A Sea-Dog of Devon (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Life of Sir John Hawkins

A Sea-Dog of Devon (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Life of Sir John Hawkins

by Robert Alfred John Walling

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Overview

A substantive introduction to the life and times of the legendary Sir John Hawkins, who was among the greatest and most resolute of those famous seamen of Devon—men who made the earliest expeditions to the unknown shores of the New World. Walling’s text cover Hawkins’s youth, the slave-trade, the affair of San Juan, and the Armada, among many other interesting events.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411454972
Publisher: Barnes & Noble
Publication date: 05/31/2011
Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 306
File size: 291 KB
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Robert Alfred John Walling (1869–1949) was a British journalist and author of detective novels. After starting, writing for, and editing multiple newspapers, Walling wrote more than thirty mysteries, including A Corpse by Any Other Name, Murder at Midnight, and A Corpse Without a Clue, as well as nonfiction works such as George Borrow: The Man and His Work (19080 and The Corpse with the Floating Foot (1936).

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