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Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Stated First American Edition. Text/BRAND NEW. Blue boards w/gilt spine lettering/NF. DJ/NF; showing faint scratch marks & small loss to leading front edge. Originally published in French under the title Les Heros Solitaires de l'Atlantique. This book records remarkable lone sailors who have crossed the Atlantic singlehandedly. Biographies accompanied by photographs, some in color, capturing the challenge of the seas, the grace and beauty of the crafts and the men who manned them. Author Gerald Asaria is a writer, journalist, and editor of the World of Yachting yearbook.
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 0831712422. Preface by Eric Tabarly. Translated by Frank George. 176 pages, well illustrated (many in color), cloth, DJ, very good. 9 by 11 inches. From the dust jacket: "Challenge is a magnificent photographic tribute to those remarkable men who have sailed the Atlantic single-handed during the last century-Howard Blackburn, Joshua Slocum, Si Lawlor, William Andrews, Alain Gerbault, Francis Chichester, Geoffrey Williams, Alain Colas, Eric Tabarly, amongst others. " PM189; 176 pages.
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