The clipper ships - half poetry, all daring, and the most beautiful objects ever seen on the seas. They were wrought by genius, especially by Donald McKay, and they were the practical answer for America's shipping. This fond remembrance tells why the clipper ship came to be, and why it ceased to be.
Author: Alexander Laing
Title: Clipper Ships and Their Makers
First Published by: G. P. Putnam's Sons