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BOLDERO, Harry Stuart. A Young Heart of Oak : Memories of Harry Stuart Boldero, Lieutenant, R.N. With a preface by the Very Rev. H.D.M. Spence. L.: Hodder and Stoughton, 1892. Second Edition. Pp. [i]-xv,(1),-360, port. frontis., + 5 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. O'Dea 1031. A biography of the life of the Scottish-born Lieutenant Boldero, who served aboard the H.M.S. Britannia, Boadicea, Téméraire, Falcon, Pilot, Iron Duke, and Emerald. It was aboard the Emerald, serving as one of the ship's navigators, that Boldero spent considerable time in and around Newfoundland, visiting St. John's several times, and coming down the coast to Halifax on many occasions as well, once being detained due to heavy fog, which coincided with the end ofthe sealing season, which made Halifax Harbour nearly impassable for sever al days. Newfoundland and Nova Scotia related material is detailed in chapter 11 ("North American Station"), and chapter 13 ("Last Voyage Home"). His travels also took him to Malta, Natal, Bermuda, and numerous other ports over his career. Includes numerous portions of Boldero's personal correspondences. Cocked, some wear to extremities, faint teastains to front board, edges spotted, tissue guard opposite frontis. moderately spotted, name, else vg. 200.00
Title: Young Heart of Oak : Memories of Harry Stuart Boldero, Lieutenant, R.N. 2nd ed. maroon.
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1892,:
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