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1 RYCKMAN, John W., comp. and ed Report of the International Maritime Exhibition, Boston, 1889-90
RYCKMAN, John W., (comp. and ed.) Report of the International Maritime Exhibition, Boston, 1889-90. Boston: [s.n.], 1890. Pp 390. Illustrated, Large 8vo, brown cloth, gilt lett. on front and spine. A solid, handsome overview of the state of the maritime trades in the United States in the last decadeof the nineteenth century. This volume introduces the rationale behind the exhibition, presents a full catalogue of exhibits, and highlights many of the chief industries represented, and many of the chief events associated with the fair. Included are many photographs of the exhibits; it is difficult to decide which is most impressive: the beautiful Burgess-designed clipper-bowed yacht Quickstep, or the Dreadnought-sized bottle of ketchup displayed by the H.J. Heinz Company. Inner hinges cracked, tear to pp. 169-170, rubbed, edgewear, else vg. 300.00

Price: 300.00 CDN
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