By Sam Jefferson
With over 2 hundred beautiful work and illustrations, and exciting descriptions of the adventures and races at the water, this pretty publication brings the period vividly to existence.
The origins of the clippers - from the gold rush to the tea trade
A hell send voyage with 'Bully' Waterman, essentially the most profitable and infamous captains of the era
Marco Polo, the quickest send on the earth - her upward push to prominence and next decline
Mary Patten's conflict with Cape Horn - a girl captain takes cost in a really male world
Mutiny aboard the 'wild boat of the Atlantic'
The nice China tea race of 1866 - an amazingly shut race internationally, purely made up our minds within the ultimate few miles
The Sir Lancelot defies the percentages - her eccentric captains and contention with the mythical Thermopylae
The Cutty Sark's longest voyage
First-hand bills, newspaper studies and log entries upload interesting eyewitness aspect, while the lovely photos express how the designs of those thoroughbreds built over the years.
A fabulous learn and priceless 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