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Louis Becke

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Book cover: The Pearl Divers of Roncador ReefThe Pearl Divers of Roncador Reef
by - J. Clarke ,
Contents: The pearl divers of Roncador Reef; Jim Trollope and myself; For the benefit of sailors' kids; The Manurua and the Marguerite; A blackbirding incident; A strange rencontre; Crowley and Drake, Limited; Nerida, the maid of Suwarrow; etc.
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Book cover: The Ebbing of the TideThe Ebbing of the Tide
by - J. B. Lippincott ,
South Sea Stories: Luliban of the pool; Ninia; Baldwin's Loise; At a kafa-drinking; Mrs Liardet: a South Sea trading episode; Kennedy the boatsteerer; A dead loss; Hickson: a half-caste; A boating party of two; The best asset in a fool's estate; etc.
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Book cover: By Rock and Pool on an Austral ShoreBy Rock and Pool on an Austral Shore
by - New Amsterdam Book Company ,
The quaint little town faces eastward to the blue Pacific, whose billows, when the wind blows from any point between north and east, come tumbling in across the shallow bar in ceaseless lines of foaming white, to meet the current of a tidal river ...
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Book cover: Under Tropic SkiesUnder Tropic Skies
by - Thomas Allen ,
Drake, the supercargo of the Palestine, made Alvord's acquaintance one dull, lowering day when a black north easter was blowing hard, and a sullen, heavy sea tumbled upon the long line of beach that stretched from Point Plomer ten miles away ...
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Book cover: By Reef and PalmBy Reef and Palm
by - J.B. Lippincott company ,
A Fictional Journey to the Lands of Paradise. This small collection of 'yarns' about life in the Pacific Islands launched Australian author Louis Becke, a former sailor, into whirlwind celebrity with its publication in the late 1890s.
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Book cover: The Mutineer: A Romance of Pitcairn IslandThe Mutineer: A Romance of Pitcairn Island
by - Feedbooks ,
The tale of the mutiny of HMS Bounty, which led to the founding of the Pitcairn community, is well known. Casting adrift the Commander in the ship's boat, the mutineers sailed the Bounty back to Tahiti, then to Tubuai in the Austral Group ...
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