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Count Luckner, The Sea Devil

by Lowell Thomas

Condition: Fair


Garden City, N.Y. : Garden Ciy Publishing Company , Inc. , 1927. Hardcover. Fair. Frontispiece : Glossy, B&W Photograph of the buccaneer ( Count Luckner ), and his bride, Countess Ingeborg von Luckner, on their post-war cruise around the world to visit the scenes of the Seradler's adventures.......Wirh eleven illustrations, from photographs.....About the astounding life and sea adventures of Count Felix Graf von Luckner( 1881 - 1966, great grandson of Nicholas, Count Luckner ( 1722 - 1794 ) , German officer in French service, who rose to becomes Marshal of France..........The English Count Luckner was a German nobleman, naval officer, sailor who earned the epithet " Der Seeteufel " ( The Sea Devil ) for his exploits in armed sailing ship, SMS Seeadler ( Sea Eagle ) 1916 - 1917. Book is with 30 chapters, some titled : We Meet A Flying Buccaneer ..... Felix Runs Off To Sea.....Saved By An Albatross... Salvation, Kangariis, And Fakirs In Australia....Wrestling Champion Of Sankt Pauli ....The Tragic Cruse Of The " Caesarea " ...The Beach Comber's Adventure With The " Panther " .....Pitfalls For The Sailor, And The Canary That Spoke Low Dutch..... THe Runaway Comes Home.... From Pig-Sty Cleaner To Kaiser's Prorege ... Tn Tee Cameroons To Kaiser's Protege....etc....Windjammer Zs. Steamer ....The Last Cruise Of The Poor Old " Pinmore " .....The Life Of A Modern Buccaneer .... How We Made Our Prisoners Walk The Plank .... The Battle Of The Falkland Islands etc.... Caught By The British At Wakaya.... Jailed In Fiji While The Others Escape To Easter Island......The Escape From New Zealand To The Smoking Isle. Appendix. Star Lbrary Ad. " Von Schweiger's Account Of How He Sank The Lusitania ( Chapter XI ). Spots on covers of blue colored cloth book with gilt lettering in the spine . Map decorated end pagws with Luckner's voyages. Library label on front end page. ( 5 3/4 X 8 1'4 X 1 1/2 ) 308 pages. Appendix. Book Ad excerpt . Book weighs 1 1/5 pounds. .

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  • Bookseller: oldusedbooks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 00012546
  • Title: Count Luckner, The Sea Devil
  • Author: Lowell Thomas
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Garden Ciy Publishing Company , Inc.
  • Place: Garden City, N.Y.
  • Date published: 1927


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