Purdys, New York: The Adventure Library, 1995. First Adventure Library edition. Octavo, xxvi, 246pp, with 29 black and white illustrations and an endpaper map compiled from drawings and charts, plus an introduction by Jonathan Raban to this newer edition of a sailing classic first published in 1900, Slocum was the first person to sail around the world alone, and was lost at sea at some date after mid-November,1909 on his sloop "Spray". A fine and unread copy, as new, bound in pictorial paper (from a painting by Winslow Homer) and a grey linen spine stamped in blue and gilt. The book was issued without a dustjacket. (Inventory #: 7017)
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