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8 edition of Dick Sand A Captain At Fifteen found in the catalog.

Dick Sand A Captain At Fifteen

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classic fiction,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Fiction,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Classics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages356
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9422721M
    ISBN 101419116053
    ISBN 109781419116056

    It only carries a brigantine below, and a fore-staffsail above. He then called Tom and put him at the wheel, showing him how he should keep the ship. However, the ship's cook, Negoro, has sinister plans for the ship: after breaking one of the ship's compasses and leaving them without a measuring device, he places a magnet on the other compass to trick the inexperienced crew into changing their route. The "Pilgrim" was then sufficiently provided for in that respect, and Dick Sand charged his men to take the greatest care of the two compasses, which were so necessary to him. Then, after observing for an instant the luminous index of the compass, he retired without having been seen.

    Yes, certainly. Related Links:. He then moved the helm so as to head the ship to the east--at least, he thought so. Reunited with his friends again, the group meets and joins a caravan of Portuguese traders that are going to the coast, where they take a ship that gets them to San Francisco.

    He was even on the deck when the "Pilgrim" arrived in sight of the remains of the whale-boat. With not much of a choice, the captain accepts. They married in Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. Now, it happened that during the night of the 13th to the 14th of February, that Dick Sand was very tired, and was obliged to take a few hours' rest. Often Mrs.


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Dick Sand A Captain At Fifteen book

Or, clearing the history of your visits to the site. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Rough cuts Preliminary edits It overrides the standard online composite license for still images and video on the Getty Images website.

During the return voyage they rescues some survivors - five people and a dog - from the wreck of another ship. Jules Verne's first published novel was Five Weeks in a Balloon, a book he wrote about a travel adventure across Africa.

But, with the deviation of the needle, which he could not suspect, that point, changed by four points, was the southeast. The stay-sails being set next between the mainmast and the foremast, the work was finished.

But the hunt goes awry and all the crew members are killed. Jules Verne became friends with a blind geographer and explorer Jacques Arago, who introduced Jules to travel writing. The state of the atmosphere indicated nothing of the kind, and besides, the young novice determined to pass the first night on the deck, intending to have an eye to everything.

The magnetic needle had been deviated, and instead of marking the magnetic north, which differs a little from the north of the world, it marked the northeast. It was then, a deviation of four points; in other words, of half a right angle.

Now, those observations the young novice was still unable to make. This useful instrument, very easily handled, could render the most useful services, and the blacks were perfectly adapted to work it.

To get the ship under way as quickly as possible, the novice had only to make use of, that is, to counter-brace, the foresail. They married in Being the only survivor of a whale hunt in the Pacific Ocean, he becomes the captain of his ship and struggles hard to reach to the South American coast.

Weldon, a rich Californian ship—owner, who had for several years intrusted the command of it to Captain Hull. The ship's lanterns throwing their lights laterally, left the deck of the vessel in profound darkness.

Aft, the light from the binnacle only gave a faint gleam, which the metallic apparatus of the wheel reflected softly. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff.

Useful Links. Toward three o'clock in the morning, a kind of hypnotic phenomenon took place, of which old Tom was not even conscious. To climb the rattlings of the fore-shrouds, then the rattlings of the topmast-shrouds, to gain the spars, that was only play for the young novice.

Several days into the journey they save five shipwrecked passengers from another ship and a dog who was with them at the time Tom, Acteon, Austin, Bat, Nan, Hercule and Dingo the dog. Hercules and Acteon were on watch on the forecastle. However, Mrs.

Most of Jules Verne's novels were published first in serialized form in Hetzel's magazine Magasin. Along the glades the carpet of verdure was relieved by crimson stems and a variety of flowers; ginger-blossoms, blue and yellow, pale lobelias, and red orchids fertilized by the numerous insects that incessantly hovered about them.The film tells about the fifteen-year-old sailor Dick Sand, who as a result of the betrayal of the ship's cocago Negoro is on the banks of Angola, where his adventures begin.

This is an adaptation of Jules Verne's novel Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen. Starring. Vsevolod Larionov as Master Dick Sand; Yelena Izmailova as Mrs. WeldonMusic by: Nikita Bogoslovskiy. Media in category "Illustrations from Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen by Henri Meyer" The following files are in this category, out of total.

Dick Sand by Jules Verne

Dick Sand, A Captain at Fifteen (French: Un capitaine de quinze ans) is a Jules Verne novel published in It deals primarily with the issue of slavery, and the African slave trade by other Africans in Author: Jules Verne.

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