1897, The Port of Missing Ships: And Other Stories of the Sea, John R. Spears, Antique novel about the sea

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Antique novel about the sea, The Port of Missing Ships: And Other Stories of the Sea, John R. Spears, 1897
The MacMillan Company

Covered by an old mylar cover. No dust jacket. Cloth cover with image of a ship's mast. Small book. Cute. 5 X 6-1/2" Aged endpages with owner's signature. Inside some aging and spotting. See pictures for more evidence of condition.

83 pages + 4 ads, gilt top fore-edge, decorative biege cloth.

First edition, second printing, I think.

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John Randolph Spears was born at Van Wert, Ohio on April 21, 1850.[1]

He married Celestia Smiley on November 11, 1873.[1]

In 1875, he became editor of the East Aurora Advertiser, and the next year he founded the Silver Creek Local. He was a reporter on the Buffalo Express from 1880 until 1882, when he joined the staff of the New York Sun.[2] Later, devoting himself to writing, he settled at Little Falls, N. Y.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Randolph_Spears

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