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The Brassbounder by  David William Bone - Hardcover - 1928 - from Norman Macdonald's Collection and

The Brassbounder

by Bone, David William

Condition: Very Good/Very Good - See Images

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1928. This work is David William Bone's 1921 novel, The Brassbounder . This is a later copy from 1928.It is 4th Printing: the story of a young apprentice whose parents have paid for him to do three years work aboard a ship that is set to sail round Cape Horn. Based on the author s' own life experiences, and is a gripping and authentic story of sailing, and constitutes a desirable title for fans and collectors of Bone s work.Clean andtight in blue cloth, stamped in black, very minor evidence of foxing, in a complete, if lightly chipped dust jacket, now protected by way of a removeable plastic cover. pxxii [ii], 280.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good - See Images. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".


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