Colton, J. Ferrell.


New York, 1st.ed., 1937. Xxvii + 288 pp., frontis + 73 other photo-ills. Blue cloth ; orange lettering & 'ship'. 23 x 18 cm. Bookplate. Part of uncommon dust jacket tipped in. V.G. A record of the last survivors of deep-water sail in 1937 with data, brief history and illustrated with 74 photographs. Includes both merchant and naval sail : ARCHIBALD RUSSELL, ARETHUSA, BENJAMIN F. PACKARD, HMS CONWAY, CUTTY SARK, DANMARK, GERDA, GORCH FOCH, JOSEPH CONRAD, KAIWO MARU, KILLORAN, L'AVENIR, LAWHILL, LINGARD, MOSHULU, NELSON, OLIVEBANK, PACTOLUS, PADUA, PAMIR, PENANG, PRIWELL, SEA CLOUD, STAR OF FINLAND, STAR OF SHETLAND MARU, SUCCESS, TAILFE, TORMILIND, HMS VICTORY, VIKING, WINTERHUDE plus many other famous and not so familiar old square-riggers.

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