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Voyage to Paradise By Roger Gowen, as Told By Bernard McElwaine by  Roger Gowen - Hardcover - First Ediition - 1963 - from Minotavros Books and Biblio.com

Voyage to Paradise By Roger Gowen, as Told By Bernard McElwaine

by Gowen, Roger

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


London: Frederick Muller LTD, 1963. First Ediition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 12mo. Original blue cloth boards and pictorial jacket. 192 p.p. Frontispiece, plus [7] leaves of photos, printed on recto and verso. The author and four friends recount their sailing adventures, and perils, that takes them to the Canary Islands, Panama, the Galopagos, then on to the 'last paradise' of Tahiti. Small tears to jacket edges, extremities. Rear cover somewhat smudged with spotted stains. Boards clean. Light bruising to spine. Otherwise a near fine copy in a very good jacket.
  • Bookseller: Minotavros Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 001638
  • Title: Voyage to Paradise By Roger Gowen, as Told By Bernard McElwaine
  • Author: Gowen, Roger
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Ediition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Frederick Muller LTD
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1963
  • Keywords: Travel, Memoir, Tahiti
  • Bookseller catalogs: Travel; Boating; Memoir;


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