CHARBONNEAU, Paul G.
Title: Glance of Wonder : The Seafaring Amsburys of Rockport, Maine. With an Introduction by Senator William Cohen.
Publisher:  Camden Printing, Inc., Camden, Maine, 1980,
Seller ID: 89159
CHARBONNEAU, Paul G. Glance of Wonder : The Seafaring Amsburys of Rockport,Maine. With an Introduction by Senator William Cohen. (Camden, Maine : Cam den Printing, Inc., 1980). Pp (2),i-iv,1-76,(2). Illustrated. Map. 8vo, illustrated cream stapled card covers. “Glance of Wonder is the true story of the six Amsbury brothers from Rockport, Maine. All became masters of clippers, whose names, preserved only on their manifests, suggest the romance of the era - “Borodino,” “Tallulah,” “Snow Squall,”Kathadin,” “Maine Law,” and“S.D. Carleton.” The names of the ships were known throughout the country. The “S.D. Carleton,” under the command of Edwin Amsbury, made the renowned race from San Francisco to Le Havre in 1891, heralded in the headlines of newspapers from California to Maine.” - from the Introduction. Corner crease, else very good. Signed without inscription by the author. 25.00