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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

Journal - A Trip to Jersey, 2nd to 16th September, 1901.

By: Drinkwater (R.P.)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: 1901,

Seller ID: 10582


unpaginated, 148pp, 2 portrait photos as frontis, folding map (Jersey), mapû(St Peter Port), map (St Helier), map in colour (Channel Islands), 2ûcuttings laid in, 30 original photographs laid in, original cloth binding,ûleather spine, printed label on front board.ûNB: Printed two page description available on request. AJS: The journal is written in a neat clear hand on one side of the page,ûso 69 pages of 1350 lines. This is not a full transcription and theûentries... 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

Captain Cook in the Pacific.

By: Rigby (N.) & Van Der Merwe (P.)

Price: £14.99

Publisher: 2006,

Seller ID: 6096


144pp, 50 colour illus, 70 half tone illus, stiff paper covers. Publisher: Charts his three great Pacific voyages looks at the man, andûhis crew, and the explorations and discoveries they made which were to beûof global significance. Illustrated throughout with many images from theû(NMM) Museum's extensive collections. 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