Large format hardcover, oblong quarto bound in blue cloth boldly lettered on spine in white, in publisher’s pictorial dust-jacket and printed slipcase. German edition, text in German. 191 pages. Glossary and photographic credits. Profusely illustrated with black and white vintage photographs. First German edition, [originally published in French as Au Temps des Grands Voiliers 1850-1920, same year, 1977]. A collection of photographs from the heyday of the age of sail. No previous ownership marks. A clean, sound, unmarked copy in a complete dust-jacket with no tears or chips. White utilitarian slipcase shows mild wear but is intact and clean. Near fine in a very good or better dust-jacket. Slipcase is near very good. Priority and International orders will require additional postage.