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Lot 191: Antique Nautical History Reference HC 1st Ed. 1st Printing
Antique & Collectible Books-Art-Paper Civil War, Antique Reference, Outsider & Harper's Weekly Art, etc
December 1, 2016
Edgewater, FL, USA
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Description: Antique Nautical History Hardcover 1st Edition 1st Printing. "Fore & Aft: The Story Of The Fore & Aft Rig" by E. Keble Chatterton. HARDCOVER 1912 Seely Services/J. B. Lippincott Company 1st Edition, 1st Printing w/ Date: "1912" on title page with no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st Edition 1st printing hardcover copy. "Edward Keeble Chatterton was one of the great classic authors regarding the uses & history of sailing ships. In this book, he thoroughly explains the entire history of the "fore & aft" rig. He covers all kinds of these ship and rig types from their introduction until the late 19th century. This and the many drawings and pictures makes this book a classic of the genre. It became the standard when it first appeared in 1912 & has remained so ever since." Illustrated with over 150 illustrations and plans. Previous ownerâs name/address on 1st blank endpaper & moderate scattered foxing, not obscuring any text, throughout, o/w internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; light general handling wear especially at head/foot of spine, but all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE. PLEASE NOTE: We do all our own shipping. We will combine shipping on multiple items, where possible to save the wining bidder on shipping costs. Shipping will be added to winning bidder's invoice for item(s) won. Media Mail postage from USPS will be used for shipping in the United States for those items allowed. Lowest alternative cost shipping will be billed for items not allowed by USPS to be shipped by Media Mail. Foreign winning bidders will pay postage based on their countries small/medium/large Flat Rate box postage rates & weight of the package. Other types of postage are available at added expense at the bidders request. You also agree to pay any applicable taxes and/or customs/import duties. A Tracking Number will be provided to buyer. Insurance is mandatory on packages over $100 USD and will be added to postage charges when applicable.
Condition Report: Good Condition