Seafaring Lore AND Legend explores the most colourful and curious aspects of our nautical heritage. From Noahs ark to Thor Heyerdahls raft, from Atlantis to the northwest passage, author Peter Jeans scours the ages and the seven seas for fanciful, inspiring, and bizarre tales of sea monsters, ghost ships, lost continents,castaways, pirates, explorers, superstitions, and customs. His thoughtful and amusing introductions point out the significance of each story and examine their impacts on maritime and human history. His passion for all things nautical has led him to uncover the surprising truths behind many myths.
370 pages HB