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FLEETS OF THE WORLD, THE GALLEY PERIOD. by  Foxhall A.  Commodore U.S. Navy.: PARKER - First Edition - 1876 - from Roger Middleton (SKU: 36215)

FLEETS OF THE WORLD, THE GALLEY PERIOD.

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FLEETS OF THE WORLD, THE GALLEY PERIOD.

by PARKER, Foxhall A. Commodore U.S. Navy.:

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New York, D. van Nostrand, 1876.. FIRST EDITION 1876, 8vo, approximately 220 X 140 mm, 9 x 5½ inches, 8 illustrations with tissue guards, vignette of galley to title page, 235 pages plus 26 pages of adverts, original publisher's cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt galley to upper cover, blind and black decoration to covers, brown endpapers, binder's small ticket to rear pastedown. Binding slightly rubbed and bumped, lacks last free endpaper, publisher's small pale rubber stamp to foot of title page, pale age-browning and an occasional spot, otherwise a very good copy. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST.

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Bookseller
Roger Middleton GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
36215
Title
FLEETS OF THE WORLD, THE GALLEY PERIOD.
Author
PARKER, Foxhall A. Commodore U.S. Navy.:
Format/binding
Original publisher's cloth
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Place of Publication
New York, D. van Nostrand, 1876.
Date published
1876
Keywords
MARITIME NAVAL SHIPS GALLEYS NAUTICAL VIKINGS SHIPBUILDING WAR SHIPS

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Roger Middleton

We have been established booksellers for 42 years. We are a postal business only (strictly no callers). We are long-standing members of the P.B.F.A. the largest trade association for antiquarian booksellers in the UK. We wrap all our parcels in new materials and all our books are insured at our expense. Books may be returned if wrongly described, all costs will be met by us. ****PLEASE NOTE: POSTAGE WILL BE CHARGED AT COST, MEANING THAT POSTAGE WILL BE REDUCED ON PARCELS WEIGHING UNDER 1 KILO, AND IT WILL BE INCREASED ON MOST PARCELS WEIGHING MORE THAN 1 KILO****

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Roger Middleton

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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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About Roger Middleton

We are a postal business only, selling rare and antiquarian books on interesting subjects.

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