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Pen and Pencil Sketches of Shipping and Craft All Round the World

Pen and Pencil Sketches of Shipping and Craft All Round the World

Condition: Very Good


London: Edward Arnold, 1899. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾. Illustrated with 53 plates. viii, 214, 32 adverts pp. Description of 53 sailing ships still using fiber and canvas before the end of the 19th-century from England and Europe and small boats from America, Borneo etc. vellum spine and blue beveled cloth. .
  • Bookseller: Peter Austern & Co. Books & Ephemera / Brooklyn Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: b20
  • Title: Pen and Pencil Sketches of Shipping and Craft All Round the World
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Edward Arnold
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1899
  • Bookseller catalogs: Sailing;
  • Size: 8vo - over 7¾


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