Wheel's Kick and the Wind's Song. First Edition in dustjacket

By: COURSE, A.G. VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

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COURSE, A.G., Captain. The Wheel's Kick and the Wind's Song. London : Percival Marshall, ([June] 1950). First Printing. Pp (4),v-xiv,1-264,(2) + photofrontispiece + 12 pages of photos. 8vo, wine cloth, gilt lettering to spin e. Captian Alfred George Course (d. 1976). Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography, p.142. Foreword by Alan Villiers. Chapters : 1. John Stewart and Successors; 2. The Ashmore; 3. The Dundee Twins; 4. Peri and the Clippers; 5. The Clipper Coriolanus; 6. The Commonwealth [on which Basil Lubbock briefly served]; 7. The Commonwealth - cont.; 8. The Amulree ; 9. The Edinburgh : Skysail Days ; 10. The Edinburgh : The Middle Period; 11. The Edinburgh : The End; 12. ;The J.T. North and Carnmoney 13. The Dee and Cumberland; 14. The Lorton : The Testing; 15. The Lorton : The West Coast; 16. The Lorton : End of the Voyage; 17. The Lorton : Sold Foreign; 18. The Westgate; 19. The Kilmallie; 20. The Falkirk and Galgorm Castle; 21. The William Mitchell; 22. The Crown of Germany, Blackbraes, and Wynford; 23. The Monkbarns : Capt. Donaldson; 24. The Monkbarns : The Mutiny; 25. The Monkbarns : Nearing the End; 26. The Monkbarns : The Last Voyage; 27. The Kinpurney and the Managed Ships. Appendices: A. Chronological order of John Stewart and Company's Ships and Barques; B. Ships and Barques owned by John Stewart and Company, 1870-1927; C. Particulars of Vessels of the Fleet. With index. Previous owners name in pencil on front pastedown, some foxing to end-papers, small fading at top of front spine, else very good in chipped (butunclipped) dustjacket. 45.00

Title: Wheel's Kick and the Wind's Song. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: COURSE, A.G. VILLIERS, Alan, foreword

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Percival Marshall, London, 1950,:

Seller ID: 35846

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