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Easton Press, Hal Roth "After 50,000 Miles" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]
Hal Roth "After 50,000 Miles" Leather Bound Collector's Edition [Very Fine]


 
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VERY FINE GUARANTEED A wonderful bright clean copy free of any markings, writings, or stamps. Sharp corners that are not bumped. Tight and square spine. Unread book. No attached bookplates or indication of any removed. Book Grading Definitions

  $79.00
Publisher: Easton Press
Edition: Limited Edition
Binding: Leather Bound (Full genuine leather)
Illustrator: Frank Rosenow
Dimensions: 9.5 "x 6.75" x 1"


Availability: In Stock w/Same Day Shipping
Product Code: 211-115

Description About the author
 
Easton Press. Norwalk, CT. 1977. Hal Roth "After 50,000 Miles" Limited Edition. Leather Bound Collector's Edition. Luxuriously bound in full genuine leather. Very Fine without any flaws.

In the book, Hal Roth shares experiences and expertise acquired during eleven years spent sailing across the world's oceans with his wife on their thirty-five-foot yacht.

About the author

Hal Roth (1927 - October 18, 2008) was an American sailor and author. In 1971 he was awarded the Blue Water Medal of the Cruising Club of America. Even though neither he nor his wife, Margaret was a sailor, their friends shared a love of sailing and introduced them to the sport in 1962. The couple chartered a boat in the West Indies where they learned a great deal from the captain. Later, they chartered another boat in Greece, then took sailing lessons in Scotland. After purchasing a home in Sausalito in 1964, they took a trip (1966) north along the west coast and purchased a fiberglass Spencer 35, built in Vancouver, British Columbia and designed by John Brandlmayr in Seattle, Washington. They named her Whisper, and sailed her home to California. The Roths began sailing on their own in 1966 and completed several voyages in Whisper. Destinations included Japan, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, Canadian islands, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Cape Horn, Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, Mediterranean, and Canary Islands. In 1978, they relocated to Maine. Roth published hundreds of articles in his lifetime. Although, his book publications appear to be his dominate body of work and document the couple's voyages and growing knowledge of sailing. The 1972 account of their first circumnavigation of the Pacific Basin (1967-8) resulted in the publication Two on a Big Ocean. The Blue Water Medal of the Cruising Club of America was awarded to the Hal Roth, and Margaret was noted as the sole crew, for this voyage.

Features
Includes all the classic Easton Press qualities:

* Premium Leather
* Silk Moire Endleaves
* Distinctive Cover Design
* Hubbed Spine, Accented in Real 22KT Gold
* Satin Ribbon Page Marker
* Gilded Page Edges
* Long-lasting, High Quality Acid-neutral Paper
* Smyth-sewn Pages for Strength and Durability
* Beautiful Illustrations


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