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NAVAL and MARITIME HISTORY: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY (Revised/expanded Edition)

By: Albion, Robert G

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, IK, David & Charles: 1978

Seller ID: 36938

ISBN: 0715360078

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


In sl edgeworn price-clipped DJ; Blue cloth hardback. x + 370 pp. Indices; 8vo; x + 370 pages View more info

Original Handwritten Ships Logs for Six Voyages Taken During 1889 and 1890

By: Author Unknown

Price: $700.00

Publisher: NP, 1890

Seller ID: 52202

Condition: Good


Binding edgeworn/rubbed, gutters split; This 113 page handwritten document contains six different logs for steamship voyages undertaken in 1889 and 1890. Included are five roundtrip voyages by the SS Newport from New York to Aspinwall (Colon) , Panama and one voyage of the SS Barracuda between Cardiff, England and Sandy Point, Panama via the straits of Magellan. Includes mostly navigation data and weather info. ; 4to ; 113 pages View more info

A History of Seafaring Based on Underwater Archaeology

By: Bass, George F

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Walker: 1972

Seller ID: 10979

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In DJ, bookplate; Blue cl. Color & B&W photos, drawings, maps. Glossary, biblio, index; 4to; 320 pages View more info

How to Make Knots, Bends and Spices, As Used At Sea

By: Biddle, Tyrrel E

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Norie & Wilson: 1900

Seller ID: 42303

Condition: Fair


Paper covered boards tanned with some loss, hinges weak but intact, slight dampening/slight foxing throughout; Green cloth hardback with paper covered boards. Date uncertain (ca 1900). Engravings ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 17 + 5 pages View more info

1878 bank check for $15 drawn on Mechanics' & Traders' Bank from Bird & Boggs Marine Railways to Brown & Allen

By: Bird & Boggs Marine Railways

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, NY, Mechanics' & Traders' Bank: 1878

Seller ID: 52221

Condition: Good+


Was disbound from book with remnants of detachment present, small tap repair, small amount of loss to upper outside corner; Engraving of sailing ship on check; Oblong 64mo 3" - 4½" tall View more info

The Shipmaster's Assistant, and Commercial Digest: Containing Information Necessary for Merchants, Owners, and Masters of Ships

By: Blunt, Joseph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: 1848

Seller ID: 52107

Condition: Good+


Probably rebacked in leather (not recent), previous owner's label with penned title on spine, corners rubbed, hinges starting, mild foxing to preliminaries ; Hardback (1/4 brown leather spine/broiwn leather boards), marbled endpapers, appendix, index. 821 + 58 + 8 pp; 4to ; 821 + 58 + 8 pages View more info

Britannia The Royal Yacht Revealed

By: Bowditch, Lyndsey

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Blackboard Publishing Ltd: 1998

Seller ID: 40520

ISBN: 0953488101

Condition: Very Good+


Paperback. Color & B&W photos, deck plans. . History & description of British royal yacht ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 56 pages View more info

East Spain Pilot: Islas Baleares

By: Brandon, Robin

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cambridgeshire, England, Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson: 1991

Seller ID: 23330

ISBN: 0852881568

Condition: Very Good with No dust jacket as issued


No DJ as issued (? ) ; Hardback (photo boards) . 286 pp. B&W photos, maps. Appendix, index. Navigational guide; 4to; 286 pages View more info

The American Neptune: A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History (Volume I, No. 2, April 1941)

By: Brewington, M. V. and Lincoln Colcord (Eds. )

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Salem, MA, American Neptune Incorporated: 1941

Seller ID: 46741

Condition: Good


Cover age-toned, mildly soiled, Bronxville, NY Red Cross ink stamp on cover; Paperback. pp. 115 - 200. B&W plates & in-text illustrations.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Life and Times of the Illustrious Captain Brown: A Chronicle of the Sea and of Japan's Emergence As a World Power

By: Bush, Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tokyo, Voyagers' Press/Tuttle: 1969

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27283

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


In VG price-clipped DJ; Orange cloth hardback. xviii+168 p. Color/B&W illusts, fo map. Appens, index. Englishman's role in Japan's maritime history; 4to; xviii + 168 pages View more info

Surface At the Pole: The Extraordinary Voyages of the USS Skate

By: Calvert, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1960

Edition: Sixth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 50065

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


In mildly edgeworn DJ with one tape repair; Signed/inscribed by author. B&W photos, map eps. Index. Account of historic cruise by nuclear sub under the arctic ice pack. By the sub's commander; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 220 pages; Signed by Author View more info

The Pictorical History of the America's Cup Races

By: Carrick, Robert S. with George Calvert Simons

Price: $7.50

Publisher: NY, Viking: 1964

Seller ID: 36891

Condition: Good+ in Good dust jacket


In edgeworn/rubbed DJ, spine slightly tanned; Hardback (whit cloth spine/blue boards) . 194 pp. B&W & color illustrations, maps. Index. History of famed yacht race; 4to; 194 pages View more info

A Viking Voyage: In Which an Unlikely Crew Attempts an Epic Journey to the New World

By: Carter, W. Hodding

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Ballantine Books: 2000

Seller ID: 8147

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


In VG+ DJ ; Black spine/gray boards. B&W photos. Author participates in voyage in replica of viking ship from Greenland to N. America; 8vo; x + 305 pages View more info

River Talkin'

By: Christensen, Clara

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Leesburg, FL, Self-Published: 2001

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31077

Condition: Very Good+


Signed/inscr by author. Paperback. 97 pp. B&W photos, maps. Acct of author's steamboat cruises on Mississippi River; 4to; 97 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Twenty Miles of Steamboat Wrecks

By: Coleman, R. Allen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Omaha, NE, River City Publications: 1975

Seller ID: 39025

Condition: Good+


Cover very lightly flecked, date uncertain (circa 1975) ; Paperback. 24 pp. B&W photos, 3 folded maps laid in. History of shipwrecks in the Missouri River; Small 8vo; 24 pages View more info

OUR YARD, FAMILY MAGAZINE: SUN SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK COMPANY (Vol I, No. 12, August 1942)

By: Collins, James W. (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chester, PA, Sun Shipbuilding: 1942

Seller ID: 36835

Condition: Fair


Rear cover detached but present, covers edgeworn; Paperback. 40 pp. B&W illustrations. Magazine for shipbuilding company; 4to; 40 pages View more info

OUR YARD, FAMILY MAGAZINE: SUN SHIPBUILDING AND DRY DOCK COMPANY (Vol II, No. 3, Nov. 1942)

By: Collins, James W. (ed.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chester, PA, Sun Shipbuilding: 1942

Seller ID: 36836

Condition: Fair


Most of spine split, covers sl edgewrn, sm stains to cover; Paperback. 36 pp. B&W illustrations. Magazine for shipbuilding company; 4to; 36 pages View more info

R.M.S. Queen Mary Superliner Pictorial: The Factual Story of a Great Ship

By: Command Publishing

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NP, Command Publishing: 1971

Seller ID: 23517

Condition: Good+


Covers lightly edgeworn; Paperback. Unpaginated (apprx 40 pp) . Color & B&W illustrations (incl one foldout) . Souvenir brochure; 4to View more info

Conquest of the North Atlantic

By: Cunard White Star

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Liverpool, England, Cunard White Star: 1950

Seller ID: 47632

Condition: Very Good


Paperback. Measures 8" x 4". B&W illustrations/photos. History of the Cunard shipping company ; Oblong 32mo 4" - 5" tall; 28 pages View more info

Two Years before the Mast: A Personal Narrative (two volumes complete)

By: Dana, Richard Henry

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1911

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 49039

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Mild wear to edges of spines, Ex-libris John W. Masury bookplates in each volume, listing for this set from bookseller's catalogue tipped in to front pastedown ; One quarter brown gilt-tooled morocco spines and tips on marbled boards, 5 raised bands, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, ribbon markers. Two page leaf from original manuscript tipped in. Color frontispieces (with tissue guards) , tipped-in B&W plates, Small drawings head each chapter, appendix, index. 2 short... View more info