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With Wind and Tide: Sea Stories from American History [Famous American Sea Stories]

By: Evans, Lawton B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Springfield, MA, McLoughlin Bros., Inc.: 1929

Seller ID: 046628

ISBN: B001PI6KSM

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in black. Slight shelf wear, text block edges toned by age. Firm binding. iv,239 pp. Color illus. dust jacket rubbed along flap folds and joints, with minor chipping to corners and spine extremities, now in mylar. Scarce in DJ. View more info

Wreck and Sinking of the Titanic: The Ocean's Great Disaster

By: Everett, Marshall (editor)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, HarperDesign: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044311

ISBN: 0062067400

Condition: Near Fine


Blue-gray illus. paper covered boards, text block edged in gilt, marbled endpapers. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, area of surface loss on lower back cover at UPC box. 280 pp., illus. Stated 1st ptg. View more info

American Cruisers of World War II: A Pictorial Encyclopedia

By: Ewing, Steve

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Pictorial Histories Publishing Co.: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036683

ISBN: 0933126514

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xii,140 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. 9th ptg. View more info

The Illustrated Pirate Diaries: A Remarkable Eyewitness Account of Captain Morgan and the Buccaneers

By: Exquemelin, Alexander; Terry Breverton (consulting editor)

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Collins-HarperCollins: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036531

ISBN: 0061584487

Condition: Fine


Color illus. paper covered boards. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket slightly rubbed at head of spine and some surface laminate bubbling, presents as issued in new mylar. 192 pp., illus. in color. View more info

Fishing the Pacific: Offshore and On [Blue Water Classics]

By: Farrington, S. Kip, Jr.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Lanham, MD and New York, Derrydale Press: 2000

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 047933

ISBN: 1564161889

Condition: VG+


Dark blue leatherette, lettered/decorated in silver and gold foil, text block edged in gilt, front cover illus. 1st ed. thus, limited to 500 copies, this copy out of series. Neat mend along upper front joint, with a small area of surface loss (colored to match) in upper right front cover corner next to title, affecting no lettering or decoration, slightly rubbed corners. xviii,297 pp., illus., marbled endpapers. View more info

Across the Western Ocean: American Ships by Liverpool Artists [Peabody Essex Museum Collections Vol. 131, No. 1 (1995)]

By: Finamore, Daniel (curator)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Salem, MA, Peabody Essex Museum: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031361

Condition: Fine


Catalogue to accompany traveling exhibition in Salem, New York and Philadelphia. Stiff color illus. wraps. As issued, accompanied by exhibition brochure from the Peabody installation. 78 pp., illus. w/ 39 color plates, addiitonal b&w illus. in text. View more info

Barry or Jones: "Father of the U. S. Navy" - Historical Reconnaissance [SIGNED]

By: Fink, Leo Gregory

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Jefferies and Manz: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 031526

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps, French flaps. Light shelf wear. Firm, square binding. Light foxing inside cover, otherwise clean. 138 pp., illus. Signed by author on title page. View more info

A Narrative of the Voyage of H.M.S. Beagle

By: FitzRoy, Capt. Robert, R.N., Charles Darwin, Midshipman Philip King, 2nd Lieut. Bartholomew Sulivan; David Stanbury (editor)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1977

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 043202

ISBN: B001P9KW6M

Condition: Fine


Ivory illus. cloth, endpaper maps. As issued. 359 pp., illus. Publisher's slipcase Fine, as issued. View more info

Yankee Ship Sailing Cards / Other Yankee Ship Sailing Cards / Yankee Ship Sailing Cards Volume III [3 Volumes]

By: Forbes, Allan, and Ralph M. Eastman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, State Street Trust Co.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030588

Condition: Very Good


"Presenting reproductions of some of the colorful cards announcing ship sailings in the days when Boston ships and Boston men were known in every port of the Seven Seas." Three (3) volumes, bound respectively in blue, light green, and brown wraps, originally published, 1948, 1949, 1952. xiv,80 + xii,111 + x,104 pp., illus. w/ full page color plates, additional b&w illus. All three booklets show modest shelf/handling wear with light soiling to covers and a few corner creases, some foxing inside covers or on text block edges, with firm bindings, clean interiors. View more info

Self-Steering Under Sail: Autopilots and Wind-Steering Systems

By: Forthmann, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Camden, ME, International Marine: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036937

ISBN: 0070220115

Condition: Fine


Laminated color pictorial boards. As issued. viii,152 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

English Sea Power in the Early Tudor Period 1485-1558

By: Fowler, Elaine W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C. and Ithaca, NY, Folger Shakespeare Library/Cornell University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006193

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, stiff paper wraps. 1st ptg. 43 pp. + 26 b&w plates. Lightly soiled covers, else as issued. View more info

Champions of the Fleet: Captains and Men-of-War and Days That Helped to Make the Empire

By: Fraser, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and New York, John Lane The Bodley Head/John Lane Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032565

Condition: VG-


Dark blue cloth, bordered in white, lettered in gilt, with red and white shield device on front cover and spine panel, deckled text block edges. Moderate shelf wear, cloth lightly flecked and with a few spots on front cover, mildly rubbed spine extremities. Former owner's armorial book plate mounted on front pastedown, one former owner's signature lined out and another's ownership inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Lightly foxing to endpaper and several early leaves, otherwise clean interior. Text block edges somewhat toned by age. xii,299 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

In the Tracks of the Trades: The Account of a Fourteen Thousand Mile Yachting Cruise to the Hawaiis, Marquesas, Societies, Samoas and Fijis

By: Freeman, Lewis R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033161

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, decorated in black, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior beyond mild foxing to front flyleaf. [x],380 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. First edition, matching dates. A nicely preserved copy. View more info

N. R. Omell Marine Exhibition 2003 [31st Exhibition of Marine Paintings from the 18th Century to the Present Day]

By: Freemantle, Andrew (fwd.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, N. R. Omell Gallery: 2003

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040444

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps, oblong format. As issued. Illus. w/ 37 color plates, several folding with additional color detail views. View more info

Dreams Afloat: A Pictorial History of the Nolans & Erie Boat Building [INSCRIBED]

By: Frew, David

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Erie, PA, Erie County Historical Society: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 036668

ISBN: 1883658497

Condition: New


Laminated pictorial boards, oblong format. New, as issued. Inscribed by author on main title, personalized, full signature, undated. vi,146 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Scarce. View more info

Between Species: Celebrating the Dolphin-Human Bond

By: Frohoff, Toni, and Brenda Peterson (editors)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Sierra Club Books: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 035979

ISBN: 1578050707

Condition: Fine


Blue 1/4 cloth, blue paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows light shelf wear, nearly as issued. xii,361 pp. View more info

English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century: Lectures Delivered at Oxford, Easter Terms, 1893-4

By: Froude, James Anthony

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1895

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042233

Condition: VG-


Brown cloth, spine panel lettered and with front cover device in gilt, bevelled edges, top text block edge in gilt. Cloth is somewhat soiled, with mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, spotting to back cover cloth, some toning to text block edges. A bit of paper residue on front fixed endsheet and former owner's initials/date inked at top corner of front flyleaf. [v],228 pp. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Classic Sailing Ships

By: Giggal, Kenneth; Cornelis de Vries (paintings)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Stamford, CT, Longmeadow Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027396

ISBN: 0681008067

Condition: Fine


Laminated color illus. boards. Oblong format. As issued. Dust jacket shows short closed tear at head of spine, neatly mended on verso, otherwise nearly as issued. 128 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

History and Evolution of Sailing Yachts [New Extended and Updated Edition]

By: Giorgetti, Franco

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vercelli, Italy, White Star Publishers: 2003

Seller ID: 023875

ISBN: 8854000507

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory cloth-effect paper-covered boards, lettered in blind. Slightly rubbed at bottom corners, otherwise essentially as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. 312 pp., fully illus. w/ color, b&w plates. View more info

The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction: Wood and West System Materials

By: Gougeon, Meade; Kay Harley (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Bay City and Midland, MI, Gougeon Brothers: 1979

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 037191

ISBN: 0878121668

Condition: VG+


Red-orange cloth, lettered/illus. in black. Stated 2nd edition: 1980; first issued 1979. Mild shelf wear with a few light surface marks to cloth, minor rubbing along joints, text block edges a bit dulled by age and use with mild soiling at bottom corner. Firm binding. Former owner's inked note as to date/place of purchase on rear pastedown, otherwise unmarked. Two booklets -- Graphite Fibers (gray wraps, 9 pp., dated 1975) and West System (goldenrod wraps, 28 pp., dated 1973) laid in at rear. View more info

Fifty Years on the Mississippi; or, Gould's History of River Navigation.

By: Gould, E. W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Columbus, OH, Long's College Books Co.: 1951

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 023669

Condition: Near Fine


Burgundy cloth, lettered in gold foil, decorated in blind. Lettering is a bit dulled on spine panel, and text block edges are somewhat darkened by age, otherwise only slight shelf wear. Facsimile reprint of the original (1889) edition, issued by Nixon-Jones Printing Co., St. Louis. xv,749 pp., illus. View more info

The Life and Adventures of John Nicol, Mariner: His Service in King's Ships in War and Peace...

By: Grant, Gordon; Alexander Laing (fwd., afterword)

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar and Rinehart: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022699

Condition: Very Good


Tan buckram, with gilt on red title bar on upper front cover and spine, illus. w/ sextant on front cover in gilt. 1st edition, w/ F&R colophon. Cloth is modestly soiled, a bit rubbed along edges. Endpaper gutters are toned, interior otherwise intact. Former owner signature in pencil on front flyleaf. vii,214 pp., illus. View more info

Legendary Lighthouses: The Companion to the PBS Television Series

By: Grant, John; Jones, Ray

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Globe Pequot Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029481

ISBN: 0762703253

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. [viii],200 pp., fully illus. in color. Presentation book plate mounted inside front cover. 5th ptg. View more info

The Waterford Flight: A Report on the Notable Events Leading Up to its Opening on May 15, 1915 [Publication #1]

By: Grattan, Paul E., M. Lillian Ross, and Marie Landry Stanley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waterford, NY, Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035098

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, b&w pictorial wraps, oblong format. Light shelf/handling wear. [28] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Contents focuses on the Eastern Division [New York] Barge Canal, including Rotterdam Jct., Sechenectady, Rexford Flats, Vischer Ferry, Crescent, Waterford, Troy, Albany. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Scarce. View more info

The Dinghy Book

By: Grayson, Stan; John Atkin (fwd.)

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Camden, ME, International Marine Publishing Co.: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036935

ISBN: 0877421358

Condition: Very Good


Tan cloth, lettered in orange. Bookshop business card mounted inside front cover on pastedown, with a short inked note, interior showing scattered highlighting and underlining, no other signs of wear or use. Dust jacket shows light shelf wear, nearly as issued. xiii,256 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, diagrams. View more info