Capricorn Books

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Seller Id
ISBN
Advanced Search
 
 
Browse By Category
American History & Travel
Animation, Cartoons & Comics
Antiques & Collectibles
Architecture/Interior Design
Art - Book Illustration/Illustrators
Art - Canadian
Art - First Nations/Indigenous Art
Art - General
Art Instruction (Incl. Woodworking)
Books About Books
British History
Business, Finance
Canada - Architecture
Canada - Biography
Canada - British Columbia
Canada - Folklore/Mythology
Canada - General
Canada - Maritime Provinces
Canada - Native Peoples
Canada - Natural History

View all Categories
 
Gift Card
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Go To:

Global Book Town
The independent online bookstores on Global Book Town have nearly a million used, rare and out of print books.

 

 
 
 
JOURNALS OF TWO CRUISES ABOARD THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER YANKEE., "A Wanderer".  Introduction by Admiral E.M. Eller.

Author Name    "A Wanderer". Introduction by Admiral E.M. Eller.

Title   JOURNALS OF TWO CRUISES ABOARD THE AMERICAN PRIVATEER YANKEE.

Publisher    Macmillan, New York, 1967, first edition.

Seller ID   23878

156 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H), hard cover in dust jacket. B&w reproductions, map. "Written by a young, ardently romantic ship's clerk who signs himself 'A Wanderer' (almost certainly Noah Johnson, these journals) record the heady adventures of the Americ an privateer 'Yankee' on her first two voyages during the War of 1812. Only recently discovered among the possessions of a New England family, they are printed here for the first time....These historic journals bring vividly to life sea voya g e s t h a t epitomized Yankee daring and skill, dedication to freedom, and Christian charity in dealing with conquered enemies. What life was like aboard a privateer and how these warships were manned, sailed, and deployed against the enemy is n ow he re be tt er illustrated than in these superb firsthand accounts." Very light browning on fore-edge of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wear - mainly at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, scattered small/tiny scuffs, very light soi lin g, l igh t b row ning - mainly on spine and flap-folds. Very Good+/Very Good-

Price = 15.00 USD


Also available.
THE HISTORY OF ORGANIZED CRIME:  THE TRUE STORY AND SECRETS OF GLOBAL GANGLAND., Southwell, David.
THE HISTORY OF ORGANIZED CRIME: THE TRUE STORY AND SECRETS OF GLOBAL GANGLAND.
Southwell, David.
27.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

MYTHS THAT MISLEAD: THIRTEEN BRIEF ESSAYS ON SOME NEW AND OLD FUDGE FACTORS IN OUR SOCIETY.
Telemann, Peter, (pseud.)
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A WEDDING BOUQUET. (ELIZABETH WALTER REQUESTS THE PLEASURE OF YOUR COMPANY FOR A WEDDING BOUQUET TO CELEBRATE YOUR ENGAGEMENT/MARRIAGE/ANNIVERSARY AND THOSE OF YOUR FRIENDS AND RELATIONS.)
Walter, Elizabeth.
10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

VIMY!, Wood, Herbert Fairlie.  Foreword by Major-General F.F. Worthington.
VIMY!
Wood, Herbert Fairlie. Foreword by Major-General F.F. Worthington.
16.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF HYMNS., Barker, Cicely Mary.
THE CHILDREN'S BOOK OF HYMNS.
Barker, Cicely Mary.
25.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

TEN DANCERS:  ON STAGE, BACKSTAGE, AT HOME AND ON THE ROAD.  (PATRICIA McBRIDE, PETER MARTINS, ANTHONY DOWELL, NATALIA MAKAROVA, ALEXANDER GODUNOV, CYNTHIA GREGORY, FERNANDO BUJONES, MARTINE VAN HAMEL, PATRICK DUPOND, GHISLAINE THESMAR.), Brubach, Holly.  Photographs by Pierre Petitjean.
TEN DANCERS: ON STAGE, BACKSTAGE, AT HOME AND ON THE ROAD. (PATRICIA McBRIDE, PETER MARTINS, ANTHONY DOWELL, NATALIA MAKAROVA, ALEXANDER GODUNOV, CYNTHIA GREGORY, FERNANDO BUJONES, MARTINE VAN HAMEL, PATRICK DUPOND, GHISLAINE THESMAR.)
Brubach, Holly. Photographs by Pierre Petitjean.
35.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE WEST.  VOLUME IV. EMERGING FEMINISM FROM REVOLUTION TO WORLD WAR.  (GENERAL EDITORS: GEORGES DUBY AND MICHELLE PERROT.), Fraisse, Genevieve and Perrot, Michelle, eds.  (Dominique Godineau, Elisabeth Sledziewski, Nicole Arnaud-Duc, Stephane Michaud, Michela de Giorgio, Jean Bauberot, Nancy Green, Francoise Mayeur, Anne Higonnet, Yvonne Knibiehler, Judith Walkowitz, et
A HISTORY OF WOMEN IN THE WEST. VOLUME IV. EMERGING FEMINISM FROM REVOLUTION TO WORLD WAR. (GENERAL EDITORS: GEORGES DUBY AND MICHELLE PERROT.)
Fraisse, Genevieve and Perrot, Michelle, eds. (Dominique Godineau, Elisabeth Sledziewski, Nicole Arnaud-Duc, Stephane Michaud, Michela de Giorgio, Jean Bauberot, Nancy Green, Francoise Mayeur, Anne Higonnet, Yvonne Knibiehler, Judith Walkowitz, et
20.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

DOWNTOWN: ITS RISE AND FALL, 1880-1950., Fogelson, Robert M.
DOWNTOWN: ITS RISE AND FALL, 1880-1950.
Fogelson, Robert M.
17.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

A THOUSAND GOLDEN HORNS: THE EXCITING AGE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST DANCE BANDS., Fernett, Gene.
A THOUSAND GOLDEN HORNS: THE EXCITING AGE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST DANCE BANDS.
Fernett, Gene.
18.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

ITALIAN OPERA.  AN INTRODUCTION INCLUDING STORIES OF TWELVE FAMOUS OPERAS., Galatopoulos, Stelios.
ITALIAN OPERA. AN INTRODUCTION INCLUDING STORIES OF TWELVE FAMOUS OPERAS.
Galatopoulos, Stelios.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE FIRST AIR WAR 1914-1918., Kennett, Lee.
THE FIRST AIR WAR 1914-1918.
Kennett, Lee.
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

THE YEOMEN OF THE GUARD, OR THE MERRYMAN AND HIS MAID.
Gilbert, W.S., Sir. Illustrated by Russell Flint & Charles E. Brock. (Gilbert & Sullivan.)
15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

 


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@CapricornBooks.ca
Copyright©2018. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie