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1 DOLLAR, Robert One Hundred Thirty Years of Steam Navigation. green leather gilt to spine
Schwabacher-Frey Company, 1917, 
DOLLAR, Robert. One Hundred Thirty Years of Steam Navigation. A History of the Merchant Ship. San Francisco : Privately published for the Author by Schwabacher-Frey Company, (1931). Pp 138 including a port. frontis., with tissue guard + [27] leaves of plates. 8vo, green leather with gilt lettering to spine and upper board and gilt decoration to front cover, teg. Robert Dollar, the owner of the largest merchant fleet on the west coast of the United States writes this history of the development of the steamship from its earliest days to the time of publication of the book. "I have tired to avoidmaking a dry history of shipping development, and for this reason I have i ncluded many personal observations and comments along with the necessary statistical facts. There is inspiration in the daring and skill displayed by the long list of designer, builders and engineers of steamships. Their successes - and even their infrequent failures - have pointed the way for the creators of our modern merchant fleets. -from the text. Dye to leather gently scuffed to tan along for-edge, spine, along hinge of upper board, 1" X 13/4" spot to rear board, light fraying to upper corners, pages yellowing, ow vg attractive solid copy. 125.00

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