Fair winds & foul: a narrative of daily life aboard an American clipper ship.

Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, 1925. First edition, 8vo, pp. [2], xi, [1], 204; 8 mounted plates; sail; plan and deck plan in the text; pages toning, else a fine, bright copy in original blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine. The author made several voyages while working his way up "from third mate to first mate at the height of the history of the California Clipper ships … The incidents record the everyday life of the men [and] an accurate painting of the rather sordid conditions." Item #25797

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