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Long Ships Passing, The: Story Of The Great Lakes by Walter Havighurst - Hardcover - 21st Ed. 9th Prtg - September 1945 - from E M Stern and Biblio.com

Long Ships Passing, The: Story Of The Great Lakes

by Walter Havighurst

Condition: Near Fine/No DJ - Laid In


Appears as unread, unblemished copy in tan decorated cloth boards displaying no significant surface/edge wear, as shown.

Signed by author on FTP. "The Great Lakes are unique in the geography of the earth, and they have a singularly dramatic story. For three hundred years the sounds of travel have echoed along their shores, from the voyageurs songs and the schooners signal cannon to the deep voiced steamers of today. From seas of legend and wilderness waterways they have become one of the real trade routes of the world. The Long Ship Passing tells the story." The author gives you the geology, history and the romance of the five great bodies of water, from discovery by the early French "Voyageurs" in 1630 to the vanished fleet of the sailing vessels and the modern long shipsB/W Illustrations throughout.

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  • Bookseller: E M Stern US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: #245-112918
  • Title: Long Ships Passing, The: Story Of The Great Lakes
  • Author: Walter Havighurst
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: No DJ - Laid In
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 21st Ed. 9th Prtg
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Macmillan Co.
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: September 1945
  • Keywords: History US


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