Sign In | Register
No image available

The Blackwall Frigates

by Lubbock, Basil

Condition: very good


Glasgow: James Brown & Son, 1924. Undetermined. very good. 2nd Edition. xv,332pp. Octavo with green cloth boards and gilt lettering on front and spine. B&W illustrated frontispiece and filled with B&W and a few colour illustrations. Spine edges and board corners have some shelf wear. Corners are bumped. very good An extensive history on the Blackwell Frigates, full-rigged ships built between the 1830s and 1870s. 1924
  • Bookseller: Aquila Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 136538
  • Title: The Blackwall Frigates
  • Author: Lubbock, Basil
  • Format/binding: Undetermined
  • Book condition: Used - very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: James Brown & Son
  • Place: Glasgow
  • Date published: 1924
  • Keywords: Frigate|Merchant Ships|Sailing|Victorian Age


Reviews

Review this book (Want a chance to win $50? Log-in or create an account first!) (You'll be automatically entered for a chance to win $50!)




Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:
edges
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a ...[more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers.The cloth is stretched ove...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is c...[more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing ei...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

$30.00

$11.50 shipping to USA

More shipping options >




Children’s Literature by Writers and Educators of the Harlem Renaissance

Positive Representation Matters

Books transmit cultural values and can shape the views of society. Learn more about the history of American literature in Collecting Children’s Literature by Writers and Educators of the Harlem Renaissance

Collecting Signed Books

Collecting Signed Books

Read through our tips, hints, and information on collecting books signed or inscribed by the author or illustrator.


Trustpilot