Adlard Coles Nautical republished the classics of maritime literature with forewords by some of today’s top mariners that explain the power and influence of this archetypal prose.
Celebrating the best in maritime literature, this distinctive new library of quality paperbacks (each $14) also include explanatory maps and guides, and a host of additions that readers won’t find anywhere else.
“Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty” ?by William Bligh” With foreword by Pete Goss, this definitive edition not only includes Bligh’s original text, but also that of his detractors. Opposing accounts allow for fascinating discrepancies, and give the reader the chance to explore the richest version of this one-of-a-kind maritime story, according to the publisher.
“The Sea Wolf” ?by Jack London: This special edition of Jack London’s classic novel of mutiny and madness on the high seas includes an exclusive foreword by real-life adventurer, Bear Grylls, of the popular television show, “Man vs. Wild.”
Grylls explores the strange and remarkable character of seaman Wolf Larsen with the insight of someone who has also stared nature in its unforgiving face.
“20,000 Leagues Under The Sea” ?by Jules Verne: With foreword by Miranda Krestovnikoff, this special edition of the science-fiction classic brings the novel back to its roots. Based on the original translation that popularized the novel in the English-speaking world, it also features brand-new maps that allow the reader to follow Nemo on his quest to take revenge on the civilization that destroyed his family.
“South” ?by Sir Ernest Shackleton: With foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes, this special edition of Shackleton’s account of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition offers readers the opportunity to follow the expedition’s extraordinary 800-mile journey from the shores of the Antarctic Peninsula to South Georgia through a set of detailed maps, highlighting the crew’s courageous endurance.?