New York: Henry Holt and Company , 1929. First printing. Hardcover. 314 pp. Bound in grey cloth with the title and the publisher blocked in navy cloth and embossed in gold lettering. Decorations by Nancy Beatty Eskew. The book includes several black and white photographs, and a frontispiece which captures the portrait of Henry M. Shreve and is captioned "The Real Creator of the American Steamboat". Lacks the dust jacket. Near Fine. Item #00007203
A Near Fine book with a contemporary owner's name written in pencil on the free front end paper and on the verso of the frontispiece.