Now in its 20th year, The Mariner's Book of Days is an ever-growing encyclopedia of nautical fact, fiction, and folklore, and has been hailed as the best, most entertaining nautical desk diary and calendar to see print. An invaluable reference, each annual edition is completely different from its predecessors, and all have become collector's items. On every right-hand page is a week of days, with the nautical significance of each briefly explored. On each left-hand page is a collection of nautical miscellany evoking the rich traditions of the sea. Entertaining and informative, illustrated with a variety of lovely etchings, engravings, sketches, and watercolors, The Mariner's Book of Days takes readers on a 365-day voyage through history.
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Peter H. Spectre, a renowned writer with a lifelong appreciation of the sea and its traditions, is the former editor of WoodenBoat magazine and the current editor of Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors. He is co-author of Afloat on the Tide and author of A Mariner s Miscellany, also published by Sheridan House.Review:
This year's entertaining nautical desk diary and calendar lives up to expectations and is as every bit as good as those published previously. Every turn of the page you are presented with a week of days and the nautical significance of each day described briefly by the author together with an assortment of nautical miscellany. Engaging and informative the diary is beautifully illustrated with etchings, engravings, sketches, and watercolors. Taking the reader on a 365-day journey through history this truly is an essential desktop companion for anyone with a love of ships and the sea. A cherished annual treasure. Highly recommended. --Sea Breezes magazine
Spiral bound to lay flat or wrap its front cover all the way around for ease of use, The Mariner's Book of Days 2011 is a consumable, nautical desk diary and calendar. Each two-page spread lists a week on the right (the days include notes on the phases of the moon, famous nautical events in history, and plenty of blank space to write in) and extensive nautical history, facts, and trivia tidbits on the left. The Mariner's Book of Days 2011 is at once both a useful scheduling tool and an extraordinarily fascinating assembly of facts about life on the oceans and seas. --Midwest Book Review
The Mariner's Book of Days 2011 by Peter H. Spectre is celebrating its 20th anniversary of bringing boaters their week-by-week dose of nautical fact, fiction, and folklore. The softcover, spiral-bound 2011 edition features a week of days on the right-hand page and a collection of drawings, musings, and facts evoking the rich traditions of the sea on the left-hand page. Hailed as one of the best, most entertaining desk diary, each annual edition is completely different from the last, making each one a collector's item long after the year is over. --Soundings
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Book Description Sheridan House, 2010. Calendar. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111574092936