History of American Shipping: Its Prestige, Decline, and Prospect

By: HILL, Chas. S

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HILL, Chas. S. History of American Shipping: Its Prestige, Decline, and Prospect. NY: American News Company, 1883. Pp 194. 8vo, ill. wraps. Prepared in response to the perceived inadequacies of representations made to an 1882Congressional Joint Select Committee on American Shipping, this volume pre sents a comprehensive history of American maritime activity, intertwined with a plea for the strengthening of the indigenous merchant marine. The textincludes numerous contemporary political cartoons, and cuts of American cr aft ranging from a birch bark canoe to the Mayflower to the Robert E. Lee. Spine gone, signatures loose, cover chipped, rubbed. 150.00

Title: History of American Shipping: Its Prestige, Decline, and Prospect

Author Name: HILL, Chas. S

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Publisher: American News Company, 1883,:

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Keywords: NAUTICAL MERCANTILE POLITICS UNITED STATES AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION POLITICAL HISTORY SHIPPING ,