Making of a sailor (The)

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HARLOW (Frederick Pease).— THE MAKING OF A SAILOR  or a Sea Life Aboard a Yankee Square-Rigger. Dover Publications, Inc. New York. 13,5x21,5 cm. (1988). 377-XVII págs. B.

“Having made several voyages at sea, a number of friends have asked me to write a description of sea life in the ‘70’s, aboard a deep-water ship. It is a difficult task to perform with due regard for the proprieties of speech.. (Having kept a journal, during voyages, for my own information, I have now taken incidents from it and included many of the expressions used on board ship, but have disguised the names of individuals in some instances (...)”.

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