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The Down Easters by Basil Lubbock - Hardcover - Reissue - 1971 - from The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) and Biblio.com

The Down Easters: The Story of the Cape Horners

by Basil Lubbock

Condition: Fine/fine


Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, 1971. Reissue. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Reissue. Hardcover. Fine condition in fine, price clipped dust jacket, price clipped. Map endpapers. xvi+ 288 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white images, charts, and fold out diagrams. A history of those 19th century ships known to seafarers under two names--the Down Easters, indicating their origin, and the Cape Horners, indicating their chief trading route around Cape Horn.


  • Bookseller: The Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABNJ) US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: E23000
  • Title: The Down Easters
  • Author: Basil Lubbock
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Reissue
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers
  • Place: Glasgow
  • Date published: 1971
  • Keywords: nautical, boats, cape horners, down easters, history, sea, ships, cape horn marine,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nautical;


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