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Somewheres East of Suez : The incomparable Welsh storyteller sails to Thailand in a thirty-eight-foot trimaran. First American Edition in dustjacket.

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hearst Marine, New York, 1988, ISBN:0688077501:

Seller ID: 24002


JONES, Tristan. Somewheres East of Suez. [Dj adds: "The incomparable Welsh storyteller sails to Thailand in a thirty-eight-foot trimaran"]. New York: Hearst Marine Books, (1988). First American Printing. Pp. (6),7-252,(4). Map endpapers. 8vo, white cloth spine, white paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "Well known as one of the finest sailing adventure writers of our time, Tristan Jones is in peak form in 'Somewheres East of Suez'. [...] In 'Somwheres East of Suez', Tristan makes his way from the tourist- andterrorist-dominated ports on the eastern Mediterranean to Afric... View more info

To Venture Further : An Incredible Boat Journey Across the Waterways of Thailand. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Hearst Marine, New York, 1991,:

Seller ID: 22101


JONES, Tristan. To Venture Further. [dj adds: An Incredible Boat Journey Across the Waterways of Thailand]. New York : Hearst Marine, (1991). First USPrinting. Pp 302. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "In To Venture Further, Tristan J ones, the one-legged Welsh explorer considered one of the finest marine adventure writers of our time, tackles the infamous Kra Peninsula of Thailand - and in the process dispels the myths and misconceptions about the physically disabled." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00 View more info

To Venture Further : An Incredible Boat Journey Across the Waterways of Thailand. Book club in dj

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hearst Marine, New York, 1991,:

Seller ID: 26137


JONES, Tristan. To Venture Further. [dj adds: An Incredible Boat Journey Across the Waterways of Thailand]. New York : Hearst Marine, (1991). Book Club Edition. Pp 302. 8vo, blue cloth spine. "In To Venture Further, Tristan Jones, the one-legged Welsh explorer considered one of the finest marine adventure writers of our time, tackles the infamous Kra Peninsula of Thailand - and in the process dispels the myths and misconceptions about the physically disabled." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 25.00 View more info

Seagulls in My Soup : Further Adventures of a Wayward Sailor. in dj.

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 1991, ISBN:0924486171:

Seller ID: 85595


JONES, Tristan. Seagulls in My Soup : Further Adventures of a Wayward Sailor . (Dobbs Ferry, NY): Sheridan House, (1991). Pp. (14),3-299,(1). 8vo, black cloth spine with cream paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Gift inscription inked to ffep, else vg in lightly rubbed dj. 15.00 View more info

Yarns. US pbk

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, 1990, ISBN:0924486023:

Seller ID: 85281


JONES, Tristan. Yarns. (Dobbs Fery, NY): Sheridan House, (1990). First American Paperback Printing. Pp 272. 8vo, ill. card covers with white spine. Toy 351, see Morris & Howland p 75. Namestamp to bottom edge, date inked to title page, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Outward Leg. pbk.

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Morrow, New York, 1988,:

Seller ID: 87942


JONES, Tristan. Outward Leg. [Front cover adds: The famouse Welsh sailor triumphs over sickness to sail halfway around the world in a thirty-six-foot trimaran]. [Foreword by Bahia Concha]. New York: William Morrow, (1988). Pp. (6),[7]-286,(2). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Toy 0202. Originally published under the title "A Star to Steer Her By". Vg. 12.00 View more info

Steady Trade: A Boyhood at Sea. book club in dj.

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $14.00

Publisher: St. Martin's, New York, 1982,:

Seller ID: 89310


JONES, Tristan. A Steady Trade : A Boyhood at Sea. Drawings by John Cayea. New York : St. Martin's Press, (1982). Book Club Edition. Pp 267. 8vo, greycloth spine. Toy 0196. "A Steady Trade is the story of a childhood in Wale s and a boyhood on the arduous "sail-in-trade" of northern Europe before World War II." - from the dj. Small bump to top edge of front board, light edge-spotting, else vg in dj. 14.00 View more info

Steady Trade : A Boyhood at Sea. 1st UK in dj

By: JONES, Tristan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bodley Head, London, 1982, ISBN:0370304721:

Seller ID: 20472


JONES, Tristan. A Steady Trade : A Boyhood at Sea. London: Bodley Head, (1982). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-255,(1). 8vo, green cloth. Toy 0196. "In this autobiography of his early years... At the age of fourteen Tristan leaveshome to take up the position of "nipper" aboard the coastal sailing ketch Second Apprentice at a wage of 'seven shillings a week and a change of clothes on St. Martin's day each year'... By the end of the narrative the boy has become a man, World War II has been declared, and Tristan is set to jointhe Royal Navy." - from the dj. Vg in lightly edge-bumped, u... View more info

Wayward Sailor : In Search of the Real Tristan Jones. paperback

By: JONES, Tristan). DALTON, Anthony

Price: $12.50

Publisher: McGraw Hill / International Marine, Camden, ME, 2004, ISBN:0071440283:

Seller ID: 100375


(JONES, Tristan). DALTON, Anthony. Wayward Sailor: In Search of the Real Tristan Jones. Camden, Maine: International Marine/McGraw-Hill, (2004). FirstPaperback Printing. Pp. (7),[viii]-xi,(7),[1]-350 + 16 p. of black and whi te plates. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "No one really knew Tristan Jones. He was larger than life, perhaps the most successful sailing writer of the twentieth century, and by his own acount the greatest sailor. But he as not who he said he was. He told us what he wanted us to believe, and he told the tales so well that we either believed or suspended disbelief. ... View more info

Wayward Sailor. in dj.

By: JONES, Tristan). DALTON, Anthony DALTON, Anthony

Price: $20.00

Publisher: International Marine, 2003, ISBN:0071402519:

Seller ID: 61280


(JONES, Tristan). DALTON, Anthony. Wayward Sailor: In Search of the Real Tristan Jones. Camden, Maine: International Marine/McGraw-Hill, (2003). Pp 350 + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, blue paper spine with black paper covered boards. "As revealed in this uncompromising yet admiring biography, the real Tristan Jones was both a lesser and greater man than his invention. He rejected the hand fate dealt him and dealt himself another. Enormously creative, he was, himself, his most creative act." -from the dust jacket. Discard stamp to ffep, and top edge, ow vg in dj. 20.00 View more info

One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship : The Essentials of Single-Handed Sailing. Pbk

By: JONES, Tristan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 1998, ISBN:0924486031:

Seller ID: 89053


JONES, Tristan. One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship : The Essentials ofSingle-Handed Sailing. (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.) : Sheridan House, (1998). Fourt h Paperback Printing. Pp [i]-xi,(3),1-226. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. "Tristan Jones has logged more miles - and more adventure - sailing single-handed than any other person alive in our time. Hehas crossed the Atlantic many times, often alone, and has circumnavigated the globe in small boats. One Hand for Yourself, One for the Ship is a course on single-handed sailing by the man most qualified to give it. It is ... View more info

Encounters of a Wayward Sailor.. First Edition.

By: JONES, Tristan.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., 1995, ISBN:0924486805:

Seller ID: 100301


JONES, Tristan. Encounters of a Wayward Sailor. (Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.) : Sheridan House, (1995). First Edition. Pp [i]-vii,(3),[1]-198. 8vo, illustrated white card covers. “Here is Tristan Jones, the great teller of sea stories with a new collection of yarns, reminiscences and adventures never before published in book form. Drawing on experiences from a lifetime at sea, Jonesuses his acute powers of observation and his gift with the written word to transport us aboard boats struggling through savage gales, sweltering thro ugh parched calms, and sliding down the trade winds through beautiful pho... View more info

Improbable Voyage of the Yacht Outward Leg into, through and out of the heart of Europe. American Book Club Edition in dustjacket.

By: JONES, Tristan.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hearst Marine, New York, 1986,:

Seller ID: 111033


JONES, Tristan. The Improbable Voyage of the Yacht Outward Leg into, through and out of the heart of Europe. New York: Hearst Marine Books, (1986). Book Club Edition. Pp. (8),7-332. Maps, list of ports of call. 8vo, blue cloth spine, grey paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. See Toy 0203for the first edition. "'The Improbable Voyage' is the astonishing account of master sailor and storyteller Tristan Jones's 2,307-mile voyage across Europe in an oceangoing trimaran, Outward Leg. Continuing his round-the-world jounrney (begun in 1983 shortly after his left leg was amputated), Tr... View more info

Unlikely People

By: PALLEY, Reese JONES, Tristan)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sheridan House, 1998,:

Seller ID: 43317


PALLEY, Reese. Unlikely People. (Dobbs Ferry, NY): Sheridan House, (1998). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(3),[1]-208,(4). 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "In over thirty years of sailing all over the world, hehas met devils and saints, fools and philosophers, and their stories are t old with humor and charm in Palley's inimitable style. Notable characters include sailing legend Tristan Jones, lunatics in Colombia, and the Dumbest Sailor in the World." -from the cover. Lacking frony flyleaf, else very good. 12.00 View more info