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The clipper ships / by A.B.C. Whipple and the editors of Time-Life Books.

; Time-Life Books
Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, [1980] .
ISBN 9780809426799, 080942679X, 0809426781, 9780809426782

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Other Authors Time-Life Books.
Subjects Clipper ships.
Series Seafarers.
Description 176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 172) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary Profusely illustrated text discusses the clipper ships that dominated the world's sailing routes in the last half of the nineteenth century.
Contents Ships to stir the seafaring heart -- The zenith of the age of sail -- A golden lure for clipper builders -- From old loft to lauch: genesis of a Yankee clipper -- Behind the romance, a bitter test of wills -- Every sea a racecourse, every voyage a trial of speed -- A passenger's view of a most pleasant voyage -- A grand ship that will last forever -- Down-easters: a last echo of a vanishing tradition.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5750622
(OCoLC)ocm05750622
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Whipple, A. B. C. 1918-
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