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The Down Easters; American Deep-Water Sailing Ships 1869-1929 by  Basil Lubbock - Paperback - from Burton Lysecki Books, ABAC/ILAB and

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The Down Easters; American Deep-Water Sailing Ships 1869-1929

by Lubbock, Basil

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New York: Dover Publications [0-486-25338-4] [1987]. (Trade paperback) 284pp. Very good. Photographs, illustrations, tables, diagrams, appendices, index. "The beauty and majesty of the Down Easter, with her gleaming cotton canvas and shining masts and spars, recall a glorious chapter in America's long adventure with the sea. Few ships were more imposingly handsome. Few took to the waves with more surety and grace. And few, as they spanned the seven seas, put America so dramatically and colorfully in touch with the world". Time Period & 19th Century. Locale: United States. (Transportation, Navigation, Sailing Ships).


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