Two Years Before the Mast, A Personal Narrative of Life At Sea, Abridged for Modern Reading

By: Dana, Richard Henry Jr.

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No other Junior Deluxe Editions mentioned. Dana writes that this is intended to give a perspective to the daily life of the common sailor in 1840, rather than the gentleman or officer. 368 pages, Abridged from the original to be suited to 'Modern Reading,' or the younger reader. Illustrated covers, endpapers, and throughout the text by Robert Frankenberg. Youth Fiction published in the late 1940's. A classic. Private collection, no markings. Dent in the bottom of the back cover, some shelf wear, some yellowing of the paper. Pages tight and the binding is secure. Spine is clothbound, while the covers are simulated leather(boards) with embossed and printed images of sailors and compass roses. Our book number 6051.

Title: Two Years Before the Mast, A Personal Narrative of Life At Sea, Abridged for Modern Reading

Author Name: Dana, Richard Henry Jr.

Categories: Fiction, Youth, Fiction, Historical, Childrens Books,

Edition: 1st Thus

Publisher: U.S.A., Junior Deluxe Editions, Garden City, New York, The Literary Guild of America, INc.: 1949

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Item Weight: 1.00 lbs

Seller ID: 6051

Keywords: YOUTH FICTION, SAILORS, NINETEENTH CENTURY,