Diaries from the Days of Sail
New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston,, 1974. F. (ISBN: 0030129419). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Large octavo, black cloth covered boards with gilt spine title. 160pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white reproductions and diagrams. Introduction by Alan Villiers. Three selections from original diaries of American ships captains including tales of early Australia and the clipper ship trade with China. 6 appendices including Sails and Rigging, CHinese Shipping and the Anglo-Chinese War. A very tight, clean, fresh, volume with a discreet prior owner blindstamp on ffep, else fine, in a crisp, clean dust jacket. Very near fine in fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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