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Modern Mariners : Sea Dogs of To-day. in dj.

By: VILLIERS, A. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Garden City, NY, 1937,:

Seller ID: 89401


VILLIERS, A. J. Modern Mariners : Sea Dogs of To-day. [Dj adds: True and fascinating tales by the author of 'By Way of Cape Horn' and 'The Cruise of the Conrad'.] Garden City, NY: Garden City Publishing Co., (1937). In a StarBooks dust jacket. Pp. (4),ix-xvii,(3),3-325, frontis., + [10] pp. of plat es. 8vo, blue cloth, top edge dyed navy blue. Author and sailor A. J. Villiers believes that romance and adventure of the sea is still to be had; thateveryday there is something new under the sun, one must simply look for it . Here-in Mr. Villiers records just a few of those stories in this antholog... View more info

Falmouth for Orders. 1st US in dj

By: VILLIERS, A.J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1929,:

Seller ID: 53168


VILLIERS, A.J. Falmouth for Orders : The Story of the Last Clipper Ship Race around Cape Horn. With an Introduction by Frank C. Bowen. Profusely Illustrated with Photographs taken by the Author. N.Y.: Henry Holt, (1929). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxv,(3),3-301,(1), frontispiece + 8 leaves of plates. 8vo, brown cloth. Chapters : 1. Two Four-Masted Barques; 2. Beatrice and Herzogin Cecilie; 3. Setting Out; 4. We Discover a Stowaway; 5. Her Story; 6. Across the Tasman Sea; 7. Wind!; 8. On the Road to Cape Horn; 9. With the Royals Set; 10. Never Monotonous; 11. The World's Last Fleet; 12. The Pas... View more info

Falmouth for Orders. 1st US in poor dj

By: VILLIERS, A.J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1929,:

Seller ID: 82662


VILLIERS, A.J. Falmouth for Orders : The Story of the Last Clipper Ship Race around Cape Horn. With an Introduction by Frank C. Bowen. Profusely Illustrated with Photographs taken by the Author. N.Y.: Henry Holt, (1929). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxv,(3),3-301,(1), frontispiece + 8 leaves of plates. 8vo, brown cloth. Chapters : 1. Two Four-Masted Barques; 2. Beatrice and Herzogin Cecilie; 3. Setting Out; 4. We Discover a Stowaway; 5. Her Story; 6. Across the Tasman Sea; 7. Wind!; 8. On the Road to Cape Horn; 9. With the Royals Set; 10. Never Monotonous; 11. The World's Last Fleet; 12. The Pas... View more info

Vanished Fleets: Ships and Men of Old Van Diemen's Land. . 1st edition

By: VILLIERS, A.J.

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1931,:

Seller ID: 92661


VILLIERS, A. J. Vanished Fleets : Ships and Men of Old Van Diemen's Land. Illustrated with photographs and maps. New York : Henry Holt and Company, (1931). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-viii,(40,[1]-297,(5), frontis., + 8 leavesof plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed black. The story of various voyages to Australia, and specifically Tasmania, in the nineteenth century. Examines mercantile expeditions, the arrival of convict ships to the islands, as well as the disappearance and wrecking of several of these expeditions. Contents : Book I. - Earlier Days. 1. The Romance o... View more info

By Way of Cape Horn. 4th US Holt pr, in dj.

By: VILLIERS, A.J. WALKER, Ronald Gregory.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, 1930,:

Seller ID: 76672


VILLIERS, A.J. By Way of Cape Horn. Illustrated with Photographs taken by Ronald Gregory Walker and the author. NY: Henry Holt, (December 1930). Fourth US Printing. Pp (12),xi--xii,(2),3-336,(2) + frontispiece +11 leaves of plates, with folding map at rear. 8vo, blue cloth. Villiers' account of his 1929 passage before the mast in the full-rigged ship Grace Harwar. A vivid,exciting, and at times poignant look at the last days of merchant sail. Ch apters : 1. The Cutting; 2. Last of Her Class; 3. Fellow Adventurers; 4. First Weeks; 5. "All Well"; 6. "He is Dead!"; 7. The Cost; 8.... View more info