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Langdon, John

S.S. Silverspray, a Novel

S.S. Silverspray, a Novel

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New York: Macmillan, 1958. 279 pages 22 cm. Near fine. Neatly price clipped about near fine(-) dust jacket housed in archival mylar. Hardcover.

A nice copy. Handsome b&w maritime-themed bookplate of one Ralph M Stall to front paste-down. Semi-autobiographical novel treats themes of violence & racism in a merchant marine context. //. Steamer cargo transit from San Francisco to Manila. Author was, among many other things, a reference librarian at the Mechanics Institute in San Francisco. // Pacific Ocean, Typhoons, Hurricanes. Racism. Merchant Marine Sailors, Seamen; Langdon, Franklin Coasten, (born 1913)

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