A Devil of a Trip, or the Log of the Yacht Champlain (Classic Reprint)

A Devil of a Trip, or the Log of the Yacht Champlain (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Devil of a Trip, or the Log of the Yacht Champlain To start on a cruise of many thousand miles requires a eat deal of preparation, especially when you ve to build and equip a yacht, as we had to do. There are vast numbers of odds and ends to be gathered, and many of them to be brought from lon distances. The acht we in is named Champlain after amuel de Champlain, a Captain of French marines, who came to America in the beginning of the seventeenth century. He dis covered and gave his name to the lake on which our yacht was built. He was sent by Kin Henry IV. Of France to Canada to hold anvern it in his name and to convert the Indians Christianity. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 140 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 195g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243082762
  • 9780243082766