Thousand Miles’ Cruise in the “Silver Cloud”
from Dundee to France and back in a small boat
by William Forwell
Blackie & Son, 1879
an entertaining account of a voyage down the east coast of Scotland and England, and across the Channel to France.
Inspired by John Macgregor’s exploits in ‘Rob Roy’, the Reverend Forwell had himself built a square-sterned yawl of just 19-feet on the water-line and embarked on this epic voyage in May 1877
2nd edition (with revisions and additions). ppx 212 + review leaf. frontispiece engraving and folding map.
very nice bright condition hardback in the original green cloth binding with gilt decoration.
foxing on preliminary and end-papers.
1889 gift inscription to front free end-paper