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

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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