Nautical Antiques and Antique Ship Models
Inventory ID: 12095
A rare 19th century carved Wood Three Piece Book Cover for "The American Cruisers Own Book" by Capt. George Little, 1846.
This exceptionally rare piece of sailors' folk art has its' cover carved with the name 'Capt. J C Pease, Oswego, 1874' over a carved depiction of a Schooner named 'Schooner Delos Dewolf.' The spine is carved with the name of the book 'The American Cruisers Own Book.' The back cover is carved with a schooner and a steamer. Ornate brass hinges. Height 8". Illustrated in J. Welles Henderson's JACK TAR, A Sailors' Life, 1750-1910,' p. 123. A museum quality piece.
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