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By Stephen Brennan

Here is the final word choice of tales concerning the sea for sailors young and old, skilled seamen and armchair admirals. For millions of years, we've set out crusing for all types of reasons—for conflict, for wealth, for pleasure, and for get away. we now have constantly had a primal courting with the ocean. Even those that have by no means been to sea are serious about the seafaring existence and stories of salty event. This outsized selection of the best crusing tales of all time brings jointly such assorted authors as James Fenimore Cooper, Daniel Defoe, Homer, Jack London, Rudyard Kipling, Richard Middleton, Victor Hugo, Washington Irving, Edgar Allen Poe, Jules Verne, Arthur Conan Doyle, John Masefield, Stephen Crane, H. G. Wells, Herman Melville, and dozens extra. a number of the writers whose phrases are featured listed here are immediately recognizable and feature completed deserved status; others are much less recognized, and barely featured in print, yet the following take their rightful position at the cabinets of boating literature. every one tale is illustrated with black-and-white line paintings that makes this publication a real vintage. whether you're having fun with the large ebook of cruising tales from the nice and cozy, dry convenience of your individual front room, you're certain to be encouraged via the colourful and stirring tales during this undying assortment. 50 b/w illustrations.

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