National Geographic : 1962 Dec
Writer Alan Villiers Spins a Salty Tale of Adventure The author of Men, Ships, and the Sea conns the ketch Tectonaoff Cornwall. In this latest Geographic book, Aus tralian-born Captain Villiers reviews maritime history from the first rafts. Loaded with tea, Taeping and Ariel sprint side by side. Leaving China together in 1866, the clippers arrived off England three months later only minutes apart. Monta gue Dawson's painting opens the chapter "The Quest for Speed," in Men, Ships, and 894 the Sea. KODACHROMEBY MELVILLEBELL GROSVENOR© N.G.S.