Title: Way of a Ship : A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail. First Editino in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Alfred A. Knopf Canada, Toronto, 2002, ISBN:067697371X
Seller ID: 54911
LUNDY, Derek. The Way of a Ship : A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail. (Toronto): Alfred A. Knopf Canada, (2002). First Edition. Pp 449, including frontis., and  p of technical drawings,  p map and one phototo text. 8vo, black paper covered boards. "A magnificent and harrowing re- creation of a square-rigger voyage round Cape Horn at the end of the 19th century.[...] As Benjamin Lundy [the seafaring great uncle of the author] nears Cape Horn and its attendant terrors, the traditional qualities of the sailor - fatalism, stoicism, courage, obedience to a strict hierarchy, even sentimentality - are revealed in the square-rigger's dying days..." -from the dust jacket. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00