The Adventure of Sail 1520-1914

By: MACINTYRE, Captain Donald

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Stated First American Edition, copyright page. A history of the four centuries of wind-powered ships by Captain Donald Macintyre, accompanied by a selection of period writings from 1520 to 1914 by the likes of Sir Francis Drake, Captain James Cook, Joseph Conrad and many others. With an introduction by Uffa Fox . With 44 color and 305 black and white illustrations which depict the fascinating array of various sailing ships. --- This oversize work (measuring 12.5 in. wide x 10 in tall) in full blue cloth-covered boards with spine titling in lighter blue, blindstamped compass image to cover. Unclipped jacket with wrap-around Adam Willaerts color painting. --- The covers are a little loose, otherwise a clean, firm copy. Jacket with a 1.5-inch tear to lower edge, with additional small creases and curling to edge, else bright, intact and protected in removable mylar wrapper.; Oblong Small Quarto (9 to 11 in. tall); 256 pages

Title: The Adventure of Sail 1520-1914

Author Name: MACINTYRE, Captain Donald

Categories: >>Railroads, Aviation & Transportation, >>History,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Stock No.: 80196