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Au Temps des Grandes Voiliers. ex-lib in dj.

By: Le SCAL, Yves

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Trésors de la Photographie, 1977,:

Seller ID: 35481


Le SCAL, Yves. Au Temps des Grandes Voiliers 1850- 1920. Paris: Trésors de la Photographie, 1977. Pp 178. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth. A photographicevocation of the "heroic age" of merchant sail augmented with an interpret ive text. While French in origin the book comprises the whole of the nineteenth century maritime world, with photos of Donald McKay's Boston shipyard,of San Francisco during the gold rush, of South American ports, of wrecks on the English coast, etc. Ex-library (pouch, spine label), slightly rubbed, else vg. 90.00 View more info

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Great Days of the Cape Horners. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: LE SCAL, Yves ORTZEN, Len, trans.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 1967,:

Seller ID: 25055


LE SCAL, Yves. The Great Days of the Cape Horners. Translated by Len Ortzen. (N.Y.) : New American Library, (1967). First US Printing. Pp 175. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, black cloth. "Replete with rare and memorable photographs, this book tells the story of those gallant sailing vessels - the steel-hulled, steel-masted riggers built to outperform steam in the deadly proving grounds of the perilous Cape Horn passage. Author Yves Le Scal blends technical expertise, a fine esthetic sensibility, and a wonderfully lucid style to capture the full beauty of the great sailing ships that carried worl... View more info