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Sailers, Whalers and Steamers: Ships That Opened the West.

by Edith Thacher Hurd

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Menlo Park, CA Lane Publishing, 1964. Paperback First Edition (1964), First Printing stated. First Edition (1964), First Printing stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: the barest hint of wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing to wrapper covers; the outside edges of the pages have tanned very slightly, due to aging; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Despite mild wear and couple of minor flaws, remains a handsome, nearly-new copy; clean, sturdy, and quite presentable; close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.75 x 8.25 x 0.25 inches). 64 pages. Illustrated in Color and Black & White by Lyle Galloway. Language: English. Weight: 6.5 ounces). Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.


  • Seller: Black Cat Hill Books US (US)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 49035
  • Title: Sailers, Whalers and Steamers: Ships That Opened the West.
  • Author: Edith Thacher Hurd
  • Format/binding:Paperback
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition (1964), First Printing stated.
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Lane Publishing,
  • Place: Menlo Park, CA
  • Date published: 1964.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Americana & US States;

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