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Fishermen's Own Book


Publication Date: 1882
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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PROCTER BROTHERS. Fishermen's Own Book, Comprising the List of Men and Vessels Lost from the Port of Gloucester, Mass., from 1874 to April 1, 1882, and a Table of Losses from 1830, Together with Valuable Statistics of the Fisheries, also Notable Fares, Narrow Escapes, Startling Adventures, Fishermen's Off-hand Sketches, Ballads, Descriptions of Fishing Trips and Other Interesting Facts and Incidents Connected with this Branch of Maritime Industry. Gloucester, MA: Procter Brothers, [1882]. 1st ed. 274pp. Illus., plates, map. Orig. gilt pictorial cloth. Cloth lightly rubbed, front free endpaper separated but present, else a very good copy. Includes 32pp. of pictorial nautical advertisements for fish hooks, ships' supplies, rope, fish, pulley blocks, among other equipment. Includes stories about early Massachusetts fishing. HOWES P-627. Bookseller Inventory # 62662

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Title: Fishermen's Own Book

Publication Date: 1882

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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All books are in reasonable second-hand condition. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, or personal check. Checks can be made out to the George S. MacManus Company, 12 Water Street, Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010 USA. Emails can be sent to Phone numbers: 610-520-7273. FAX: 610-520-7272. All inquiries should be directed to Clarence Wolf. Deferred billing available for libraries. PA residents add 6%sales tax.

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