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A Salem Shipmaster and Merchant by  George Nichols - First edition thus - 1921 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00009090)

A Salem Shipmaster and Merchant

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A Salem Shipmaster and Merchant

by Nichols, George

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Boston: The Four Seas Company, 1921. First edition thus. Hardcover. Very Good. Small 8vo. [10], 11-127, [1] pp. Quarter grey cloth over grey paper boards, pictorial front board lettered in blue with decorations in white, black, and blue. Illustrated by a frontispiece and seventeen additional plates, photographs of where Nichols was born, lived, and photographs of a few portraits of him throughout his life. First Four Seas Press edition (the true first being published in 1912). George Nichols dictated his autbiography when he was 80 years old, this autbiography covers his seafaring life at the end of the eighteenth century and the beginning of the 19th century. Most of his voyages were to the Mediterranean, Northern Europe, and to the far East. A Very Good book with two owner's markings on the front flyleaf and traces of wear to the edges of the boards.


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A Salem Shipmaster and Merchant
Nichols, George
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second hand - Very Good
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First edition thus
The Four Seas Company
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About Evening Star Books

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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