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because the Horn is There.'

Smeeton, Miles

ISBN 10: 0888260261 / ISBN 13: 9780888260260
Published by Gray's Publishing, Sidney, British Columbia, 1971
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Lovely copy in like jacket under fresh mylar. Former owner's bookplate inside front board. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 009951

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Title: because the Horn is There.'

Publisher: Gray's Publishing, Sidney, British Columbia

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Taupe Boards

Illustrator: Deryck Foster (jacket)

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: Second Printing.

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Nicely Illustrated with black & white photographs and maps. This is the story of British citizens Miles and Beryl Smeeton's east to west trip around the Horn, starting in England and finishing in Victoria BC - a 19,000 mile jaunt. This was their 3rd attempt - the first two attempts ended with their boat Tzu-Hang capsizing during the Cape Horn traverse and then ending in a Chilean port. A well-written, exciting tale.

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