The Making Of A Sailor or Sea Life Aboard a Yankee Square-Rigger
by Frederick Pease Harlow
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Publication Info: 377 pages
Dover Publications, Inc.; ISBN: 0486256138; Dimensions (in inches): 5.5x8.5
Description: A colorful, firsthand account of the making of a sailor, this book recaptures all the excitement, danger and humor of life aboard a 19th-century square-rigger. The lively narrative tells about "learning the ropes," working a ship in rough weather, the pleasures of shore leave, tropical lands, native girls and much more. Enhancing the text is an abundance of period lithographs and photographs that include views of stately clippers, bustling New England harbors, picturesque ports of call and a colorful assortment of "old salts" and exotic characters. Here is a book that will not only delight maritime buffs and students of marine history but will entertain weekend sailors and armchair skippers as well. This book recaptures all the excitement, danger and humor of sea life aboard a 19th Century Yankee Square-Rigger. Softcover.
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