1930 · Salem, Mass.
by Matthews, Frederick C.
Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1930. First Edition. First printing Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is slightly faded and rubbed and the title page is slightly tanned due to the tissue guard on the frontispiece. The binding, hinges and joints are all strong and all pages are present. In a good dust jacket with 1/2" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area and with small chips from the corners of the front panel. A small quarto measuring 10" tall by 7" deep containing 399 pages including an index, text and illustrated with 127 photographic plates of merchant sailing ships. The twenty-first volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society. (Howes M-424) (Inventory #: TB22582)