Good. No Jacket. Olive cloth. No jacket. 404 pages including index. With black and white illustrated plates throughout, depicting various ships. All present as called for. A history of clipper ships and the clipper ship era of maritime history, from the East India Company to the packet ships and the clipper ships that sailed to California during the Gold Rush. This includes a look at a typical clipper ship crew, notable commanders and ships, etc. "Ranks with Cutler, Howe, and Matthews as one of the three outstanding works on American clippers proper." (Albion: Naval and Maritime History: an Annotated Bibliography p. 31). GOOD condition. General fading and minor scuffing. Small stain to the upper front cover, with minor discoloration to the rear. A few small spots of staining to the spine. Very minor soiling. Interior solid. Some toning to the paper, with foxing to the upper portion of the first several pages.
No DJ, ex library copy with usual markings/card/stamps. Foxing/small stains to some pages, heavily to a couple. Name in ink on title page. Small rip along edge of first/last pages. Some wear to spine, otherwise good. Very Clean Copy-Over 500, 000 Internet Orders Filled.
Very Good in None jacket. Hardcover. 404 pages with 39 illustrations. Previous owner's signature on front cover. Minor spine and corner edge wear. Tissue guard on frontispiece and gilt title on front cover. A clean and tight copy.
Good+ No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. First printing (no additional printings listed). Olive green cloth with gilt spine lettering.404 pp. including index, plus 39 illustrations. Moderate shelfwear. Boards are rubbed. The title page is loose and the frontispiece tissue is missing. The first dozen leaves are creased. The binding is otherwise tight and the hinges are intact.
Good. Corners/edges slightly worn/bent, covers scuffed, minor shelf wear Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority.
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