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Salem: The Essex Institute. First Edition . Hardcover. VG+. 1924-1930. Blue paper covered boards with pictorial labels of a different ship on each volume, over dark blue cloth spine, with title gilt. 1924-1930. Each volume with numerous plates and index. A clean and bright set; all volumes Very Good to Fine. Series I A History of the Pepper Trade with the Island of Sumatra. II A History of the "Gorge," "Glide," "Taria Topan," and "St Paul," in Trade with Calcutta, East Coast of Africa, Madagascar, and the Philippine Islands. III A History of the " Astrea," "Mindoro," "Sooloo," "Panay," "Dragon," "Highlander," " Shirley," and "Formosa." With some Account of their Masters, and Other Reminiscences of Salem Shipmasters. IV A History of the European, African, Australian and South Pacific Islands Trade as Carried on by Salem Merchants, Particularly the Firm of N. L. Rogers & Brothers.
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- Lippincott Books (US)
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- Salem Vessels and Their Voyages. Four Volumes. Series I, II, III and IV
- Putnam, George
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- First Edition
- The Essex Institute
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