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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

Down to the Sea: The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester

By: Garland, Joseph E.; Sterling Hayden (intro.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, David R. Godine: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 048031

ISBN: 0879234709

Condition: Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, light gray paper covered boards. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows price-clipped front flap, minor shelf wear, now in mylar. xiv,225 pp., illus. 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

Waterford to Whitehall: A Pictorial Journey along the Champlain Division of the New York State Barge Canal during its Construction [Publication #2]

By: Grattan, Paul E., Jane Ann Smith, Mrs. Paul M. Swingle, and Mrs. Thomas Wilson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waterford, NY, Waterford Historical Museum and Cultural Center: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035099

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, white illus. wraps, oblong format. Light shelf/handling wear. 28 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Contents focuses on the Champlain Canal, including Albany, Troy, Waterford, Mechanicsville, Stillwater, Northumberland, Fort Miller, Fort Edward, Dunham Basin, Smiths Basin, Comstock, Whitehall. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Scarce. 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

Archaeology of the Boat: An Introductory Study

By: Greenhill, Basil

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028320

ISBN: 0819550027

Condition: Fine


Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket sunned along spine panel and a portion of front cover along joint, otherwise only slight shelf wear, now in mylar. 320 pp., 213 illus. View more info

Pirates of the Eastern Seas (1618-1723): A Lurid Page of History

By: Grey, Charles; Lieut.-Gen. Sir George MacMunn (editor)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Port Washington, NY, Kennikat Press: 1971

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 025909

ISBN: 0804611106

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. xv,336 pp., illus. Facsimile of original (1933) edition. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

The Best from American Canals [Number I]

By: Hahn, Thomas F. (editor), w/ William E. Trout III (contrib. editor), William H. Shank

Price: $10.00

Publisher: York, PA, American Canal and Transportation Center: 1980

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035109

ISBN: 0933788320

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight shelf wear. 88 pp., illus. Deaccessioned from Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

Famous Paddle Steamers

By: Hambleton, F. C.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Percival Marshall and Co. Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019163

Condition: Near Fine


Red cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in black. Slight lean, slightly rubbed edges, slightly toned interior, else nearly as issued. Color pictorial paper dust jacket shows rubbed edges with a few short closed tears, minor surface paper loss at lower front corner, some chipping at spine extremities, now in archival mylar. [v],97 pp., b&w pictorial frontis., illus. with drawings, including folding plate at p. 96. View more info

Showdown at Newport: The Race for the America's Cup

By: Hammond, Geoffrey F.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York and London, Walden Publications: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015549

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue leatherette, lettered in gold foil. Very slight corner wear, essentially as issued. Nicely preserved dust jacket in Brodart sleeve, showing slightly rubbed edges/corners, price clipped front flap. 216 pp., b&w illus. View more info

The Ships of the German Fleets 1848-1945

By: Hansen, Hans Jurgen

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015410

ISBN: 0870216546

Condition: Near Fine


Blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. 192 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Slightly rubbed at spine extremities, essentially as issued. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket. View more info

Chanteying Aboard American Ships

By: Harlow, Frederick Pease

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Barre, MA, Barre Gazette: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041661

ISBN: B003U15U6U

Condition: Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in black. Very slight shelf wear, essentially as issued. Illus. dust jacket is mildly rubbed at corners and along joints and spine extremities, with a bit of edge wear and mild toning to rear panel, now in mylar. xiii,250 pp. View more info

Boomsticks and Towlines: Logging and Water Transport - Tugs, Brokers, Rafts and Barges [West Coast Maritime Series #1]

By: Heal, S. C.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Vancouver, BC, Canada, Cordillera Books: 2003

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 031684

ISBN: 1895590248

Condition: Fine


Green color pictorial wraps. Very slight rubbing to bottom corners, very nearly as issued. x,186 pp., illus. Exceptionally scarce. View more info

Foc's'le and Glory-Hole: A Study of the Merchant Seaman and His Occupation

By: Healey, James Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Greenwood Press: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 032289

ISBN: 0837125391

Condition: Fine


Gray cloth, lettered in gilt. Essentially as issued. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Facsimile reprint of original 1936 edition. xvi,211 pp. View more info

The Sea Lark

By: Helm, Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd.: 1957

Edition: First U.K. Edition

Seller ID: 015442

Condition: Very Good


Blue cloth, tanned along joints and on spine panel, light surface rubbing to cloth. 222 pp., w/ 12 illus. in half-tone, 21 line illus. and endpapers by the author. Clean interior, firm binding. View more info