In the Tracks of the Trades, The Account of a Fourteen Thousand Mile Yachting Cruise to the Hawaiis, Marquesas, Societies, Samoas, and Fijis [SIGNED]

London: William Heinemann, 1921.

First Edition. First UK edition. 380 pp, illustrated with 48 black and white photographs. Signed "Lewis R. Freeman, Grand Canyon, 1923" on the front free endpaper. Original green cloth stamped in gilt. Lower corners rubbed, some offsetting to endpapers, otherwise minimal wear. Binding tight and square. Laid in are the front flap of the original dust jacket and a prospectus/order form for the book. Freeman, who was raised in California, traveled extensively all over the world and wrote a many engaging works about his adventures. His publisher touted the journey that forms the subject of this book as "the most successful, from a yachtsman's standpoint, of any of the South Sea pleasure voyages, including those of Lord Brassey in the Sunbeam, Stevenson in the Equator and Casco, Lord Crawford in the Valhala, and Jack London in the Snark."

Item #13800

Price: $60.00