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- Drifting Alone to Norway - the Amazing Adventures of Betty Mowat

Lerwick Shetland, T & J Manson. 1942, Reprint (1942). Original Illustrated Wrapper, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Early Shetland edition of this true tale when a frail 63 year old Shetlander was left alone on a boat which drifted over 9 days from Shetland to Norway where she was saved. First published from contempory sources on the 50th anniversary of the event which took place in Febuary 1886. Photographic portrait of Betty on the front wrapper and other illustrations of the boat and Norwegian shoreline etc. 50p. Clean, tight with minimal wear. Uncommon. See scans. Very Good +/No Jacket.
GBP 48.00 [Appr.: EURO 54 US$ 63.05 | JP¥ 7021] Book number 006638

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