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The Down Easters: American Deep-water Sailing Ships 1869-1929

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Product description

The main chapter headings cover: Bully captains, bucko mates, and Cape Horn shellbacks; The clippers in the Cape Horn trade. Down Easters of the seventies, eighties and nineties; The last of America's Square Riggers. Well illustrated with several plans and numerous black and white photos.

Condition: While the covers generally are in good condition the spine is faded and soiled, with a small hole and abrasions to the top and bottom. Some discolouration of the illustrations on both free end papers. The fly leaf has three newspaper cutting attached with adhesive tape, with a photo cutting fixed to the second page of the preface. Apart from these deficiencies the textblock is clean and in a sound binding.

Item details

Author(s):
Lubock, Basil
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1953
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Brown, Son & Ferguson
Title:
The Down Easters: American Deep-water Sailing Ships 1869-1929

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The main chapter headings cover: Bully captains, bucko mates, and Cape Horn shellbacks; The clippers in the Cape Horn trade. Down Easters of the seventies, eighties and nineties; The last of America's Square Riggers. Well illustrated with several plans and numerous black and white photos.

Condition: While the covers generally are in good condition the spine is faded and soiled, with a small hole and abrasions to the top and bottom. Some discolouration of the illustrations on both free end papers. The fly leaf has three newspaper cutting attached with adhesive tape, with a photo cutting fixed to the second page of the preface. Apart from these deficiencies the textblock is clean and in a sound binding.

Author(s):
Lubock, Basil
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
8vo
Edition:
1953
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
288
Publisher:
Brown, Son & Ferguson
Title:
The Down Easters: American Deep-water Sailing Ships 1869-1929

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