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Shipwreck! Courage and Endurance in the Southern Seas

by Burman, Jose

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(Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1986) 0798120061. 8vo; laminated pictorial boards; pp. 140, incl. index; plates; map. Very good condition. "These are very human stories for it is the characters rather than the events that hold our interest. There are plain tales of heroism - Wolraad Woltemade (whom everyone knows) and Jochem Willemsz (whom virtually nobody knows); there is horror in the dreadful privations of the survivors of the Cospatrick, which caught fire at sea; and there is fufilment in the inspired leadership of such men as Nuno Volho Pereira and Sir Ernest Shackleton. A truly gripping collection of disasters at sea, masterfully recounted." .
  • Bookseller: Christison Rare Books, IOBA SABDA ZA (ZA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10663
  • Title: Shipwreck! Courage and Endurance in the Southern Seas
  • Author: Burman, Jose
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0798120061
  • ISBN 13: 9780798120067
  • Publisher: (Cape Town: Human & Rousseau, 1986) 0798120061
  • Place: Cape Town
  • This edition first published: 1986
  • Bookseller catalogs: Maritime;


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