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Heaven, Hell and Salt Water by  Bill & Phyllis Crowe - Hardcover - 1957 - from Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA and Biblio.co.uk

Heaven, Hell and Salt Water

by Crowe, Bill & Phyllis

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


London, UK.: Rupert Hart-Davis.. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1957. Hardcover. 12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; 221 - [1] pp. Blue cloth over boards with dark blue lettering on spine and a dark blue compass rose on the front board. The text block head edge is stained to match as issued. Number 35 in the Mariners Library. First published in 1955, this is the first Hart-Davis edition. Illustrated with 4 pages of black and white photographs and 6 maps. The externals show quite mild shelf wear with the spine being faded and sunned as are the fore and head edges of both boards though to a lesser extent. Otherwise the interior is very clean and the binding is sound and solid. .
  • Bookseller: Pilgrim Reader Books - IOBA CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20182
  • Title: Heaven, Hell and Salt Water
  • Author: Crowe, Bill & Phyllis
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Rupert Hart-Davis.
  • Place: London, UK.
  • Date published: 1957
  • Keywords: Maritime; Nautical; Sailing; Lang Syne;, Schooner; Voyages; Tuomotus; Samoa;, Marquesas; Zanzibar; Circumnavigation;, Fifi; Ua Pou; Gulf of Mannar; Caribbean;, Sunda Strait; Ceylon; Java; Arafura Sea;, Queensland; Australia;
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nautical & Maritime;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / General;


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sunned
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