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The Colonial Clippers by Basil Lubbock - Hardcover - 1955 - from The World of Rare Books and

The Colonial Clippers

by Basil Lubbock

Condition: Good/Good

Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., 1955. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1955. Fourth Edition Reprinted. 384 pages. White pictorial jacket covering blue cloth. Contains photographic plates. Pages are slightly tanned with heavy foxing to text block edges and moderate damp staining inside. Light tearing and inscription to the intro page. Binding is firm with light corner bumping and markings to the boards. Spine has light shelf wear. Unclipped jacket has a plastic coating and light soiling to the covers. Spine has light tanning and water staining.
  • Bookseller: The World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1552479961MHA
  • Title: The Colonial Clippers
  • Author: Basil Lubbock
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good/Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd.
  • Date published: 1955


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text block
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shelf wear
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