Dow Baker and the great banana fleet: The story of the Yankee skipper who befriended an island and introduced bananas to America

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Hardcover in yellow cloth and non price-clipped publisher’s dust-jacket. 128 pages. Illustrated with photographs. First edition. “Biography of the nineteenth-century sea captain who introduced the banana to the United States by being the first to ship the fruit from Jamaica.” No previous ownership marks. Dust-jacket complete with no rips or tears, albeit some foxing to fore-edge at folds. Book is clean, square and internally unmarked with mild foxing to fore-edge, not affecting interior margins. Very good in a good dust-jacket.

Additional information

Weight 1.43 lbs
ISBN

0811705323

Book Author

Wilson, Charles Morrow

Publisher

Stackpole Books

Publish Year

Publish Place

Harrisburgh, PA

Size

8vo – over 7¾ – 9¾" tall

Book Condition

Jacket Condition

Binding Type

Hardcover

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