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  • VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA, WRITTEN AT SEA 1852: The Journal of Lucy Kendall Herrick. by Herrick, Lucy Kendall, edited By Amy Requa Russell, Marcia Russell Good, and Mary Good Lindgren.
    Herrick, Lucy Kendall, edited By Amy Requa Russell, Marcia Russell Good, and Mary Good Lindgren.
    VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA, WRITTEN AT SEA 1852: The Journal of Lucy Kendall Herrick.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, (1998.) dj. Hardcover - Account of 24 year old Lucy Kendall Herrick's 137-day voyage in 1852 from New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn, aboard the 'Josephine', a 947-ton, three-masted freighter, a trip made with her mother, sister and family friend, to rejoin her father in the gold mines. One of the few accounts written by women about sea journeys during that era. Introduction by Andrew Rolle.Illustrated with photographs. Notes, bibliography and index. A handsomely produced book, somewhat oversized. 135 pp. ISBN: 0-87328-1659.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 44366
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  • BARQUE WHISPER. by Richards, Alun.
    Richards, Alun.
    BARQUE WHISPER.

    Edition: First US printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel of a secret voyage along the coast of South America in 1858. "From the beginning there were complications . . a story of the sea that touches on one of the most bizarre mutinies in maritime history and gives an authentic account of the nightmare horrors of a Cape Horn passage. Some of the most dramatic moments of the novel, including the descent of a plague of locusts, are drawn from Alun Richard's vast knowledge of sea records of the past." 221 pp. ISBN: 0-312067070.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 79095
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