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117 Days Adrift

By: BAILEY, Maurice and Maralyn World of Cruising) SCOTT, Peter, Sir (foreword)

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Adlard Coles, London, 1997, ISBN:0713659300:

Seller ID: 53113


BAILEY, Maurice and Maralyn. 117 Days Adrift . Foreword by Sir Peter Scott.L.: Adlard Coles, (1997). 1st pub 1974 ; repr A.Colds 1992, 1997. Pp. 192. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Toy 0698. A volume in the World of Cr uising series. "When their yacht sank beneath them in the Pacific Ocean, the Bailey family were destined to enter the record books. Their survival fornearly four months in a rubber raft - relying on their own efforts to catc h food and water - is a fantastic human story of adaptation to total alien conditions. Faint vertical crease to upper left of front cover, else vg... View more info

Cruise to a Cruel Shore. 1st UK in dj

By: BOURDENS, Henri SMITH, Leslie (trans.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1969,:

Seller ID: 52489


BOURDENS, Henri. Cruise to a Cruel Shore ; Author's version in English by Leslie Smith. (London): Souvenir Press, (1969). First UK Edition. Pp. 240 + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 631. A story of sailing and survival, as Bourdens and his wife, on a voyage aboard the Singa Betina, are wrecked during a cyclone, making it to the shores of an uninhabited island one hundred miles north of Australia. "For two months they existed ona tiny supply of provisions salvaged from the Singa Betina and on sea-snai ls. They starved in style, listening to Mozart and Bach on their record... View more info

Dark Wind : A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss

By: CHAPLIN, Gordon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Plume, New York, 2000, ISBN:0452281822:

Seller ID: 50937


CHAPLIN, Gordon. Dark Wind : A Survivor's Tale of Love and Loss. (New York): Plume, (2002). Pp 225. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Dark Wind is the st ory of a catastrophic sailing adventure. Lightly rubbed, text block slightly rumpled, else very good. 12.00 View more info