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WITCH IN THE WIND : the true story of the legendary Bluenose. by De Villiers Marq - First Edition - 2007 - from Harry E Bagley Books Ltd and Biblio.com

WITCH IN THE WIND : the true story of the legendary Bluenose.

by De Villiers Marq

Condition: Fine/Fine


Toronto: Thomas Allen Publishers, 2007. blue cloth, gilt spine, 312 pages : illustrations (some color), maps., pictorial endpapers, CONTENTS: Her conception and birth -- Her long pedigree -- Her magical ways in the wind and weather -- Her master and men -- Her first rivals -- Her life on the Banks -- Her dangerous predecessors -- Her racing antecedents -- Her tangled politics -- Her famous victories -- Her acrimonious duel with the glorious Columbia -- Her dispiriting life in the Great Depression -- Her years as a downhill racer -- Her final adventure -- Epilogue.. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo,.. Hardbound.




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