A Thousand Miles' Cruise in the "Silver Cloud"

Thousand Miles' Cruise in the "Silver Cloud"

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from Dundee to France and back in a small boat

by William Forwell

Blackie & Son, 1879

an entertaining account of a voyage down the east coast of Scotland and England, and across the Channel to France.

Inspired by John Macgregor's exploits in 'Rob Roy', the Reverend Forwell had himself built a square-sterned yawl of just 19-feet on the water-line and embarked on this epic voyage in May 1877
2nd edition (with revisions and additions). ppx 212 + review leaf. frontispiece engraving and folding map.

very nice bright condition hardback in the original green cloth binding with gilt decoration.

foxing on preliminary and end-papers.

1889 gift inscription to front free end-paper