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MATTHEWS, Frederick C.

American Merchant Ships, 1850 -1900. [Series One and Two.]

Salem : 1930-1 Stock Code: 45752
£695.00
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First edition, limited issue 52/97 copies, only 87 being for sale. Handsome set of this important reference work.

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Description

2 volumes, quarto, original black cloth back and tips on grey marbled boards, top edges gilt, others uncut, in black sand-grain cloth slipcases.

Illustrations

Coloured frontispiece to Volume I, together with 84 half-tone plates, portraits of ships and captains, Volume II with tissue-guarded half-tone frontispiece and 56 similar plates.

Condition

Slip cases a little rubbed, otherwise very good indeed.

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