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The Colonial Clippers


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Brow, Son & Ferguson1955. Imperial octavo, royal blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board, illus eps, frontispiece, xvi + 384pp, illus, VG (some light staining to board upper edges, front gutter cracked at half-title page, tanning to page edges) in d/w, G (heavy tape repairs to lower spine extrem & to upper spine extrem & part of front & rear upper edges, 11cm closed tear to spine/front fold, tape stains, price clipped, soiling, nicks to edges & corners)
  • Bookseller: Hard To Find Books NZ (NZ)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 154595
  • Title: The Colonial Clippers
  • Author: LUBBOCK, BASIL
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brow, Son & Ferguson1955
  • Keywords: Basil Lubbock transport shipping maritime history clippers Black Ball White Star Eagle Clipper Barques New Zealand Australia Shaw-Savill New Zealand Shipping Company


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