Sails and Whales

By: Chippendale, Captain H. A.

Price: $25.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Fine


A beautiful copy in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and small whale design on both cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers; very small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. NIce frontispiece photo portrait of Captain Harry Allen Chippendale. With an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 231 pages with glossary of nautical terms. Clean bright dust jacket designed by Samuel Bryant is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. PErsonal story of one of the most romantic of man's exploits, told with all the salt on the decks and the wind whistling through the lines. The biography of a man of vigor and courage who survived to serve on the seas with daring and distinction in three wars, and has retained the flavor of his varied and dangerous life.

Title: Sails and Whales

Author Name: Chippendale, Captain H. A.

Categories: Adventure/Travel, Biography, ships/sailing/shipwrecks,

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1951

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Very Good+ Jacket

Seller ID: 026788

Keywords: Ships, sailing, whaling, adventure, Captain H. A. Chippendale, first edition, nautical tales, biography,