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A rare 19th century carved Wood Three Piece Book Cover for "The American Cruisers Own Book" by Capt. George Little, 1846.


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Inventory ID: 12095

Item Title:

A rare 19th century carved Wood Three Piece Book Cover for "The American Cruisers Own Book" by Capt. George Little, 1846.


Item Description:

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.


Price: SOLD

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