Keyword: Voyages around the world

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Image for ...<b>The Speedwell Voyage: A Tale of Piracy and Mutiny in the Eighteenth Century.</b>

...The Speedwell Voyage: A Tale of Piracy and Mutiny in the Eighteenth Century.

By: Poolman, Kenneth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland:., Naval Inst Press,: 1999.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing;

Seller ID: 003786

ISBN: 1557506930


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. Photos show reflections from clear Mylar protective Dust-jacket cover. The true story of a 22-gun privateer's epic 1718 journey in the South Sea. View more info

Image for ...<b> Sailing Around the World 1895-1898 </b><br>

... Sailing Around the World 1895-1898

By: Slocum, Captain Joseph

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York:, Westvaco Corporation,: 1969.<br>

Edition: First Edition – First Printing. Thus<br>

Seller ID: 007186


Joshua Slocum was the first person to sail single-handed around the world. Unlike today's solo around the world sailors Slocum was not a yachtsman, but had been variously skipper and owner-skipper of large sailing trading ships that plied the oceans of the world. His voyages included many across the Atlantic Ocean and several to the Pacific, including trading ventures to China, Japan and the Pacific Islands.Book appears new with slight retail wear. Slip case shows some age discoloration and bumps on lower corners. View more info

Image for A Voyage Around the World With the Romanzov Exploring Expedition in the Years 1815-1818 in the Brig Rurik, Captain Otto Von Kotzebue

A Voyage Around the World With the Romanzov Exploring Expedition in the Years 1815-1818 in the Brig Rurik, Captain Otto Von Kotzebue

By: Von Chamisso, Adelbert; Translated by Henry Kratz

Price: $225.00

Publisher: USA, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010976

ISBN: 0824809831

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Carefully handled, only flaw is previous owner's name on top of front free endpage. First Edition First Printing. 8vo; 375 pages; with chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated endpages; frontispiece map. The author with his literary interest in writing and a Romantic's interest in Folkways and folklore brings a narrative which stresses the human side of exploration giving valuable insights into the confrontation between European and Pacific cultures in the early 19th century. View more info