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Author Name:    COLMAN, Addie Cushing COLMAN, Moses Rich)

Title:   Captain Moses Rich Colman, Master Mariner, Scituate, Massachusetts, 1807-1872 : Letters of a Yankee Clipper Ship Captain

Publisher:    The author, Dorchester, MA, 1949, 

Seller ID:   102054

(COLMAN, Moses Rich). COLMAN, Addie Cushing. Captain Moses Rich Colman, Master Mariner, Scituate, Massachusetts, 1807-1872 : Letters of a Yankee Clipper Ship Captain. Compiled & edited by Addie Cushing Colman. Dorchester, MA:(The author), 1949. Printed by The Anthoensen Press, Portland, Maine. Pp. (8),vii-xiv,(2),3-119,(1), portrait frontispiece, + 24 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Starting modestly in command of a small coastwise schooner, the Manson andits chorings, Captain Colman went on and up until a livelihood had develop ed into a career, which included commands of the brig Abram, the brig Sarah, the bark Sarah, and was crownd in the end with that prize of the yesterdays of sail, the mastery of a famous clipper ship, the Asa Eldreidge, named in honor of one who had conquered the sea in sail only to be a sacrifice tothe experimental days of steam." - from the preface. Contents: 1. Schooner Manson, 1842-1848 (pp. 3-12); 2. Brig Abram, 1848-1850 (pp. 13-18); 3. Bri g Sarah, 1850-1853 (pp. 19-28); 4. Bark Sarah, 1854-1857 (pp. 29-51); 5. Clipper Asa Eldridge, 1857-1864 (pp. 52-102). With appendices: I: Quotations regarding the clipper ship Asa Eldridge; II: Clipper ship Asa Eldridge: Cargo lists and sailings. Name inked to title page, else very good. 35.00


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