Author:CHICHESTER, Francis


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Sailing Book. in dj.

By: BARTLETT, Michael and Joanne A. FISHMAN, eds. FISHMAN, Joanne A. SLOCUM, Joshua) CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Arbor House, New York, 1982, ISBN:0877953694:

Seller ID: 71575

BARTLETT, Michael and Joanne A. FISHMAN, eds. The Sailing Book. [Cover adds: "A joyous, eclectic cornucopia of the best that has been thought and written about the sport, by and about the masters themselves, and the finest writers ever to have penned their devotion to it, including Thor Heyerdahl, William F. Buckley Jr., Ted Turner, Sir Francis Chichester, Jan de Hartog, Joshua Slocum, Ted Hood, Rachel Carson, Ernest K. Gann, Alistair Maclean, Samuel Eliot Morison and James Thurber]. Foreword by Dennis Conner. Edited byMichael Bartlett and Joanne A. Fishman. New York: Arbor House, (1982). ... View more info

Sea : A Photographic Voyage. in dj.


Price: $9.00

Publisher: Hallmark Crown Editions, 1971,:

Seller ID: 80192

BARWICK, Dee Danner. The Sea : A Photographic Voyage. With writings by JohnKennedy, Thor Heyerdahl, Sir Francis Chichester, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Ja cques Cousteau, Rachel Carson and Others. Selected by Dee Danner Barwick. (Kansas City, MO): Hallmark Crown Editions, (1971). Pp. (64). Unpaginated. Illustrated in colour. Square 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. A collection of poems and quotations relating to the sea, supplemented byserene colour photography of seaside settings. Vg in price-clipped dj. 9.0 0 View more info

Epic Voyage of Sir Francis Chicester in Gypsy Moth IV

By: CARR, Frank G.G. CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir).

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 21145

CARR, Frank G.G. The Epic Voyage of Sir Francis Chicester in Gypsy Moth IV.(London: Pitkin Pictorials, 1967). Pp 24. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. T oy 0406. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Gipsy Moth Circles the World. 1st UK in poor dj


Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1967,:

Seller ID: 74122

CHICHESTER, Francis. Gipsy Moth Circles the World. (L.) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1967). First Printing. Pp 269. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0405. Faint browning to spine ends, ffep clipped, name expunged on half-title, else vg in rubbed, worn, nicked, verso-stained, price-clipped dj. 20.00 View more info

Romantic Challenge. book club in dj


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Coward, McCann, New York, 1972,:

Seller ID: 77460

CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir. The Romantic Challenge. N.Y.: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, (1972). Book Club Edition. Pp 255. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1491. Vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Along the Clipper Way. Fourth Printing in dustjacket


Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 17854

CHICHESTER, Francis. Along the Clipper Way. With extracts from Francis Drake, Shackleton, Slocum and Smeeton, Dana and Ann Davison, Bardiaux and BasilLubbock, Bullen, Bombard and Conor O'Brien, Anson, Dumas and Alan Villiers , John Masefield and Joseph Conrad. (London) : Hodder and Stoughton, (1967). Fourth Printing. Pp (12),[13-256. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Toy 2731. "Francis Chichester's object in this bookis to take the readerr stage by stage along ^be great clipper way followed by the gold, wool and grain clippers from Britain round the Cape (of Go... View more info

Atlantic Adventure. First Edition, hardcover in dustjacket

By: CHICHESTER, Francis ANDERSON, J.R.L., (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 109065

CHICHESTER, Francis. Atlantic Adventure. Edited by J. R. L. Anderson. London : George Allen & Unwin Ltd., (1962). Pp. (6),[7]-95,(1) + 8-page central section of b&w photos. Small 8vo, turquoise cloth, silver lettering to spine. Toy 1490. "In June 1962 Francis Chichester set out from Plymouth once again to cross the Atlantic singlehanded in his 13-ton yacht, Gipsy Moth III,in an attempt to beat the 40-day record he set up himself in 1960. He succ eeded, and knocked nearly a week off his previous time. Chichester also made history on his voyage by keeping in daily contact with Britain by mea... View more info

Lone Adventurer : The Story of Sir Francis Chichester. 2nd pr, ex-lib in dj.


Price: $14.00

Publisher: Lutterworth Press, 1970,:

Seller ID: 41156

(CHICHESTER, Francis). ROWLAND, John. Lone Adventurer : The Story of Sir Francis Chichester. L: Lutterworth Press, (1970). Second Printing. Pp 140. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0142. A biography of the great circumnavigator for younger readers. Ex-library (spine label, adhesive remains, inkstamps), else vg in price-clipped dj. 14.00 View more info

Sir Francis Chichester : Voyager of the century

By: CHICHESTER, Francis). SIMPSON, Colin and Christopher ANGELOGLOU ANGELOGLOU, Christopher CHICHESTER, Sir Francis)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sphere Books Limited, 1967,:

Seller ID: 62869

(CHICHESTER, Sir Francis). SIMPSON, Colin and Christopher ANGELOGLOU. Sir Francis Chichester : Voyager of the century. (L: Sphere Books Limited, 1967). Pp. 112. With 82 pp. of photographs, including 16 in colour. Small 8vo, ill. card covers. Toy 407. The complete report of Chichester's epic solo voyage around the world about Gypsy Moth IV. Sticker remainder to the front, rear cover with a crease and light rubbing, else vg. 8.00 View more info

Tales of Two Heroes - Gipsy Moth IV and Her One-Man Crew

By: CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir Life 62:23 CLARK, Petula)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Life, 1967,:

Seller ID: 35088

CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir. "Tales of Two Heroes - Gipsy Moth IV and Her One-Man Crew". An article (the cover story) in Life Magazine, Vol.62, No.23, June 9, 1967, pp.28-37, 88-102, with 28 photos. Also, "Petula : The remarkable success of the 'Downtown' girl - still soaring three years later"; and two photos of the carrier John F. Kennedy's launching. Usual wear, else vg. For the issue 20.00 View more info

Modern Adventures at Sea. in dj.

By: LAMB, G.F. ROSE, Alec, Sir (foreword) CHICHESTER, Francis)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: George G. Harrap and Co., London, 1970,:

Seller ID: 70552

LAMB, G.F. Modern Adventures at Sea. With a foreword by Sir Alec Rose. L.: George G. Harrap and Company, (1970). Pp. (2),[1]-154, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with metallic lettering to spine. Toy 384. "Mr Lamb transports us to the decks of the Gipsy Moth IV as Francis Chichester, winner of the first solo Atlantic race, struggled against high winds, crashing waves, and thick fog to complete a solo circumnavigation of the world... to 1963 when one of the most disastrous sea fires iun history destroyed the ill-fated Lakonia and sent dozens of passengers to their deaths... a... View more info

Sir Francis Chichester : Voyage of the Century

By: SIMPSON, Colin ANGELOGLOU, Christopher CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sphere, London, 1967,:

Seller ID: 27205

SIMPSON, Colin and Christopher ANGELOGLOU. Sir Francis Chichester : Voyage of the Century. London : Sphere, (1967). Pp 112. Illustrated. Small 8vo, paperback. Edwin Colin Simpson ( b. November 4, 1908 , Petersham, Sydney, Australia - d. February 8, 1983, Kirribilli, Sydney, Australia). The authors, of the staff of the Sunday Times, recount Chichester's epic circumnavigation in Gypsy Moth IV. The adventurer set out to equal or beat clipper ships' record passages from England to Australia, making the run single-handed in 107 days, one of which was his 65th birthday. He completed the circumnaviga... View more info