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North To The Night: A Year in the Arctic Ice by  Alvah Simon - Hardcover - 1999 - from The Parnassus BookShop and Biblio.com

North To The Night: A Year in the Arctic Ice

by Simon, Alvah

Condition: Fine/Very Good


U.S.A: The McGraw-Hill Companies/International Marine, 1999. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. Type: Hardback Second Printing. Hardcover Book in FINE Condition with a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Endpapers maps by Michael Custode, of the Northbound Route of the Roger Henry and Raven's View of Tay Bay, in blue tones. Full color fantastic photographs by Diana White-Simon, with occasional contributions by Alvah Simon--you can see the Roger Henry as it disappeared beneath drifting snow, and one as it sunk into solid ice; also blizzards, seals, Tay Bay, etc. Clean, solid, square--Fine--Volume. 328 pages. 1999, The McGraw-Hill Companies/International Marine, USA

Alvah Simon spent thirteen years sailing the world, finding adventure in Borneo's jungles, Africa's deserts, and Cape Horn's ship graveyards. For their Arctic journey, he and his wife, Diana, received the 1997 Cruising World Outstanding Seamanship Award. The Simons live aboard the Roger Henry.




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