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The Sailing Ships of New England 1607-1907 by  George Francis  John; Dow - First printing - 1922 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00008650)

The Sailing Ships of New England 1607-1907

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The Sailing Ships of New England 1607-1907

by Robinson, John; Dow, George Francis

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Salem, Mass: Marine Research Society, 1922. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good. Large 8vo. [4], 5-66, [2], [pagination followed by tens of photograph plates of sailing ships], [2] pp. Quarter navy cloth over blue buckram-textured cloth, spine lettered in gold. Lacks the dust jacket. Illustrated by a watercolor frontispiece, several in-text illustrations and photographs of nautical instruments, and a plethora of black and white plates depicting significant sailing ships in New England's sailing history. Written by what was then the Curator of the Marine Room of the Peabody Museum of Salem and the Curator of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. Publication number one of the Marine Research Society of Salem, Massachusetts. A Very Good book with minor rubbing to the extremities, moderate toning to the first part of the pageblock, and a couple pencil annotations.


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The Sailing Ships of New England 1607-1907
Robinson, John; Dow, George Francis
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second hand - Very Good
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First printing
Marine Research Society
Place of Publication
Salem, Mass
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We buy and sell rare and fine books in many fields. Our interests include philosophy, modern first editions, and works of historical or intellectual interest. In addition to bookselling, we regularly do valuations and appraisals for non-IRS purposes. Evening Star Books is a Limited Liability Company.


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