Two Years Before The Mast A Personal Narrative Of Life At Sea

Author: R. H. Dana
Editor: Read Books Ltd
ISBN: 1473360587
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This book is a fascinating and detailed chronicle of over two years spent in the American merchant service during the early 1800s. Written as a journal, it depicts the adventures and vicissitudes of a young sailor travelling from Boston around Cape Horn and on to the west coast of North America. Brought to life with a vividness that belies its age, “Two Years Before the Mast” is highly recommended for lovers of adventure writing and those with an interest in nautical history. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Two Years Before the Mast - A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 619
Authors: R. H. Dana
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-09 - Publisher: Read Books Ltd

This book is a fascinating and detailed chronicle of over two years spent in the American merchant service during the early 1800s. Written as a journal, it depicts the adventures and vicissitudes of a young sailor travelling from Boston around Cape Horn and on to the west coast of North
Two Years Before the Mast
Language: en
Pages: 516
Authors: Richard Henry Dana
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Random House LLC

A personal narrative of life aboard an American merchant ship in the 1830s.
Two Years Before the Mast
Language: en
Pages: 190
Authors: Richard Henry Dana
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Open Road Media

In this nineteenth-century nautical memoir, a Harvard man sails around the tip of South America to California—and returns with this classic tale of adventure. In 1834, nineteen-year-old Richard Henry Dana left Harvard University to enlist as a deckhand on a brig sailing from Boston to the California coast. For the
Two Years Before the Mast
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Richard Henry Dana
Categories: California
Type: BOOK - Published: 1888 - Publisher:

Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882) of Boston left his studies at Harvard in 1834 in the hope that a sea voyage would aid his failing eyesight. He shipped out of Boston as a common seaman on board the brig Pilgrim bound for the Pacific, and returned to Massachusetts two years later.
Two Years Before the Mast
Language: en
Pages: 533
Authors: Richard Henry Dana
Categories: Sailors
Type: BOOK - Published: 1911 - Publisher:

Richard Henry Dana (1815-1882) of Boston left his studies at Harvard in 1834 in the hope that a sea voyage would aid his failing eyesight. He shipped out of Boston as a common seaman on board the brig Pilgrim bound for the Pacific, and returned to Massachusetts two years later.