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Author Name:    DERBY, W.L.A LUBBOCK, Basil, intro.

Title:   Tall Ships Pass : The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail . 2d ed in dj.

Publisher:    David & Charles Reprints, 1970, ISBN:071534952x 

Seller ID:   38249

DERBY, W.L.A. The Tall Ships Pass : The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail embodying therein the History and Detailed Descriptionof the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque "Herzogin Cecilie". With an Introd uction by Basil Lubbock. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles Reprints, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 425, [66] pp plates, [4] leaves plans. Large 8vo, green cloth. "Here is a full and well-informed account, first published in 1937, of the rise and decline of square-rig from the East Indiaman to the modern sail-freighter; of the Australian grain trade, the famous Erikson fleet, and of life and work under sail. ...The second part of the book deals with the barque Herzogin Cecilie, wrecked off Bolt Head in 1936. A detailed description of the vessel, based on model-making requirements, is accompanied by reproductions of the builders' scale plans, and followed by the story of her thirty-four years of service." -from the dj. Vg in dj. 150.00


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