|Catalog: Captain Nathaniel Brown Palmer||
Captain Nathaniel Brown Palmer
A Maritime Pioneer
By Candace Sanford
Paperback, 96 pages w/ illustrations
book for young adults about Captain Nathaniel Brown Palmer, the
sea captain from Stonington, Connecticut,
who at age of 21 discovered the continent of Antarctica. As the author also describes, Captain Palmer went on to
become a famous ship captain, successful ship owner, and the designer of some of history's most famous clipper ships.
Illustrated with ink drawings and maps by well-know artist Susan
Scala, the book includes photographs from the Stonington
Historical Society, private photo collections and the Peabody Essex Museum.
Copyright © 2007 Flat Hammock Press