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Last of the Windjammers


  • Last of the Windjammers

Last of the Windjammers

Lubbock, Basil
Glasgow, Brown Son & Ferguson, 1927-29

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by Basil Lubbock.

Glasgow, Brown Son & Ferguson, 1927-29.

2 volumes. 1st edition of volume one, 2nd impression of volume 2.  ppxiv 518 ,xv 448. numerous photo illustrations and plans. 

a good clean set in the original blue cloth bindings with a little marking and light wear. erasure mark to the front free end-paper in volume 2.

“Life under sail and the men who sailed the ships”.  “The larger clipper ships”.   “The smaller clippers, schooners, etc.”   “The Last Boom in Sail”.  “The Limejuicers of 1888-9”.  “The Carriers of the Nineties”.  “The Square-Riggers of the 20th Century”.  “Small Fry”  –  the scarce original format (much superior to the modern reprints) of the indispensable sailing ship reference book.