Baltimore Clipper: Its Origin and Development

By: Chapelle, Haward Irving

Price: $65.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Book is in excellent condition, showing very minor shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers, in crenelated black cloth with embossed edges and gilt print on spire, have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A study of this sleek vessel, used for slaving and privateering with plans of actual ships, measured drawings, and drawings of the ship. "This book has been written with a sincere admiration for the Baltimore Clipper, yet with a fairly clear comprehension of its faults. In recent years little has been published, from a technical standpoint, about the old types of ships and it is hoped that the model builder and the antiquarian may find the following study of value." Glossy print pages, tables, sail plans, mechanical drawings. Text is on heavy paper. 192 pages. Bookplate from previous owner on front end paper, private library marking at bottom spine.

Title: Baltimore Clipper: Its Origin and Development

Author: Chapelle, Haward Irving

Categories: History, General, Boating/Ships/Nautical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Marine Research Soc.: 1930

Binding: Oversize Hardback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Boating

Seller ID: 139224

Keywords: Schooner, Privateer, Lugger, Brig, Revenue Schooners, Sail Plans,