Seafaring Lore and Legend: A Maritime Miscellany of Myth, Superstition, Fable, and Fact

Seafaring Lore and Legend: A Maritime Miscellany of Myth, Superstition, Fable, and Fact

by Peter D. Jeans
     
 

From Noah's Ark to St. Elmo's Fire, Seafaring Lore and Legend leaves no maritime fable or superstition unturned. Author Peter Jeans has spent years compiling these sea stories, and his relaxed writing style and passion for nautical tales make for fast, enjoyable, and informative reading. The wealth of colorful information includes:

  • Oddities

Overview

From Noah's Ark to St. Elmo's Fire, Seafaring Lore and Legend leaves no maritime fable or superstition unturned. Author Peter Jeans has spent years compiling these sea stories, and his relaxed writing style and passion for nautical tales make for fast, enjoyable, and informative reading. The wealth of colorful information includes:

  • Oddities of nautical custom
  • Famous wrecks and mutinies
  • Castaways and survivors, pirates and buccaneers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071435437
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
04/13/2004
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 9.82(h) x 1.18(d)

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