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Tools of the Maritime Trades by  John E Horsley - Hardcover - 1978 - from James F. Balsley, Bookseller (SKU: 12400)

Tools of the Maritime Trades

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Tools of the Maritime Trades

by Horsley, John E

  • Used
  • hardcover
Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1978. Hardcover. Tan cover with gilt lettering on spine has very minimal wear and is clean. Binding sound. There are small very light tide marks on the inside upper corners infringing slightly onto the paste down endpapers. There is a some speckled foxing on the upper part of the endpapers. A small splatter on the upper corner of the text block is visible on about 15 leaves and has left a faint tide mark about 3/8" in from corner, no wrinkling. Pages otherwise clean and unmarked. There is light speckled foxing on the top edge due to dust. DJ has light fading over spine. There is light wear along the upper edge with a few tiny chips. There are tide marks present on the inside of the DJ at the upper corners, which are also visible on the inner flaps but not apparent on the front or back. Not price clipped. DJ now in Brodart archival sleeve. ; Photographs, drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 304 pages; 0877421013 .


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James F. Balsley, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
Tools of the Maritime Trades
Horsley, John E
Book condition
Used - Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
International Marine Publishing Company
Place of Publication
Camden, Maine
Date Published
Bookseller catalogs
Archaeology; Nautical; Boat Building;

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James F. Balsley, Bookseller

All books are warranted to be as described and genuine (unless stated otherwise in the description). Payment by check, US postal money order or cashier's check in USD will be accepted and should be made out to James F. Balsley. Checks may be held until cleared by the bank unless you are known to me. Checks must be drawn on a US bank. Credit cards are accepted through Books may be returned for any reason within 10 days of receipt for a full refund of the purchase price provided the book is returned in the same condition in which it was shipped. If the return is because the description is inaccurate or other error on my part, I will also refund the postage both ways.

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James F. Balsley, Bookseller

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This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers. member since 2006
Williamsburg, Virginia
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About James F. Balsley, Bookseller

My business is strictly on-line sales. I carry an inventory of about 2000 books. About half of these are modern fiction. Most of the rest are scholarly academic books concentrated in the areas of natural science, philosophy, history, and literature.


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