Landsman Hay: The Memoirs of Robert Hay 1789 - 1847 - HAY, M. D. (Ed.)Rupert Hart-Davis, 1958, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Poor DJ. DJ loose, somewhat edgeworn with several creases and a little loss. Foredges of text block lightly spotted. Internally bright and clean.
ROBERT HAY, a Scot whose father had been a lowland farmer, ran away from home in 1803, when he was only thirteen, and spent eight and a half years at sea. His own memoir, here published for the first time, is not only an exciting adventure story but also a valuable historical document giving many details about life before the mast during the Napoleonic Wars. 248pp. Size: 8vo Demy (8½" x 5½") Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.
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