Item Detail

Item Number 3712
Title Alone Against The Atlantic
Author Spiess, Gerry with Bree, Marlin
Condition NF/VG
Publisher Control Data Publishing
Place Published Minneapolis
Date Published 1981
Edition 1st US Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes Fine book (blue binding with dark blue cloth spine, gilt printing on spine and gilt embossed design on front; unread) in a very good, price clipped dust jacket (clean, crisp and bright; very sight wear to edges and corners, slight chipping at upper spine edge and a couple of tiny tears, lower edge). There are map decorated front and back end papers and paste downs and a color frontis of Yankee Girl at Dawn by Jerome E. Ryan. The book also includes over 50 photographs, drawings, a map of Yankee Girl's transatlantic routine, appendices, and a glossary of nautical terms. "Gerry Spiess, a schoolteacher from Minnesota, had a dream: to build the smallest practical-sized sailboat capable of surviving on the open seas," from dj. This is the story of his 3,800 mile voyage. ; B&W Photographs; 9 x 6 inches; 224 pages
LoC or ISBN 0898935067
Keyword(s) Gerry Spiess,Marlin Bree,Sailing,Minnesota,Exploration,Adventure,Voyages
Category(ies) Crafts How-To Collecting,History Travel Exploration Places
Price $20.70