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).

Item #134620

Price (AUD): $35.00