Two Years Before the Mast

A novel by Richard Dana

I came across this novel via the Harvard Classics (HC). Earlier in the year I managed to find a really good deal on a complete set of the HC. One of the volumes in this set is Two Years Before the Mast, a true account of Richard Dana's travels from Boston to the southern tip of South America and around to California - all during the pre-gold-rush era when the land was still more-or-less pristine.

To be continued...