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The Down Easters: The Story of Cape Horners: American Deep-Water Sailing Ships 1869 - 1929

by Lubbock, Basil

Condition: VG/VG

Glasgow, Scotland: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd., Nautical Publishers, 1953. Clean indigo blue cover with gilt titles. Thin soft rubbing to bottom of spine and tiny rub to bottom corner tips. Faint foxing to edges. Age foxing to eps. Quite clean content, all fldg charts clean & intact, b/w illustrations, binding tight. 288p Dj: soft rubbing. Very faint dusting of soiling to spine and just a few small very faint spots. Head & bottom spine with several chips. Head & bottom flaps spine with chips.Tiny closed tear to bottom of front edge. Price-cut to front flap foot.. Reprint. Hb. VG/VG.


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