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by Blyth, Chay & Maureen Blyth

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket

Hampshire, England: Nautical Publishing. Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. 1970. First Edition. Hardcover. 024550480X; Binding is almost as new. Name embossed on ffep & half-title page. There are tiny stains in the upper margin of pages 84, 85, 86, 87, and frequent light pencil markings, easily erased if they bother you . Very minor wear and soil on the complete DJ, with price and information intact. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1970. 8" Tall, 196pp. Medium green boards, bright gold spine lettering. TRUE ADVENTURE / BOATING. Foreword by Sir Alec Rose. "Chay Blyth, after only a few hours of instruction under sail, set out from Hamble River on the south coast of England in a small family cruiser, out into the English Channel and then onto the the Bay of Biscay, past Madeira and into the Trade Winds, down into the South Atlantic into the Roaring Forties , arriving in East London at the Cape of Good Hope, the southern most point of Africa a little over 3 months later. He then cablds his wife to join him for the long sail back home. For both of them it was a remarkable achievement and though their account is delightflly light-hearted, often told in land language instead of sea terms, this was no casual venture. " Frontispiece map. 4 pages of b/w photos. .
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 45777
  • Author: Blyth, Chay & Maureen Blyth
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 024550480X
  • ISBN 13: 9780245504808
  • Publisher: Nautical Publishing
  • Place: Hampshire, England
  • Date published: 1970
  • Bookseller catalogs: ADVENTURE; BOATING;
  • Subjects: SPORTS & RECREATION / Boating;


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