Washington-Metcalfe, Thomas.


Faber & Faber, 1st.ed., 1934. 214 pp., frontis. + 15 other photo-plates. Blue cloth ; gilt. 22 x 14cm. Joints worn, lacks (blank) front free endpaper ; slight foxing (chiefly to edges) ; GOOD. Bookplate. A personal account of the author's love affair with the sea, with descriptions of his pre-war voyages in commercial deep-sea square-riggers and a voyage aboard an old paddle-wheel tug. The book is illustrated with on-deck views aboard sailing vessels, and a 'cigar' steamer sailing up the Avon.

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