Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, blue pictorial cover (gilt inlay), black & white drawings (plates, including frontispiece), edges faintly foxed, few pages toned, edgewear corners, spine ends, bookplate, owner's written & dated dedication. 218 pp. (Estimated date, 1881, Trove catalogue. Written dedication dated 1883.) Novel for young adults, written in the first person, about sea voyages to Australia, and his life in Australia (also travel to India and China noted.) Four illustrated plates. Bookplate of F. J. How. Charles Beach (1818 - 1883) wrote this boys book, which was silently edited by the better known writer Captain Thomas Mayne Read. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Way to Win, or, Afloat and Ashore, with ...
Publisher: Frederick Warne
Publication Date: 1881
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