A Home on the Deep; Or, the Mariner's Trials on the Dark Blue Sea

By A Son of the Ocean

SKU# 17825

$ 35.00

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
Publisher Place Boston
Date Published 1858
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
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.
Limited Edition