Hen Frigates: Wives of Merchant Captains Under Sail


ISBN: 0684839687


Druett, Joan. New York: Simon & Schuster (1998). . 274 pages. Illustrated. Index. Inscribed “To Susan” and signed by the author. Price-clipped dust jacket. A clean, attractive copy. “Through first-person accounts and maritime illustrations, a historian reconstructs the life of the courageous wives and daughters of sailing ship captains of the nineteenth century, who left everything behind to join their husbands at sea.” Book: Very Good. Dust Jacket: Very Good.