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ADVENTURES BY SEA FROM ART OF OLD TIME

by LUBBOCK, Basil

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1925. LUBBOCK, Basil. ADVENTURES BY SEA FROM ART OF OLD TIME. Preface by John Masefield. Edited by Geoffrey Holme. London: Studio Limited, 1925. Limited to 1750 numbered copies. Illustrated with 115 plates, many of which are tipped in and in colour. 4to., purple cloth with upper board and spine lettered in gilt. Edges of boards are heavily spotted with some sun to spine. Text is fine. A very good copy overall.

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