Falmouth for Orders : The Story of a Sailing Race Around Cape Horn
Villiers, A. J. introduction by Frank C. Bowen

Garden City Garden City Publishing Co. ca. 1929 Early reprint edition. Octavo (standard size). Reverse of jacket shows other titles in the Star Series by Garden. Some wear, chipping, and small tears to edges of dj, a bit more so at head of spine. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. Top corners slightly bumped. A bit of browning to edges of textblock. 301 p. w/ frontis. The first hand story of the grain race between the Beatrice and the Herzogin Cecilie in 1927/28 by Villiers, who was onboard the Cecilie. They raced from Port Lincoln in Queensland to Falmouth, the Cecilie winning with a 96 day time. Very Good in Good dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: 11759)


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