The clipper ships

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Time-Life Books, 1980 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 176 pages
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Using many illustrations, this is a fine history of this period in American sea navigation. Part of the Time-Life series The Seafarers, which includes by the same author: Fighting Sail (1978) and The Whalers (1979).

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User Review  - Stephanie Ricker - Goodreads

This book is chock full of beautiful maritime paintings and fascinating stories. You would be surprised how invested one can become in a ship race from 150 years ago; I was on the edge of my seat. Read full review

Contents

genesis of a Yankee clipper
72
Every sea a racecourse every voyage a trial of speed
102
A grand ship that will last forever
130
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