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Grain race

Eric Newby

Grain race

pictures of life before the mast in a windjammer.

by Eric Newby

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Allen & Unwin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination176p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17307401M

Minor rubbing to the book corners with fading of the back strip. Rubbing of the slipcase edges and panels with patchy fading to all surfaces. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. [4], V - XIX, [1], , [12 – of which nine are details of Grain Race . An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last 'grain race' of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby. In , a young Eric Newby - later renowned as a travel writer of exceptional talent - set sail aboard Moshulu, the largest sailing ship still employed in the transportation of grain from Australia to Europe. Every 4/5(1).

An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last 'grain race' of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby. In , a young Eric Newby - later renowned as a travel writer of exceptional talent - set sail aboard Moshulu, the largest sailing ship still employed in the transportation of grain from Australia to Europe. Every year from to , the vessels involved /5(6). An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last ‘grain race’ of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby. In , a young Eric Newby – later renowned as a travel writer of exceptional talent – set sail aboard Moshulu, the largest sailing ship still employed in the transportation of grain from Australia to Europe.

The Last Grain Race is not sailing in the sun and spray but rather a vivid tale of life before the mast. It is remarkable that a young English lad of 18 signed on as a raw hand on a steel four masted bark in and wrote about his life sailing to Australia around the Cape of Good Hope and home via Cape Horn.4/5(1). Oct 22,  · By Newby had got himself on the crew of a four-masted barque, first as an apprentice, then as an ordinary seaman, sailing in the last Grain race from Australia to .


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Newby is an extremely self-effacing and /5. Mar 30,  · First published in‘The Last Grain Race’, featuring many photographs from the author’s personal collection, celebrates both the spirit of adventure and the thrill of sailing /5(34).

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An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last 'grain race' of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby. Ina young Eric Newby - later renowned as a travel writer of exceptional talent - set sail aboard Moshulu, the largest sailing ship still employed in the transportation of grain from Australia to Europe.

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