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The 'Half Moon'

(1909)
A Romance of the Old World and the New
A novel by

 
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ... knighted him and made him Grand Pilot of England. Edward vi gave him a pension of 166 13s. 4. by the year. Here are great honours and profits. Consider also the glory of Sir H. Willoughby who was frozen to death, of Martin Frobisher that was knighted for his search of the Passage; of Sir H. Gilbert that hath had much honour." It was these men that formed the names of his talk always; Sir Francis Drake, who sailed round the world first of all Englishmen, he honoured less, because he did that voyage for profit of taking ships laden with gold. He was for navigators only, and he debated much and often as to who it was that first found the New World in ancient days--whether King Arthur, or Maljo, or Brandon, or that Prince Madock the Welshman, whom Orsin Quineth in his chronicle upholdeth as having sailed away for ever with men from Wales into the West. And there were Danes and Frisians who said that the first to see the western lands was a Danish pirate--and the Spaniards said it was Hanno, a Carthaginian Prince, that lived in times of the old Romans. Save that he hated the Spaniards he was inclined to give the palm to I latino the Carthaginian--but always his talk was of navigators, not of merchants or ship-soldiers. He thought so much of this, that although it was the Hollander West India Company that had asked him to come to Amsterdam to lead their fleet for them, it was to the Hollander East Indiamen he engaged himself for that year. He had debated the matter with his fat wife, that had come with him to knit him garments and to guide him with advice. "Nay, dame," he said, when not very eagerly she bade him consider that the West Indiamen offered him two hundred and seventy pounds, where the East Indiamen offered him but two hundred...

 
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Hardback Editions

September 2015 : Hardback
Title: The Half Moon: A Romance of the Old World and the New
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-343-33276-1 / 978-1-343-33276-8
Publisher: Palala Press
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August 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: The 'half Moon'
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-297-68391-9 / 978-1-297-68391-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Andesite Press
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March 2000 : USA Hardback
Title: The Halfmoon: A Romance of the Old World and the New (The Collected Works of Ford Madox Ford)
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 0-7426-3079-X / 978-0-7426-3079-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Classic Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2015 : UK Paperback
Title: The 'Half Moon': A Romance of the Old World and the New (Classic Reprint)
Author(s): Ford Madox Hueffer
ISBN: 1-330-82281-1 / 978-1-330-82281-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Forgotten Books
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September 2013 : USA Paperback
Title: The 'Half Moon'
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-230-33025-9 / 978-1-230-33025-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: TheClassics.us
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April 2013 : Paperback
Title: The Half Moon
Author(s): Ford Madox Hueffer
ISBN: 5518812515 / 978-5518812512
Publisher: Book on Demand Ltd.
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October 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The 'Half Moon'- A Romance of the Old World and the New
Author(s): Ford Madox Hueffer
ISBN: 1-4474-6167-3 / 978-1-4474-6167-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ford. Press
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February 2012 : USA Paperback
Title: The Half Moon: A Romance Of The Old World And The New...
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-276-04587-5 / 978-1-276-04587-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The 'half Moon': A Romance of the Old World and the New
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-145-95523-1 / 978-1-145-95523-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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February 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: The 'half Moon'
Author(s): Ford Madox Ford
ISBN: 1-145-26687-8 / 978-1-145-26687-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Nabu Press
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