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The Blackwall Frigates

by Lubbock, Basil

Condition: Very Good/Good


Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Co., 1922. History of the Blackwall Yard, shipbuilders on the Thames since 1611; voyaging in the days of the East India Company, men & sailors of the Blackwall ships; includes many b/w reproductions of old prints of these elegant ships, color plates of various flags & ensigns. First American edition, printed for Lauriat by James Brown & Son, Glasgow. Scarce in the jacket. Hardcover, full blue cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamped decoration; gilt top edge. Light wear to spine ends; lower corners lightly bumped; bookseller's label (Lauriat's own) on front end sheet. Jacket price clipped with chips at the head of the spine; small hole in jacket spine; short closed tear to top front panel; shows some rubbing. Text clean; xv, blank, 332 pages with appendix and index; many b/w and a few color plates, drawings.. First American Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 6" by 8¾".
  • Bookseller: Bookworks US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 997961
  • Title: The Blackwall Frigates
  • Author: Lubbock, Basil
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Good
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Co.
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1922
  • Keywords: Maritime History, Shipbuilding, Sailing, Seafaring, Sailors, England, Merchant Shipping


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