Alex Anderson – Windjammer Yarns (1923)

Alex Anderson – Windjammer Yarns

A perfect, Alex Anderson – Windjammer Yarns is over two hundred fifty pages documentary report of the life of a sailor employed on sailing ships and steamboats in the 1880s. This is one of the few unique books that help us understand the realities of a sailor’s life. Captain Alex Anderson’s book includes several shanties along with sheet music.

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Related to the Windjammer Yarns

Clifford Beckett – Shanties And Forebitters (1914)

Robert C Adams – On Board The Rocket (1879)

S. Taylor Harris – Six Sea Shanties (1925)

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