Pacific Square-Riggers; Pictorial History of the Great Windships of Yesteryear. Jim Gibbs.

Pacific Square-Riggers; Pictorial History of the Great Windships of Yesteryear

New York: Bonanza Books, 1977. Reprint of Superior Publ. 1969 first edition. Hardcover. Clean, tight 4to, 192pp. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Near Fine / near fine. Item #18466

Tales of the great wind ships that sailed during the Age of Sail. The Second Jonah - a man swallowed by a whale and lived to tell about it; the crew of the Jenny, deep frozen in ice for 37 years, Barbary Coast tales, mutinies, shanghaiing, the Red Record of American Hell ships, great Glory of the Seas which accomplished martime supremacy for the U.S. in the 19th century, The Diamond Head, the James Griffith story, The Flying Cloud, The Balclutha, and many more. Great photos, great stories.

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