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Moby-Dick and the Tools of Whaling

By: Sophomore Class of New Bedford High School and Curatorial Staff of New Bedford Whaling Museum; Charles A. Robinson and Richard C. Kugler (fwd.)

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, New Bedford Whaling Museum: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: LIT0012

Condition: Near Fine


Red stiff paper wraps, lettered in black. Booklet. [v],46 pp., illus. Lightly bumped corners, small patch of sticker residue at top front corner. View more info

Scrimshaw at Mystic Seaport, Featuring Objects from the Kynett, Howland, Townshend and White Collections [Marine Historical Association No. 33]

By: Stackpole, Edouard A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040053

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff gray wraps, lettered in burgundy. Slight shelf wear. x,53 pp., illus. View more info

Captain Prescott and the Opium Smugglers . . . with Illustrations of the Chinese Scene and Period of 1840-1850 [Marine Historical Association No. 26]

By: Stackpole, Edouard A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040101

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff orange wraps, lettered in black. Slightly sunned along binding fold. 78 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Life Saving Nantucket

By: Stackpole, Edouard A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nantucket Island, MA, Nantucket Life Saving Museum: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040679

Condition: Near Fine


Two-tone turquoise paper covered boards. Light spotting/soiling to top text block edge, otherwise essentially as issued. Turquoise dust jacket is somewhat tanned along spine panel, with a few slight chips or closed tears along edges, now in mylar. 295 pp., illus. in b&w. View more info

Small Craft at Mystic Seaport

By: Stackpole, Edouard A., and James Kleinschmidt

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030615

Condition: Near Fine


Teal blue wraps, lettered/illus. in white. Publication No. 36. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 82 pp., illus. View more info

Pennsylvania Canal: Indiana and Westmoreland Counties [Indiana County Historical Series No. 1]

By: Stephenson, Clarence D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Marion Center, PA, Clarence D. Stephenson: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035104

Condition: Near Fine


Tan wraps, brown cloth tape binding. Slight handling wear, nearly as issued. iv,54 pp., printed on rectos only, + additional unnumbered maps and photographic plates. Slightly toned inside rear cover from publication list insert. Deaccessioned from Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

U.S. Battleships in Action, Part 2 [Warships No. 4]

By: Stern, Robert C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Carrollton, TX, Squadron/Signal Publications: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049121

ISBN: 0897471571

Condition: Fine


Booklet, stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. Very slightly thumbed, virtually as issued. 50 pp., illus. View more info

The Story of American Sailing Ships

By: Strong, Charles S.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1957

Seller ID: 002006

Condition: VG+


Light blue illus. cloth, toned toward edges, slightly rubbed extremities. Firm binding, clean interior, just a bit toned. Dust jacket now in Brodart sleeve shows rubbed joints with minor loss to surface paper, also rubbed corners and spine extremities, chipped extrems with some paper loss, tape repairs to verso, several closed tears but reasonably intact. Juvenile. vi,151 pp., well illus. View more info

The Welland Canals: The Growth of Mr. Merritt's Ditch

By: Styran, Roberta M., and Robert R. Taylor, with John N. Jackson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012552

ISBN: 0919783635

Condition: Near Fine


168 pp., light shelf wear, covers and contents lightly thumbed. Former owner's embossed name stamp on half- and title pages. View more info

USS Laffey (DD-724)

By: Sumrall, Robert F.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Somerset, MA, Tin Can Sailors, Inc.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049127

ISBN: 0970772203

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. 72 pp., illus. Essentially as issued. View more info

USS Kidd (DD-661)

By: Sumrall, Robert F.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Somerset, MA, Tin Can Sailors, Inc.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049128

ISBN: 0970772238

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. 80 pp., illus. Essentially as issued. View more info

USS Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. (DD-850)

By: Sumrall, Robert F.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Somerset, MA, Tin Can Sailors, Inc.: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049129

ISBN: 097077222X

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. 76 pp., illus. Slight wear to corners, slight crease to top front corner, nearly as issued. View more info

The Pulp and Paper Fleet: A History of the Quebec and Ontario Transportation Company

By: Sykes, Al, and Skip Gillham

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Stonehouse Publications: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012538

ISBN: 0919549152

Condition: Near Fine


90 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Light shelf wear, almost as issued. Former owner's signature on title page, embossed name stamp on title and intro. pp. View more info

What Ship Is That?

By: Talbot-Booth, E. C. (editor, illus.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Didier: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046979

ISBN: B0007DZ0K0

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue cloth, spine panel lettered in silver. Spine panel mildly darkened by age, a few minor surface marks to cover cloth, some toning to text block edges. Firm binding. Former owner's name stamps and address stamp to front endsheets, otherwise unmarked. View more info

A Description of the Canals and Railroads of the United States, Comprehending Notices of All the Works of Internal Improvement Throughout the Several States [Reprints of Economic Classics]

By: Tanner, Henry S.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelley: 1970

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 040162

ISBN: 0678005958

Condition: Fine


Gray cloth, lettered in gold foil. Former owner's signature and date inked on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. viii,9-272,[3] pp., 3 folding maps and plans. Facsimile reprint of original 1840 edition. View more info

Norfolk's Waters: An Illustrated Maritime History of Hampton Roads

By: Tazewell, William L.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Woodland Hills, CA, Windsor Publications: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005288

ISBN: 0897810457

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory cloth, gilt lettering. Bumped fore-edge with small notch and slight indentation to early leaves, small area of spotting along top edge. Rubbed flap folds, minor creasing, and a few short closed edge tears on dust jacket. 223 pp., illus. View more info

Down to the Sea in Books: A Nautical Rare Book Catalogue with Important Selections on Whaling and the History of the America's Cup [The Current Company, Bristol, Rhode Island - Catalog 12 (1974)]

By: The Current Company

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bristol, RI, The Current Co./Chapter and Verse: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023872

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. Booklet. Light handling wear. Price list accompanies. 755+ individual entries, w/ b&w illus. View more info

Queen Mary and the Cruiser: The Curacoa Disaster

By: Thomas, David A., and Patrick Holmes

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 047032

ISBN: 1557506981

Condition: As New


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xii,196 pp., illus. View more info

Saga of a Yankee Whaleman

By: Thomas, Sylvia

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Trustees of the Old Dartmouth Historical Society: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030607

ISBN: 0960552405

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xvi,132 pp. Color illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in mylar. View more info

The Titanic: The Extraordinary Story of the "Unsinkable" Ship

By: Tibballs, Geoff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, Reader's Digest Association: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006289

ISBN: 0895779536

Condition: Near Fine


128 pp., fully illus. in color, b&w. Light wear to edges, almost as issued. View more info

The Sea and the Jungle

By: Tomlinson, H. M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033162

Condition: VG+


Burgundy cloth, lettered and with sea-gull illus. on front cover in gilt, top text block edge in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Front hinge neatly mended, rear hinge fully intact, binding firm. [v],354 pp., illus. View more info

Towpaths [Canal Society of Ohio: Vols. I-XLVII (1-47) mostly complete run 1963-2009, 159 of 188 issues]

By: Trevorrow, Frank, Terry K. Wood, Jerry Hicks, Edith McNally, etc. (editors)

Price: $250.00

Publisher: New Philadelphia, Oberlin, Cleveland, et al, OH, Canal Society of Ohio: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034987

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, wraps, stapled binding. Issued quarterly. Each issue ranges 8-24 pp., illus. Partial run, mostly complete, beginning with Vol. I, No. 1 (1963), extending through Vol. XLVII(47), No. 2, 159 of 188 issues, including 2 combined issues, also 2 duplicates, thus 159 volumes, with a complete run of the scarce early years: Vols. I-XIV (1-14) complete. Run lacks the following issues for completion: 15.4; 18.3; 28.3, 4; 29.2, 4; 30.1, 2, 3; 31.1, 2; 32.1, 3, 4; 33.3; 34.1; 35.3; 39.3; 40.1-4; 42.1-4; 43.1; 47,3,4. Issues show only slight handling wear, solid Near Fine. Many issues are acc... View more info

Diver's Handbook of Underwater Calculations

By: Tucker, Wayne C.

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Centreville, MD, Cornell Maritime Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048672

ISBN: 0870332546

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Minor shelf wear, corners a bit rubbed, text block edges tanned. Square, uncreased binding. ix,182 pp., illus. 3rd ptg.: 1986. View more info

Atlantic Submarine Valleys of the United States and the Congo Submarine Valley [Geological Society of America Special Papers No. 7]

By: Veatch, A. C., and P. A. Smith

Price: $34.50

Publisher: Geological Society of America: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020660

Condition: Near Fine


Tan wraps, lettered in black. xvi,101 pp., illus. w/ 10 plates, 28 figures. (3) of the plates are large folding plates accompanying, also (9) large folding charts numbered I-A and B, II-A and B, III-A and B, IV-A and B, V. All housed in original cardboard slipcase. Booklet shows minor fading along edges. All folding maps fully intact, slightly toned, with unobtrusive owner's address stamp on blank verso of each. Contents thus Near Fine. Slipcase shows minor shelf wear, with light crease/surface paper tear along top edge and name stamp on bottom edge, thus VG. View more info

American Ship Portrait and Marine Exhibition, April 3 - May 31, 1990

By: Vose, Abbot W., and Robert C. Vose, III (intro.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Vose Galleries of Boston: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017479

Condition: Fine


Color illus. wraps. 24 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w plates. Essentially as issued. View more info