The War with Cape Horn (Alan Villiers) soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
Published: London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1971, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Facsimiles; Tables; Appendix;
From the cover: The westwards rounding of Cape Horn in winter is the toughest regular voyaging man has ever made as part of his workaday life. Alan Villiers here tells the story of the great square-rigged ships which were still carrying on their private war with Cape Horn well into the twentieth century, going about…
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper. Small sticker ghost to the title page. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXIV] 338 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I entrance you with a variety of books within my Transport Astronautics catalogue?