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THE SEARCH FOR SPEED UNDER SAIL 1700-1855 by Howard I. Chapelle - 1st Edition - 1967 - from Kubik Fine Books Ltd,  ABAA (SKU: 171675)

THE SEARCH FOR SPEED UNDER SAIL 1700-1855

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THE SEARCH FOR SPEED UNDER SAIL 1700-1855

by Howard I. Chapelle

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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc, 1967. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 453p. A navy blue cloth hardcover book in good condition. Torn segment of dustjacket stuck to back cover. Corners lightly bumped and hinges shaken. Endpapers foxed, but otherwise, interior clean. A history of shipbuilding and engineering to optimize speed. Contains many black and white illustrations and a few foldout diagrams.

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Bookseller
Kubik Fine Books Ltd, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
171675
Title
THE SEARCH FOR SPEED UNDER SAIL 1700-1855
Author
Howard I. Chapelle
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
W.W. Norton & Company, Inc
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1967

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Kubik Fine Books Ltd, ABAA

Shipping within the USA: Standard shipping is $6.00 for the first book and delivery is via US Media Mail. Delivery usually takes 1-2 weeks. Expedited shipping is $12.00 and is by either priority Mail or UPS. Delivery is within 2-6 business days and includes tracking and insurance. Orders of multi-volume sets and unusually heavy books may incur additional charges. You will be notified before the order is processed. Sales tax of 7.50% is added to shipments within Ohio. Payment is accepted by check, major credit card, or paypal. Items may be returned within 10 days of receipt with advance notification; the cost to return items is your responsibility and s/h charges are non-refundable. Books are graded according to the condition terms described on our tutorial at http://www.kubikbooks.com/tutorial.html. Shipments Outside the USA are delivered via air mail; rates begin at $25 per book and vary by size/weight.

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About Kubik Fine Books Ltd, ABAA

Store located at 24 Park Avenue in Dayton, Ohio. Open Monday-Friday 10am-4:30pm and on Saturdays by chance/appt. We have over 50,000 books of all types - specialities include Roman Catholic theology and culture, military history, ancient and medieval studies, and general rare books in all fields. Company president Owen D. Kubik has been a full-time bookseller for over 35 years.

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shaken
A hardcover in which the text block is loose, but still attached to the binding.
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
foxed
Foxing is the age related browning, or brown-yellowish spots, that can occur to book paper over time. When this aging process...[more]

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