Iron Men and Wooden Ships Illustrated with Elegant Engravings Edited by Frank Grey 1924

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Iron Men and Wooden Ships is full of old sea shanties, packed with the quaintest imaginable pictures. 150 pages of these songs of the sea, authenticated by old sailors. William McFee, whose sea stories are known and loved by all, has written an introduction.

Iron Men and Wooden Ships is an excellent addition to your maritime book collection or home library.


This vintage book is in good shape for its age with no rips or tears. Please note the wear and damage on the book board corner and the bookplate on inside page as shown in photos. The spine is slightly yellowed.

Published in 1924 by Doubleday, Page & Co. and is a 1st Edition after the deluxe copy edition.

Please use pictures as a guide. Have any questions or need more photos, ask.

Book Dimensions: 12x9.5x1

Collections: Vintage Boating Books

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We source from local estate sales in the Great Lakes Bay Region, only purchasing the highest quality books.

After photos are shot, the book is immediately placed in a clear self-sealed bag, stored in a climate-controlled room for protection until you purchase.

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