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[Blake, A.P.]:

TO THE RESCUE OF AMERICAN COMMERCE.

J.E. Farwell & Co., Boston: 1869 12pp. Stitched, partly uncut. Light wear, title and last page dustsoiled, Good+. Blake seeks subscribers for $2,000,000 of the capital stock of his new Company, which intends to purchase "a line of American Steamships between Boston and Liverpool." million will be used for purchasing the steamers, and the other half million for this and that. He anticipates profitable traffic in passengers and freight. He includes a Form of Subscription, estimates of profit, and other useful material including a description of the steamer Ontario, which "is already fully ship-rigged." OCLC records many, many microform copies, but only one of the real thing. FIRST EDITION. Not in Sabin, Eberstadt, or Decker. OCLC 47720650 [1- WRes. Hist. Soc.].


Book Id: 18495

Price: $250.00

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