New York: W. W. Norton & Company 1951. First edition as stated. Hardcover. Good +/poor. wear to the boards at the spine bottom less so at the top fore corner bruised Dj missing pieces worn at edges price clipped on inner fold both top and bottom map end papers illustrated appendix 208 pages. Twenty five foot sloop "Vertue XXXV" sailed from England to New York by author and friend at the time the smallest of such vessels to make the East to West crossing.