Secondhand. Very good condition. Minor wear to book corners. Dust jacket is protected by plastic cover. Pages outer have sunned. Signed by author. Previous owner has signed half-title page.
On 26 March 1728, the first European ship built in Australia was put out to sea. The Sloepie was built and crewed by survivors of the Zeewyk which had impaled herself on the savage reefs of the Abrolhos Islands.
Hugh Edwards illuminates the colour, drama and brutality of a shadowy corner of maritime history. Includes index.