Becker, Ethel Anderson
Title HERE COMES THE POLLY
Book Condition One corner tip minutely bumped, red remainder dot to lower page edges, else nearly fine in black stamped leatherette, in an age-toned and rubbed pictorial dust jacket that shows one short closed edge tear to the rear panel. Quarto.
Edition First edition.
Publisher Seattle, Washington: Superior Publishing Company, (1971).
Seller ID 35533.00
Illustrated "biography" of the gunboat "Politkofsy"--built for the Russian fur trade circa 1861 and transferred to the U.S. in 1867, when it was transformed into a work tug. Fascinating gallery of rare photos by E.A. Hegg, Asahel Curtis and F.H. Nowell.
Ships and Sailing. Alaska. Photography. American History.