Sam Noble, Able Seaman:; 'Tween Decks in the 'Seventies: An Autobiography. Sam Noble, Rear-Admiral A. F. Davidson, foreword.

Sam Noble, Able Seaman:; 'Tween Decks in the 'Seventies: An Autobiography

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1926. First edition. Hardcover. 305 pp., 8vo. Hardcover in dj. First edition. "The flavour of the sea & old sailing ships is recalled in his sprightly description of the carefree , busy life of the training ship, amusing anecdotes of his mates, memories of voyages, & foreign sights & sounds -- all the small tragedies & comedies of a sailor's life in the 70's." Light edgewear to boards & spine; binding tight. Gilt textblock top edge; soiling to fore edge. Foxing/browning to pds & eps (to title pg) & lights oiling scattered throughout mostly clean textblock. Heavy foxing & wear some soiling, moderate discoloration & lg tears; missing chunk from rear panel. Very Good in Poor DJ. Item #161462

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