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THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS

by Chapelle, Howard I

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NY: Bonanza, (ca. 1970). Reprint of the 1935 Norton edition.. Sm. 4to. xvii+400 pp. Illus from photos and artwork with drawings by the author, G.C. Wales and Henry Rusk. Blue cloth. Cover vignette. Extremities rubbed and some soiling to edges, else very good in worn dustwrapper now protected in mylar..


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