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CORNELIUS SHIELDS ON SAILING by Cornelius Shields - First edition - 1964 - from Andre Strong Bookseller and Biblio.co.uk

CORNELIUS SHIELDS ON SAILING

by Cornelius Shields

Condition: Very Good/very good


NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1964. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 7 x 10 in. White linen boards with blue lettering. B&W illus. Condition is VERY GOOD ; covers very clean, binding tight. Text unmarked and clean with a few corners cut too large, sides of text block foxed. DJ is VERY GOOD ; not price-clipped, mild edge wear and chipping, rubbed. Nautical. BHA


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