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The Down Easters, American Deep-Water Sailing Ships 1869 - 1929 by Basil Lubbock - Hardcover - 1930 - from The World of Rare Books and

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

by Basil Lubbock

Condition: Acceptable

Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1930. Hardcover. Acceptable. 1930. Second Edition. 285 pages. No dust jacket. Blue cloth. Contains black and white illustrations. Moderate tanning, with light foxing and marking to pages. Cracks to guttering throughout, with exposed netting. Heavy tanning and foxing to text block edges. Heavy foxing to pastedowns and endpapers, with tape to front hinge. Inscriptions to half title page. Boards are heavily worn, , with rubbing and marking overall. Heavy bumping to corners and crushing to spine ends, causing cloth to fray. Book has noticeable forward lean. Slight warping to front board, with heavy dents around edges and tanning to spine and surfaces.
  • Bookseller: The World of Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1561111081IEV
  • Title: The Down Easters, American Deep-Water Sailing Ships 1869 - 1929
  • Author: Basil Lubbock
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Acceptable
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson
  • Date published: 1930


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