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THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS .

by Chapelle, Howard I

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


NY Bonanza Nd, C 1935. Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket. 1935. Hardcover. 400pp. Index. B&W drawings by the author and George C. Wales and Henry Rusk . 10-1/8" X 7-5/8" . Blue cloth binding w/black lettering on spine and front cover and drawing of a ship on front cover. History. First complete history of the development of the various types of sailing vessels and rigs in America from the earliest Colonial crafat down to and including modern racing and cruising yachts. 1/8" circular brown spot, surrunded by a slightly larager light area, on front cover with matching burned hole (very small) in DJ's front panel. Minor edge chipping of DW. Spine has numerous very small light spots. VG - / G + .


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