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The Colonial Clippers by  Basil LUBBOCK - Hardcover - Second edition - 1921 - from Antiquates Ltd and Biblio.com

The Colonial Clippers

by LUBBOCK, Basil

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Glasgow: James Brown & Son, 1921. xvi, 433pp. With half-title, monochrome illustrated photographic frontispiece and 60 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth with gilt title. Lightly rubbed. The odd crease to leaves though overall a clean and crisp copy, from the library of Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe with the ink inscription 'Jellicoe' to FEP. Basil Lubbock (1876-1944) wrote extensively on maritime matters and history, particularly the latter days of sail. He was a member of the Society for Nautical Research. Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe (1859-1935) served with great distinction within the Royal Navy, being primarily remembered for his victory at the Battle of Jutland during the First World War - having been promoted to command of the Grand Fleet by Winston Churchill. . Second edition. 8vo.
  • Bookseller: Antiquates Ltd GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: AQ12797
  • Title: The Colonial Clippers
  • Author: LUBBOCK, Basil
  • Book condition: Used
  • Edition: Second edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: James Brown & Son
  • Place: Glasgow
  • Date published: 1921
  • Keywords: Maritime, Naval History
  • Size: 8vo


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