probably the finest collection of clipper ship art in book form
comprising seventy-eight superb coloured reproductions of Jack Spurling's evocative paintings, ably complemented by a descriptive text by Basil Lubbock
3 volumes. large format hardbacks (31x26cm).
original blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt
volume one is a 3rd impression. volume 2, 2nd impression. and volume 3, first impression.
each impression limited to 1000 copies.
as usual there is some foxing to the text pages, though mostly light, but the bindings are very nice and bright, with just some minimal rubbing to the extremities, and the colour plates are lovely and fresh.