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Blue Gum Clippers and Whale Ships of Tasmania by Will Lawson and The Shiplovers’ Society of Tasmania

Blue Gum Clippers and Whale Ships of Tasmania by Will Lawson and The Shiplovers’ Society of Tasmania

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Blue Gum Clippers and Whale Ships of Tasmania

by Will Lawson and The Shiplovers’ Society of Tasmania

Georgian House, 1949, [First Edition], black and white photographic plates, black and white photographic frontispiece, hardcover

Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, a little rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, some discoloration to covers and spine, foxing to endpapers, no inscriptions (see photographs)

“This comprehensive and absorbing record of whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania from the early days to the present was written by Will Lawson for the Shiplovers’ Society of Tasmania from a mass of records supplied by the Society.  It begins with the earliest days of Tasmanian whaling and shipbuilding, covering activities in all ports around the coast of Tasmania.  IT contains a very comprehensive appendix of wrecks, and 31 plates depicting old ships, their masters and their builders.”

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