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COLONIAL CLIPPERS by Lubbock Basil - Hardcover - 1955 - from Buddenbrooks, Inc. and Biblio.com

COLONIAL CLIPPERS

by Lubbock Basil

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Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson, 1955. Early reissue, formatted as the first. Profusely decorated with 85 illustrations and plans, as well as beautiful cartographic endpapers. Large 8vo, publisher’s original blue cloth, handsomely lettered in gilt on the spine and upper cover, in the original pictorially decorated dustjacket. xvi, 384 including the index pp. A very fine copy, uncommon in the dustjacket. A Scholarly study of these great sailing ships by leading authority Basil Lubbock


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