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The Voyage of the "Girl Pat" - An Authentic Account by Skipper Orsborne and his Crew

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Product description

First edition hardback. Published in 1937 by Hutchinson. Blue cloth covers, faded gilt title on spine. Spine bumped top and bottom, small tears to top and bottom of spine. Corners of boards slightly bent and worn. End papers front and rear foxed. Page edges foxed. All pages lightly tanned. Binding is still sound but hinge cracked at pp108-109. Text pages unmarked, no inscriptions.
The full story of the thrilling and dangerous voyage of the small motor vessel the "Girl Pat", from Grimsby to Georgetown, an unauthorised transatlantic voyage in 1936. The escapade ended in Georgetown, British Guiana, with the arrest of the trawler's captain and his brother. The pair were later imprisoned for the theft of the vessel. An authentic, original account of the journey by George "Dod" Orsborne the skipper of the boat. Contains seventeen black and white plates.

Item details

Added value:
First edition, Rarely Available
Author(s):
Orsborne, Skipper
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22 x 14.5 x 3 cms
Edition:
1937, 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
234
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
The Voyage of the "Girl Pat"

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First edition hardback. Published in 1937 by Hutchinson. Blue cloth covers, faded gilt title on spine. Spine bumped top and bottom, small tears to top and bottom of spine. Corners of boards slightly bent and worn. End papers front and rear foxed. Page edges foxed. All pages lightly tanned. Binding is still sound but hinge cracked at pp108-109. Text pages unmarked, no inscriptions.
The full story of the thrilling and dangerous voyage of the small motor vessel the "Girl Pat", from Grimsby to Georgetown, an unauthorised transatlantic voyage in 1936. The escapade ended in Georgetown, British Guiana, with the arrest of the trawler's captain and his brother. The pair were later imprisoned for the theft of the vessel. An authentic, original account of the journey by George "Dod" Orsborne the skipper of the boat. Contains seventeen black and white plates.

Added value:
First edition, Rarely Available
Author(s):
Orsborne, Skipper
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
22 x 14.5 x 3 cms
Edition:
1937, 1st edition
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
234
Publisher:
Hutchinson
Title:
The Voyage of the "Girl Pat"

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