Stories of the Ocean, or Gems from the Sea-Faring Life (Classic Reprint)

Stories of the Ocean, or Gems from the Sea-Faring Life (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Stories of the Ocean, or Gems From the Sea-Faring Life Rambling along the ocean-shore, at one time a smooth pebble has turned up; at another a polished shell then a rare pearl and at the next step a precious gem. The within are a part of a twenty years' collection. Their aim is, to interest and instruct the mind; to impress and improve the heart. If they shall accomplish this object, and prove like apples of gold in pictures of silver, the pleasure of their discovery will be renewed, and the pains of collecting them will be amply rewarded. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 26 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243262760
  • 9780243262762