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Five Hundred Sailing Records of American Built Ships

By: Cutler, Carl C.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030601

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight shelf wear. [ii],114 pp., erratum slip laid in. View more info

Deering and Yeaton, Ship-Riggers [w/ additional information annotated by John Pray Wadham]

By: Cutler, Carl C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030622

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, tan wraps, lettered in black. Publication Vol. II, No 3. [ii],12-135 pp., complete as issued (continuously paginated). Reprinted from The American Neptune Vol. III, No. 4. Light shelf wear. One leaf (list of shits built) heavily but neatly annotated with considerable additional information by researcher John Pray Wadham, otherwise unmarked. View more info

Deering and Yeaton, Ship-Riggers [w/ additional information annotated by John Pray Wadham]

By: Cutler, Carl C.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030623

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, tan wraps, lettered in black. Publication Vol. II, No 3. [ii],12-135 pp., complete as issued (continuously paginated). Reprinted from The American Neptune Vol. III, No. 4. Light shelf wear. View more info

Greyhounds of the Sea: The Story of the American Clipper Ship

By: Cutler, Carl L.; Charles Francis Adams (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Halcyon House: 1930

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040058

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, cloth flecked along edges and spine panel, spine lettering rubbed away. Firm binding, clean interior. xxvii,591 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, endpaper maps. Interior shows light scattered foxing and light dampstaining (more evident on plates than on text leaves) to lower portions of early leaves, a minor cosmetic issue. View more info

U-Boote, 1935-1945: The History of the Kriegsmarine U-Boats

By: Dallies-Labourdette, Jean-Philippe

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Histoire & Collections: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049115

ISBN: 2908182424

Condition: As New


Glossy pictorial boards. New/as issued. 144 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Text in English. View more info

The Coral Reef Problem [American Geographical Society Special Publication No. 9]

By: Davis, William Morris

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, American Geographical Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025501

Condition: Very Good


Gray cloth, gilt on black title panels on front cover and upper spine panel. Cloth modestly soiled, bottom corners lightly bumped. Former owner's address inscription/date in ink on front pastedown (partially blacked out), otherwise unmarked. v,596 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Text block edges slightly toned by age, interior bright and clean, firm binding, overall strong VG. View more info

U.S.S. Forrestal CVA 59: 1957 First Cruise

By: Dawson, Lt. John F. (editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Hannibal, MO, American Yearbook Co.: 1957

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044242

Condition: Good


Dark blue leatherette cloth, embossed gray illus. and lettering. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, covers a bit soiled. 256 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Complimentary copy with Capt. W. E. Ellis's presentation card mounted on verso of front flyleaf. Moisture contact to along upper text block fore-edge has resulted in a minor waviness to paper throughout, with actual dampstaining confined to the first 40 or so pages (minor after p. 20), and corners of some late leaves. Technically only Good thus, but still a decent enough reading/browsing copy. Scarce. View more info

The Admiralty Hydrographic Service 1795-1919

By: Day, Vice-Admiral Sir Archibald; Rear-Admiral Sir Edmund G. Irving (fwd.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037276

Condition: Near Fine


Black cloth, lettered in gold foil. Text block edges a bit dulled by age, otherwise nearly as issued. Light blue dust jacket lettered in dark blue and black is tanned along spine panel, with soil marks, minor chipping at spine extremities, 2" closed tear at upper front joint, now in mylar. 378 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, 10 charts and views with folding map near front, endpaper maps. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Cherish the Sea: A History of Sail

By: de la Varende, Jean [Mervyn Savill (transl.)]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Viking Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011664

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, slightly toned along edges and spine panel, else nearly as issued. xi,348 pp., illus. w/ 12 b&w plates, sketches by author. Dust jacket with price-clipped front flap, rubbed edges and folds, slightly chipped spine extremities. View more info

The Archeology of the Atomic Bomb: A Submerged Cultural Resources Assessment of the Sunken Fleet of Operation Crossroads at Bikini and Kwajalein Atoll Lagoons, Republic of the Marshall Islands [Southwest Cultural Resources Center Professional Papers No. 37]

By: Delgado, James P., Daniel J. Lenihan, and Larry E. Murphy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Submerged Cultural Resources Unit, National Maritime Initiative, U. S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039955

Condition: Good


Stiff illus. wraps, lettered in red. Covers are moderately soiled, with rubbing at corners and along edges, former owner's embossed address stamp on lower front cover, crease to top rear cover corner, 1 1/2" surface paper loss at heel of spine, with clear binding tape repair. Firm binding, clean interior. xii,208 pp., illus. Cosmetically lacking, but a still useful reference copy. View more info

The Tall Ships Pass: The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail, employing therein the History and detailed Description of the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque 'Herzogin Cecilie'

By: Derby, W. L. A.; Basil Lubbock (intro.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London and New York, Jonathan Cape/Charles Scribner's Sons: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025730

Condition: Near Fine


Royal blue cloth, lettered and with front cover device in gilt. Light shelf wear, spine panel and cloth toward edges very slightly darkened by age. Former owner address inscription on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. Text block edges and endsheets a bit age-toned. 415 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Quite nicely preserved copy of a scarce work. View more info

We Have Met the Enemy: Oliver Hazard Perry, Wilderness Commodore

By: Dillon, Richard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, NY, McGraw-Hill: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015405

ISBN: 0070169810

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, goldenrod paper covered boards. xiv,231 pp., map. Light vertical streak on portion of front cover, else as issued. Light shelf/edge wear to dust jacket, now in mylar. Nicely preserved copy of a scarce book. View more info

The Pirates of the New England Coast 1630-1730

By: Dow, George Francis; Edmonds, John Henry

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1996

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 035242

ISBN: 0486290646

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. xxii,394 pp., 47 b&w illus. Minor shelf wear, slightly bumped top front corner. Square binding, clean interior. View more info

Engineers For the Public Good: A History of the Buffalo District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

By: Drescher, Nuala McGann [James Robert Martin-Diaz (editor)]

Price: $8.50

Publisher: United States Army Corps of Engineers: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012512

Condition: Near Fine


Red buckram, lettered in gold foil. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Dust jacket shows minor rubbing at corners and on surfaces. [v],328 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Former owner's embossed name stamp on title page and page following, otherwise unmarked. No date of printing, ca. 1980 based on internal content. View more info

Salt-Water Palaces

By: Drummond, Maldwin; The Earl Mountbatten of Burma (intro.)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Studio-Viking Press: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 037205

ISBN: 0670616362

Condition: Fine


Tan cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light wear to edges, 2" closed tear at top rear corner, now in mylar. 140 pp., illus. in b&w. View more info

I Seek My Prey in the Waters: The Coastal Command at War

By: Dudley-Gordon, Tom; Sir Philip B. Joubert de la Ferte (fwd.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034996

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in white. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities. Color pictorial dust jacket rubbed and slightly chipped at corners and extremities, mildly rubbed edges with several short closed tears, 1/8" hole midway down front joint, now in archival mylar. xii,297 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. Scarce. View more info

Via Canal

By: Dunbar, Seymour

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Fort Wayne, IN, Fort Wayne Public Library: 1943

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035102

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, color illus. wraps. [iv],18 pp., illus. Undated, rpt. from A History of Travel in America. Slight handling wear. Deaccessioned from Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

A Cruising Guide to the New England Coast, including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick [Revised/Updated 11th Edition]

By: Duncan, Roger F.; Fenn, W. Wallace; Fenn, Paul W.; Ware, John P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1995

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Seller ID: 037587

ISBN: 0393036391

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xix,812 pp., endpaper maps, b&w photographs. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in mylar. View more info

Lost Subs: From the Henley to the Kursk, the Greatest Submarines Ever Lost -- and Found

By: Dunmore, Spencer; Robert D. Ballard (intro.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edison, NJ and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Chartwell Books/Madison Press Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 025638

ISBN: 0785822267

Condition: Fine


Black cloth effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Oblong format. As issued. Color dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, now in archival mylar. 176 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Lost Subs: From the Henley to the Kursk, the Greatest Submarines Ever Lost -- and Found

By: Dunmore, Spencer; Robert D. Ballard (intro.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Edison, NJ and Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Chartwell Books/Madison Press Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 027389

ISBN: 0785822267

Condition: Fine


Black cloth effect paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Oblong format. As issued. Color dust jacket shows slight edge wear, nearly as issued, now in archival mylar. 176 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Vessels of Camden [Images of America]

By: Dyer, Barbara F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024776

ISBN: 0738500143

Condition: Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. As issued. View more info

The Bill Eberle Story: The Inventor of MOTO (Motion Of The Ocean) [INSCRIBED]

By: Eberle, William J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William J. Eberle: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 037329

Condition: Fine


Laminated boards. As issued. Inscribed by author/publisher inside front cover, personalized, with full signature, dated 3 May 1999. Each chapter separately paginated, 200+ total, illus. w/ color plates. View more info

The Green Wave and the Navy: The History of the USS Benfold (DDG - 65)

By: Edgar, Danny K., Petty Officer First Class (SW), USN; and Craig E. Burgess

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Wenatchee, WA, Redrosebush Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044607

ISBN: 0965190951

Condition: Fine


Glossy color pictorial boards. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. xviii,492 pp., illus. w/ color, b&w photographs. View more info

We Dive at Dawn

By: Edwards, Lt. Comdr. Kenneth, R.N.; Sir Roger Keyes (fwd.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Reilly & Lee Co.: 1941

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 045988

ISBN: B00085ZO2Q

Condition: Near Fine


Teal cloth, lettered in black. 1st thus (1941 Reilly & Lee), expanded from the 1939 edition. Slight shelf wear, former owner's signature/date on front fixed endsheet, a few spots to text block fore-edge and minor foxing/toning to endpapers. Firm binding. xii,13-412 pp. Dust jacket is rubbed along edges with a few relatively small chips, short closed tear with crease along bottom front edge, now in mylar. View more info

In Full Glory Reflected: Discovering the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake -- Adventures Along the Star-Spangled Banner Trail [SIGNED]

By: Eshelman, Ralph E., and Burton K. Kummerow

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maryland Historical Society Press/Maryland Historical Trust Press: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 048653

ISBN: 0984213546

Condition: Near Fine


SIGNED. Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. Slight wrinkling along a portion of bottom edge of early leaves from minor moisture contact, otherwise nearly as issued. Signed by co-author Kummerow on main title. xviii,252 pp., illus. View more info