Voyages To Windward

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Voyages To Windward

Author : Elsie Hulsizer
ISBN : 1550176862
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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A quarter-century of sailing, discovering the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Voyage To Windward

Author : Joseph Chamberlain Furnas
ISBN : OCLC:882476163
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The Arctic Whaling Journals Of William Scoresby The Younger The Voyages Of 1817 1818 And 1820

Author : William Scoresby
ISBN : 0904180956
Genre : History
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This is the third and final volume in the set of William Scoresby's journals. It contains the unpublished accounts of his three voyages 1817, 1818 and 1820 and includes detailed descriptions of his landings. The Introduction to this volume contains a major reappraisal of Scoresby's role, especially in regard to his alleged mistreatment by John Barrow, Second Secretary of the Admiralty. The volume also contains an appendix by Fred M. Walker on the building of wooden whaleships such as the Baffin that were capable of routine ice navigation under sail as far north as 80°N, based on Scoresby's account, as Owners' Representative, at the beginning of the 1820 journal.
Category: History

The Parliamentary Debates

Author : Great Britain. Parliament
ISBN : OSU:32435072071129
Genre : Great Britain
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New Voyages And Travels

Author : Sir Richard Phillips
ISBN : SRLF:A0002121606
Genre : Voyages and travels
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Category: Voyages and travels

Windward To Fantasia

Author : Andrew Stransky
ISBN : 064890170X
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An adventurous young couple sailing the world on a shoestring have their world turned upside down when their baby girl is born. Overcoming constant challenges they build towards an exciting heyday, winning races, battling storms and dodging pirates. An inspiring, fast moving story of exotic travel.
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A Voyage Round The World In The Years Mdccxl I Ii Iii Iv

Author : George Anson
ISBN : 9781108074995
Genre : History
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This 1748 publication documents the extraordinary and lucrative circumnavigation accomplished by the British naval officer George Anson in 1740-4.
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Louisiana Voyages

Author : Martha Reinhard Smallwood Field
ISBN : 1604730730
Genre : Travel
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When nature exudes in a swamp in Louisiana it is rich, tropical, juicy, dark, verminy, repellant and lovely all in one, wrote Catharine Cole in 1889. It is like a coffin crowned with flowers; a death trap baited with roses. Writing under the pseudonym Catharine Cole, Martha R. Field (1855-1898) became the first full-time newswoman for the New Orleans Daily Picayune in 1881. For more than a decade she was the woman's page editor and wrote a Sunday column, Catharine Cole's Letter, that established her as one of the most popular writers in the South. Cole wrote fiction, essays, editorials on women's issues, and travel pieces. But her accounts of journeys through Louisiana's rural parishes by rail, steamboat, carriage, buggy, and on foot brought her writing to the state's working men and women as well as its plantation aristocracy. Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole gathers these travel writings for the first time. Touring most of Louisiana's parishes, taking in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Lafayette, Morgan City, and Grand Isle, Cole revealed in her journalism much about an exotic, unspoiled Louisiana and the Gilded Age South as a whole. A punishing 1,800-mile buggy trip through forests, swamps, bayous, and along the Gulf Coast made her a celebrity writer who, according to her contemporaries, knew more about Louisiana than any other person alive. Joan B. McLaughlin is a retired associate professor of English at Clemson University. Her work has appeared in Contemporary Literary Criticism, Concerning Poetry, Arizona Quarterly, South Carolina Review, and other periodicals. Jack McLaughlin is a retired professor of English and humanities at Clemson University. He is the author of Jefferson and Monticello: The Biography of a Builder and To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson: Letters to a President. Learn more about Catharine Cole at http: //www.catharinecole.com/
Category: Travel