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Cape of Good Hope. in dj.

By: KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1989,:

Seller ID: 40942


KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin. The Cape of Good Hope : A Maritime History. L: Hodder & Stoughton, (1989). Pp 246, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. "The history of the Cape is interwoven with the great quest for a sea route to India; Robin Knox-Johnston traces the waxing and waning of the clipper age and the Cape run, and vividly recounts the rivalries which developed between the Portuguese, the Dutch, the English and the French, through peace and war, in trade and power poltics." -from the dj. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 42.00 View more info

World of My Own : The Single-handed, Non-stop Circumnavigation of the Worldin Suhaili. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1969,: 1969

Seller ID: 21979


KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin. A World of My Own : The Single-handed, Non-stop Circumnavigation of the World in Suhaili. London: Cassell, (1969). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-[xv],(1),1-240 + 24 pages of colour photos. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With map end-papers. Toy 1517. "On Friday, 14 June 1968, Suhaili, a tiny ketch, low in the water unde rthe weight of her stores and looking strangely self-conscious with the bright orange vanes of her outrigged self-steering gear, slipped quietly and almost unnoticed out of ... View more info

Force of Nature : Racing Around the World : A True Story of Courage and Adventure. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin BLAKE, Peter, Sir

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Michael Joseph, London, 2007, ISBN:9780718153243:

Seller ID: 109821


KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin. Force of Nature : Racing Around the World : A True Story of Courage and Adventure. London: Michael Joseph, (2007). First Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-viii,[1]-304,(8) + 8-page central section of photos. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spne. "In January, 1969, aboard his home-built wooden boat, Suhaili, Robin Knox-Johnston became the first person ever to sail solo, non-stop around the world. Twenty-five years later, Sir Robin again completed a record-breaking circumnavigation, co-skippering Enza withKiwi yachting legend Sir Peter Blake. His place in saling's pantheon of... View more info

Columbus Venture. in dj.

By: KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin COLUMBUS, Christopher)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: BBC Books, London, 1991, ISBN:0563360909:

Seller ID: 96460


KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin. The Columbus Venture. London : BBC Books, 1991. Pp. (5),6-208, including plates. Illustrated, some in colour. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "As an experiment in navigation, and in an attempt to shed some light on the mysteries of Columbus's achievements, Robin Knox-Johnston, a master navigator of the twentieth century (and the first person to circumnavigate the world non-stop, single-handed) decided to followColumbus's course. To provide realism, no modern aids or equipment were us ed. An astrolabe replaced the sextant, and even the compass on Robin's ... View more info

Adlard Coles Nautical Logbook

By: KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin, Sir, (compiled by)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 2002, ISBN:0713663995:

Seller ID: 69288


KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin, Sir, (compiled by). Adlard Coles Nautical Logbook. Compiled by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. (L.: Adlard Coles Nautical, 2002). Spiral bound edition. Pp. [1]-143,(1). 8vo, spiral bound blue card covers. A blank cruising log book. Vg. 18.00 View more info

Longest Race. Book Club Edition in dustjacket

By: ROTH, Hal CROWHURST, Donald) KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin) MOITESSIER, Bernard)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norton, 1983,:

Seller ID: 111310


ROTH, Hal. The Longest Race. Drawings by Heather O'Connor. New York : Norton, (1983). Pp (14),[15]-297,(7). 8vo, red cloth spine, gred boards, silver lettering to spine.. Morris & Howland p.118. An account of the notorious 1968 solo non-stop around-the-world race, recounting the experiences of Donald Crowhurst, Robin Knox-Johnston, and Bernard Moitessier, among others. "During the late summer and fall of 1968, nine men, each in a small sailing vessel set out on what was to be a solo nonstop round-the-world sailboat race. One finished, one perished in circumstances both mysterious and drama... View more info