London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1951. Very Good / Very Good. Item #27268
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1951. First Mariners Library Edition. Octavo; publisher's cloth in pictorial dust jacket retaining original price, blue topstain; 219pp.; frontispiece, four leaves of plates. Light shelf wear to jacket extremities, rear panel a shade toned, light soil to upper cover cloth, topstain unevenly faded, else a Very Good, sound copy.
Attractive edition of Sidney Howard's first-hand account of navigating his sailboat from London to the South Seas, first published in 1933 and reissued here as No. 16 of the Mariners Library. Additional titles of the series listed on jacket verso and rear flap.