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Salem Vessels and Their Voyages by  George Granville Putnam - First edition thus - 1930 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00008672)

Salem Vessels and Their Voyages

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Salem Vessels and Their Voyages

by Putnam, George Granville

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Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1930. First edition thus. Hardcover. Near Fine. 4vol. 8vo. 173 pp.; 168 pp.; 164 pp.; 175 pp. Includes all four series: A History of the Pepper Trade with the Island of Sumatra; A History of the "George", "Glide", "Taria Topan", and "St. Paul", in trade with Calcutta, East Coast of Africa, Madagascar, and the Philippine Islands; A History of the "Astrea", "Mindoro", "Sooloo", "Panay", "Dragon", "Highlander," "Shirley", and "Formosa" with Some Account of Their Masters, and other Reminiscences of Salem Shipmasters; A History of the European, African, Australian, and South Pacific Islands Trade as Carried on by Salem Merchants, Particularly the Firm of N.L. Rogers & Brothers. Quarter-bound in navy cloth over blue cloth, each volume has gold lettering on the spine and an inset photograph of a sailboat on the front board (each volume features a different sailboat). Volumes are illustrated with a plethora of black and white photographs of the ships, their captains, naval historians, and more. Pages are rough cut and many are unopened. Reprinted from the Essex Institute Historical Collection. A beautiful set of this fascinating nautical history. A Near Fine set with a very small dampstain to the rear board of volume three, pageblocks show occasional toning.


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Salem Vessels and Their Voyages
Putnam, George Granville
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second hand - Near Fine
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First edition thus
The Essex Institute
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Salem, MA
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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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