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1 Clark, Arthur H. THE CLIPPER SHIP ERA: An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders, and Crews 1843-1869
New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1910. First edition: Superb association copy: the front endpaper has been SIGNED, dated (1910) and inscribed by the author to Admiral Samuel W. Very. Hardcover. Front and rear hinges cracked, nicks and tears to a few leaves, mild foxing to the endsheets, gilt spine titles worn, and covers show some rubbing and wear, else an about very good copy; no dust jacket. 404 pages; appendices, index. 32 illustrations. 
"Far and away the best account of the clipper, by a man who was an officer of one in his youth."--Ralph Paine. Very (inventor of Very's night signal system) has annotated and corrected the passages which pertain to him. Unique copy of a key work. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 Kauffman, Ruth & Reginald Wright THE LATTER DAY SAINTS: A Study of the Mormons in the Light of Economic Conditions
London: Williams & Norgate, 1912. First edition, first printing. 363 pages; bibliography and index Hardcover. Nicks and small splits to the spine ends, pale uniform discoloration or age-toning to the covers, spine darkened, endsheets tanned, else a very good, tight copy in blue cloth with gilt titles and cover decoration; no dust jacket. 
An early account of Mormons presented for a British audience by the American journalists. Reginald Wright Kauffman's novel THE HOUSE OF BONDAGE, a book about prostitution, was highly praised by Emma Goldman in her essay, "The Traffic in Women." Scarce! 
Price: 375.00 USD
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