Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good +. xii, 141 pp, acknowledgments, list of b&w illustrations, introduction, I. The Route to the Pepper Island, 1788; II. The First Pepper Voyage, 1793; III. The Pepper Ship Which Went to Japan, 1801; IV. The Malays Capture the Putnam, 1805; V. How the Pepper Trading Was Done; VI. Just Ordinary Troubles of the Sumatra Trade; VII. Captain Story's Desperate Fight, 1807; VIII. The Wreck of the Union; IX. Malay Pirates on the High Seas, 1819; X. What Happened to the Brig Buck, 1827; XI. The Malays Capture the Friendship, 1830; XII. The Retaking of the Friendship, 1830; XIII. Retribution Descends on Quallah Battoo, 1832; XIV. The Barque Derby on the Alert, 1834; XV. Last Attack on a Salem Pepper Ship, 1838; XVI. American Warships Appear on the Scene, 1838; XVII. Salem Men Make a Chart of the Pepper Coast; References, index. First Edition, 1949. "The pepper trade was one of those unique Salem ventures for which the town was famous, and for half a century Salem was the pepper mart of the world. Incidently, the charts which these Salem masters made of the northwest coast of Sumatra have been the basis of all subsequent charts of the area." from the jacket flap. Price clipped. Two very small chips to top edge front panel dj with only the slightest edge wear to same. Small rubbed spot along top edge rear board, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Aqua-blue cloth with stamped orange-stamped title plate on front board, orange lettering to spine, and maps on endpapers. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Pepper and Pirates: Adventures in the ...
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
Publication Date: 1949
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good - Fine
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1949. hardcover. Book Condition: Fair. 1st. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP88147402
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine Condition. 1st. Bound in publisher's original aqua cloth with the front cover and spine stamped in red. Bookseller Inventory # 9007346
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1949. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine binding. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good dust jacket. First Edition. There is a previous owner name pencilled at the top of the front endpaper; otherwise a clean First Edition copy without marks. The dustjacket has been price-clipped; it has minor shelfwear but is reasonably bright and is now protected with a new mylar cover. Near Fine binding / Very Good dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 278499
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1949. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. No markings. Bookseller Inventory # 41707
Book Description Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1949. hardcover. Book Condition: very good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good(-). First. Illus. 8vo, green cloth, d.w. lightly dampstained. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1949. Bookseller Inventory # 275241
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, 1949. Hard Cover. 141 pags, 5 plates, map endpapers, cloth, dust jacket, very good. Bookseller Inventory # 9846
Book Description 1949. Book Condition: Fine. 1949 1st Houghton Mifflin. 141pp., index. Maps on end papers. "True stories of real sailors in American ships who went armed and equipped to defend themselves in dangerous seas." Fine, in VG DJ, some chips on spine ends. Bookseller Inventory # a21838