Publisher:G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, U.S.A, 1975
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1975, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: Fair, 1st
Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 250 pages. Blue cloth boards. This book is in very good or better condition. It has no tears to the pages and no pages are missing from the book. The spine of the book is in strong condition and the dust jacket is in fair condition with an open tear as pictured. It has signs of previous use but overall is in really nice, tight condition. Items are in stock and will be shipped same day or next business day directly from our Australian address. SYNOPSIS: In 1968, Bill King with three others deciding to sail alone and non-stop around the world, was swept up into a race that would eventually leave one dead, seven withdrawals and only one finisher. King was knocked-down and dismasted 1000 miles west from Cape Town but managed to sail into port. The race for him was finished in 1969 but he attempted the race the following year. The book states his experiences in his attempts to sail alone around the world. It includes a map and B&W photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Adventurers & Explorers, Personal Memoirs, Sailing; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 0002930.