Two Years Before the Mast. A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea.

Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1930. Hardcover. A beautiful edition of this classic tale of "the life of a common sailor at sea as it really is". It is based on his personal voyage from Boston to South America and around Cape Horn to California. On the return voyage they travel through the Antarctic winter, with terrifying storms and incredible beauty.

Roy. 8vo, 524 pp, handsomely illustrated by Edw. A. Wilson. Handsomely bound in linen gilt decorated spine and blue boards. With the original labeled box. Slight shading on inner hinge margins, box edge and corners slt. rubbed but label pristine. A very good copy. Item #27044

Price: $75.00