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COUNT LUCKNER, THE SEA DEVIL

by Lowell Thomas

Condition: Very Good


Garden City, New York: Garden City Publisheing Company, Inc.. Hardcover. Very Good. "Felix Graf von Luckner (9 June 1881 – 13 April 1966), sometimes called in English Count Luckner, was a German nobleman, naval officer, author, and sailor who earned the epithet Der Seeteufel (the Sea-Devil), and his crew that of Die Piraten des Kaisers (the Emperor's Pirates), for his exploits in command of the sailing commerce raider SMS Seeadler (Sea Eagle) between 1916 and 1917. It was Luckner's habit of successfully waging war without casualties which made him a hero and a legend on both sides." Tight binding. Blue coverboards - bumped with some fraying of cloth at head and tail. Spine is faded. No chips, tears, creases on pages. Previous owner's named and date (1930) on blank page preceding half title page. Map endpapers. Black and white frontis photographic portrait of Count Luckner and several other photographic illustrations. Dampstain on bottom corner of text block, only extending on to a couple page surfaces. Copyright date 1927. Size: 8vo (8" to 9"). 309 pp.


  • Bookseller: Bibliodditiques CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5105
  • Title: COUNT LUCKNER, THE SEA DEVIL
  • Author: Lowell Thomas
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Garden City Publisheing Company, Inc.
  • Place: Garden City, New York
  • Keywords: PIRATE; BUCCANEER; THE CAESAREA; THE GLADYS ROYAL; THE LUNDY ISLAND


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