THE GREAT WHITE FLEET

THE GREAT WHITE FLEET
THE GREAT WHITE FLEET THE GREAT WHITE FLEET
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PublishingDate: (1976)
Publisher: New York:The Vantage Press
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: Good
Edition: 1st edition
Price: $35.00
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New York:Vantage Press. (1976). 1st edition, stated. (10)+275pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Blue boards lightly soiled and shelfworn with a bit of mottling to front and rear board. Gilt on spine still bright. Page edges lightly soiled. Internally, glue stains from a now missng bookplate to 1st free endpage, but otherwise a very good clean copy. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn, still in one piece but with small chips and tears to edges and folds. It is not price clipped.  *'This scrupulously researched and adroitly organized volume records the histories of the ships that made up the United Fruit Company's Great White Fleet. It is also a chronicle of the growth of the banana industry in the tropical regions of the Western Hemisphere, an important footnote to social history, and a compendium of short sketches dealing with adventure on the high seas."...dj

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