Chichester, Francis - GIPSY MOTH CIRCLES THE WORLD
Chichester, Francis. GIPSY MOTH CIRCLES THE WORLD. London, 1967, Hodder and Stoughton, First U.K. Edition. 269 pp, 12 line drawings and maps, 14 colour Plates, 39 B&W photos. At the time, mid-1960's, Chichester's lone voyage captured everyone's imagination, and this is the then 65 year old navigator's own account of his 226 day voyage. What it takes internally becomes more of the story than storms, or rounding Cape Horn. This is one of the books named in the top 100 adventure books of all time by National Geographic. Tipped-in signature of Frances Chichester on Title Page. Chipped VG DJ at spine ends, otherwise clean internally. VG+.