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The History of American Sailing Ships

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The History of American Sailing Ships

by Chapelle, Howard I

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  • fair
  • Hardcover
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About This Item

New York: Bonanza Books, 1935. HEAVY. xvii, 400 pages, more than 200 plans, perspectives and sketches, appendix, index. Decorative blue cloth boards flecked, in silverfished dust-jacket with traces on the front and rear covers and substantial damage to the flap folds. Internally the book is in clean and excellent condition. The book traces the development of American ships, their design, build, and the men who made them, and is written by a professional naval architect.. Hard Cover. Fair/Poor. Illus. by Drawings By The Author, George C Wales and Henry Rusk. 4to.


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The History of American Sailing Ships
Chapelle, Howard I
Drawings By The Author, George C Wales and Henry Rusk
Book condition
Used - Fair
Jacket condition
Bonanza Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Sailing Vessels Rigs America Colonial Craft racing Cruising Yachts Clipper-ship Nautical Development Design Build Naval Architecture sailing Ships nautical Books Americana Model Making

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About Lawrence Jones

I carry a general stock of approx 70000 titles of which only a small percentage is online. Viewing at my Ashmore bookrooms is welcome by appointment. While not specializing I have a good selection of art, natural history, military and surfing in stock. I also have many other non-fiction subjects, as well as approx 10000 paperback fiction titles on hand.


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