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Landfall at Sunset : The life of a Contented Sailor. signed in dj.

By: BONE, David

Price: $70.00

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

Seller ID: 28176


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), port. frontis., + 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 of a radar screen in the powerheated wheelhouse of a great ocean liner. The author communicates his wonder at the astounding years of sea change in which ... View more info