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THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS by  Howard I Chapelle - Hardcover - 1936 - from Pendleburys - the bookshop in the hills and Biblio.co.uk

THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS

by Chapelle, Howard I

Condition: Good


Putnam, 1936. Book. Good. hardback. hardback, small thick 4to, blue cloth lettered gilt to a faded spine, signatures of two previous owners on front free endpaper o/w a very good copy, b&w illustrations throughout, col'd title page, 400pp.


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