Engineering & Technology / Sailing and Ships / Master of Cape Horn,  W A Nelson 1839  1929. The Story of a Square Rigger Captain and His World by Hugh Falkus Hugh Falkus Victor Gollancz, 1982, first edition: blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine :decorative dust jacket: approximately 20 x 25 cm tall: maps to endpapers: 160 pages: black and white photographic illustration, diagrams, facsimile reproductions and tables: colour plates. Synopsis: A record of the eventful life and voyages of Capt W A Nelson, highly regarded Sailing Ship Master during the second half of the 19th century. Based on his logbooks and a personal account written in his 80s, this record of  dangerous voyages and 19th-century life is arranged under the following headings:  Acknowledgements. Forward. Preface. Chapters:  1. A Spirited Little Town. 2. The Solway Nelsons. 3. The Lonely Sea and the Sky.  The Memoirs of Capt William Andrew Nelson with notes and comments by the author:  4. The Imperatrice.  5. The James Jardine. 6. The Sevilla. 7. The Empress Eugenie. 8. The Tinto . 9. The Bowes.10. The New Brunswick. 11. The Mary Moore. 12. The William Ritson.  13.The Rising Star. 14. The Auchencairn. 15. The Acamas. 16. The Ladas.  Epilogue. The Final Analysis. Glossary of Nautical Terms. Condition:  upper edge of dust jacket rubbed: gift inscription in ink dedicated to Lord Devonport, with bookplate printed TTT Davenport and with coat of arms to reverse of front free endpaper. Overall clean, firm and good used books
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  • Book Title: Master of Cape Horn, W A Nelson 1839 1929. The Story of a Square Rigger Captain and His World
  • Author: Hugh Falkus
  • ISBN: 0575030895
  • Publisher: Victor Gollancz
  • Year Published: 1982
  • Our Price: £33.00 GBP ($55.44 USD)
  • Description: Victor Gollancz, 1982, first edition: blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine :decorative dust jacket: approximately 20 x 25 cm tall: maps to endpapers: 160 pages: black and white photographic illustration, diagrams, facsimile reproductions and tables: colour plates. Synopsis: A record of the eventful life and voyages of Capt W A Nelson, highly regarded Sailing Ship Master during the second half of the 19th century. Based on his logbooks and a personal account written in his 80s, this record of dangerous voyages and 19th-century life is arranged under the following headings: Acknowledgements. Forward. Preface. Chapters: 1. A Spirited Little Town. 2. The Solway Nelsons. 3. The Lonely Sea and the Sky. The Memoirs of Capt William Andrew Nelson with notes and comments by the author: 4. The Imperatrice. 5. The James Jardine. 6. The Sevilla. 7. The Empress Eugenie. 8. The Tinto . 9. The Bowes.10. The New Brunswick. 11. The Mary Moore. 12. The William Ritson. 13.The Rising Star. 14. The Auchencairn. 15. The Acamas. 16. The Ladas. Epilogue. The Final Analysis. Glossary of Nautical Terms. Condition: upper edge of dust jacket rubbed: gift inscription in ink dedicated to Lord Devonport, with bookplate printed TTT Davenport and with coat of arms to reverse of front free endpaper. Overall clean, firm and good
  • Condition: See Above
  • Dustcover: Yes
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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