The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner.
Edited by Tim Flannery. this best-selling memoir was first published in 1822. Intrepid Nicol suffered impressment, rough seas, bad food, pirates, poverty - and went around the world twice. He saw such sites and had such adventures! Flannery's notes explain unfamiliar words and give details when needed, but mostly, Nicol's testimony stands on its own. Near fine in mylar. Atlantic Monthly Press. 1997. Hb, Dj. USED. $20.00