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HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS by  Howard I Chapelle - Hardcover - 1982 - from Shoemaker Booksellers and Biblio.co.uk

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HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS

by Chapelle, Howard I

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


New York, NY: Bonanza Books, 1982. 400 pp. Original black cloth covers w/ gilt title on blue cloth spine. Binding very bright and clean. Light soiling to foredge of text block. DJ lightly soiled. Price clipped. Illust. w/ more than 200 b/w photos and figures. Contents very nice.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by George C. Wales and Henry Rusk; Howard I. Chapelle. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Shoemaker Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 307
  • Title: HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS
  • Author: Chapelle, Howard I
  • Illustrator: George C. Wales and Henry Rusk; Howard I. Chapelle
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0517023326
  • ISBN 13: 9780517023327
  • Publisher: Bonanza Books
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Date published: 1982
  • Keywords: TRANSPORTATION BOATS SHIPS SAILING NAVY NAVAL HISTORY MARITIME NAUTICAL AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS SHIP-BUILDING NAVIGATION COLONIAL PERIOD NAVAL CRAFT PRIVATEERS SLAVERS REVENUE CUTTERS AMERICAN SCHOONER MERCHANT CRAFT SAILING YACHTS AMERICAN HISTORY UNITED
  • Bookseller catalogs: Nautical; Transportation; Transportation - Boats;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall


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