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Landfall at Sunset : The Life of a Contented Sailor. First Edition in dustjacket,

By: BONE, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 104615


BONE, David. Landfall at Sunset : The Life of a Contented Sailor. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., (1955). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),13-222,(2), portrait frontispiece + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In his youth as a brassbounder apprentice he scrambled aloft to fist frozen canvas in a blinding gale off Cape Horn; fifty years later, seamanship meant twirling with his fingertips the magic knobs ofa radar screen in the powerheated wheelhouse of a great ocean liner. The a uthor communicates his wonder at the astounding years of sea change in ... View more info