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Voyaging – Captain James William Holmes – Edited by Nora Coghlan

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Subtitled … “Fifty years on the seven seas in sail”. With pen pictures and paintings by Captain James William Holmes, Member of the Honourable Company of Master Mariners. With a forward by John Masefield.

A fine copy of the second impression published 1966 by Hutchinson of London.

Octavo, 207 pages with illustrations throughout mainly from the subjects magnificent artwork.

Masefield describes Holmes as one of the most famous sea captains of the late Victorian era and salivates over the then thrill of the sailing ships if full rig. The editor, Holmes’s daughter twice sailed around the world with her father. Much about sailing to Australian and New Zealand.

Captain Holmes from a special breed ..

Price: $27.00

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