SEA JOURNAL: SEAFARERS' SKETCHBOOKS (ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF HISTORICAL SAILOR EXPLORERS, NAUTICAL TRAVEL GIFT)

SEA JOURNAL: SEAFARERS' SKETCHBOOKS (ILLUSTRATED BOOK OF HISTORICAL SAILOR EXPLORERS, NAUTICAL TRAVEL GIFT)
Publication Date: 
February 1, 2020
Format: 
Hardcover
Publisher: 
Trim Size: 
10.8in. x 7.7in. x 1.3in.
ISBN: 
9781452181158
About This Item: 
In this remarkable collection of illustrated private journals, log books, letters, and diaries, The Sea Journal follows the voyages of intrepid sailors. This captivating book contains firsthand records by a great range of travelers of their encounters with strange creatures and new lands--full of dangers and delights, pleasures and perils. The Sea Journal includes historical figures like Antonio Pigafetta, an Italian who sailed with Magellan, Tupia, a Tahitian who joined Captain Cook's first voyage, buccaneer Bartholomew Sharp, who menaced the Spanish Main, and Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe. - With 60+ biographical portraits accompanied by colorful sketches and maps, each story unfolds in an exciting way.- Explore adventures from the frozen polar wastes to the South Seas paradise islands.- Readers meet a fascinating cast of real characters: officers and crew, cooks and whalers, surgeons and artists, explorers and adventurers. A collection of rare and exquisite firsthand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages, The Sea Journal provides a fascinating insight into exploration and adventure at sea. The records--sourced from libraries, archives, and private collections, as well as family heirlooms, and assembled together for the first time--evoke the thrill of discovery and the spirit of the sea. - A gorgeous compilation of sketches by travelers and explorers of many nationalities and eras- A wonderful gift for history buffs, map enthusiasts, artists, journal-keepers, coastal tourists and residents, people interested in the sea and exploration, and anyone with an adventurer's spirit - Great for those who enjoyed Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World by Julia Rothman, Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery by David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton, and Rea Alexandratos, and Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book Of The Sea by Terry Breverton
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Binding: 
Hardcover

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