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Journal of A Voyage Around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena  A YEAR ON  THE SHIP HELENA by  Editor  Thomas Worthington; Steven Kagle - First Edition - 2002 - from E Ridge fine Books and Biblio.co.uk

Journal of A Voyage Around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena A YEAR ON THE SHIP HELENA

by King, Thomas Worthington; Steven Kagle, Editor

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Ohio State University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0814209114 . Xxx, 264 pp. The Diary, pages 1-240; Appendix 1, 2, &3; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Exceptionally nice copy very slight slant. From the flap: In 1841 Thomas Worthington King accepted a position as supercargo on the Helena, a ship some have called “the first American clipper,” as it was about to make its maiden voyage to China. Journal of a Voyage around the World recounts the travel of Thomas Worthington King on the Helena from 1841 to 1842. In full and well-written entries, King recounts the routines and surprises of life at sea... provides details often missing from histories that give a real sense of the period. ; 1841-1842; 9.44 X 6.18 X 0.89 inches .


  • Bookseller: E Ridge fine Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 6377
  • Title: Journal of A Voyage Around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena A YEAR ON THE SHIP HELENA
  • Author: King, Thomas Worthington; Steven Kagle, Editor
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10:0814209114
  • ISBN 13:9780814209110
  • Publisher: Ohio State University Press
  • Date published: 2002
  • Keywords: EXPLORATION, Sea Adventure, Seafaring
  • Bookseller catalogs: History; Ships & the Sea; Biographies & Autobiographies;
  • Subjects: HISTORY / General;


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