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Around Cape Horn to Honolulu on the Bark'Amy Turner'.

By: Briggs (L.V.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1926 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 821


186pp, 29 illus, endpaper illus, decorated cloth. Publisher: This vivid account, first published in 1880, tells the story ofûthe Amy Turner's exciting 17,000-mile voyage as seen through the eyes of aûsixteen-year-old passenger. Briggs took passage when recovering fromûTuberculosis, and since he had a camera he was able to record theûhighlights of the voyage. View more info

Sir George Strong Nares (1831-1915) and The British Arctic Expedition, 1875-76.

By: Deacon (M.) & Savours (A.) & Hattersley-Smith (G.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1976,

Seller ID: 6663


(ii), 26pp, 12 illus, map, printed blue paper wrappers. AJS: Extract reprinted from Polar Record, Vol 18, No 113, May 1976. View more info

Our Wherry in Wendish Lands: From Friesland, through the Mecklenburg Lakes, to Bohemia.

By: Doughty (H.M.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1891 rp 1985,

Seller ID: 8065


iv + 406pp, frontis, 88 illus, 2pp adverts, decorated green cloth. AJS: Voyaging in the wherry yacht Gipsy. View more info

Passage to the New World Packet Ships and Irish Famine Emigrants 1845-1851.

By: Hollett (D.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1995,

Seller ID: 3380


232pp, 77 illus, dw. View more info

Seagulls in My Soup Further Adventures of a Wayward Sailor.

By: Jones (T.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1991,

Seller ID: 915


299pp, 2 maps, dw. AJS: Continues the adventures of the Saga of a Wayward Sailor. View more info

The Voyages of John and Sebastion Cabot.

By: Williamson (J.A.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1937,

Seller ID: 9586


19pp, 2 maps, opriginal green paper covers. SBS: Published for the Historical Association, Williamson was anûexpert on Tudor History. View more info

Rights of Passage Emigration to Australia in the Nineteenth Century.

By: Woolcock (H.R.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1986,

Seller ID: 916


xviii + 377pp, 16 illus, dw. AJS: A fascinating detailed view of 19th century emigration..living andûsanitary arrangements, food and drink, exercise, religious activities, andûrelationships on the 12,000 mile voyage to Queensland. View more info

William Phipps 1651-1695 an Uncommon Man.

By: Zabriskie (G.A.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1945,

Seller ID: 8804


18pp, frontis, 2 illus, printed green boards. SBS: Phipps was an American who retrieved the treasure from a Spanish shipûoff Tortuga, he brought the treasure back to London. Refused a commissionûin the Royal Navy from William III, returning to America to become theûfirst Governor of Massachusetts. View more info