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The Journal of Henry Ferguson; January to August 1866

The Journal of Henry Ferguson; January to August 1866

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The Journal of Henry Ferguson; January to August 1866

by Henry Ferguson

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Self published, 1924. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. privately printed.. VG blue hardcover w/gilt lettering. 1924. Privately printed. Rough edges. Some Uncut pages at top in no pattern. 'Old Stratford' WATERMARK to front text edges - visible when held to light. Mild darkening to FFEP and front pastedown when protector must have been on book. Pages all appear clean and unmarked. Lightest chipping to front text edges. Mild scuffs to covers othewise covers bright, bold, clean and solid. A BEAUTIFUL COPY. 198 pp. EXTREMELY SCARCE title. Henry Ferguson journals of his account on the 'Hornet', a Clipper ship that sailed from NY to CA in the year 1866. The vessel caught fire and the crew/passengers were evacuated into 3 boats - one of which traveld 4000 miles to the Hawaiian islands. There, Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was touring the islands interviewing the surviors of the accident and this story was the 1st article published that gained him a readership as a journalist..


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The Journal of Henry Ferguson; January to August 1866
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A common abbreviation for Front Free End Paper. Generally, it is the first page of a book and is part of a single sheet that...
Uncut Pages
'Uncut pages', or simply 'uncut', traditionally refers to a book which has not been trimmed by rebinding. Prior to the...
A defect in which small pieces are missing from the edges; fraying or small pieces of paper missing the edge of a paperback, or...
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a...
Very Good condition can describe a used book that does show some small signs of wear - but no tears - on either binding or...