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1.   Anthony, Irvin W., 1890- .
Down to the Sea in Ships.
 
Publisher: Penn Pub. Co., Philadelphia, 1924
358 p., b/w headpieces, 38 plates incl. color front.; 33.5 cm. Contents include Early Days on the North Atlantic; Vikings and Normans; West Indian Sailings; Pirates!; Exit the East Indiamen; "Thar she blows!"; Tales of the Ports (Boston, Salem, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco); Packet Days; The American Clipper Ships; Tea and Wool Clippers; The Surrender to Steam. Black boards stamped in blue, gold, white, lavender; spine faded, 2 small white paint spots; front scuffed; minor wear; VG. stock#936.

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2.   Burroughs, Polly
Zeb a Celebrated Schooner Life
  Picture
Publisher: Riverside, Conn., Chatham Press [©1972]
160 p.202 illus. 29 cm. "With special photography by Alfred Eisenstaedt, also Bernice Abbott, Alice Austen, Samuel Chamberlain, Jacob Riis, Morris Rosenfeld, and many others." ""Zebulon Northrop Tilton was a huge cross-eyed schooner captain, born in 1867 on Martha's Vineyard Island, who it is said, could have sailed the Alice S. Wentworth to Chicago on a heavy dew..." Inscribed to Stuart Sherman by Burroughs and Alfred Eisenstaedt" Stock# 44,772. Vg / dj vg.

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3.   Chapelle, Howard I. [Irving], 1901-1975
The History of the American Sailing Navy : the ships and their development / by Howard I. Chapelle
 
Publisher: New York, Bonanza Books [196-]
xxii, 558 p., 16 halftones, 32 plans, 155 figures in the text; 26 cm. First published 1949. The "Dean of American watercraft historians" treats the design and construction of ships used by the U.S. Navy from the War for Independence through the 1840s. The original edition is Howes C-290. Stock# 36,861. Vg/ dj fair, torn and worn.

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4.   Chapelle, Howard Irving., 1901-1975.
The History of American Sailing Ships / by Howard I. Chapelle; with drawings by the author, and George C. Wales and Henr
  Picture
Publisher: New York : Bonanza Books, [after 1970, c1935]
xvii p., 1 l., 400 p. : 200+ illus., plates, plans (part double) ; index, 27 cm. Standard and still useful. "Authorities and acknowledgments": p. xv-xvii. Stock# 44,648. Vg / dj good+, in mylar

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5.   Chapelle, Howard Irving., 1901-1975.
The Search for Speed Under Sail 1700-1855, by Howard I. Chapelle
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Publisher: New York: Bonanza Books, 1967.
xiv, 451 p, 34 b/w illustrations, 120 plates, index, 26 cm. "In this book, one of America's leading historians of naval architecture for the first time approaches the problem of speed comparisons of sailing vessels that vary widely in size and time of construction. By applying modern projections and hydrodynamics to the plans of some 103 American built sailing vessels, Mr. Chappelle gives us a new understanding of the progress in American design as an art and science from Colonial times to the highest development of the clipper ship." Stock# 44,649. Vg, bookplate / no dj.

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6.   Chatterton, E. Keble (Edward Keble), 1878-1944
Old Ship Prints
  Picture
Publisher: London, Spring Books [1965]
xii p., 1 ℓ., 182 p., color front., 69 plates (3 color); 25.5 cm. "Originally published in 1927... this edition differs from the earlier one only in a minor adjustment of the sequence of pictures and in the necessity of reproducing several coloured illustrations in black-and-white owing to the destruction of the original blocks." Stock#47221 (mnb). Vg / no dj.

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7.   Cutler, Carl C., 1878-1966
The Story of the American Clipper Ship: Greyhounds of the Sea...
 
Publisher: Halcyon House, NY [Blue Ribbon Books, NY, 1930].
xxvii, 592 p., index, diagrams, charts, tables, illustrations throughout incl. color plates, endpaper map; 27 cm. Foreword by Charles Francis Adams. 117 Illustrations: Original Duotones, Color Plates, Half Tones, and Reproductions of Pen and Ink Drawings Prepared with Special Reference to the text. Contents include Fast Ships & the War of 1812; The 'Railroad Route' to Europe; Sailing Records after 1815; Speed to China; The Baltimore Clipper; Evolution & Influence of the Packet; 'Round Cape Horn, 1849; The First California Clippers, 1850; The British Tea Trade, 1850; Flying Cloud and Challenge, 1851; Oriental Trade Expansion, 1851; Australian Gold, 1851; Commercial Depression, 1854; Commercial Panic and Civil Strife, 1858; Last Great Voyages, 1859; Some Record and Near-Record Sailing Ship Passages; Ship and Sail Plans from Original Models and Plans. Stock# 43,517. Good+, blue cloth covers, spine stamped in gold; spine a bit faded. American maritime & transportation history; sailing ships; oceanic travel.

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8.   Gay, Franco. Ciano, Cesare. Quieto, Francesco. [Columbus, Christopher]
The Ships of Christopher Columbus. Franco Gay and Cesare Ciano with Contributions in Appendices by Francesco Quieto.
 
Publisher: Roma: Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, Libreria dello Stato, 1996
309 p., [2] folding leaves of plates, illus.; 32 cm. Series: Nuova raccolta colombiana (English), vol. 7. First published 1993 in Italian with title: Le navi di Cristoforo Colombo. At head of title: Ministry of Cultural and Environmental Assets. National Commission for Celebration of the Quincentennial of the Discovery of America. Tan cartographic boards; new from publisher; gift quality. stock#Mart007.

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9.   Gillmer, Thomas Charles, 1911-
Pride of Baltimore : The Story of the Baltimore Clippers, 1800-1990
  Picture
Publisher: Camden, Me. : International Marine, ©1992.
xiii, 226 p., illus., index, 25 cm. One of America’s most respected cruising boat designers, Gillmer, in 1976-77, designed the Pride of Baltimore I and, in 1979, the pungy schooner Lady Maryland. In 1986 the Pride of Baltimore I was struck and sunk by a violent squall off the coast of Puerto Rico. Yet again, Thomas Gillmer extended and modified his original design for additional seaworthiness and produced the Pride of Baltimore II. Stock# 44,663. Vg / soft cover.

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10.   Jobé, Joseph, 1918-
The Great Age Of Sail. Edited By Joseph Jobe. Translated By Michael Kelly
 
Publisher: Lausanne, Edita Lausanne; distributed by the New York Graphic Society 1967.y
252, [24] p, 268 b/w illustrations (including tipped-in plates), of which 44 pages are in 4 colors and 16 in two. With eight monographs of vessels with 31 pages of plans. Foreword, by J. Jobé. The age of discovery, by G. B. Rubin de Cervin. The Catalan ship, by G. B. Rubin de Cervin. The birth of the national fleet, by G. B. Rubin de Cervin. The Vasa, by A. Franzén. Royal glories, by E. Taillemite. The Dutch Flute, by E. W. Petrejus. The Victory, by R. J. Collins. The golden age, by E. Taillemite. U.S.S. Constitution, by P. K. Lundberg. The Belle Poule, by F. Le Biboul. The clipper's day, by B. W. Bathe. The Challenge, by R. H. Burgess. The Preussen, by H. Grubbe. (A selection of International Book Society, a division of Time-Life Books, distributed by the New York Graphic Society). Stock# 39,346. Vg, beige pictorial cloth, black lettering on spine, ship design stamped in black on front board / dj poor, torn, worn/ slip case, good+...

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11.   Kaull, James T/ Providence Journal-Bulletin
he Tall Dhips in Newport, R.I. 1976 / photographs by Journal-Bulletin photographers; text by... James Kaul
 
Publisher: Providence, R.I. : Providence Journal, c1976
[40] p. : photos. (6 col.) ; 23 x 30 cm. The local newspaper, The Providence Journal-Bulletin, assined 16 photographers who shot thousands of images of the Bicentennial tourist event. A number have been selected for this commemoration. Stock# 43,445. Vg / mo dj.

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12.   Seligman, Adrian
The Voyage of the 'Cap Pilar'. Illustrated with Ninety Photographs and Thirteen Maps
 
Publisher: New York, Dutton, 1947
360 p., 90 photographs, 13 maps, 22.5 cm. "First printed 1939." 'First Edition.' 'This two-year, round-the-world voyage undertaken just before the second World War in a refurbished old sailing ship, manned by a miscellaneous crew of amateurs— clerks, teachers, laborers, lawyers, and what-not— with just one single real sailor on board, was so irresponsible in its inception and so gaily haphazard in its carrying out, that the story of it, though a record of sober fact, has all the charm of romantic adventure…' Afterward the barquentine 'Cap Pilar' was acquired by the Nautical College of Haifa as a square-rigged training ship. Stock# 39,299. Vg, navy cloth covers stamped in gold/ no dj. Travel, circumnavigation, maritime adventure.

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