Adventures at Sea in the Great Age of Sail: Five Firsthand Narratives

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Elliot Snow
Dover Publications, 2011 - History - 353 pages
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For anyone in search of authentic tales of sea-going action, adventure and exploration, these true-to-life accounts comprise a rich treasury of entertaining reading, with enough excitement and derring-do to satisfy any armchair adventurer. Moreover, they offer a vivid picture of life aboard the "tall ships" a century and more ago. A selection of 33 reproductions of historic drawings, engravings and photographs add special flavor and authenticity to the text.

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