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Los Angeles, Ward Ritchie Press, Edited from the original manuscript and from the first edition, with journals and letters of and , and notes by John Haskell Kembel with original illustration by Robert A. Weinstein, and illustrated from contemporary paintings, prints and charts. First Edition. Hard Cover. Illustrated by Robert Weinstein.
Two volumes in slipcase, publisher's full illustrated cloth, maps on endpapers. Both volumes are in excellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. Some mild wear around edges of slipcase, else fine. Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall. Near Fine with no dust jacket. Catalogue: Memoirs.
Limited Edition. Illustrated by Ronald Keller. Publisher's full blue leather, spine in four compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering or decoration in each compartment, intricate gilt decoration on both covers, blue moire silk endpapers, printed on archival paper, silk ribbon marker bound in, Smyth sewn, and with concealed muslin joints to ensure the highest quality binding. Richard Henry Dana Jr. Both as a writer and as a lawyer, he was a champion of the downtrodden, from seamen to fugitive slaves and freedmen. While an undergraduate at Harvard College, Dana had an attack of the measles which affected his vision.
Thinking it might help his sight, Dana left Harvard to enlist as a common sailor on a voyage around Cape Horn on the brig Pilgrim. He returned to Massachusetts two years later aboard the Alert which left California sooner than the Pilgrim. He kept a diary throughout the voyage, and, after returning, he wrote a recognized American classic, Two Years Before the Mast, published in The volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean.
AS NEW. As New with no dust jacket. Catalogue: Memoir. New York: P. Collier, Deluxe Edition. Very Good in boards. Edited from the original manuscript and from the First Edition, with Journals and Letters of and , and notes by John Haskell Kemble with illustrations by Robert A Weinstein, and illustrated from contemporary paintings, prints and charts, ttl pp, ill, hardcover light brown cloth , very good condition small limited humidity spots. Librairie Zannekin Professional seller. A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea.
The Family Library. Original dark brown cloth binding [BAL 'A'] with gilt stamped lettering to spine. Bright spine gilt Some staining to text-block.
A VG copy. Catalogue: Literature. With original illustrations by Robert A.
Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, Two vols. Small 4to. Pictorial cloth. Spines slightly soiled, a bit of foxing at top edges; else fine in worn slip case. Bibliomania Professional seller. Catalogue: Maritime. Ohio, World Publishing Co. Red boards rubbed with edgewear. Pages are tanning, text has no markings, binding is sound.
Westvaco, First edition thus. Quarter cloth over paper covered boards with gilt titles and gilt illustration on front board. Silk ribbon sewn in. Limited edition, privately published by Westvaco Corporation, Christmas The 35th volume of Westvaco's American classics series. A fine copy in a lightly solied slip case. Kaaterskill Books Professional seller. Catalogue: Nautical. Philadelphia: David McKay, Edge wear. Soiling to lower page edges. Perennial Classic, P B. A personal narrative. Cover by Alan Cober. Basket 0 items. Toggle navigation.
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Light rubbing to extremities. Former owner's name on front end sheet. Light underlining in pencil.
Very Good. Penguin Publishing Group, Mass Market Paperback. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed. Used - Good.
Edward Beauclerk Maurice. See all worldofbooksusa has no other items for sale. There is some interesting history here, told from a first-person perspective, particularly the stops in Santa Barbara and up the California coast. The characters were interesting and beautifully depicted. The most incredible part perhaps is the weeks and weeks it took to negotiate passage against winds and storms—all the while having to race up and down the ice-covered rigging to furl and unfurl sails. Richard Brown Chief Mate of Alert.
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