The Last Grain Race

Author: Eric Newby

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007597843

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 2491

An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last ‘grain race’ of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby.

Lonely Planet The Last Grain Race

Author: Eric Newby

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781741795264

Category: Travel

Page: 285

View: 9094

The Last Grain Race is Eric Newby's spell-binding account of this time spent on the Moshulu's last voyage in the Australian grain trade. A classic tale from one of the world's best-loved travel writers.

Farewell Windjammer

Author: Holger Thesleff

Publisher: N.A


Category: Passat (Bark)

Page: 240

View: 8780

Summary: it is a humourous and bizarre tale about a man's obsession with a lock of golden hair which he finds hidden in a secret compartment in an antique cabinet.

Learning the Ropes

Author: Eric Newby

Publisher: Crown


Category: History

Page: 144

View: 8974

With wit and nostalgia--and through radiant photographs that evoke a vanished maritime world--a master storyteller looks back on a youthful adventure that taught him the ways of the sea and ships. 160 photos.