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The Search for Speed Under Sail 1700-1855 by Howard I. Chapelle - Hardcover - 1967 - from Pacific Coast Books (SKU: 001308)

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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  • fine
  • hardcover
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New York: Bonanza Books. Excellent study of sailing ships from 1700 to 1855 divided into 7 Chapters, Chapter 8 is Conclusions and Comments, Detailed appendix ands Index as well, 451 pages, illustrated with 36 halftones, 120 text plates and 16 folding plates. Book is near Fine, very clean blue cloth with a touch of wear to edges else Fine, tight and square with sharp corners, very sound binding, No Previous owner bookplate or writing. Jacket is Very Good, random light wear and uniform toning, very solid and presents well in new mylar sleeve, An excellent book and very presentable. . Fine. Hardcover. 1967.


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Pacific Coast Books US (US)
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The Search for Speed Under Sail 1700-1855
Howard I. Chapelle
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
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Bonanza Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Sailing Sips, Ship Building, 18th Century Ship Building
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Gleneden Beach, Oregon
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About Pacific Coast Books

Pacific Coast Books specializes in quality of books of interest from our store on the Central Oregon Coast. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and have been buying and selling books for almost 20 years. Visit our website at www.Pacifc Please feel free to call or email with any titles you would like to add to your collection. Only a small fraction of our inventory is online. We buy book collections.


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