The Cape of Good Hope. A Maritime History – Knox-Johnston, Robin

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Tracing the waxing and waning of the clipper age and the Cape run, recounting the rivalries between the Portuguese, the Dutch, the English and the French. Analysing the strengths and weaknesses of the vessels and the imprecise navigational methods which led to many shipwrecks and disasters at sea. 11 Maps and line drawings and 28 b&w illustrations. Pages are age-toned around the edges. 246 Pages. Contents clean and binding tight. 1st Edition. Condition: Good. Dust jacket: Good. Price-clipped. Sunning to spine. Mild edge-wear. Binding: Hardcover. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Date Published: 1989
Publication Place: London
First Edition: Yes

Condition: Good.
Binding: Hardcover. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine.
Has Dust Jacket: Yes
Jacket Condition: Good. Price-clipped. Sunning to spine. Mild edge-wear.

Additional information

Weight 900 g