Ship Ahoy! A Yarn in Thirty-six Cable Lengths


Ship Ahoy! A Yarn in Thirty-six Cable Lengths

FENN, George Manville

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Not well known today, George Manville Fenn was a prolific writer of stories for both adults and children. Each chapter in this nautical tale is a "cable length" (approx. one tenth of a nautical mile or 100 fathoms). Printed in double columns. Samuel Smiles's Books listed inside front cover. First four pages list Harper's Library of Select Novels and Miscellaneous Popular Novels.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Harper & Brothers, Publishers
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1874
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    Library of Select Novels No. 590. 92, 4 p. 24 cm. 6 large b&w illustrations and many decorative initials by W. Mackay and F. Waddy. Brown paper wraps. Stained front cover. Chipped spine ends. Small tears in edges. Owner's signature and a few minor stains in interior. Rear shows a vertical fold.

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