The Wreck of the Golden Mary
"[...]Clock-Tower is. We walked an hour and more, for he had much to say to me. He had a scheme for chartering a new ship of their own to take out cargo to the diggers and emigrants in California, and to buy and bring back gold. Into the particulars of that scheme I will not enter, and I have no right to enter. All I say of it is, that it was a very original one, a very fine one, a very sound one, and a very lucrative one beyond doubt. He imparted it to me as freely as if I had been a part of himself. After doing so, he made me the handsomest sharing offer that ever was made to me, boy or man-or I believe to any other captain in the Merchant Navy-and he took this round turn to finish with: "Ravender, you are well aware that the [...]."
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
- 04 Mar 2015
- Illustrations, black and white