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Torpedo Junction: U-Boat War Off America's East Coast, 1942

By: Hickam, Homer H., Jr.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Naval Institute Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 043921

ISBN: 1557503621

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. One stress crease along a firm, square binding, slightly rubbed corners. xvii,367 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. View more info

She Blows! And Sparm at That! [Riverside Bookshelf]

By: Hopkins, William John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1922

Seller ID: 032288

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, lettered/decorated in gilt on spine panel, color front cover pastedown illus. [vii],317 pp., illus. w/ [4] color plates. 1926 ptg. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, lightly soiled at top corners of front pastedown illus. Text block mildly toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Scarce color illus. dust jacket is worn, with rubbed/chipped edges, approx. 2" x 1 1/2" irregular area of loss along top front edge and 1" triangular area of loss along bottom front edge, several smaller chips, now in archival mylar. View more info

Harbours on the Clyde

By: Hughes, John Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017353

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth effect paper covered boards, lettered in gilt. Lightly spotted covers, slightly foxed endpapers and text block edges, interior otherwise clean. 160 pp., illus. w/ 15 b&w plates, map. Dust jacket a bit sunned on spien panel and along bottom front edge, with modest shelf wear, approx. 1" closed tear along top front edge, mildly soiled rear panel. View more info

The Paths of Inland Commerce: A Chronicle of Trail, Road, and Waterway [Chronicles of America No. 21]

By: Hulbert, Archer B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1920

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046050

ISBN: B000ZGHSOU

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered and elaborately decorated in gilt, ivory and black, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. Minor shelf wear, slight binding lean. Clean interior. xii,211 pp. View more info

The Pennsylvania Navy, 1775-1781: The Defense of the Delaware

By: Jackson, John W.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046305

ISBN: 0813507669

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Minor soiling/foxing to text block fore-edge, minor binding lean. Gift inscription inked on front flyleaf. xiv,514 pp., illus. Color illus. dust jacket shows 3" closed tear along bottom front edge, rubbing and a few short closed tears to corners and spine extremities, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. View more info

The Juniata Canal and Old Portage Railroad

By: Jacobs, Harry A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hollidaysburg, PA, Blair County Historical Society: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035097

Condition: Near Fine


Reproduced typescript bound in stiff tan pamphlet binder, lettered in black. Very slight handling wear. [i],21 pp. 1st edition, rarely seen; republished in booklet form in 1969. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Scarce. View more info

From Sail to Steam: The Story of Antonio Jacobsen, Marine Artist - An Artist's Chronicle of the Ships That Sailed the Seas from 1870 to 1920 [#645/1,000, SIGNED]

By: Jacobsen, Anita

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Staten Island, NY, Manor Publishing Co.: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 034668

Condition: Fine


Dark blue buckram, lettered in gold foil, oblong format. Essentially as issued, with a note to slight glue(?) residue along binding edge of frontis. portrait leaf preceding main title, appears original to issue. 58 pp., illus. in color. Illus. dust jacket shows 3" closed tears along top front edge, 3/4" closed tear along bottom front edge, 1" closed tear along top rear edge, with light soiling, price clipped front flap, still presents well in archival mylar. No. 645 of an edition limited to 1,000 copies, signed by author on front pastedown beneath limitation sticker. Very scar... View more info

Yachts on Canvas: Artists' Images of Yachts from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day

By: James, Taylor

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Knickerbocker Press: 1998

Seller ID: 015422

ISBN: 1577150503

Condition: Near Fine


2000 ptg. Dark blue textured boards, very slightly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, else as issued. 160 pp., illus. in color. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, now in mylar. View more info

Seaside Gardening

By: James, Theodore, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013219

ISBN: 0810944510

Condition: Near Fine


160 pp., illus. w/ 120 color photographs. Light blue/periwinkle cloth, slightly tanned along edges but otherwise as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. View more info

Basingstoke Canal Restoration

By: Jebens, Dieter, and David Robinson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Normandy, Guildford, Surrey, U.K., Fulltone Ltd. for Surrey and Hampshire Canal Society: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046519

ISBN: 0900945044

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff sepia pictorial wraps, oblong format. 48 pp., illus. w/ photographs. Slight shelf/handling wear, nearly as issued. View more info

Rules and Regulations Governing Navigation and Use of the New YorkState Canal System

By: Johnson, John W., Newton P. Ronan, and Edward C. Hudowalski

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, State of New York Dept. of Public Works, Divison of Operation and Maintenance, Bureau of Canals, Waterways and Flood Control: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 035016

Condition: VG+


Booklet, gray wraps, lettered in lack. Minor soiling to covers, light handling wear. 39 pp. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Very scarce. View more info

Admiral Arleigh (31-Knot) Burke: The Story of a Fighting Sailor

By: Jones, Ken, and Hubert Kelley Jr.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, Chilton Books: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033276

Condition: Near Fine


Orange cloth, lettered in blue. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges slightly toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Dust jacket shows mild rubbing along edges with a few short (1/4" or less) closed tears, slightly chipped top corners, price-clipped front flap, now in mylar. [vii],204 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. View more info

This Is the Coast Guard: A Pageant of United States History Spanning 182 Years [SIGNED]

By: Kaplan, H. R., and Lcdr. James F. Hunt, USCG

Price: $33.50

Publisher: Cambridge, MD, Cornell Maritime Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Authors

Seller ID: RS37

ISBN: 0870331604

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. ix,304 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, color frontis. Mere hints of rubbing at corners and spine extremities, virtually as issued; pp. 237-241 (3 leaves) show slivers of loss at top corner, affecting no text or photographs. Dust jacket shows mild edge wear with slight chipping at corners and spine extremities. Signed by both authors on front flyleaf, dated 12 Dec. 1972, with personalized Christmas inscription. View more info

Kazik's Polish Navy

By: Kazperek, Kazimierz J., with Pat McDonough

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Melbourne, FL, Terra Sancta Press: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: RS379

ISBN: 0965346722

Condition: Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slightly bumped at heel of rear joint, otherwise essentially as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xvi,240 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Several publisher's promotional inserts laid in. Stated 1st ptg., complete number line. View more info

The Delaware & Raritan Canal: Cadwalader Park Study, Trenton, New Jersey

By: Kelly Reports (editors); Fritts Golden and John Rodgers (ecologists)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Trenton, NJ, City of Trenton/National Endowment for the Arts - City Options: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035120

Condition: Near Fine


Spiral-bound, color pictorial cardstock wraps, oblong format. Slight shelf/handling wear, light scratch to front cover. 54 pp., illus. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

The Campaign of the Spanish Armada

By: Kemp, Peter

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York and Oxford, Facts on File Publications: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036907

ISBN: 0816018286

Condition: Fine


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Remainder stamp on bottom text block edge, otherwise as issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar, with a second, identical dust jacket beneath it (original to issue), also as issued. 159 pp., illus., some color. View more info

Fourteen Years a Sailor

By: Kenlon, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036931

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, lettered in dark green, with b&w pastedown illus. on upper front cover. Light shelf wear, text block edges somewhat toned by age. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. 320 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 1st edition w/ GHD colophon on copyright page. Nicely preserved. View more info

Tokens of Possession: The Northern Voyages of Martin Frobisher

By: Kenyon, Walter Andrew

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Royal Ontario Museum: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029605

ISBN: 088854183X

Condition: Near Fine


Blue illus. wraps. Slightly rubbed joints, slight shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. xii,164 pp., illus. (some color), maps. View more info

Naval Engineering and American Sea Power

By: King, Randolph W., USN Ret.) (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD, Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co. of America: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039619

ISBN: 0933852738

Condition: Fine


Dark blue polished "leatherette" paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Slight rubbing/soiling at top text block fore-edge corner, otherwise as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows slight shelf wear. viii,488 pp., illus. w/ b&w drawings, photographs. View more info

Donald Campbell, C. B. E.

By: Knowles, Arthur, and Dorothy, Lady Campbell

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York and Cranbury, NJ, A. S. Barnes and Co.: 1969

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 046453

ISBN: 049807496X

Condition: Near Fine


Light blue cloth, lettered in silver foil. Former owner's address inscription inked on upper front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Pictorial dust jacket shows surface rubbing, several closed edge tears with tape repair, rubbed flap folds and spine extremities, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. View more info

Voyage of the Deutschland: The First Merchant Submarine

By: Koenig [Konig], Capt. Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Honolulu, HI, University Press of the Pacific: 2000

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037851

ISBN: 0898751578

Condition: Very Good


Stiff pictorial wraps. Moderate shelf/handling wear with mild binding lean, rubbed bottom corners, light soiling to text block fore-edge. xii,247 pp. Facsimile reprint of original 1916 edition. Scarce. View more info

The Vasa: The Royal Ship

By: Kvarning, Lars-Ake, and Bengt Ohrelius

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Stockholm, Sweden, Atlantis: 1998

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 047521

ISBN: 9174865811

Condition: Near Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. 2nd ptg. this edition: 2002. Minor binding lean, slight rubbing along edges. Dust jacket shows slight surface wear, now in mylar. 173 pp., illus. in color, b&w. View more info

Home on the Canal: An Informal History of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, and Recollections of Eleven Men and Women Who Lived and Worked On It

By: Kytle, Elizabeth

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Cabin John, MD/Washington, D.C., Seven Locks Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012491

ISBN: 0932020135

Condition: Very Good


xi,287 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Modest shelf wear, both covers curling a bit along fore-edges, lightly sunned spine panel. Former owner's embossed name stamp on first two leaves. Square, firm binding, clean interior. View more info

Sink or Be Sunk!: The Naval Battle in the Mississippi Sound That Preceded the Battle of New Orleans [INSCRIBED]

By: La Violette, Paul Estonza

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Blairsville, PA, Annabelle Books: 2002

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 039063

ISBN: 0967393639

Condition: Fine


Blue buckram, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket as issued. Accompanied by publisher's promotional post card. Stated Revised Edition w/ number line starting at "3" (unclear whether 3rd revised or 3rd overall). 192 pp., illus., endpaper maps. Inscribed by author on main title, full signature, personalized, dated 29 Nov. 2014. View more info

American Sail: A Pictorial History

By: Laing, Alexander

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton and Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028313

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue two-tone cloth, lettered in silver foil. Light shelf wear, top text block edge slightly foxed. Illus. dust jacket shows mild shelf wear, price-clipped front flap, now in mylar. xiv,346 pp., w/ 6 color, 500+ b&w illus. View more info