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Clipper Ship (I Can Read)

by Thomas P. Lewis

  • 117 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsJoan Sandin (Illustrator)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7292376M
ISBN 100064441601
ISBN 109780064441605
OCLC/WorldCa26678135

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The Clipper Ship Era An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders, and Crews READING COPY ONLY by Clark, Arthur H. (Hamilton) and a great selection of related books, art and . Arthur H. Clark, in his book The Clipper Ship Era, explains the history leading up to the construction of the first extreme clipper. In , John W. Griffeths, of New York proposed several improvements in marine architecture, which were embodied in the model of a clipper ship exhibited at the American Institute, in February of that he delivered a series of .

Get this from a library! Clipper ship. [Thomas P Lewis; Joan Sandin] -- Captain Murdock is accompanied by his wife and children as he commands a . Rogers Collection of Ship Models at the US Naval Academy The Third Rates, Volume II by Grant Walker: THE GREENWICH HOSPITAL BARGE OF by David Antscherl: Modeling the Extreme Clipper YOUNG AMERICA VOLUME 2: Deck Fittings and Pre Rigging by Edward Tosti: THE ROGERS COLLECTION OF DOCKYARD MODELS AT THE U.S. NAVAL Volume .


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