SMITH, C. Fox. NOURSE
Title: There Was a Ship : Chapters From the History of Sail. First American edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Edwin Valentine Mitchell, Hartford, Conn, 1930,
Seller ID: 90797
SMITH, C. Fox. There Was a Ship : Chapters From the History of Sail. With Eight Illustrations by Phil W. Smith. Hartford, Conn.: Edwin Valentine Mitchell, 1930. First U.S.Edition. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),1-201,(3), frontis + 7 plates. 8vo, blue cloth with paper spine label. Chapters : 1. The Truth about Sail; 2. The Clipper Ship White Star; 3. True Tales of the Bengal Pilot Service; 4. The Irish 'Stars'; 5. East to West - Nourse's Coolie Ships, and some others; 6. Two Famous Australian Passenger Ships: 1. The Clipper Ship Rodney 2. The Famous Hesperus 7. A Mystery of the Horn - The Strange Yarn of the Marlborough; 8. Copper Ore - Round the Horn in the Countess of Winton; 9. Epilogue - Ships That Have Passed. Faint soiling to boards, else very good in rubbed, edgeworn dustjacket. 30.00