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MY LIVELY LADY by  Sir Alec Rose - Hardcover - Third Impression - 1968 - from Diversity Books and


by Rose, Sir Alec

Condition: Very Good +/Very Good

Lymington, Hants., U.K.: Nautical Publishing Co., In Association with George G. Harrap Co., 1968. (xiii), + 193pp., monochrome illustrated endpapers (different front and rear). Unpaginated colour and b/white halftone plate sections (all called-for plates extant and attached). Intext b/white maps and drawings (including 'Lively Lady' cutaway). Book clean and square. Small gilt decoration on front board, bright gilt title over lightly bumped spine, else plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock top edge tinted orange, else leaves unmarked. Art-illustrated (Laurence Bagley), loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped and mildly edgeworn. In this interesting biography, solo around-the-world yachtsman Sir Alec Rose (1908-1991) tells of his early days, and then the gripping drama of his solo voyage . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Introduction, Part 1. Part 2. Appendices x 4. Book weight approx. 515g. . Third Impression. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good +/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Diversity Books AU (AU)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 012886
  • Author: Rose, Sir Alec
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Edition: Third Impression
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Nautical Publishing Co., In Association with George G. Harrap Co.
  • Place: Lymington, Hants., U.K.
  • Date published: 1968
  • Keywords: Biography, Yachtsmen, Sailors, Great Britain, Single Handed Circumnavigators, Lively Lady (Yacht), Rose, (Sir) Alec, 1908-1991
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nautical & Maritime;
  • Subjects: TRANSPORTATION / Ships & Shipbuilding / General;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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