Strange, but true. Life and adventures of Captain Thomas Crapo and wife.: Crapo, Thomas.

Strange, but true. Life and adventures of Captain Thomas Crapo and wife.

Crapo, Thomas.

Published by [self-published] Capt. Thomas Crapo 1893 [but, really, 1899 or later], New Bedford, 1893
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A => whaler's account of his life and times, culminating with the voyage he and his wife made from New Bedford, MA, to Penzance, England. Joanna Crapo was the first woman to cross the Atlantic in a dory boat, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. This is an early reissue of the first edition, with a postscript written by Mrs. Crapo sometime after the captain's death in 1899. 8vo (20 cm, 7.9"). 151, [1] pp.; illus. Forster 32; Toy 156. Publisher's brown cloth, covers stamped in blind, spine with gilt-stamped title; edges and extremities slightly rubbed, spine with small spots of discoloration. Pages faintly age-toned, otherwise clean; a nice copy. Bookseller Inventory # 33301

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Title: Strange, but true. Life and adventures of ...

Publisher: [self-published] Capt. Thomas Crapo 1893 [but, really, 1899 or later], New Bedford

Publication Date: 1893

Edition: 1st Edition

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