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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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"If you entertain people interested in the sea - or those who refuse to have anything to do with it - this is an ideal mini-book to leave casually on the coffee table."—Lymington Times
"Funny and pretty darned interesting, it's a great little tiny tome to dip in and out of."—Dorset Echo
"Just the thing for boaters, keen travellers, and anyone who likes a bit of historical hilarity."—Nautical Magazine
"I have a feeling that this is going to be a bestseller, heap enough to be bought for your friends and an essential volume for your loo library."—Canoeist
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Book Description Adlard Coles Nautical, 2009. Hardcover. Condition: New. Rapidly dispatched worldwide from our clean, automated UK warehouse within 1-2 working days. Seller Inventory # mon0000033150
Book Description Adlard Coles, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1408111128
Book Description Adlard Coles, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1408111128
Book Description Adlard Coles Limited, London, 2009. Hard Cover. 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. Seller Inventory # 336064
Book Description Adlard Coles, 2010. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111408111128
Book Description Adlard Coles. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1408111128 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1528875