Lot 55: Collectible HC History Of Schooners With DJ
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: Collectible Hardcover History Of Schooners. "The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present" by David MacGregor. HARDCOVER 1997 Caxton Editions 1st THUS Edition, 1st Printing w/ "First edition published 2003by Caxton..." & no additional printings on copright page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st Thus edition, 1st printing hardcover copy IN DUST JACKET. "From its emergence in Holland in the early seventeenth century to its present renaissance as a luxury charter vessel, the sleek and elegant schooner has embodied the romance of the seas. It has been used in just about every seafaring role from modest coastal craft navigating narrow inland waterways to high speed clippers plowing the world's oceans. Though schooners in Britain, America, and Canada were primarily cargo carriers, they were also used as Grand Banks fishing schooners, pilot boats, Baltimore clippers, colonial schooners, and yachts. This comprehensive history describes in detail the development of the beautiful rig and gives examples of all if its variations." Heavily illustrated with plans, paintings, and photographs. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior: Pictorial hardcover; all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK NOT X-LIBRARY. SELDOM PRESENT 25 (Pounds) UNCLIPPED DJ. 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: Like New Condition