Gale Force 10

$22.95 GST

Category: SKU: 3257

Description

This fascinating biography of Rear Admiral Sir Francis Beaufort (1774-1857) shows a rich and varied life, from the world of adventure, scientific and antiquarian discovery to polar exploration, meteorology, astronomy, cryptography and literature. Bestselling author Nicholas Courtnet has drawn on Beauforts original letters and journals, the official naval and hydrographic records, and the many learned societies of which he was a member, to reveal the public and private life of a 19th century hero.
340 pages PB