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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, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front, gilt lettering to front and spine. O'Dea 1031. A biography of thelife 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 of the sealing season, which made Halifax Harbour nearly impassable for severaldays. Newfoundland and Nova Scotia related material is detailed in chapter 11 ("North American Station"), and chapter 13 ("Last Voyage Home"). His tr avels also took him to Malta, Natal, Bermuda, and numerous other ports overhis career. Includes numerous portions of Boldero's personal correspondenc es. Very slightly cocked, some light wear to spine ends, faint discolouration to some parts of the rear outer hinge, short tear to pp. 290-1, gift inscription, else vg. 225.00
Title: Young Heart of Oak : Memories of Harry Stuart Boldero, Lieutenant, R.N. 2nd ed. blue.
Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1892,:
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