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Great Sea Rescues and Tales of Survival. 1st in poor dj.

By: SNOW, Edward Rowe

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1958,:

Seller ID: 75348


SNOW, Edward Rowe. Great Sea Rescues and Tales of Survival . New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1958. First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xiv,(2),1-268,(4), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with silver lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Adventures of Captain Roberts; 2. The Fleet of Lord Anson; 3. A Remarkable Preservation; 4. The Polar Robinson Crusoe; 5. Mistaken for Captain Bligh; 6. St. Helena's Six Deserters; 7. The Loss of theLittle Patty; 8. The Loss of the Essex; 9. Mocha Dick, the White Whale of the Pacific; 10. Henry Clarke's Escape; 11. Mate Tallman's Unbelievable Esca... View more info

On the Edge of Survival : A Shipwreck, a Raging Storm, and the Harrowing Alaskan Rescue that Became a Legend. in dj.

By: WALKER, Spike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York, 2010, ISBN:9780312286347:

Seller ID: 95714


WALKER, Spike. On the Edge of Survival : A Shipwreck, a Raging Storm, and the Harrowing Alaskan Rescue that Became a Legend. New York : St. Martin's Press, (2010). Pp. (8),[1]-279,(1), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, bluepaper covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. The story of the Coast Guard's response to a foundering Malaysian cargo ship that had run aground off the Aleutian Islands, during a December gale in 2004. "Lifting off in the blinding snowstorm, two Coast Guard H-60 Jayhawk helicopters race to thescene to try to save as many of the vessel's crewmen as possible, before... View more info