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By: Poolman, Kenneth
Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland:., Naval Inst Press,: 1999.
Edition: First Edition; First Printing;
Seller ID: 003786
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
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
Publisher: USA, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1986
Edition: First Edition, First Printing.
Seller ID: 010976
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