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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press (March 4, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520255801
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520255807
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,427,481 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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“A fantastic tale of maritime history on the Pacific frontier.”
(American Archaeology 2009-10-01)

“Delgado’s book is both a monumental labor and a tour de force. . . . Highly recommended.”
(Choice 2010-07-08)

“Valuable for enticing readers to history.”
(Intl Journal Of Maritime History 2010-07-12)

“An essential reference for anyone interested in the salty side of San Francisco history.”
(Lynn Downey California Historian 2011-06-17)

“An essential reference for anyone interested in the salty side of San Francisco history.”
(Lynn Downey California Historian 2011-07-01)

About the Author

James P. Delgado is the President of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology. His previous books include Lost Warships: An Archaeological Tour of War at Sea, Across the Top of the World: The Quest for the Northwest Passage, and the British Museum Encyclopedia of Underwater and Maritime Archaeology.

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By Eric Ritter on October 2, 2014
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Great information--more artifact illustrations would have been helpful
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