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Villiers, Alan

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ISBN 10: 1860467997 / ISBN 13: 9781860467998
Published by Harvill Press, London, 2000
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Covered in clear plastic; Examples of b/w photography at sea, voyages include Herzogin Cecilie, Grace Harwar and Parma. Voyages 1928-1933, maps, ships rigging, , life at sea. Alan Villiers was born in Melbourne 1903. Weight 2kg; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages. Bookseller Inventory # 20070

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Publisher: Harvill Press, London

Publication Date: 2000

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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This book is a tribute to the last days of the great merchant sailboats and their crews from a unique photographic talent. The photographic work of Alan Villiers is arguably the most important photo-historical record of early 20th-century maritime history. In capturing on film life aboard the last of the great merchant sail ships, he has provided us with a singular record of the end of an era. These powerful images, published for the first time in this volume, date from the late 1920s through the 1930s and were taken aboard the three ships Villiers worked on during this period: the Herzogin Cecilie, the Grace Harwar, and the Panama.

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Alan Villiers is the author of the bestseller By Way of Cape Horn. He was born in Melbourne in 1903, and during his lifetime was an accomplished photographer, journalist, writer, and seaman.

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