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The Down Easters: the Story of the Cape Horners:  American Deep-Water  Sailing Ships 1869-1929 by  Basil Lubbock - Hardcover - Fourth Printing - 1963 - from Good Books In The Woods and Biblio.com

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

by Lubbock, Basil

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1963. Fourth Printing. Hardcover. A history of the American sailing ships that made the New York to San Francisco run around Cape Horn off the tip of South America in the late 1800s. The ships also sailed the San Francisco to Liverpool route. Includes rare black and white photographs and detailed fold-out plans of the ships. No previous owner marks. Text, photos, plans, appendices, charts, and tables all clean and bright. Corners bumped. Top of spine bumped and a bit wrinkled. Dust jacket is age darkened on spine panel and has moderate soiling to entire jacket. Jacket has small tears and wrinkles to top of spine panel that have been closed with tape applied to inside of dust jacket. Dust jacket now protected in Mylar. Ships same or next business day. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pages .


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