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HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS

by Chapelle, Howard I

Condition: Very Good/Very Good-


New York, NY: Bonanza Books (1935) 400 pp. Original blue cloth covers, very bright and clean. Spine ends and top corner of front cover bumped. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Previous owner's name and inscription on front blank endpaper. "1935" written in ink on copyright page. DJ lightly soiled w/ light edge wear. Includes over 200 illustrations. Contents nice.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good-. Illus. by George C. Wales, Henry Rusk & Howard I. Chapelle. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
  • Bookseller: Shoemaker Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 5651
  • Title: HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS
  • Author: Chapelle, Howard I
  • Illustrator: George C. Wales, Henry Rusk & Howard I. Chapelle
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good-
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Bonanza Books
  • Place: New York, NY
  • Keywords: TRANSPORTATION BOATS SAILING SHIPS SHIPBUILDING HISTORY RIGS SAILING YACHTS CLIPPER-SHIP COLONIAL PERIOD NAVAL CRAFT PRIVATEERS SLAVERS REVENUE CUTTESR AMERICAN SCHOONER MERCHANT CRAFT AMERICAN HISTORY UNITED STATES NONFICTION GENERAL ILLUSTRATED GEORGE C
  • Bookseller catalogs: Transportation; Transportation - Boats;
  • Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


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