A Tangled Yarn. Captain James Payen’s Life Log..
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.
Charles H. Kelly, 2, Castle St., City Rd., and 66, Paternoster Row, E.C.,
8vo. 5.25 x 7.5 inches. viii + 222 pp. +  pp. publisher's advertisements.
Illustrated by Woodbury print portrait frontispiece. Decorated by vignette initial.
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]