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American Merchant Ships and Sailors
by Abbot, Willis J.
Published by: Dodd, Mead & Company
, 1902
Hardcover, illustrated cloth boards, 8vo, 372pp. Top edge gilt. Boards moderately rubbed with uneven fading, gift inscription on ffep, else VG.
Book #74281
Ships a History with Over 1000 Illustrations
by Angelucci, Enzo and Attilio Cucari
Published by: Greenwich House
, 1975
Hardcover, 4to. Illustrations throughout, some in color. 336 pp with index. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. DJ has mild toning and edgewear, else FINE. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #92207
Fighting Ship in the Royal Navy 897-1984
by Archibald, E. H. H.
Published by: Blandford Press
, 1984
"The Complete Revised Edition." Hardcover, 4to, 416 pp. Numerous illustrations. Internally clean, sound binding. Light rubbing to edges of boards. DJ has edge wear where laminate is detaching. Near Fine in Very Good DJ.
Book #57922
Text-Book of Theoretical Naval Architecture
by Attwood, Edward L.
Published by: Longmans, Green & Co.
, 1919
Hardcover, 8vo. 494 pp. with index, plus fold out inserts at rear of text. Very good condition. Page edges moderately toned. Previous owner's book label on front pastedown. Light wear to crown and foot of spine.
Book #83134
Seven Centuries of Sea Travel from the Crusaders to The Cruises
by Bathe, Basil W.
Published by: Leon Amiel
, 1973
Hardcover, 4to, 296pp. Photos and illustrations throughout, some in color. Mild rubbing to board corners, dj has a couple small tears at top edge, else Near Fine.
Book #93422
Proper Yacht
by Beiser, Arthur
Published by: International Marine Publishing Company
, 1978
Hardcover, 4to, 364pp with index. B/w illustrations and photographs throughout. Foxing to page edges and top margins, dj is lightly rubbed with a few small chips and tears at edges, with one slightly larger tear at forecorner. else VG.
Book #96291
Tall Ships on The High Seas
by Beken, Kenneth John
Published by: E. P. Dutton
, 1986
Hardcover, 4to. Color photos throughout. 224 pp. Mild wear to spine extremities and board corners. Else VERY GOOD + in like dust jacket. DJ has mild edgewear, price not clipped.
Book #96353
United States Naval Academy
by Benjamin, Park
Published by: G. P. Putnam's Sons
, 1900
Hardcover, 8vo. 486 pp. with index. Numerous illustrations, some fold-outs. Top edge gilt, gilt decoration on front cover. Previous owner's stamps on endpages. Moderate wear at spine extremeties, else binding tight, no markings. Very Good +.
Book #54435
Steam Navy of the United States: A History of the Growth of the Steam Vessel of War in the U.S. Navy, and of the Naval Engineer Corps
by Bennett, Frank M.
Published by: Greenwood Press
, 1972
Hardcover, thick 8vo, 953 pp, b/w plates, many of which fold out. Facsimile of 1896 original. FINE. No dj.
Book #73155
North Atlantic Seaway An Illustrated History of the Passenger Services Linking the Old World with the New
by Bonsor, N. R. P.
Published by: T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd.
, 1955
Hardcover, 8vo. First printing. B&W; photos throughout. 639 pp. Mild bumping to board corners. Toning to page edges. No dust jacket. Else VERY GOOD.
Book #73252
Sea Its History and Romance (4 Vols.)
by Bowen, Frank C.
Published by: B. F. Stevens & Brown
, 1925
1st ed. No date (ca. 1925). 4 volumes, large 4tos, original blue cloth with gilt sailing ship on front cover of each vol. Profusely illustrated in b/w and some color plates. Sound bindings. Board corners and spine extremities lightly bumped, else VG+.
Book #67312
S. S. Savannah The Elegant Steam Ship
by Braynard, Frank O.
Published by: University of Georgia Press
, 1963
Author signed inscription on ffep. Hardcover, 8vo, 249pp. Postcard laid in. 249 pp. FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. DJ has fading to spine, small tears to top edge. Price not clipped.
Book #73149
Plymouth's Ships of War. A History of Naval Vessels Built in Plymouth Between 1694 and 1860
by Burns, Lieutenant Commander K. V.
Published by: Maritime Monographs and Reports
, 1972
Plastic comb with stiff card wraps, 4to, 152 pp. with index. B&W; images throughout. Fold-out plate.Light soiling and edgewear to wraps, else Near Fine.
Book #76779
Life and Times of The Illustrious Captain Brown: A Chronicle of the Sea and of Japan's Emergence as a World Power
by Bush, Lewis
Published by: Voyagers' Press
, 1969
Hardcover, 4to. B&W; plates, a few fold-out maps. 168 pp. Mild tone to page edges. Else FINE in VERY GOOD dust jacket. DJ has mild wear to crown of spine, light dust soiling, price clipped. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #73336
Illustrated History of Ships & Boats
by Casson, Lionel
Published by: Doubleday & Comany, Inc.
, 1964
1st edition. Hardcover, 4to, 272pp with index. Numerous color and b/w illustrations and photographs throughout. Faint foxing to top edge of text block, light rubbing and wear to board edges and spine extremities, dj is lightly dust soiled with a few tiny edge tears and one closed tear in middle of spine, else VG.
Book #98153
Old East Indiamen
by Chatterton, E. Keble
Published by: J. B. Lippincott & Co.
, 1912
1st US edition. No date (ca. 1912). Hardcover, 8vo, 343pp. gilt titles, color illustrated pastedown on front board. Previous owner's inscription on front endpaper. Spine lettering darkened, hinges mildly cracked, VG. No dj.
Book #73307
Whalemen Adventures: Story of Whaling in Australian Waters & Other Southern Seas Related Thereto, From the Days of Sails to Modern Times
by Dakin, William John.
Published by: Angus & Robertson
, 1934
1st edition. Hardcover, 8vo, 263 pp. with index, appendices, and b&w; photographs throughout. Top front corner worn with boards exposed, faint foxing to page margins and edges, else VG.
Book #80553
Life Savers of Cape Cod
by Dalton, J. W.
Published by: Barta Press
, 1902
First edition. Scarce. Hardcover, 8vo, 152 pp. Original illustrated wraps bound in. B/w photos throughout. Historical society stamps on a few pages. Rear wrap detached but present.
Book #94641
Bretagne Des Savants et Des Ingenieurs 1825-1900.
by Dhombres, Jean (ed.)
Published by: Editions Ouest-france
, 1994
Paperback, 8vo, 383pp with index. Text in French. Fine condition.
Book #85732
Aboriginal Bark Canoes of the Murray Valley
by Edwards, Robert
Published by: Rigby
, 1975
Hardcover, 8vo, 80 pp. with index. B&W; and color images throughout. Fine in like DJ.
Book #80527
Decorative Arts of the Mariner
by Frere-Cook, Gervis (editor)
Published by: Little, Brown & Co
, 1966
Hardcover, 4to. First American edition. Photos throughout in color and B&W.; 296 pp. Bookplate on fep. Mild foxing to top edge of pages and boards. Else VERY GOOD in like dust jacket. DJ has moderate edgewear to top edge, small bit of paper loss to top edge of front panel, price clipped. In Mylar.
Book #97943
An Antebellum Life at Sea featuring The Journal of Sarah Jane Girdler Kept aboard The Clipper Ship Robert H. Dixey from America to Russia and Europe January 1857-December 1858
by Girdler, L. Tracy
Published by: Black Belt Press
, 1997
Hardcover, 8vo. B&W; photos and illustrations throughout. 224 pp with index. FINE in NEAR FINE dust jacket. DJ has mild wear at corners, else fine.
Book #96958
Showboats the History of an American Institution
by Graham, Philip
Published by: University of Texas Press
, 1976
Paperback, 8vo. A few B&W; photos throughout. 224 pp with index. Mild dust soiling to spine. Else FINE. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.
Book #96966
Principal Navigations Voyages Traffiques & Discoveries of the English Nation Made By Sea or Over-land to the Remote and Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at Any time Within the Compasse of These 1600 Yeeres 12 Volumes
by Hakluyt, Richard
Published by: James MacLehose and Sons
, 1903
Complete 12 volume set. Limited to 1000 sets. Original gilt stamped blue cloth, 8vo. Title pages in black and red, top edges gilt, untrimmed. Numerous photogravures, folding maps, facsimiles, etc. Mild wear to board corners and spine extremities on several volumes. Spine cloth toned. Some darkening of endpapers, scattered light foxing, POS on front pastedown endpapers, otherwise no markings. VERY GOOD + set.
Book #55946
Life and Naval Career of Vice-Admiral David Glascoe Farragut
by Headley, Rev. P. C.
Published by: William H. Appleton
, 1865
Original blind-stamped cloth, 8vo. Gilt pictorial spine, frontis, engraved half-title, 3 engraved plates, map, publisher's 4 pp catalogue inserted at front, 342 pp. Rear free ep excised. Mild wear to board corners and head of spine. Else VERY GOOD.
Book #54025
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