A Tangled Yarn. Captain James Payen’s Life Log..

PAYEN, JAMES. DURLEY, THOMAS, EDITED BY..

Bound in original grey cloth, gilt with coloured block. Extremities worn, spine darkened and fly leaves browned and, and a little stained at rear; otherwise a very good copy. Early Sunday School prize inscription on first free endpaper.

£75.00

Publisher

Charles H. Kelly, 2, Castle St., City Rd., and 66, Paternoster Row, E.C.,

Place

London

Date

1891

Item Description

8vo. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. viii + 222 pp. + [2] pp. publisher's advertisements.

Illustrations

Illustrated by Woodbury print portrait frontispiece. Decorated by vignette initial.

Notes

Edited autobiographical account of the seafaring life of Captain James Payen (born Barking, Essex,1809). It includes his early career as a fisherman and his world-wide service in the merchant marine, including that of the East India Company and his adventures ashore.

[Stock No. 25591]

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