A Sea of Words: A Lexicon and Companion to the Complete Seafaring Tales of Patrick O'Brian (Revised)

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Product Details

Price
$23.99
Publisher
Owl Books (NY)
Publish Date
Pages
512
Dimensions
5.57 X 0.93 X 8.28 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780805066159
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About the Author

John B. Hattenborf is a professor of maritime history at the United States Naval War College. J. Worth Estes, Ph.D., is a professor of pharmacology at Boston University and a specialist in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century maritime medicine.

Reviews

"To any disoriented lubber who needs to take a quick bearing on Aubrey's world of staysails and sternposts, it will be a useful compass." --The Economist

"Dean King's lexicon will charm cultists." --The Philadelphia Inquirer

"An outstandingly useful passkey to the wooden world of Britain's Royal Navy in the great age of sail." --Sea History

"A gem of a book." --Minneapolis Star Tribune