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The Sea Journal: Seafarers' Sketchbooks


A collection of rare and exquisite firsthand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages, The Sea Journal provides a fascinating insight into exploration and adventure at sea.  The records—sourced from libraries, archives, and private collections, as well as family heirlooms, and assembled together for the first time—evoke the thrill of discovery and the spirit of the sea.

A gorgeous compilation of sketches by travelers and explorers of many nationalities and eras. A wonderful gift for history buffs, map enthusiasts, artists, journal-keepers, coastal tourists and residents, people interested in the sea and exploration, and anyone with an adventurer's spirit.

By Huw Lewis-Jones, with an introduction by Don Walsh. Published by Chronicle Books 2020, 320 pages, hardcover.