Salem, Massachusetts: Marine Research Society, 1926. Original. Hardcover. Fine contents but with age toning to end papers; both jackets have light general shelf wear.. Both volumes, blue cloth/boards with gilt lettering and flat bands on spine; white djs with color illustrations and turquoise lettering and decoration. 785 pp., numbered consecutively between the two volumes. Both volumes with color frontispieces and 56 bw illustrations. Vol. I: xv preliminary pages. Vol. 2: xii preliminary pages. Publication No. 13 of the Marine Research Society. Volume 1 covers the ships named, in alphabetical order, Adelaide to Lotus. Volume 2 covers the Malay to the Young Mechanic. Provides pertinent information for each vessel: Name, when/where built and by whom, owner, tonnage and size, etc. Several are provided a lengthy history of voyages and other history. Many, however, list only one brief paragraph, as the clipper met an early, sad demise. Fascinating information, succinctly written and excellent for research.
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