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Author Name    Jordon, Humfrey

Title   ...Finished with Engines.

Binding   Hardcover in Jacket.

Edition   First Edition - First Printing

Publisher   London: Holder & Stoughton, 1961.

Seller ID   002395

Blue cloth patterned boards with stamped gilt spine titles. Bindings square and tight. Minimal shelf wear. Clean text. Foxing to half-title page.
Dust jacket price-clipped in protective Mylar sleeve. Light wear, Minor darkening to white of rear panel. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover.

Humfrey Jordon born in the late 19th century began his lifelong interest in boats at age 8. Participating in both World Wars and a lifetime of sailing in Southern England, Europe, Africa and Australia gives him an authoritative voice drawing on his lifetime of travel and experience on the sea.
A prolific writer and immensely popular in his time. Historical in relating troubles and trials of trade and shipping, while spinning a good tale of what it meant to leave a life ashore for one at sea.

Price = 20.00 USD


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