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HOLLANDER, Neil and Harold MERTES. The Last Sailors : The Final Days of Working Sail . NY: St. Martin's Press, (1984). First US Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),1-142,(2), + 16 p. of colour plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth spine with grey paper covered boards, metallic lettering to spine. "During a two-year voyage on board a ten-meter-long sailboat, traveling roughly 25,000 miles through the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, [the authors]encountered a vanishing breed of sailors and craft. These men, who harness the wind and sea to gain their livelihood, are on the verge of extinction, and yet, in some of the farthest reaches of the globe ... vestiges of this traditional way of life remain." - from the dj. Vg in nicked, price-clippe d dj. 30.00
Title: Last Sailors : The Final Days of Working Sail. 1st US in dj.
Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 1984, ISBN:0312471394:
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