Before the Mast in the Clippers. Harpur Allen Gosnell.

Before the Mast in the Clippers.

New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937.

First edition, no. 232 of 950 copies. Illustrated with plates and folding maps, color frontispiece. ix, [iii], 283 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original half oxblood red cloth and brown boards. Spine ends with minor rubbing, gift inscriptions on the front flyleaf. Very good. Siegel 111; Frazier G-5-a. Item #247271

A wonderful compilation of records, reminiscences and authoritative text, along with sailors' chanties and other nautical delights.

Price: $175.00