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George Crowninshield

The Story of George Crowninshield's Yacht CLEOPATRA'S BARGE

on a Voyage of Pleasure to the Western Islands and the Mediterranean 1816-1817 Compiled from Journals, Letters and Log-Book by Francis B. Crowninshield

Published: Private printing, Boston, 1912

Edition: Limited private edition.

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1 volume. Privately printed 1912.

Publishers red cloth decorative boards.

Gilt titles to cover and spine.

Gilt top page-block.

Pictorial endpapers.

Some page bottoms trimmed.

259 pages.

41 plates, some fold-out.

Each plate is separated with a laid-in tissue guard.

'Recorded by yachtsman Francis Boardman Crowninshield 
during summers, 1928-1942. The yacht, named in honor 
of legendary 19th century schooner built for his grandfather 
George Crowninshield, put in at harbors in from Maine to
New York, bringing on board wealthy members of American
society along with accounts of weather and sea conditions.'
Recorded shipping weight 2000g.
Shipped and insured by recorded delivery.
  • Binding Condition: Very good
  • Overall Condition: Very good
  • Size: 29 x 22 cm
  • Sold By: West Clare Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Tom Moloney
  • Country: Ireland
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 0657087803
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