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The Circumnavigators: Small boat voyagers of modern times
Holm, Don
Angus and Robertson
ISBN 10: 0207956367
ISBN 13: 9780207956362

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The Circumnavigators: Small boat voyagers of modern times
Holm, Don      
ISBN: 0207956367
Angus and Robertson London 1975 First Edition 8vo Hard Cover xvi, 496pp, index, ills. Endpaper maps, dj shows a little edge wear else a nice copy  Very Good/Good
Price: $24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 322086
Bookseller: Global Village Books  
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The Circumnavigators; Small Boat Voyagers of Modern Times
Holm, Don, Photographic and Illustrations     
ISBN: 0207956367
Angus & Robertson, London, 1975. First Edition  Hardcover (Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. About sources, introduction by author, four appendices, author's notes, bibliography and index. Map illustrated in pages showing the various routes taken by the sailors described within the text. The text is illustrated black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Gray coloured boards which has been swirled in a abstract pattern in a white coloured ink. Black coloured titles to the backstrip. Photographic dustwrapper (wraparound) with green, black and owes coloured titles to the front panel and green and black coloured titles to the backstrip. In this book the author details the circumnavigation of the world, in the modern time, by a sailing ship by various yachtsmen with little more "... than a few square feet of cloth and raw determination." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Using personal accounts and research, the author recounts the famous and the not so famous circumnavigations; and, seeks to define why men, and women, leave the safety of land and plough their way through rough and uncertain seas around the world. Rubbing of the backstrip edges and to the book corners. Age toning and faint foxing to the text block edges and there is some offset tanning to the end pages. Previous owners name to the top right hand corner of the free front end page and page 33. A little creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels. Some sunning to the front panel and there is some faint foxing to the verso along with sunning to the top edge. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], V - XII, [6], 3 - 496 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 0207956367. ISBN/EAN: 9780207956362. Inventory No: 0128155. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0128155
Bookseller: Syber's Books  
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