The Wind Commands: Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific - Harry MortonConway Maritime Press, 1975, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Good Dust Wrapper. Heavily faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Text complete, clean and tight.
Printed by the University of British Columbia Press with Conway sticker to the title page and in the Conway dust wrapper. Illustrated with black and white photographs & diagrams. From the cover: “Based on the journals of over one hundred men and women who sailed the Pacific — men as famous as Sir Francis Chichester or as notorious as William Bligh — Harry Morton’s unusual and extremely readable book is a discussion of the problems the Pacific has posed, of the hardship, courage and ingenuity associated with facing them, and of their gradual solution.”
Illustrated by Don Hermansen & Paul Dwillies. Size: 10¼" x 7". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 498 pages.