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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

Delaware Goes Whaling 1833-1845 [INSCRIBED]

By: Martin, Kenneth R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Greenville, DE, The Hagley Museum: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 040052

Condition: Near Fine


Booklet, dark blue illus. wraps. Slight wear, nearly as issued. News clipping laid in. Inscribed by author on main title, full signature, personalized, dated 24 Apr. 1980. 64 pp., illus. View more info

The Finely Fitted Yacht: Volume I + II

By: Mate, Ferenc

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Ferenc Mate, distributed by W. W. Norton: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044650

ISBN: B000CEPKN6

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly rubbed corners, essentially as issued. 304,301 pp., illus. Lacking dust jacket. View more info

American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900 [Series I]

By: Matthews, Frederick C.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1988

Seller ID: 024514

ISBN: 0486255387

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. xvi,399 pp., illus. Series I. Slight wear to corners, otherwise nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding. View more info

American Merchant Ships, 1850-1900 [Series I]

By: Matthews, Frederick C.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1988

Seller ID: 024515

ISBN: 0486255387

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps. xvi,399 pp., illus. Series I. Slight wear to corners, otherwise nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding. View more info

Steamin' to Bells around the Middle Sea: The Allerites' Own Book [#71/350 Edition de Luxe, SIGNED]

By: McClure, Alfred J. P.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, George H. Buchanan and Co. at the Sign of the Ivy Leaf in Library Street for the Author: 1900

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 028086

Condition: VG+


Ivory cloth, lettered in black and red, bordered in black. 335 pp., illus. throughout w/ photographs and occasional drawings inserted into text. Cover cloth appears almost "whitewashed" and shows as light gray along inner edges, apparently original to publication. Mild shelf wear with slight binding lean. Interior clean and fully intact, edges a bit toned by age. Front pastedown shows limitation book plate, No. 70 of Edition de Luxe, limited to 350 copies, plate signed by author. A solid copy. View more info

Ports of the World: Prints from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich c.1700-1870

By: McCreery, Cindy

Price: $19.50

Publisher: London, Philip Wilson Publishers/National Maritime Museum: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016716

ISBN: 0856675059

Condition: Near Fine


Black paper covered boards, lettered in silver foil. Slightly tanned at spine extremities, lightly bumped bottom corners, nearly as issued. Dust jacket slightly rubbed at spine extremities. 176 pp., illus. w/ color plates. View more info

Some Famous Sailing Ships and Their Builder: A Study of the American Sailing Packet

By: McKay, Richard C.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1928

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 015397

Condition: Near Fine


Dark blue cloth, lettered in gilt, top edge in gilt. 2nd ptg.: Nov. 1928. xxv,395 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates, illus. endpapers. Lightly foxed adjacent to endpapers. Cloth is modestly spotted along bottom front edge and portions of spine panel and rear cover, else virtually as issued. Firm binding, clean interior. View more info

The Delaware and Raritan Canal: A Pictorial History

By: McKelvey, William J., Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: York, PA, Canal Press Incorporated: 1975

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036551

Condition: Near Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Mere hints of rubbing to spine extremities, slight binding lean original to issue. Former owner's signature along top edge of front flyleaf. Text block edges slightly toned by age. 128 pp., illus. endpapers, b&w photographs, maps. Green pictorial dust jacket shows several short closed edge tears with associated creasing, small chip of loss along bottom front edge, slightly sunned spine panel, now in mylar. Retains the substitute photograph for p. 27 bottom (which shows a group of naked young men posed on a canal lock), laid in (seldom found with th... View more info

Journal Up the Straits: October 11, 1856-May 5, 1857

By: Melville, Herman; Raymond Weaver (editor, intro.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, The Colophon: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034810

Condition: Very Good


Marbled cloth covered boards, gilt on leather title label mounted on upper spine panel. Minor shelf wear, a bit rubbed at corners and head of spine, leather title label rubbed along edges with minor corner loss. Firm binding, scattered pencil annotations by former owner (generally quite helpful). xxx,184 pp. First undertaken in the winter of 1932, completed in May 1935 "after having encountered more than the usual vicissitudes of editing and publishing." Apparently limited to 650 coipes. View more info

The Canal Game

By: Meyer, Pauline

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Edwardsville, IL, Pauline Meyer: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035100

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff illus. wraps, spiral-bound. Slightly toned by age, slight handling wear. 39 pp. main text + game board, game cards, and canal bank money printed on rectos only of [19] pp. at rear. Board game in bound form, complete and fully intact, with game board, cards and money all still bound in at rear. An informative booklet on canals even if one doesn't bother with the game. Very scarce. Deaccessioned from Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

Captain Gideon Olmsted, Connecticut Privateersman, Revolutionary War [#45/200]

By: Middlebrook, Louis F.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Salem, MA, Newcomb and Gauss Go., Publishers: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022994

ISBN: B000LNZIXU

Condition: Good


Light blue ribbed 1/4 cloth, gray paper-covered boards, spine panel lettered in gilt, front cover in black. Dampstained/mildews-spotted (not active) along spine panel and cloth portion of front cover (not extending to interior), mild dampstaining and surface paper loss at lower front corner, interior unaffected except for lower front flyleaf (minimally). Former owner signature and date in pencil on front flyleaf. No. 45 of an edition limited to 200 copies. ix,172 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Text block clean and intact, binding firm. Dust jacket dampstained along spine panel, rubbed along ... View more info

The Last Cruise of the "Oliver Cromwell" - 1779

By: Middlebrook, Louis F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024061

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. I, No. 3 (25 Aug. 1931). Booklet, tan wraps. Slight wear. [ii],41-52 pp., illus. Scarce in this, its original issue. View more info

First Encounters: Spanish Explorations in the Caribbean and the United States, 1492-1570

By: Milanich, Jerald T., and Susan Milbrath (editors)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015425

ISBN: 0813009472

Condition: Near Fine


Illus. stiff paper wraps. 222 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Lightly bumped corners, else nearly as issued. 3rd printing. View more info

U. S. S. Monitor: The Ship That Launched a Modern Navy

By: Miller, Lt. Edward M., U.S.N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ayer Co Pub: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 049116

ISBN: 0915268108

Condition: Fine


Two-tone blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil, oblong format. Slightly rubbed spine extremities, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket has price-clipped front flap, with lightly rubbed edges, two short closed tears along top rear edge, now in mylar. View more info

And the Whale Is Ours: Creative Writing of American Whalemen

By: Miller, Pamela A.

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Boston and Sharon, MA, David R. Godine/Kendall Whaling Museum: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030611

ISBN: 0879232528

Condition: Fine


Dark green cloth, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Dust jacket as issued, now in archival mylar. [vii],201 pp., illus. View more info

The Boat and The Town

By: Moorhouse, Geoffrey

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1979

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 011626

ISBN: 0316580600

Condition: Fine


x,275 pp., endpaper maps. As issued. A lovely copy. View more info