Author:Lundy, Derek


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THE WAY OF A SHIP, A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail

By: Lundy, Derek

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Toronto, Alfred A. Knopf/Random House of Canada: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013734

Condition: As New

1st printing w/complete number sequence. The author places his great-great uncle on board a square-rigger rounding Cape Horn at the end of the 19th century, "and brings to life the ship's community as it performs the work of sailing a square-rigger across the sea," telling the story of men who "were sleep deprived and malnourished, at times half-starved," and who faced the all-too-real threat of scurvy. Signed by Lundy, on title page. Black boards w/gilt ... View more info