Lot 395: "Five Sea Captains" Edited by Walter Teller VINTAGE 1960 Hardcover History Of Voyages Under Sail 1st Edition 1st Printing in DJ

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Description: VINTAGE 1960 Hardcover History Of Voyages Under Sail 1st Edition 1st Printing in Dust Jacket. "Five Sea Captains" edited by Walter Teller. FULL TITLE: "Five Sea Captains: Amasa Delano, Edmund Fanning, Richard Cleveland, George Coggeshall, [and] Joshua Slocum. Their Own Accounts of Voyages under Sail." HARDCOVER 1960 Atheneum Publishers 1st Edition, 1st Printing w/ Date: "1960" on title page & "First Edition" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in listing scan(s). Nice Collectible 1st edition, 1st printing hardcover copy IN DUST JACKET.

"A compilation of 5 excerpts from the writings of each of 5 famous merchant sea captains from New England in the late 18th or early 19th century. The narratives encompass voyages all around the world including descriptions of the places they visited, tales of shipwrecks, and mutinies. All are written in the captain's own hand, describing the actual voyage."

Illustrated with photos. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior; all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. Very light edge wear/rubbing wear to SELDOM PRESENT price clipped DJ. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE.

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