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The Sindbad Voyage (The Leather-Bound Nautical Library)

By: Severin, Tim

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1988

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2281101

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's insert laid in. 1988 Full-Leather. 238, [2] pp. 8vo. Dark orange full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in, color photographs throughout. Sindbad. Perhaps the greatest fictional sailor of them all. But could his amazing voyages, recounted in the The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, be recreated in the modern world? Or were they just the stuff of legend? Tim Severin was determined to find out. After three years of research, he created a precise replica of an early Arab trading ship. Not a single nail was used in her c... View more info