Douglas L. Stein
This book represents a unique addition to the literature of our maritime past. Written by Mystic Seaport's former Curator of Manuscripts, it is intended to assist identifying documents that were common in the conduct of America's shiping industry from 1776 to 1860. It will appeal to students, educators, manuscript dealers and collectors, librarians, archivists, and anyone else with an interest in maritime documents.
8 ½x 11", 158 pages, 119 illustrations, paper binding.