Author:TYNG, Charles. FELS, Susan (Edited By) LaMOY, William T. (Preface By) PHILBRICK, Thomas (Afterword By)

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Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. penguin pb

By: TYNG, Charles. FELS, Susan (Edited By) LaMOY, William T. (Preface By) PHILBRICK, Thomas (Afterword By)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Penguin, New York, 2000, ISBN:0140291911:

Seller ID: 60800


TYNG, Charles. Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. Edited by Susan Fels. Preface by William T. LaMoy. Afterword by Thomas Philbrick. (New York): Penguin, (2000). Pp 270, including portrait frontispiece. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers with orange spine. "From mermaids to mutinies, the life of Charles Tyne was a nonstop adventure as the nineteenth century operned. His quarter century under sail took him around theworld half a dozen times. [...] Both Tyng's life and the way her recounts his years at sea are full of wonder: at thirteen he takes his first voya... View more info

Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. 3rd prin dj

By: TYNG, Charles. FELS, Susan (Edited By) LaMOY, William T. (Preface By) PHILBRICK, Thomas (Afterword By)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 1999, ISBN:0670886327:

Seller ID: 57319


TYNG, Charles. Before the Wind : The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, 1808-1833. Edited by Susan Fels. Preface by William T. LaMoy. Afterword by Thomas Philbrick. (New York) : Viking, (1999). Third Printing. Pp 270, including portrait frontispiece. 8vo, white cloth covered spine, with blue paper covered boards. "This is social history [nineteenth century] at its best, told in an authentic New England voice dryly recounting the story of a life from reluctant schoolboy to ship's captain and owner." -from the dust jacket. Vg in dj. 18.00 View more info