This retro gift book is filled with amusing, outrageous and downright odd quotes about one of the most common ailments to befall anyone who has felt the call of the sea and then felt seasick! Whether a short ferry crossing, a fishing trip or luxury cruise, the horrible phenomenon of seasickness has intrigued, baffled and plagued laymen and experts alike since humans first ventured on the water. This clever edition chronicles many aspects of this peculiar affliction and provides a healthy dose of historical hilarity with bizarre extracts from early physician's reports, medical jorunals and quotes on seasickness from historical figures like Dickens, Byron and Disraeli.
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A perfect gift for boaters and anyone who dreams of sea voyages!
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Book Description Adlard Coles Nautical, 2009. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Rapidly dispatched worldwide from our clean, automated UK warehouse within 1-2 working days. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000033150
Book Description Adlard Coles, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 1408111128
Book Description Adlard Coles, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1408111128
Book Description Adlard Coles Limited, London, 2009. Hard Cover. Book Condition: New. No Jacket. First Edition. 93 pages. The perfect fun gift for boaters, travellers and anyone who enjoys a bit of historical hilarity. The horrible phenomenon of seasickness has been intriguing doctors, philosophers, writers and politicians ever since humans first ventured out to sea. This retro little gift book is filled with amusing, outrageous and downright odd quotes from the likes of Dickens, Byron and Disraeli, as well as genuine but bizarre extracts from early physicians. Bookseller Inventory # 336064
Book Description Adlard Coles, 2010. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111408111128
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97814081111231.0