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1 Laing, Alexander American Sail: A Pictorial History

New York: Bonanza undated reprint edition. The beauty and drama of sail in America from colonial times on--sea fights, piracy, clipper ships, whaling, lavishly illustrated and full text by a world authority. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, tall 4to halfbound in blue cloth, lower edges worn and frayed, pictorial endpapers, over 500 illustrations with six in full color, contents clean and tight, indices of vessels and persons, 346pp, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Laing, Alexander American Sail: A Pictorial History

New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, Inc. 1961, 1st edition. Laing reveals the beauty and drama of sail in America from colonial times on: sea fights, piracy, clipper ships, whaling, lavishly illustrated and full text by a world authority. No dust jacket, tall 4to half-bound in blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, over 500 illustrations with six in full color, indices of vessels and persons, 346pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents clean and tight, Very Good/-. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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3 Laing, Alexander American Sail: A Pictorial History

New York: Bonanza undated reprint edition. The beauty and drama of sail in America from colonial times on--sea fights, piracy, clipper ships, whaling, lavishly illustrated and full text by a world authority. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, tall 4to half-bound in blue cloth, lower edges worn and frayed, pictorial endpapers, over 500 illustrations with six in full color, contents clean and tight, indices of vessels and persons, 346pp, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Laing, Alexander American Ships

New York: American Heritage Press 1976. Laing provides a lucid description of the evolution of both naval and mercantile watercaft in the US toward various purposes and with various materials. No dust jacket, 4to half-bound in navy and beige cloth, b&w and duotone illustrations throughout, appendices, reading list, index of vessels, index of persons, 533pp, light foxing on page edges, small stamp of retirement community library on front endpaper o/w clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/-. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Laing, Alexander Clipper Ship Men

Garden City NY: Garden City Publishing [1944] 1944 reprint edition. An enthusiastic description of the evolution of the American clipper ship and the men who designed, built, and sailed them. Dust jacket heavily rubbed but intact, 8vo in beige cloth with ship vignette in red on front board, b&w drawings by Armstrong Sperry, index, 279pp, Good/Fair. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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6 Laing, Alexander Matthew Early

New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1957, 1st edition, 1st printing. An historical novel of an American sea captain at the turn of the 18th century. Dust jacket with slight wrinkling, 8vo in blue cloth, 372pp, inside front endpaper clipped with number lightly in blue pencil, o/w clean and tight with no other marks, Good+. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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7 Laing, Alexander Seafaring America

New York: The American Heritage Publishing Company 1974. A survey of the role of seafaring in the founding of America and her military and commercial development thereafter, with a selective guide to US maritime museums. Dust jacket lightly chipped and price clipped, 4to half-bound in yellow cloth and slate paper, profusely illustrated in b&w and color throughout, 344pp plus index, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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