H.M.S. Captain. by Arthur Hawkey

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Pagination187p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages187
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Billy’s commanding officer, Captain Graveling, though reluctant to let one of his best men go, has little choice in the face of the superior ship’s by: "The Journals of Captain James Cook", I, ccxxxvii). It seems to be a fair copy done some time after the original, and does not cover the whole voyage but ends five days before the arrival of the Endeavour at Batavia, on her way homeward.

The copy bears the trade card of the stationer who supplied the book - "Bate of Birchin Lane, Cornhill". In H.M.S. Pinafore or The Lass That Loved a Sailor, W.S. Gilbert satirizes the snobbery and hypocrisy of the English social system of his tells the story of a lowly able seaman named Ralph who has fallen in love with Josephine, his Captain's daughter.

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