WHEN SHIPS WERE SHIPS AND NOT TIN POTS. The Seafaring Adventures of Captain William Morris Barnes
Publisher: New York:Albert and Charles Boni
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
Edition: 1st edition
New York: Albert and Charles Boni, Publishers. (1930). 1st edition. Illustrated by Francis Shields, xiv+466pp. Hardcover. Blue boards soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges, spine ends and edge points worn to boards. Page edges soiled. Internally, 1st free end-page has old glue stains from a long departed bookplate. Aside from overall age toning to pages, a near very good, clean copy. *"For the last sixty-five years he has been coming and going out of New York Harbor, and has seen with his own eyes the growth of the present city from generation to generation. His tales present an authentic picture of the seafaring life of the Atlantic coast in the days of our grandfathers, when America was primarily a maritime nation...."