The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake - By Alan Sefton

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The Last Great Adventure of Sir Peter Blake

Sir Peter Blake's Logbooks

Written by: Alan Sefton
Category: Non Fiction
Genre: Sport, Sailing

Book Details:

ISBN 10: 0670045438
ISBN 13: 9780670045433
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Viking
Date Published: New Zealand, November 18th, 2003
Language: English
Condition: Good
Appearance: The book is in good condition. The cover shows some signs of wear, particularly at the edges and corners. There is a noticeable tear at the top left corner of the dust jacket. The pages appear to be clean and free of markings.


This large-format hardback follows the late Sir Peter Blake on his last, ill-fated voyage on the polar exploration yacht Seamaster. It tracks the voyage while paying homage to an extraordinary man. The Seamaster voyage began in New Zealand and descended to 70 degrees South in the icy waters of Antarctica. It then headed north to the rain forests of the Amazon where it eventually sailed 1,800 km up the Amazon River. Blake was murdered at the river mouth. The text of the book is drawn from the logbooks kept by Blake, edited by Alan Sefton. The illustrations consist of stunning colour images from the ship's photographers, and the paintings are by Lady Pippa Blake who was on board during part of the Amazon section.

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