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Some shelf wear, bumping. Pages are age-toned. Jacket rubbed and chipped, price-clipped. Reprinted from the 1930 original edition. 1,040 pages. Adventure stories at sea from more than a hundred literary greats, including Defoe, Marryat, Poe, Hugo, Dumas, Melville, Conrad, Stevenson, Ibanez, and Wells. From the historicl records and literature of 22 countries, covering more than 2,000 years, these stories represent the best writing in the genre from ancient Greece and Rome to the Icelandic Sagas to more recent times--stirring tales of fact and fiction in maritime exploits.