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MEISEL, Tony. To the Sea : Sagas of Survival and Tales of Epic Challenge onthe Seven Seas. NY: Black Dog & Leventhal, (2000). Pp 288. 4to, navy blue cloth. To the Sea takes you from the dawn of sea exploration through today's technologically advanced sea travel, fishing and racing. [...] You will witness daring helicopter sea rescues and tragic boat wrecks [ [...] First hand accounts of remarkable singlehanded passages, from Joshua Slocum to Isabelle Autissier. Profiles of accomplished sailors, from Captain Cook to Eric Tabarly, Francis Chichester to Tania Aebi. Technical drawings of ship construction, ropes and rigging, rescue techniques and deck gear." -from the dust jacket. Also included are segments of works by Sebastian Junger, Jack London, Bernard Moitessier, Herman Melville and Richard Henry Dana. This book is beautifully illustrated. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 35.00
Title: To the Sea : Sagas of Survival and Tales of Epic Challenge on the Seven Seas. in dj.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal,, 2000, ISBN:1579121136:
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