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THE DOWN EASTERS : American Deep-Water Sailing Ships 1869-1929

by Lubbock, Basil,

Condition: Fine/No Jacket


Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Ltd., 1930. xvi, 285pp. b/w plates. Bright blue buckram cloth, gilt. With illustrations and plans. Map end-papers. Unfaded [email for photo]. A lovely copy. 2nd edition. Hardback. Fine/No Jacket. 4to.


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