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A LANDLUBBER WRITES THE LOG - BEING A TALE OF THE HAPPENINGS ABOARD THE VIRRUTH ON HER ROUND TRIP JOURNEY FROM CITY ISLAND, NEW YORK TO WOODS HOLE, MASSACHUSETTS, SEPTEMBER.1930 (signed)

Herzog, Larry K.

Publication Date: 1930
Condition: good Hardcover
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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1930. Cruise was taken on a sail boat yawl with an auxiliary motor from Septeber 12 to 17, 1930 and was the author's first sea journey. Copy No. 3 of only four privately printed. **Signed by L. K. Herzog. Hardcover. 4to., 94 leaves (printed on rectos only), with 45 original small photographs mounted in the text plus 4 full page printed sailing maps, limp leather. Some exciting hours at sea - good reading. (On 15 September, for example, they were caught in a fierce storm and were relying on a lighthouse light to avoid disaster when the lighthouse light went dark for some reason and they had to rely on their wits and a gong buoy to survive.) Cover very worn, blank end papers present but detached. However text binding is quite secure and text VG plus. Bookseller Inventory # a87352

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Title: A LANDLUBBER WRITES THE LOG - BEING A TALE ...

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:good

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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