THE WIND COMMANDS:. Harry A. Morton.

THE WIND COMMANDS:

Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific. Drawings by Don Hermansen and Paul Dwillies, from original drawings and research by Peggy Morton. Pp. xxviii+498, 52 plates, numerous text figures, endpaper map, notes, glossary, selected bibliography, index; super roy. 8vo; price-clipped dust wrapper, lightly rubbed, the backstrip and small section of front panel faded; bookseller's sticker on verso of upper free endpaper; Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, Connecticut, 1975. First U.S. edition. Forster 670. *Covers indigenous Pacific watercraft, European ships, problems of maintenance and navigation, the health and diet of seamen, and social and cultural aspects of Pacific maritime activities. Includes a chapter on whaling. Item #099655

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