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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