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Ports of Piscataqua Soundings in the Maritime History of the Portsmouth, N.H., Customs District from the Days of Queen Elizabeth and the Planting of Strawberry Banke to the Times of Abraham Lincoln and the Waning of the American Clipper

by William G. Saltonstall

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Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press, 1941. Hardcover First Edition [1941], unstated, in accordance with HUP's customary practice. First Edition [1941], unstated, in accordance with Harvard's customary practice. Near Fine in Good DJ: The Book shows the mildest spot of bumping at a quarter-inch area at the bottom edge of both panels and the bottom edge of the text block; the pages have tanned just slightly, due to aging; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels.The DJ shows indications of considerable use: several short, closed tears to the outside edges and some slightl loss to chipping; moderate rubbing to the panels; the price, at least, is unclipped; mylar-protected. Lovely book in a considerably worn DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.25 x 1 inches). xii, 244 pages. Illustrated with vintage photographic plates and several maps in black & white, with footnotes, bibliography and index. Weight: 2 pounds, 9.1 ounces Hardback with DJ.



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