The Last Grain Race
London, The Folio Society, 2001 (first thus).
Octavo, xx, 241 pages plus endpaper maps and illustrations and numerous pages of plates from photographs.
Pictorial papered boards; foot of the spine slightly bumped; an excellent copy in the very good slipcase (with a small stain to one panel).
'Gustav Erikson of Mariehamn in the Baltic was the last man to own a great fleet of sailing-ships. By the late 1930s the grain trade with South Australia was the only one left in which ships like his could engage with any real hope of making a profit' (Introduction).
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