Under Sail … With an Introduction by David W. Bone
Under Sail … With an Introduction by David W. Bone

RIESENBERG, Felix. Under Sail … With an Introduction by David W. Bone.

Regular price
£128.00
Sale price
£128.00
Tax included. Shipping calculated at checkout.

RIESENBERG, Felix. Under Sail … With an Introduction by David W. Bone. London, Jonathan Cape.~i~ [1925].

8vo. Original cloth with the rarely seen printed dust-wrappers (see below), not price-clipped; pp. xxv, 447, frontispiece showing the ship, illustrations in the text after drawings by the author; near-fine.
First UK and revised edition, the transatlantic issue, using the original US sheets, first, 1918. Riesenberg (mis-spelled Reisenberg on the wrappers, was an American sailor, maritime official and writer on martime history and of fiction. This is the account of his first journey, undertaken in 1898 on the sailing ship A. J. Fuller around Cape Horn to Honolulu and back. This edition has been enriched by a glossary of sea terms and a new introduction.

#2111844