By Way of Cape Horn. 4th US Holt pr, in dj.

By: VILLIERS, A.J. WALKER, Ronald Gregory.

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VILLIERS, A.J. By Way of Cape Horn. Illustrated with Photographs taken by Ronald Gregory Walker and the author. NY: Henry Holt, (December 1930). Fourth US Printing. Pp (12),xi--xii,(2),3-336,(2) + frontispiece +11 leaves of plates, with folding map at rear. 8vo, blue cloth. Villiers' account of his 1929 passage before the mast in the full-rigged ship Grace Harwar. A vivid,exciting, and at times poignant look at the last days of merchant sail. Ch apters : 1. The Cutting; 2. Last of Her Class; 3. Fellow Adventurers; 4. First Weeks; 5. "All Well"; 6. "He is Dead!"; 7. The Cost; 8. The Ghastly Night; 9. FiftySeven Days; 10. Afterwards; 11. The Wind Change; 12. Ships and the Sea; 13. Better Days; 14. Jim's Yarn; 15. The Tragedy of the Diseased Pig; 16. The "Race"; 17. Journey's End. Vg in vg spine-sunned but unclipped and very attractive dj. 65.00

Title: By Way of Cape Horn. 4th US Holt pr, in dj.

Author Name: VILLIERS, A.J. WALKER, Ronald Gregory.

Categories: 68,

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1930,:

Seller ID: 76672

Keywords: NAUTICAL MERCANTILE WINDJAMMERS SAIL SHIPPING HISTORY AUSTRALIA CIRCUMNAVIGATION,