Cruise to a Cruel Shore. 1st UK in dj

By: BOURDENS, Henri SMITH, Leslie (trans.)

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BOURDENS, Henri. Cruise to a Cruel Shore ; Author's version in English by Leslie Smith. (London): Souvenir Press, (1969). First UK Edition. Pp. 240 + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 631. A story of sailing and survival, as Bourdens and his wife, on a voyage aboard the Singa Betina, are wrecked during a cyclone, making it to the shores of an uninhabited island one hundred miles north of Australia. "For two months they existed ona tiny supply of provisions salvaged from the Singa Betina and on sea-snai ls. They starved in style, listening to Mozart and Bach on their record player. Finally with death from starvation only days away they pushed out to sea on a make-shift raft ... [before being] seen by the Betty Joan, an Australian lugger which should not have been within 30 miles of the spot." - from the dj. Vg in rubbed, price-clipped dj. 40.00

Title: Cruise to a Cruel Shore. 1st UK in dj

Author Name: BOURDENS, Henri SMITH, Leslie (trans.)

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 52489

Keywords: NAUTICAL CRUISING PACIFIC SHIPWRECKS AUSTRALIA ,