Philadelphia: Franklin Press, 1909. 1st Edition. 8v0. Very Good / No Jackeet. Item #13065
1909 1st Edition of this influential Nautical Memoir originally from the family of Robert Barrie. Fold-out map included.
A handsome and sound classic account of the Barrie brothers' sailing adventures in the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays in the early days of boating for leisure as opposed to the purely practical use of boats until the latter half of the 19th century.
Green cloth with black illustration to front and black titling to spine. Square tight binding. Clean interior, save for p/o bookplate to front end paper and a 1945 gift inscription tracing the book to the Barrie family.
Hinges sound, though rear end paper with a one-inch closed separation at the top. crease to spine cloth and just a hint of two glass rings to front board. . Mild wear otherwise.