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The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in the Mediterranean (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in the Mediterranean (Paperback): Lewis Atterbury Stimson
The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in the Mediterranean (Paperback): Lewis Atterbury Stimson

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The Cruise of the Fleur-de-Lys in the Mediterranean (Paperback)

Lewis Atterbury Stimson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1904. Excerpt: ... Thb cruise of which the following is an account was made in the spring and summer of 1904. To it is added an account of a portion of a similar cruise made in 1901. In the earlier cruise the yacht sailed from New York about March 15th, was joined by the party at Gibraltar a month later, and sailed thence directly to Palermo; then Malta was visited, Greece, the JEgean islands, the Gulf of Corinth, and the Adriatic. On the return the west coast of Italy was skirted as far as Leghorn, and we sailed for home from Gibraltar July 20th, taking the long southerly route by Madeira, and reaching home August 17th. On the second cruise the yacht sailed from New York early in April, was joined at Gibraltar May 5th, and then cruised along the north coast of Africa, nearly all the coast of Sicily, and the Dalmatian coast to Venice. Returning, we visited Naples, Elba, and Nice, and sailed from Gibraltar for home August 4th, by way of the Azores, arriving September 3d. If the west coast of Italy and Nice had been omitted, it would probably not have been difficult to include Greece and the Egean in the latter trip in the same time, or at least at the cost of not more than a fortnight. As such a variation might appeal to some, that portion of the first trip has been included in this account of the second. The only heavy weather encountered in the Mediterranean was a week's gale in April, a short one in the upper Adriatic in June, and another at Leghorn in July--all in the first trip. It was never uncomfortably warm on the boat, the warmest weather being in the neighborhood of Nice in July, and even in the excursions on shore the heat was less felt than in summer journeyings near New York. In both of the outward voyages there was a good deal of heavy weather; one consumed twe...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Lewis Atterbury Stimson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-4588-6854-1
Barcode: 9781458868541
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LSN: 1-4588-6854-0

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