A Home on the Deep; Or, the Mariner's Trials on the Dark Blue Sea
By A Son of the Ocean
Pp. 483; 17 text-figures (wood-engraving). Publisher’s original red cloth, blind-stamped with a three-mast ship on the front and rear cover, spine is lettered in gilt, 8vo. The preface states “The object of the present volume has been to afford a series of brief and interesting sketches, which might be both useful and attractive to the seaman, and afford a convenient pastime for his leisure moments.” Contains 90+ small chapters detailing ship-wrecks, mutiny, famous captains, and all other sea-faring tales from all parts of the maritime world. Signature of H. Hastings dated March 24, 1859 on the front endpaper.
|Publisher||Higgins, Bradley and Dayton|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||Wear to cloth at the head and foot of the spine, some light shelf wear as well, the text is bright, clean and unused; overall a very good copy.|