Fully illustrated, encyclopedic review of 352 clipper ships from the period of America's greatest maritime supremacy. Introduction. 109 halftones. 5 illustrations.Fully illustrated, encyclopedic review of 352 clipper ships from the period of America's greatest maritime supremacy. Introduction. 109 halftones. 5 illustrations.Read Less
Good. This book appears to be in good condition. May have some minor writing and/or highlighting on some pages. The exterior cover does have signs of use, surface scratches, worn corners, etc. Overall this book is in good condition. Paperback Used-Good.
Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Cloth covers soiled, also remainders of library black marks present. Usual library markings, labels on spines. No interior signs of wear. 2 volume set. 2 v. (xiii, 780 p. ) illus. 26 cm. Includes Illustrations. Sewn binding, tan cloth over boards. Reprint of the 1926-27 ed. Contents: v. 1. Adelaide--Lotus. --v. 2. Malay--Young Mechanic.
Adelaide"-"Lotus. Xiii + 372pp + [1pp publications of the Marine Research Society], 56 b/w photo and reproduction plates of clipper ships, color frontis illustration of vessel painting, 4to, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering. Boards soiled and faded, o/w strudy, Very good. Volume I only.
The period of American maritime ascendancy was identical with that of the clipper ship, whose performances are the principal contribution of america to merchant marine history. [xiii] plus 372 pages with the known history of each American clipper ship, illustrated throughout. Bound in original dark blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Neat owner's inscription on the front paste-down endpaper. A very good copy.
Volume 1: Good hardcover, stain near upper left hand corner and front hinge. Volume 2: Good hardcover, with stain along upper left hand corner and along the front hinge. Former owner's signature and bookplate inside front cover of both volumes. 4to (large book). 2 volumes (xiii, 372; ix, 373-780). Index. Colored frontispiece in each volume. 55 pages of plates with 114 illustrations. Marine Research Society Publication, 13. Howes H726.
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