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Report on European Dock-Yards by  Philip Hichborn - First Edition - 1886 - from Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB (SKU: 25580)

Report on European Dock-Yards

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Report on European Dock-Yards

by Hichborn, Philip

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Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1886. First Edition. Hardcover. 96pp. Original blue cloth stamped in gold on the front panel. With eight inserted photographic plates and forty-seven foldout plates, some of which are very large. They represent plans of dockyards (Portsmouth, Cherbourg, Dumbarton, Belfast, London, etc.), ships (Riachuelo, Naniwa Kan, Esmeralda, etc.), sections, and more. Chapters include Details, Fittings, and Equipment of Naval Vessels, Torpedo-Boats, Ship-Yard Appliances and Tools, British Private Yards, Management of Work and Employees, Iron and Steel Works, and more. Front hinge a bit weak, cloth shows some faint stains. Internally fairly clean with the occasional smudge and the edges of two of the foldout plates showing some wear and small stains. A good+ copy. ; Octavo.

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Bookseller
Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
25580
Title
Report on European Dock-Yards
Author
Hichborn, Philip
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Government Printing Office
Place of Publication
Washington, DC
Date Published
1886
Keywords
non-fiction, ANTIQUARIAN, SHIPYARDS, EUROPE
Bookseller catalogs
Antiquarian; General Non-Fiction;

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Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

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About Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB

Parigi Books, established in 2006, is an independent antiquarian bookstore located in the heart of Schenectady, NY. We are open by appointment only.We buy and sell fine books and collectibles in all fields with a strong focus on science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, comics and graphic novels. Our eclectic taste is reflected in the ample variety of items available, from significant titles from the 1500s on to original comic art, from collectible paperbacks to literary magazines. We carry in stock the best selection of Italian language graphic novels and comics you can find this side of the pond.As fairly strict graders who pay particular attention to collecting standards, we have been able to make thousands of customers happy over the years.Parigi Books is a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), and the Independent Online Booksellers' Association (IOBA).

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First Edition
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