This historic 88+ year old ORIGINAL vintage article, Sinbads of Science, Narrative of a Windjammer’s Specimen-Collecting Voyage to the Sargasso Sea, to Senegambia Africa and Among Islands of High Adventure in the South Atlantic, was carefully removed from the National Geographic Magazine, published in 1927. Written by George Finlay Simmons, this extensive article contains 75 pages and 88 illustrations / engravings. Page size is 6.5” x 10”. (00514) 3/15
Some Vintage illustrations include:
- The Blossom, towed down to an anchorage in Gardiners Bay on the north end of Long Island.
- Long John fishing off schooners bow for dolphin.
- The route of the Blossom
- The Blossom creeps along the edge of the Sargasso Sea
- Furna, a tiny port of Brava
- The beautiful horseshoe harbor of Porto Grande
- Steamers taking fuel in the Porto Grande harbor
- Cape Verde Island women
- Portuguese roads on the island of St Nicholas
- The perilous islet of Corral Velho
- Simmons and Cuyler, mining for mother Carely’s chickens on Cima
- Preparing specimens on the high seas
- The Isle of Boa Vista
- The Blossom approaching Africa
- Ouolof chief of the Senegal village of Thies
- Treasure Island, South Trinidad
- +76 more pictures!
Condition: Very good Condition with some light toning to the pages due to age. There may be some very small notches on the edge of the paper where it was original
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