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15,000 Miles In A Ketch - Raymond Rallier du Baty

Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1922, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. Leans. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding. Previous owners' inscription to the pastedown. Pages lightly age-tanned.

Publishing date unstated, dated from references. Illustrated by way of: Maps [1];

From the cover: “SINCE Francis Drake went round the world in the Golden Hind there has perhaps been no voyage quite so venturesome as that in a little French fishing ketch, of forty-five tons, called the J. B. Charcot, which set out from Boulogne in September of the year 1907, and, sailing across the South Atlantic, and the Antarctic and Indian seas, lay to outside Melbourne Harbour in July 1909 — a distance of 15,000 miles.
Size: 6¼" x 4¼"
Number of Pages: [VI] 348

£10.00 (Now Sold)