Adventures, Blizzards, and Coastal Calamities. First Edition in dustjacket


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Adventures, Blizzards, and Coastal Calamities. New York : Dodd, Mead, (1978). First Printing. Pp 275 + 8 p of plates. 8vo, green cloth. Edward Rowe Snow (b. August 22, 1902 Winthrop, Massachusetts - d. April 10, 1982 Boston). Another selection of nautical prodigies and oddities selected and retold by the prolific Mr. Snow. This time including the fate ofthe Mary Celeste (pp.158-176), the appalling wreck of the White Star liner Atlantic near Halifax(pp.91-99; the history of Minot's Light (pp.57-77), J oshua Slocum (pp.100-110) and the loss of the Thomas W. Lawson (1907, pp.226-239), among other tales. Other chapters include: 1. The Blizzard of '78; 2. Dighton Rock; 3. Dungeon Rock; 4. Gwinett, Hanged but Lived; 5. John I. Snow; 7. Susanna Rowson; 8. A Harvard Man Dies [Isaac Gardner]; 12. Chevalier Saint Sauveur; 13. Ile Dernière; 14. The Conquest of Massachusetts Bay; 15. Piracy out of Boston in 1875; 16. The Dr Jekyll - Mr Hyde of Boston [Thomas James Gruchy]; 17. The Constitution; 21. Boston's Unique Cemeteries; 23. The Matador of Gloucester[James Merry]; 24. Grace Darling. Very good in rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 30.00

Title: Adventures, Blizzards, and Coastal Calamities. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: SNOW, Edward Rowe SLOCUM, Joshua) DARLING, Grace ROWSON, Susanna

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, New York, 1978, ISBN:0396076343:

Seller ID: 32026

Keywords: NAUTICAL MARY CELESTE LINERS SHIPWRECKS LIGHTHOUSES MASSACHUSETTS,