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The Down Easters: American Deep-water Sailing Ships 1869-1929 with Illustrations and Plans

by LUBBOCK, BASIL

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Brown Son Ferguson 1930. Quarto, blue cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine & front board, gilt circular ship motif to spine, illus eps, frontispiece, xvi + 285pp, illus, VG (light tanning to page edges) in d/w, poor (heavy fading to spine, tears with loss to upper edges, creasing to edges, moderate staining, creasing to folds)


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gilt
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VG
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quarto
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