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by Snow, Edward Rowe

Condition: Fine in Very Good- dust jacket

NY: Dodd, Mead. Fine in Very Good- dust jacket. 1964. First Edition. Hardcover. Binding is almost as new. Very minor edge foxing. Author's signature, in blue ink, on ffep. Contents are almost as new, with no writing or other entries on the text. Appropriate bkpl on front pastedown. Very minor wear on the clean, complete DJ with price and information intact. DJ is protected by a clear plastic cover. ; First Printing of the FIRST EDITION, 1964. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, in blue ink, on the ffep : Edward Rowe Snow. 8-1/8" Tall, XI + 271pp. Light Green cloth, black spine lettering. TRUE ADVENTURE. "Here a master of the marine narrative tells twenty-four sagas of the raging of the deep. They range from the sixteenth century when a Portuguese galleon went down off the coast of Africa with six hundred persons aboard to the wintry gales of 1964 that lashed the Atlantic and brought the loss of a British cruise ship. Included as well are stories of the four worst storms to assault the New England coast . " Index. 16-page section of b/w illustrations. .
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 45779
  • Author: Snow, Edward Rowe
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in Very Good- dust jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Dodd, Mead
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1964
  • Bookseller catalogs: ADVENTURE;


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