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Around the world in the sloop Spray : a geographical reader describing Captain Slocum's voyage alone around the world

Author: Joshua Slocum
Publisher: New York : C. Scribner's Sons, [1903]
Series: Scribner series of school reading.; Harvard social studies textbooks preservation microfilm project, 01959.
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"Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 -- on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Nova Scotian born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In 1900 he wrote a book about his journey Sailing Alone Around the World, which became an international best-seller. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the  Read more...
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Slocum, Joshua, b. 1844.
Around the world in the sloop Spray.
New York, C. Scribner's Sons [1903]
(OCoLC)658787753
Named Person: Joshua Slocum; Joshua Slocum
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Slocum
OCLC Number: 935505
Notes: An abridged edition for the use of schools.
Description: xiii, 215 pages : frontispiece (portrait) 10 plates, plan, folded map ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Scribner series of school reading.; Harvard social studies textbooks preservation microfilm project, 01959.
Responsibility: by Captain Joshua Slocum.

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"Joshua Slocum (February 20, 1844 -- on or shortly after November 14, 1909) was the first man to sail single-handedly around the world. He was a Nova Scotian born, naturalised American seaman and adventurer, and a noted writer. In 1900 he wrote a book about his journey Sailing Alone Around the World, which became an international best-seller. He disappeared in November 1909 while aboard his boat, the Spray."-Wikipedia.

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