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The History of American Sailing Ships by Howard I. Chapelle - Hardcover - from Elk Creek Heritage Books and Biblio.co.uk

The History of American Sailing Ships

by Howard I. Chapelle

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Bonanza Books. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. From the book, ""This volume traces the development of American ships, their design, and construction, and provides portraits of men who made them. An important collection of illustrative material--more than 200 plans, perspectives, and sketches by the author, George C. Wales, and Henry Rusk, as well as paintings and photographs ..."" Hard cover in very good condition with black and navy boards and gold spine lettering. Text block clean and tight. No markings noted. Dust jacket likewise in very good condition. 0
  • Bookseller: Elk Creek Heritage Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 007343
  • Title: The History of American Sailing Ships
  • Author: Howard I. Chapelle
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0517023326
  • ISBN 13: 9780517023327
  • Publisher: Bonanza Books
  • Place: New York
  • This edition first published: May 25, 1988
  • Keywords: Sailing ships, Sailing ships - United States - History, Ship building - United States -History, navigation - United States - History
  • Bookseller catalogs: History;


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