Sail: The Romance of the Clipper Ships
LUBBOCK, Basil ( Pictures by J. Spurling. Edited by F. A. Hook. Introduction by C. Fox Smith )
Price: 75.00 USD
London: The Blue Peter Publishing Company, 1927. Hardcover. Large quarto. xii + 154pp. Original cloth boards gilt-lettered on spine, gold-stamped sailing ship motif on front board. Fold-out map at rear. Pictorial endpapers. Sepia frontis. 30 color plates. Index. Each color plate is accompanied by a brief history of the ship and it's importance to the overall history of the clipper ships. Cloth rubbed and lightly flecked, boards frayed at corners, some marks of damp to rear board; internal hinges beginning to crack at endpapers with some minor loosening; light scattered foxing throughout, previous owner's name on half-title page, pages lightly browned, else a near-VG copy. Second impression.
- By This Author: LUBBOCK, Basil ( Pictures by J. Spurling. Edited by F. A. Hook. Introduction by C. Fox Smith )
- By This Publisher: The Blue Peter Publishing Company