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Fully illustrated, encyclopedic review of 352 clipper ships from the period of America's greatest maritime supremacy. Introduction. 109 halftones. 5 ...Show synopsisFully illustrated, encyclopedic review of 352 clipper ships from the period of America's greatest maritime supremacy. Introduction. 109 halftones. 5 illustrations.Hide synopsis
Description:Illlus. G PB. Swift, handsome vessels of uniquely American...Illlus. G PB. Swift, handsome vessels of uniquely American design, they completely dominated the open seas in the mid-19th century. Edge wear.
Description:Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 2-volume set. Mild wear to covers...Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. 2-volume set. Mild wear to covers and edges. Some light creasing. Light water stain along fore edge of volume two. Interior text of both very clean. Bindings sound.
Description:Good. No dust jacket. Ex-library. Cloth covers soiled, also...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.
Description:The period of American maritime ascendancy was identical with...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.
Description:Volume 1: Good hardcover, stain near upper left hand corner and...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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