Swan, Oliver G., Illustrated by various DEEP WATER DAYS
Philadelphia, PA: Macrae Smith Company cr 1929
HB. 1st ed. 8vo, 506 pp, tape on spine, missing one ills, crnrs worn fair/no dj, blk bds w/embossed frt w/blue-gilt & grn, Ex-Lib,, no dj The romance of America's History is a general title for this series of books, first of which was Frontier Days, Deep Water days is second. Book deals with the activities of American men and American ships on deep water,in those stirring, fo rmative years, 1700 to 1860. Has chapters on Merchantmen & traders, stout hearted men, hunters of the deep, fights & fighters, spume & flying spray. Some of the authors are John Henshall, J.G.Lockhart, Arthur Chute, Oliver Holmes, Herman Melville, Washin gton Irving, Barry Cornwall, James Fenimore Cooper and others. Some of the illustrators are Charles Hargens, Stanley Arthurs, N.C. Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, and others.