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The History of American Sailing Ships

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The History of American Sailing Ships

by Howard I. Chapelle

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  • fine
  • hardcover
Fine /Very Good
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New York: Bonanza Books. Beautiful book about the history of American sailing ships, Seven chapter starting with the colonial period, naval craft, privateers and slavers, revenue cutters, the American schooner, merchant craft sailing yachts and appendix of notes and specifications, dozens of illustrations including plates, figures, and photographs, a most comprehensive book. Book: ultra clean blue cloth boards with dark blue titles on spine and front board, drawing of two mast sail boat on front board. tight and square with sharp points, un read condition, NO previous owner bookplates or writing. Jacket: Very Good, bright front panel with blue and white titles and sailing ship drawing, spine bright as well, some soiling to rear white panel, jacket in mylar. A very presentable copy of this extraordinary book.. . Fine. Cloth. 1965.


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Pacific Coast Books US (US)
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The History of American Sailing Ships
Howard I. Chapelle
George C. Wales and Henry Rusk
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
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Bonanza Books
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
Sailing Ships, Illustared, Nautical
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

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Gleneden Beach, Oregon
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About Pacific Coast Books

Pacific Coast Books specializes in quality of books of interest from our store on the Central Oregon Coast. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America and have been buying and selling books for almost 20 years. Visit our website at www.Pacifc Please feel free to call or email with any titles you would like to add to your collection. Only a small fraction of our inventory is online. We buy book collections.


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