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Author Hurd, Edith Thacher, 1910-1997.
Title Sailers, whalers & steamers; ships that opened the West / Edith Thacher Hurd; illustrated by Lyle Galloway.
Pub Info Menlo Park, Calif. : Lane Book Co., [1964]
book jacket
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 387.2 HUR     AVAILABLE
 CCCC Cape Cod Collection  MEM RM HE752.A19 H8     LIB USE ONLY
Descript 64 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Sunset book
Sunset book.
Note "A Sunset book."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 61).
Summary A maritime history of the West Coast, describing the first extensive shipping trade stimulated by the Gold Rush population, ships built to carry California wheat to Europe, and other schooners, whalers, lime juicers and steamers which opened the West.
Subject Merchant marine -- Pacific States -- Juvenile literature.
Shipping -- Pacific States -- Juvenile literature.
Sailing ships -- Juvenile literature.
Steamboats -- Juvenile literature.
Merchant marine -- Pacific States.
Shipping -- Pacific States.
Sailing ships.
Add Author Galloway, Lyle, illustrator.
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