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

by Lubbock, Basil

Condition: Very Good

Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1963. Hardcover. Very Good. Black-and-white illustrations, photographs, and plans, including some larger fold-out plans and figures. Blue and white endpapers illustrated with maps. Occasional spotting and light shadowing. Pencil note to back of back free endpaper. Small newspaper photographs and caption taped to blank part of last index page. Shadowing from tape on half-title page and opposite page. Gilt lettering to spine. Small stain to back cover. Very light rubbing to cloth, small tear to spine.


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