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The Search for Speed under Sail 1700-1855 by  Howard I Chapelle - Hardcover - 1967 - from Good Books In The Woods (SKU: 79301)

The Search for Speed under Sail 1700-1855

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The Search for Speed under Sail 1700-1855

by Chapelle, Howard I

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New York: Bonanza Books. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1967. Hardcover. "In this book, one of America's leading historians of naval architecture for the first time approaches the problem of speed comparisons of sailing vessels that vary widely in size and time on construction." Ships same or next business day. Spine is slightly skewed and loose. Minor edge wear. Small bumps on corners and spine ends. Light soiling and tanning to edges of pages. Otherwise, free from major defect. Dust jacket has minimal edge and shelf wear. Creases on corners and spine ends. Lightly tanned. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 451 pages .

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Bookseller
Good Books In The Woods US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
79301
Title
The Search for Speed under Sail 1700-1855
Author
Chapelle, Howard I
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Bonanza Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1967

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shelf wear
Shelf wear (shelfwear) describes damage caused over time to a book by placing and removing a book from a shelf. This damage is...[more]
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
edges
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good+
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Bumps
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