Captain Thomas Johnstone, by J Cleugh

Captain Thomas Johnstone, 1772-1839 Smuggler’s Reach
James Cleugh
First edition

Thomas Johnstone was born in poverty in Hampshire in 1771 and became a freelance pilot, smuggler, a collaborator of the American Robert Fulton and eventually captain of the revenue cutter HMS Fox.

Hardback. No dust jacket. Green book cloth binding with gilt text to spine (very faded). Very light foxing spots to end papers. Otherwise in very good condition. The Rogues Gallery Number Two.

318 pages
Black and white illustrations
160 mm x 235 mm (6.25 in x 9.25 in)
1955, Andrew Melrose, London


1 in stock

Additional information

Weight .9 kg
Dimensions 30 × 18 × 3 cm