By Sam Jefferson
With over 2 hundred wonderful work and illustrations, and exciting descriptions of the adventures and races at the water, this pretty publication brings the period vividly to lifestyles.
The origins of the clippers - from the gold rush to the tea trade
A hell send voyage with 'Bully' Waterman, some of the most profitable and infamous captains of the era
Marco Polo, the quickest send on this planet - her upward push to prominence and next decline
Mary Patten's conflict with Cape Horn - a girl captain takes cost in a truly male world
Mutiny aboard the 'wild boat of the Atlantic'
The nice China tea race of 1866 - an amazingly shut race the world over, simply made up our minds within the ultimate few miles
The Sir Lancelot defies the percentages - her eccentric captains and competition with the mythical Thermopylae
The Cutty Sark's longest voyage
First-hand bills, newspaper studies and log entries upload attention-grabbing eyewitness aspect, when the lovely photographs convey how the designs of those thoroughbreds built over the years.
A amazing learn and invaluable party of those racehorses of the sea.
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Clipper Ships and the Golden Age of Sail: Races and rivalries on the nineteenth century high seas by Sam Jefferson