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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

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

The Making of a Sailor: The Photographic Story of Schoolships Under Sail

By: Villiers, Alan J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1938

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040103

Condition: VG+


Teal green cloth, lettered in white. Mild tanning to both spine extremities and slight along edges. Former owner's signature and remnants of book plate mounted on front pastedown, with slight offsetting to front flyleaf. 1st American edition, printed from British plates. 45 pp., 191 b&w plates at rear, 200+ photos total, mostly of the author's training ship, the Joseph Conrad, permanently docked at Mystic Seaport, CT. Pictorial dust jacket shows several areas of loss along top edge and head of spine panel, minor chipping at corners, also loss at heel of spine, technically only Good but st... 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

Commodore James Biddle and his Sketch Book

By: Wainwright, Nicholas B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Historical Society of Pennsylvania: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042883

ISBN: B0007EM99E

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue stiff wraps, lettered/illus. in white. Minor shelf wear, extended edges typically a bit rubbed. 92 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

Coat Boats to Tidewater: The Story of the Delaware & Hudson Canal [INSCRIBED]

By: Wakefield, Manville B.; Carl Carmer (fwd.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: South Fallsburg, NY, Steingart Associates: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 035228

Condition: Near Fine


Brown buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued except for area of mnor spotting on top text block edge and 2 1/4" x 4" area at top corner of dedication leaf neatly torn away (perhaps to remove an inscription?). Inscribed by author on lower half-title, personalized to Gerald Smeltzer, full signature, dated Feb. 1966. xviii,206 pp., b&w photographs, endpaper maps. Color illus. dust jacket shows mild surface rubbing and small chip at bottom rear corner, now in mylar. Scarce signed copy of 1st (1965) edition. View more info

Fishermen at War

By: Walmsley, Leo

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033281

Condition: Near Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows mild rubbing at corners and spine extremities with a bit of chipping to heel of spine, small area of surface paper loss on lower front panel and a few mild scratches to spine panel, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. View more info

Harbor Voices: New York Harbor Tugs, Ferries, People, Places, & More . . .

By: Walton, Terry

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peekskill, NY, Sea History Press/National Maritime Historical Society: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028283

ISBN: 0930248147

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. x,179 pp., illus. Very slight edge wear, otherwise nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding. View more info

Exploring New England Shores: A Beachcomber's Handbook

By: Waters, John F.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Lexington, MA, Stone Wall Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009348

ISBN: 091327609X

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, essentially as issued. x,198 pp., illus. w/ b&w photos, maps. Dust jacket shows light edge wear, in Brodart sleeve. View more info

A History of the Rideau Lockstations

By: Watson, Ken W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canada, Friends of the Rideau: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036283

ISBN: 0969605218

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, spiral-bound. Former owner's embossed name stamp on main title, otherwise essentially as issued with very slight handling wear. [iv],120 pp., illus. View more info

The Lighthouses of Massachusetts

By: Welch, Wally

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Apopka, FL, Lighthouse Publications: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003497

ISBN: 0961841028

Condition: Fine


Color pictorial wraps. Essentially as issued, small area of price sticker residue on front cover. 80 pp., color plates. View more info

"White Mist" to Rio: The 1953 South Atlantic Ocean Race

By: White, G. W. Blunt

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024054

Condition: Near Fine


Publication No. 25 (Dec. 1953). Booklet, tan wraps. Slight wear, virtually as issued. 22 pp. View more info

Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Sirrocco: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012347

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards. 255 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. As issued. Dust jacket slightly rubbed at head of spine, otherwise as issued. View more info

Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Sirrocco: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012360

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards. 255 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. As issued. View more info

Historic Maritime Maps

By: Wigal, Donald

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, Sirrocco: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030048

ISBN: 1844843890

Condition: Fine


Laminated pictorial boards. 255 pp., fully illus. w/ color plates. As issued. View more info

Captain Paul Cuffe's Logs and Letters, 1808-1817: A Black Quaker's "Voice from Within the Veil"

By: Wiggins, Rosalind Cobb (editor); Paul Cuffe; Rhett S. Jones (intro.)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Howard University Press/Rhode Island Black Heritage Society: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: RS404

ISBN: 088258183X

Condition: As New


Rust cloth, lettered in gilt. New, as issued, in dust jacket. xxi,529 pp. View more info

Immortal Pirate: The Life of Sir Francis Drake

By: Wilbur, Marguerite Eyer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037516

Condition: Near Fine


Tan cloth, lettered in burgundy. Front flyleaf and a portion of front pastedown toned, otherwise essentially as issued. Color illus. dust jacket chipped with loss at spine extremities, otherwise mild shelf wear, in mylar. [v],314 pp. View more info

History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade 1744-1812

By: Williams, Gomer [David Eltis (intro.)]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Liverpool and Montreal, Liverpool University Press/McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008698

ISBN: 0773527451

Condition: Fine


Originally issued in 1897. xxvi,718 pp., foldout b&w frontis., foldouts, illus. As issued. Immaculate. View more info

I Drove Mules on the C & O Canal

By: Wolfe, George "Hooper"; Charles Morrison (fwd.); David T. Cottingham (intro.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dover, DE, Dover Graphic Associates/Woodwend Studio: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037591

Condition: Near Fine


Light brown cloth, front cover pastedown illus. Moderate binding lean likely original to issue, two small spots on lower front cover cloth. Front flyleaf shows clipped top corner. Illus. dust jacket shows minor soiling/rubbing, mild rubbing to spine extremities, now in mylar. xiv,15-192 pp., illus. 3rd ptg.: Oct. 1970. The signatures on the title page and at end of Preface are facsimiles, identical in all copies issued; if you are purchasing a "signed" copy, please be sure that the signature is genuine. View more info

Ramsay at War: The Fighting Life of Admiral Sir Bertram Ramsay

By: Woodward, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 038168

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightly rubbed extremities, with former owner's book plate mounted on front flyleaf, slight toning to endpapers. Illus. dust jacket shows chipping, tearing and creasing along top edges with a few areas of loss, rubbing to joints and flap folds, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. "Admiral Ramsay was responsible for the planning and execution of all great amphibious operations in European and North African waters from Dunkirk to D-Day," in advance of which he had been appointed Allied Naval Commander-in-Chief. Scarce. View more info

The Secret Raiders: The Story of the German Armed Merchant Raiders in the Second World War

By: Woodward, David

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1955

Seller ID: 045989

ISBN: B0007DL19Y

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth-effect paper covered boards. Text block edges a bit toned by age. Former owner's signature/date inked along top edge of front fixed endpaper, otherwise unmarked. Illus. dust jacket shows a few short closed edge tears, one with associated creasing along top front edge, now in mylar. 288 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Possible 1st, but no statement of edition/ptg., with priced DJ flap, so a publisher's edition. View more info

Chicago Maritime: An Illustrated History

By: Young, David M.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: DeKalb, IL, Northern Illinois University Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031671

ISBN: 0875802826

Condition: Fine


Black cloth, lettered in copper foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. xii,248 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info