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Baltimore Clipper: Its Origin and Development

By: Chapelle, Haward Irving

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Marine Research Soc.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 139224

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 publishe... View more info