First edition. Signed Limited Edition. Publisher's original half green morocco with titles in gilt to the spine. Tan coloured buckram boards. Marbled endpapers. Top edge gilt. Clear publisher's acetate dustwrapper. 193pp. Illustrated with 8 maps (one double-page), 6 line drawings, and 35 photographic plates. A beautiful fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Loosely laid in is a souvenir first day cover celebrating the author's return home in 'Lively Lady'.
Limited to 260 copies of which this is number 66, signed by the author on the limitation page. The author's accounts of his voyages in 'Lively Lady', which includes taking part in the 1964 single-handed Atlantic race (where he finished fourth) and his 1967-68 single-handed circumnavigation of the world, for which he was knighted.
Stock code: 13809