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Blenden Hall. no dj.


Price: $135.00

Publisher: Appleton, 1930,:

Seller ID: 31567

LOCKHART, J.G. Blenden Hall: The True Story of a Shipwreck a Casting Away and Life on a Desert Island. NY: Appleton, 1930. Pp 232. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. A popular account of the wreck of the Blenden Hall while en route from Gravesend to Bombay in the spring of 1821. The survivors endured great hardship for six months on Inaccessible Island and Tristan de Cunha in the South Atlantic before their ultimate rescue. This book draws heavily from the 1847 volume Fate of the Blenden Hall East Indiaman by Captain Alexander Greig, which in turn was based on a contemporary journal Greig wrote in... View more info

True Tales of the Sea. First Edition, hardcover.


Price: $30.00

Publisher: Quality Press, London, 1939,:

Seller ID: 2354

LOCKHART, J.G. True Tales of the Sea. London: Quality Press, (1939). Pp. (4),5-510,(2). 8vo, green cloth with black lettering to spine. Chapters : 1. The Last Voyage of Sir Humfrey Gilbert; 2. The Casting Away of the Tobie; 3. The Shipwreck of King James II; 4. The Wreck of the Wager, 1740; 5. The Wreck of H.M.S. Phoenix, 1780; 6. The Loss of the Royal George; 7. The Loss of the Halsewell East Indiaman; 8. The Burning of the Kent East Indiaman, 1825; 9. The Wreck of the Rothsay Castle, Steam Packet; 10. The Story of theBirkenhead, 1852; 11. The Loss of the Titanic, 1912; 12. The Escape of Joh ... View more info

Strange Tales of the Seven Seas

By: LOCKHART, J.G. Nautilus Library series. 24

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philip Allan & Co., London , 1934,:

Seller ID: 93989

LOCKHART, J.G. Strange Tales of the Seven Seas. London : Philip Allan & Co.Ltd., (1934). Second Edition (Nautilus Library). Pp [1]-191,(1). Small 8vo , blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. No. 24 in The Nautilus Library series. A selection of sea stories, with mutiny being the theme of more than half of them. Contents : The Murder of George Glass; The Story of the 'FloweryLand'; The Man Who Walked the Plank; The Steward of the 'Lennie'; The 'Cas well' Barque; Last Thoughts on the 'Mary Celeste' (pp 87-92); The Running Amok in the 'Frank N. Thayer'; The 'Crook Ship'; The Filipinos of the 'Ethel... View more info