Greyhounds of the Sea: The Story of the American Clipper Ship. 2nd pr./2nd ed. US in dj

By: CUTLER, Carl C.

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CUTLER, Carl C. Greyhounds of the Sea : The Story of the American Clipper Ship. With a Foreword by Charles Francis Adams. Annapolis, MD : United States Naval Institute, (1967). Second Edition, Second Printing. Pp 592. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, sail cloth. Chapters : 1. Colonial Conditions; 2. The Young Republic; 3. Democracy Afloat; 4. The Early Federalist Period; 5. Fast Shipsand the War of 1812; 6. New Transportation Problems; 7. The "Railroad Rout e" to Europe; 8. Sailing Records after 1815; 9. Speed to China; 10. The Baltimore Clipper; 11. Evolution and the Influence of the Packet; 12. The New China Packets, 1840-1845; 13. The Clipper Packets, 1845-1846; 14. Boom Daysin America, 1847-1849; 15. 'Round Cape Horn, 1849; 16. The First Californi a Clippers, 1850; 17. The British Tea Trade, 1850; 18. Early California Passages, 1851; 19. Flying Cloud and Challenge, 1851; 20. Oriental Trade Expansion, 1851; 21. Australian Gold, 1851; 22. California Races, 1852; 23. New China Records, 1852; 24. A Deep Sea Darby, 1852-3; 25. Flood Tide, 1853; 26. Ominous Sighns, 1853; 27. Commercial Depression, 1854; 28. Liquidation Begins, 1855; 29. Lengthening Shadows, 1856; 30. Commercial Panic and Civil Strife, 1857; 31. Renewing the Contest, 1858; 32. Last Great Voyages, 1859; 33. Conclusion. Appedices: I. Ships, Measurements, Etc; II. Some Record andNear-Record Sailing Ship Passages; III. List of 139 Voyages Made by Ships Reported American, in the China-to-England Trade between 1850 to 1860, Inclusive; IV. California Voyages; V. Flying Cloud, Josiah P. Cressy, from New York to San Francisco, 1851; VI. Abstrack of a Voyag [sic] from New York towards San Francisco with remarks on the weath [sic] &c; VII. Ship and Sail Plans from Original Models and Plans. With bibliography and index. Light spotting to top edge, else vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 40.00

Title: Greyhounds of the Sea: The Story of the American Clipper Ship. 2nd pr./2nd ed. US in dj

Author Name: CUTLER, Carl C.

Categories: 72,

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1967,:

Seller ID: 85273

Keywords: NAUTICAL CLIPPERSHIPS SHIPS UNITED STATES AMERICAN SHIPPING SHIPS HISTORY,