Ships; And How They Sailed the Seven Seas. Hendrik Willem Van Loon.

Ships; And How They Sailed the Seven Seas

New York: Simon and Schuster, 1935. First edition. Cloth. 8vo. 311 pp. Blue cloth hardcover in illustrated jacket. Dust jacket unfolds into 19x22 in. world map, showing the history of discovery and explorations, illustrated in full color by the author. Soiling, scuffing, and several drink ring stains to dust jacket front panel, soiling to rear flap. Spine panel darkened and discolored. Chipping to dj edges and corners, heaviest at head and foot of spine panel, resulting in partial loss towards center of map when unfolded. Light soiling to boards and text block edges, corners lightly bumped, spine slightly cocked. Previous owner's name in black ink and nautical bookplate to ffep (John Greenwood). Text block lightly toned but clean. Illustrated throughout. A sturdy sound copy in collectible dust jacket. Very Good in Very Good DJ. Item #165149

Price: $30.00

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