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Sailing Ships At a Glance: A Pictorial Record of the Evolution of the Sailing Ship From the Earliest Times Until To-Day by  Edward W HOBBS - First Edition - 1925 - from Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA and Biblio.com

Sailing Ships At a Glance: A Pictorial Record of the Evolution of the Sailing Ship From the Earliest Times Until To-Day

by HOBBS, Edward W

Condition: Very Good/Good


London: The Architectural Press, 1925. 12/6/2010. Very Good/Good. First edition. An introduction by L.G. Carr Laughton. Owner's decorative bookplate on front fly, spine tanned, spine ends bumped, small stain on front board, else very good in a good only dustwrapper with small stain on front panel, lacking half of the spine. Scarce British edition in dustwrapper.




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