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Kicking Canvas. First American Edition in dustjacket, ex-library

By: BESTIC, A.A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 20316


BESTIC, A.A., Captain. Kicking Canvas. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1958. First US Printing. Pp (12),13-255,(1) + 8 pp. of photographs. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to spine. "This book describes my first voyage as an apprentice in the sailing ship Denbigh Castle, a voyage perhaps unique in the annals of sail." - from the Foreword. "'Land ahead!' After a moment of stunned silence, a cheer went up from some of the Denbigh Castle's crew, while others said a silent prayer of thanksgiving. For the deep-water windjammer, pulling into Freemantle, Australia that day in June, 1909, had set... View more info

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Kicking Canvas. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BESTIC, A.A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dutton, New York, 1958,: 1958

Seller ID: 99879


BESTIC, A.A., Captain. Kicking Canvas. New York : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc., 1958. First US Printing. Pp (12),13-255,(1) + 8 pp. of photographs. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt to spine.With map end-papers. Albert Arthur Bestic, (b. August 26, 1890, Dublin - d, December 20, 196, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland) later Junior Third Officer on the Lusitania. "This book describes my first voyage as an apprentice in the sailing ship Denbigh Castle, a voyage perhaps unique in the annals of sail." - from the Foreword. "'Land ahead!' After a moment of ... View more info

Kicking Canvas. First Edition, ex-lib

By: BESTIC, A.A.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Evans Brothers, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 92447


BESTIC, Captain A.A. Kicking Canvas. London : Evans Brothers, (1957). FirstPrinting. Pp 207. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth. "This book describes my f irst voyage as an apprentice in the sailing ship Denbigh Castle, a voyage perhaps unique in the annals of sail." - from the Foreword. Ex-library (spine notation, edge stamps, forcible removal of pouch at rear), else good. 12.50 View more info