Forty-Eight Days Adrift. Pbk reprint


BARBOUR, Job [Kean]. Forty-Eight Days Adrift : The Voyage of the "Neptune II" from Newfoundland to Scotland. (St.John's): Breakwater, (1983). Pp (12),1-220, (including port.frontis.) + 12 leaves of plates. 8vo, yellowtrade paperback. O'Dea 2050 for 1932 ed., DNLB p.13. Barbour (1898-1986) of Newtown, Bonavista Bay, was "master of the Neptune II when she was blown off course while en route to Newtown from St.John's. The Neptune II eventually made landfall in Britain [...]" - DNLB. No.8 in Canada's Atlantic Folklore-Folklife Series. The foreword by Walter Wood in the 1932 edition is replaced here by a Grenfell one (dated Christmas 1932), with the publisher's note, "This foreword by Sir Wilfred Grenfell was written for the original edition of this work. Unfortunately it did not appear there; [...]." Name, faint covercreasing, else vg. 9.00

Title: Forty-Eight Days Adrift. Pbk reprint

Author Name: BARBOUR, Job Kean Canada's Atlantic Folklore Folklife 08 GRENFELL, Wilfred T., foreword

Categories: 71,

Publisher: Breakwater, 1981,:

Seller ID: 71028

Keywords: NEWFOUNDLAND NAUTICAL MERCANTILE,