Greyhounds of the Sea. :The Story of the American Clipper Ship. US no dj

By: CUTLER, Carl C. ADAMS, Charles Francis, foreword

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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. New York.: Halcyon House, (1930). Pp 592. Illustrated. Lg 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. Colonial Conditions; 2. The Young Republic; 3. Democracy Afloat; 4. The Early Federalist Period; 5. Fast Ships and the War of 1812; 6. New Transportation Problems; 7. The "Railroad Route" to Europe; 8. Sailing Records after 1815; 9. Speed to China; 10. The Baltimore Clipper; 11. Evolution and the Influence of thePacket; 12. The New China Packets, 1840-1845; 13. The Clipper Packets, 184 5-1846; 14. Boom Days in America, 1847-1849; 15. 'Round Cape Horn, 1849; 16. The First California 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, 185 4; 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 and Near-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, JosiahP. 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. With 117 Illustrations : Original Duotones, Color Plates, HalfTones, and Reproductions of Pen and Ink Drawings Prepared with Special Ref erence to the Text. Light edge-wear, else vg. 75.00

Title: Greyhounds of the Sea. :The Story of the American Clipper Ship. US no dj

Author Name: CUTLER, Carl C. ADAMS, Charles Francis, foreword

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Publisher: Halcyon House, New York, 1930,:

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