 3. The Close Call in the Night. 4. Homeward Bound on a Coaster. 5. Aboard the Ship "Akbar". 6. Getting Under Way. 7. Salt Horse and Discipline. 8. Crossing the Line. 9. The Deep-Water Sailor. 10. Mother Shilling's Dance Hall. 11. Working the Ship in Rough Weather. 12. Manning the Pumps. 13. The Pleasures of Shore Leave. 14. American Ships and English Sailors. 15. Native Girls and Java Sugar. 16. Shore Leave at Sourabaya. 17. Man Overboard. 18. Homeward Bound. Spine darkened, minor waterstaining to cloth, elsevery good. From the library of Nova Scotian marine historian Stanley T.Spi cer (with his signature). 45.00

Title: Making of a Sailor, or, Sea Life Aboard a Yankee Square-Rigger. First Edition

Author Name: HARLOW, Frederick Pease

Categories: 84,

Publisher: Marine Research Society, Salem, Massachusetts, 1928,:

Seller ID: 109906

Keywords: NAUTICAL SAIL UNITED STATES AMERICAN SHIPPING HISTORY SQUARE-RIGGERS MERCHANT MERCANTILE,