Sailing Ship Elissa

978-1-60344-412-5 Paperback
8.5 x 11 x 0 in
122 pp. 64 b&w photos. 3 line drawings. Bib. Index.
Pub Date: 11/22/2011


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“Bixel’s research is thorough and her writing style is engaging. This book will be of interest to both maritime historians and historic preservationists. . . . a welcome addition to the growing literature on Texas maritime history.”-Southwestern Historical Quarterly
“ . . . a heartening story, well-illustrated with photos.”-Houston Chronicle
“Her story is beautifully told in words and pictures . . .”-Austin American-Statesman
“ . . . recommended both as an outstanding book-to-remember-her-by and as a surprisingly complete account of a quirky aspect of maritime history.”-Review of Texas Books
“This richly illustrated and authentic account of the ship’s long career is fully worthy of its subject, and makes a heartlifting good read.”-Sea History


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