Book Description

The story of a ship that gained world renown for its cadets since it began training boys for the merchant fleet in 1922; Botha Boys, mariners who have manned every kind of ship from a tug to a windjammer across the Seven Seas, will find a treasure trove of reminiscence in these pages, those who love the sea and ships will be continuously fascinated; more than 140 photographs.
Dealer Notes
First Edition; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall; gilt titles spine & front; black outline drawing of the ship front cover; gilt emblem on front & rear end papers; some wear to D/J. edges & spine
Author Grutter, Wilhelm
Date 1973
Binding Hardcover (Original Brown Cloth)
Publisher The T.B.F. Davis Memorial Sailing Trust; Cape Town, South Africa
Condition Very Good Condition (Good Dustjacket)
Pages 173

Price: £30.00

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