Angus & Robertson, 1984, Hardcover, Book Condition: Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition
201pp. Illustrated end papers showing a clipper ship in full sail. Tan coloured boards with white writing on spine. Shelf wear evident on bottom book edges and the head and the heel of the spine bumped. On the front end papers, at the top, there has been some glue spilt and has caused sticking of the paper with resultant damage. Illustrated dustwrapper showing a man in full foul weather gear at the helm of sailing ship. Dark blue background with white writing on the front panel and on spine. The dustwrapper is a little faded and there is minor rubbing of the corners. In 1913, 16 year old John Boult sets sail on a wool clipper "Emilia Denholm" from Melbourne to London. He goes from being a naive boy to an experienced man by the time they reach London...."as the voyage progresses, his relationships with the others on board become more bewildering and threatening as the huge and malign Captain Trygg closes in on his chosen victim, the star apprentice Alex.". Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Maritime ; Australia; ISBN: 0207148910. ISBN/EAN: 9780207148910. Inventory No: 0100319.