Lot 71 of 253:
Old Ship Figure-Heads & Sterns  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Old Ship Figure-Heads & Sterns: With Which are Associated Galleries, Hancing-Pieces, Catheads and Divers Other Matters That Concern the "Grace and Countenance" of Old Sailing-Ships
Author:
Laughton, L.G. Carr
Place:
London
Publisher:
Halton & Truscott Smith
Date:
1925
Description:

xv, [1], 281 pp. With 7 tipped-in color plates and 48 monochrome plates from photographs, drawings, diagrams, etc. (4to) 31.5x25 cm (12½x10"), blue cloth stamped in gilt, top edges gilt. No. 63 of 1500 copies. First Edition.

Detailed and scholarly examination of those decorative accoutrements which gave old sailing ships so much of their character and charm.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some wear, joints starting, front hinge cracked; very good.
 
Item number:
283621
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