Ports of Piscataqua: Soundings in the Maritime History of the Portsmouth, N. H., Customs District from the Days of Queen Elizabeth and the Planting of Strawberry Banks to the Times of Abraham Lincoln and the Waning of the American Clipper

Saltonstall, William G.

Published by Harvard University Press, 1941
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Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-Very Good +. xii, 244 pp, preface, list of b&w illustrations, I. Piscataqua: The Portsmouth Customs District; II. Prings, Pirates, and Pepperrells, 1603-1713; III. White Pine, Codfish, and West India Rum, 1713-1750; IV. White Pine, Codfish, and West India Rum, 1750-1773; V. The Piscataqua Mast Trade, 1650-1775; VI. The Remarkable Deliverance of Captain Nathanael Peirce; VII. Portsmout Tea Trouble and Continentals, 1773-1783; VIII. Piscataqua Privateers, 1775-1783; IX. Thirty Thriving Years, 1783-1812 (Part I); X. Thirty Thriving Years (Part II); XI. All Portsmouth Goes Privateering, 1812-1815; VII. Iron Works, Rope Walks, and Duck Manufactories: Some Piscataqua Industries Allied to Shipbuilding; XIII. The Piscataqua Gundelow; XIV. the Ghost of the Dead West India Trade, 1815-1845; XV. Gold, Tea, Slaves, and Opium; The Piscataqua Clippers, 1845-1860; XVI. Conclusion; bibliography, index. Second Printing, 1941. Not Price Clipped. 6 spattered stains along bottom text block edge, two of which seep on to the bottom edge of margin, and lightly age-toned top and bottom cloth edges, and text block edges, else, Pristine, Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Tan cloth with brown backstrip, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 4to. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Ports of Piscataqua: Soundings in the ...
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication Date: 1941
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: Second Printing.

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