Salem, Mass. Marine Research Society, 1922. First printing. Hardcover. Large 8vo. , 5-66, , [pagination followed by tens of photograph plates of sailing ships],  pp. Quarter navy cloth over blue buckram-textured cloth, spine lettered in gold. Lacks the dust jacket. Illustrated by a watercolor frontispiece, several in-text illustrations and photographs of nautical instruments, and a plethora of black and white plates depicting significant sailing ships in New England's sailing history. Written by what was then the Curator of the Marine Room of the Peabody Museum of Salem and the Curator of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. Publication number one of the Marine Research Society of Salem, Massachusetts. Very Good. Item #00008650
A Very Good book with minor rubbing to the extremities, moderate toning to the first part of the pageblock, and a couple pencil annotations.