Sailing-Ship Models: A Selection from European and American Collections: Nance, R. Morton Sailing-Ship Models: A Selection from European and American Collections: Nance, R. Morton Sailing-Ship Models: A Selection from European and American Collections: Nance, R. Morton

Sailing-Ship Models: A Selection from European and American Collections

Nance, R. Morton

Published by Halton and Truscott Smith, Ltd, London, 1924
Condition: Good Hardcover

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1/1750. Folio. VIII, 80pp (Text), 124 leaves of plates. Original blue cloth with gold lettering and illustration on spine and covers. Top edge gilt. Beveled edges. 6 original sailing-ship model photographs laid in. Colored frontispiece protected with a captioned tissue-guard. A selection of 124 b/w photographic reproductions of European and American sailing-ship models from the early 16th century to the year 1890. Spine slightly sunned. Head and tail of spine slightly chipped. Corners rubbed. Free front endpaper inscribed by previous owner. Moderate age-toning along paper margin. Closed tear along upper margin of pp.1-8 (not affecting text). Binding and interior in overall good+ condition. Bookseller Inventory # 32741

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Title: Sailing-Ship Models: A Selection from ...

Publisher: Halton and Truscott Smith, Ltd, London

Publication Date: 1924

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Edition: Limited First edition.

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