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Author Name    Clark, Arthur H.

Title   THE CLIPPER SHIP ERA: An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders, and Crews 1843-1869

Binding   Hardcover.

Book Condition   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.

Edition   First edition: Superb association copy: the front endpaper has been SIGNED, dated (1910) and inscribed by the author to Admiral Samuel W. Very.

Publisher   New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1910.

Seller ID   38504.00

"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.

Nautical History. Signed. AMERICANA SHOWCASE

Price = 250.00 USD



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