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The Velvet Doublet, Street, James

Author Name    Street, James

Title   The Velvet Doublet

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good+

Jacket Condition   Very Good+ Jacket

Edition   First

Publisher   New York Doubleday 1953

Seller ID   027097

Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear, Very slight fading to edges and spine. Clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. All pages and edges are clean. 351 pages. Clean illustrated jacket has price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, 1/8" chipping at top spine edge, slight age-toning to rear panel (very nice photograph of author on rear panel). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of Lepe, and a lifetime spent at sea in the most dazzling years in all the history of navigation and discovery, and dark days spent under the shadow of the Spanish Inquisition, of bright hours of roistering and wenching, and shining moments of love. The time is late in the 15th century when the scimitar of Islam was across North Africa and the Moors still held Granada.

Price = 20.00 USD




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