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Golden Light: The 1878 Diary of Captain Thomas Rose Lake [INSCRIBED]

By: Lake, Thomas Rose; James B. Kirk II and James B. Kirk III (editors, notes); John T. Cunningham (fwd.)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harvey Cedars, NJ, Down The Shore Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 017944

ISBN: 0945582854

Condition: Fine


Brown "leatherette" paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. 327 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. As issued. Dust jacket shows price-clipped front flap, otherwise as issued. Personalized inscription on half-title by James B. Kirk III, who completed the manuscript begun by his father, dated Sept. 2003. View more info

The Conquest of our Western Empire

By: Laut, Agnes C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride and Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034022

Condition: Near Fine


Olive ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt. 1st ed.: Oct. 1927. Very slight shelf wear, text block edges slightly dulled by age, otherwise nearly as issued. Former owner's signature and date on front pastedown, otherwise unmarked. x,11-363 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Collector-grade copy. View more info

The Captain's Best Mate: The Journal of Mary Chipman Lawrence on the Whaler Addison, 1856-1860

By: Lawrence, Mary Chipman; Stanton Garner (editor)

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Hanover, NH, University Press of New England: 1986

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 029640

ISBN: 0874513669

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. xxi,311 pp., illus., maps. Slight shelf wear, lightly foxed text block edges. View more info

The Memoirs of a Buccaneer: The Adventures and Amours of Louis le Golif

By: le Golif, Louis-Adhemar-Timothee, "Borgnefesse"; G. Alaux and A. t'Serstevens (editors); Malcolm Barnes (transl.)

Price: $29.95

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd.: 1954

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045247

ISBN: B001E5IGJW

Condition: Near Fine


Slate blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel lettered in silver foil. Some toning to text block edges, otherwise nearly as issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows somewhat soiled/toned rear panel, light soiling along spine panel and minor rubbing to lower front panel, retaining vivid color, now in mylar. 240 pp. 2nd ptg. of the 1st (British) editon: May 1954. View more info

Wake of the Coasters [American Maritime Library Vol. II] [#649/725, SIGNED]

By: Leavitt, John F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press for Marine Historical Association: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 026166

ISBN: 0819540250

Condition: Near Fine


Ivory cloth, gold foil on brown title panel. Oblong format. Lightly foxed cloth, otherwise as issued. xvii,201 pp., rear colophon. Housed in original publisher's slipcase, color illus. paper covered boards, showing slight shelf wear, thus Near Fine. No. 649 of an edition limited to 725 numbered copies, signed by author on rear colophon. Accompanied by original Wesleyan UP corrugated mailer. View more info

The Morris Canal: A Photographic History [Revised Edition - 1974]

By: Lee, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: York, PA, Canal Press Incorporated: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 036549

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Mere hints of rubbing at spine extremities, essentially as issued. Dust jacket rubbed along flap folds and joints, now in mylar. 104 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. Revised edition (1974). View more info

The Morris Canal: A Photographic History [Revised Edition - 1974] [SIGNED]

By: Lee, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: York, PA, Canal Press Incorporated: 1974

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 036576

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gilt. Light foxing to the first and final several leaves internally, otherwise nearly as issued, though lacking dust jacket. 104 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. Revised edition (1974). Former owner's partial signature on upper front flyleaf. Signed by author ("Best Wishes / James Lee") on blank verso of front flyleaf. View more info

The Great Lakes/St. Lawrence System: The World's Richest Economic Region Served by the World's Most Efficient Trade Route [Le Systeme Grands Lacs Saint-Laurent]

By: Lesstrang, Jacques

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harbor Island, Maple City, MI, Harbor House Publishers: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012547

ISBN: 0937360031

Condition: Near Fine


71,71 pp., color map at center. Dual-language publication, with complete text in English and French. Light shelf wear. Illus. w/ color, b&w plates. View more info

The Achievement of the British Navy in the World War

By: Leyland, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, New York, and Toronto, Hodder and Stoughton: 1917

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 046315

ISBN: B002WU7LT4

Condition: Good


Stiff white wraps, lettered/illus. in dark blue. Covers typically soiled with age, showing some thumbing from use. Binding leaning and irregular, apparently original to issue, but firm and fully intact. Former owner's signature at top edge of front flyleaf. vii,95 pp., illus., rear folding map. View more info

Naval Records of the American Revolution 1775-1788 [Library of Congress]

By: Lincoln, Charles Henry (editor)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., GPO: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017623

Condition: Good-VG


Burgundy ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt, deckled text block edges. Ex-library, non-circulating, minimally marked/stamped. Bruise on lower spine where call label has been removed, panel itself a bit sunned; chipped and frayed spine extremities, mildly rubbed corners. "Discard" stamps on front and rear pastedowns. Approx. 2" x 1/2" piece of lower title page along fore-edge neatly clipped away, with no loss to any text. 549 pp. Firm binding, intact text block, acceptable reference copy. View more info

The Bulletin from Johnny Cake Hill Autumn 1964: New Bedford Oil for Philadelphia Friends, Being a Portfolio of Paintings by Joseph S. Russell between the Years 1849-1854

By: Little, Nina Fletcher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Old Dartmouth Historical Society: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028316

Condition: Near Fine


Illus. wraps. Light shelf wear. 16 pp., illus. View more info

The Bulletin from Johnny Cake Hill Summer 1965: Fitting Out a Whaler (Littlefield) / A Pioneer Voyage (Howland)

By: Littlefield, L. A.; Ellis L. Howland

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Old Dartmouth Historical Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028317

Condition: Near Fine


Illus. wraps. Light shelf wear. 16 pp., illus. View more info

Ships and Seamen from the Vikings to the Present Day: A History in Text and Pictures

By: Lloyd, Christopher, with J. Douglas-Henry

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1961

Seller ID: 015416

Condition: Very Good


Dark blue cloth. Modest shelf wear. Moisture ring on upper rear cover, light spotting here and there, rubbed spine panel. 223 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, diagrams, line drawings, maps. View more info

Dorset Elizabethans at Home and Abroad

By: Lloyd, Rachel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025911

Condition: Fine


Blue cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket shows light rubbing along edges, now in archival mylar. xviii,332 pp. Notably well preserved copy of a scarce work. View more info

Natural History of Marine Mammals [Second Edition]

By: MacGinitie, G. E., and Nettie MacGinitie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill Book Co.: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015404

Condition: Fine


Light blue-gray cloth, lettered in bronze foil. Virtually as issued. Former owner address label on front flyleaf. xii,523 pp., illus. Slight shelf wear to dust jacket. View more info

The Life of [John] Paul Jones [Vol. I + II, Complete - 2nd Edition, copy of Henry A. Muhlenberg]

By: Mackenzie, Alexander Slidell, U.S.N.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Harper and Brothers: 1845

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 040040

Condition: Good


Complete in two (2) volumes, uniformly bound in original brown cloth, spine panels lettered in gilt. Both volumes show chipping to spine extremities, with approx. 15% loss of spine panel to Vol. I and 10% to Vol. II, also exposure and/or loss at corners. Front cover of Vol. I shows some surface loss, slight on front cover of Vol. II. Firm bindings, clean interiors other than scattered foxing, generally light, ranging toward moderate. 6,xiii,260 + ix,308 pp., engraved Vol. I frontis. w/ tissue guard. Howes M 135. Front fixed pastedown of each volume shows book plate (covering original sig... View more info

C & O Canal: The Making of a Park

By: Mackintosh, Barry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, History Division: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 045561

ISBN: B003AVN6W0

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff brown wraps, lettered/illus. in white. Minor shelf/handling wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. v,208 pp., illus., map/guide in rear pocket. 1st ptg. (Nat'l Park Service imprint). View more info

History of the Navy from 1775 to 1901 [New and Enlarged Edition] [Volume I + II + III, Complete]

By: Maclay, Edgar Stanton; Lieut. Roy Campbell Smith (revision)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1901

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037351

Condition: Very Good


Complete in three (3) volumes, uniformly bound in dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, with illustrated rubbed copper cartouches on upper front cover of each volume, deckled text block edges with top edge in gilt. Uniformly light rubbing to corners and spine extremities, a few light surface marks to cloth. Firm bindings, clean interiors, intact hinges. xl,660,[2] + xvi,559 + xxii,537 pp., illus., maps. Vols. II and III show Christmas 1901 gift inscription on front flyleaves. Vols. I and II show 1901 date on lower main title, Vol. III shows 1902 -- all 1st printings of this (revised/enlarged... View more info

Listing and Index of Maps, Plans, Profiles, Pictures, and Photographs of Canals of New York State in Annual Reports of State Engineer and Surveyor through 1905, Canal Commissioners, Superintendent of Public Works on Canals through 1905

By: Madden, Emily A., and Robert S. Rose

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Livonia, NY, Emily S. Madden: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035015

Condition: Near Fine


Mimeographed typescript, [iii],96 pp., printed on rectos only, bound in pamphlet binder. Text block slightly toned by age, otherwise fully intact. Accompanied by addendum slip concerning one entry for which a missing plan had been located. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Very scarce. View more info

Follies of a Navy Chaplain [INSCRIBED]

By: Maguire, Connell J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Maywood, NJ, Chi Chi Press: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 045545

ISBN: 0972733019

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff pictorial wraps. Slight handling wear. [viii],163 pp., illus. w/ photos. Inscribed by author on lower main title, full signature, personalized. View more info

Eastward Sweeps the Current: A Saga of the Polynesian Seafarers

By: Malkus, Alida Sims

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Chicago, Philadelphia and Toronto, John C. Winston Co.: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014102

Condition: VG+


Turquoise cloth, lettered in brown. Mildly spotted along upper portions of front and rear covers, with text block edges somewhat toned by age, otherwise only very slight shelf wear. xix,394 pp., illus., endpaper maps. Color illus. dust jacket shows rubbed edges with some chipping, now in Brodart sleeve. Publisher's edition, with $2.00 original price on front flap of dust jacket. View more info

Graven by the Fishermen Themselves: Scrimshaw in Mystic Seaport Museum

By: Malley, Richard C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Mystic Seaport Museum: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013121

ISBN: 0913372277

Condition: Near Fine


156 pp., fully illus. Oblong format. Light shelf wear, minor abrasion at top rear corner, spine panel lightly sunned. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. View more info

Principles of Warship Construction and Damage Control

By: Manning, G. S., and T. L. Schumacher

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, United States Naval Institute: 1935

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 046340

ISBN: B00086FRUE

Condition: Good


Black cloth, lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear. Firm binding. xv,396 pp., illus. including folding plates, b&w photos. Former owner's signature on front flyleaf. Contents marked with underlining ranging light to heavy, thus technically Good only, but a solid copy. View more info

John Paul Jones' Last Cruise and Final Resting Place, the United States Naval Academy

By: Marion, H.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., George E. Howard: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001639

Condition: VG+


Blue stiff paper wraps, small area of surface paper loss from sticker removal at top front corner, rear top corner crease, lightly rubbed at joints and along edges. Very slightly cocked. Interior clean, with former owner signature on front blank. Nicely preserved. View more info

In Armageddon's Shadow: The Civil War and Canada's Maritime Provinces

By: Marquis, Greg

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Montreal and Kingston, Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039120

ISBN: 0773517928

Condition: Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Illus. dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. xx,389 pp., illus. View more info