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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Nautical: Nautical History
134 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
[Brown, Alexander C.]  
The Mariner's Museum: A History and Guide (Museum Publication No. 20)
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Publisher: Newport News The Mariner's Museum 1950.
First printing. Quarto, Full cloth, black & white photographs, illus., [x], 264 pages. Condition: Near Fine. No dust jacket.
     Well illustrated history of the museum, its construction, and its various collections of ship models, whaling and fishing articles, armament, lighthouse and lifesaving equipment, pictorial collections, library, etc. The Mariner's Museum was founded at Newport News, Virginia by Archer M. Huntington in 1930. Bound in dark green cloth over boards with gilt spine and upper board titles, endpaper maps. Touch of fading to spine, light extremity rubs. Nautical & Maritime

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2.
American Neptune,  
The American Neptune Pictorial Supplement I to X
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Publisher: The American Neptune Salem, Mass. 1959 to 1968.
A ten issue run of the Pictorial Supplement from 1959 to 1968 all in very good or better conditions in heavy illustrated paper wraps with glued bindings. Each volume is a small quarto measuring 10" high by 7" deep. Each issue has a prior owner's book plate affixed to the verso side of the front cover. Without dust jackets as issued. These issues include: I, American Clipper Ship Prints by the Curriers; II, Antoine Roux Sketch Books; III, Blockade Runners; IV, Whaling; V, New England Coasting Schooners; VI, The Francis Lee Higginson Collection of Steamships; VII, A Selection of Marine Paintings by Fitz Hugh Lane; VIII, American and Canadian Fishing Schooners; IX, Shipbuilding in Bath, Maine; and X, Penobscot Marine Museum, Searsport, Maine.Our code number = TB22761

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3.
American Neptune,  
The American Neptune A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History 13 Issues
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Publisher: The Peabody Museum of Salem Salem, Mass. January 1973 to January 1976.
A complete run of 13 issues of The American Neptune all in very good or better conditions in heavy printed paper wraps with glued bindings. Without dust jackets as issued. This collection includes: Vol. XXXII, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4. Volume XXXIV, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4. Volume XXXV, Numbers 1, 2, 3 and 4; and, Volume XXXVI, Number 1.Our code number = TB22762

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4.
Arnell, J. C.  
Steam and the North Atlantic Mails, the impacct of the Cunard Line and Subsequent Steamship companies on the Carriage of
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Publisher: the Unitade Press, Toronto,1986.
Fine cloth hardback, Near Fine DJ. Cover with minimal spine shelpf wear. DJ with a little shelf wear, some scuffs. tight binding. End papers a pp are Fine, look unused. 8vo, 295 pp with illustrations, appendices and index.

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5.
Baker, William, F.  
Running Her Easting Down

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd. Caldwell, Idaho 1974.
First Edition Fine in bright blue cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board. A 4to measuring 11.25" high by 8.65" deep. In a very good dust jacket with mild rubbing to the fore edges and fold of the front panel and with tape repaired closed tear at the upper edge of the spine area. "A documentary of the development and history of the British tea clippers culminating with the building of the Cutty Sark." 170 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices, text and with extensive black and white photographs throughout together with five color plates of The Cutty Sark, The Ariel, The Blackadder, Thermopylae Rading the Cutty Sark and The Salamis.Our code number = TB15943

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6.
Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848  
The Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of H.M.S. Bounty. With an Introduction by Sir Cyprian Bridge
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Publisher: [London] Oxford U.P. [1935, c1914].
xxiii, 376 p.; 15.5 cm. series: World’s Classics. First published London, J. Murray, 1831, as Eventful History of the Mutiny of the Bounty. This version takes a harsher view of Mr. Christian and his friends than do 20th-century sensibilities. Stock#102711. Vg / no dj.

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7.
Baynham, Henry  
Before The Mast Naval Ratings of the Nineteenth Century

Publisher: Hutchinson London 1971.
First Edition Near fine in black cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine, with a prior name on the first free end paper and minor discolorations on the verso of the fly title page and on the verso of the frontispiece. In a very good+ dust jacket with a price clipped front flap but with two tape repairs on the verso of the jacket at the ends of the spine area mending two closed tears. 224 pages containing an index, glossary, text and illustrated with period art and photographs. The author provides an authoritative study of the sailor's life in the British Navy which is a sequel to his book: From the Lower Deck. Our code number = TB15877

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8.
Bennett, Geoffrey  
The Battle of Trafalgar

Publisher: Naval Institute Press (Annapolis) 1977.
First Edition Fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" high by 6" deep. In a fine, unclipped dust jacket with wrap around cover art from a painting by George Chambers. 256 pages including an index, notes on the plates, a bibliography and text. Illustrated with a section of maps, photographs and reproductions of contemporary works of art together with additional line drawings within the text.Our code number = TB23070

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9.
Bligh, William  
A Voyage to the South Seas
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Publisher: The Limited Editions Club New York 1975.
Limited Edition Fine in light tan buckram with a gilt on black leather title label on the spine and light brown illustrations on the front and rear boards. A folio measuring 14" by 9 1/2" with map end sheets. In a very good+ glassine dust jacket with a 1" closed tear over the spine area. The book and its jacket are contained within a fine black, paper covered slip case. One of only 2, 000 copies printed, this copy noted as number 881 on the last page of text whereon the illustrator and book designer have signed their names. 150 pages of text illustrated with four color plates and drawings by Geoffrey C. Ingleton and with an introduction by Alan Villiers. The full title reads: "A Voyage to the South Seas Undertaken by Command of His majesty for the purpose of conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies in His Majesty's Ship Bounty commanded by Lieutenant William Bligh including an account of the Mutiny on board the said ship and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew in the ship's boat from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch Settlement in the East Indies." A beautiful, clean, crisp and tight copy with no marks, notations or prior owner's book plates.Our code number = TB25718

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10.
Bombard, Alain  
Les Grands Navigateurs / Alain Bombard

Publisher: Paris, Presses de la Cité, c1976.
267, [4] p., [8] leaves of plates, illus., maps, ports., 24 cm. Biographies of Columbus, Drake, Magellan, La Perouse Cook, polar explorers and others based on a popular French television special. PA. Stock# 37,021. Vg/ paper.

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11.
Bowen, Frank C.  
The Sea, Its History and Romance - 4 vols.
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Publisher: B. F. Stevens and Brown, London, 1926.
P cloth hardbacks, gilt lettering, no DJ, Vol 1 to 1607: Cover with extensive wear especially on spine, frayed spine edges, bumped corners Front hinge cracked, several pp loose. Binding cracked in several other places, several pp torn, p 81 missing. 4to, 308 pp with illustrations and index. Vol. 2, 1698-1783: Cover with extensive wear, frayed spine edges, rubbing along edges, bumped corners, some spots and scuffs. Hinge cracked at p 49, binding shaky thoughout. Several pp loose. 4to, 284 pp with illustrations and index. Vol 3 1784-1814: May be later edition printed by Halton & Truscott Smith. Cover with extensive edge and corner wear, 1 tear on spine, frayed spine edges, some scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are clean and unmarked. 4to, 289 pp with illustrations and index. Vol 4 1815-1875: Cover with extensive wear on spine, edges and corners, some scuffs. Front hinge loose. Binding cracked in several other places,loose at p 214. Some pp loose. 4to, 290 pp with illustrations and index. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA.

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12.
Braynard, Frank O.  
S. S. Savannah: The Elegant Steam Ship

Publisher: New York: Dover Publications, Incorporated, 1988.
Paperback. Very Good. Previous owner's name and statement on pretitle page. Black on smoke spine. Standard Size. Reprint of a 1963 book. 260 pages.

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13.
Brewington, M. V., Howard I. Chapelle, Lincoln Colcord, Walter Muir Whitehill, editors  
The American Neptune, 1941. Volume I nos. 1-4

Publisher: Salem, Mass., American Neptune Inc. [Southworth-Anthoensen Press, Portland], 1941.
Four numbers: 432, viii p., plates (some folding), diagrams, 25.5 cm. 'A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History.' Contents include (January) Morison, Columbus and Polaris; Clark, American Naval Policy 1775-1776; Albion, Inspection Comments on American Ships and Barks; Ridgely-Nevitt, Auxiliary Steamships and R.B. Forbes; Sturtevant, A Boy's First Day at Dea in the Bark 'Belle of Oregon' 1886; Taylor, The Historic American Merchant Marine Survey; (April) Colcord, A Tidal Wave at Huanillos, Chile, in 1877; Nelson, The First Cruise of the Privateer 'Harpy'; Tyler, The 'Great Eastern' in Long Island Sound; (July) Cutler, Clifford Day Mallory, 1881-1941; McElroy, The Ocean Navigation of Columbus on his First Voyage; Bolander, The C.S.S.'Stonewall'; Ship of Many Names and Many Flags; Mills, The Arizona Fleet; Holdcamper, Registers, Enrollments and Licenses in the National Archives; (October) Lyman, The 'Star of Scotland', ex-'Kenilworth'; Phillips, The Routine Trade of Salem under the Confederation Congress, May 1783-October 1789; Gillmer, Present-Day Craft and Rigs of the MEditerranean; Howay, The First Use of Sail by the Indians of the Northwest Coast; Notes; Documents; Queries; Book Reviews; News; a few advertisements; index & preliminary leaves to Vol. I. Grey printed wraps, as issued; no. 1 has smudges at p. 80/1; VG. Individual numbers may be had for $35. Stock#32548.

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14.
Bunting, W. H.  
Live Yankees The Sewalls And Their Ships

Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers and Maine Maritime Museum Bath, Maine (2009).
First Edition Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and with orange colored end sheets. A quarto measuring 10" by 7". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 496 pages including an index, appendices and text. Illustrated with reproductions of early photographs. The story of a family of ship builders and ship captains from Bath, Maine. A very handsome, clean and crisp copy with no names, dates or markings.Our code number = TB24482

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15.
Burgess, Robert H.  
Chesapeake Circle
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Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Inc., 1965 Cambridge, MD.
Book. Book condition: Good to Very Good. Good. Hardcover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall "The story of Chesapeake Bay is as extensive as the Bay itself, and the tales to be told as varied as its moods. In this sequel to his first book, This Was Chesapeake BGay, Robert Burgess has visualized the Chesapeake as a great, elliptical circle beginning at Baltimore, its chief port, and proceeding to the head of the Bay, down the Eastern Shore, through Capes Henry and Charles, and back up the Western Shore to the point of origin. The settings of these accounts range in temper from hurricane violence to the peace of a hidden cove; in place, from the open sea to the sailmaker's loft; in subject, from the coffee, coal and pineapple trades to live on a buoy tender. With a true sense of history, Mr. Burgess years ago began recording by word and by photograph the physical features and professions steadily passing from the Chesapeake scene; hence the special emphasis here on the Bay's commerce and craftsmen. These people and events, commonplace and overlooked by most contemporary observers, stand out today as significant parts of the Chesapeake heritage. All the stories relate to some aspect of Bay life, yet each stands independent, complete in itself, and the reader can start and stop with any story without thought of breaking continuity..Each essay is fully and handsomely illustrated by photographs from the author's collection and other sources. Thoroughly indexed, Chesapeake Circle is also a valuable addition to reference works concerning the Bay and its history.." Well illustrated with black-and-white photographs. 211 pages with index. Book is in GOOD or better condition. Dust jacket is in GOOD condition; shelfwear; now in protective plastic wrapper.

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16.
Burroughs, Fredrika Alexander.  
The Yankee Scrimshanders.

Publisher: William S. Sullwold. Taunton, MA. 1973..
Paperback. Fine., No dust jacket Standard size., 80 pages.

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17.
Chapman, Fredrik, Hemrocl af  
Architectura Navalis Mercatoria
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Publisher: Adlard Coles Ltd. London 1971.
Fifth Printing Fine in brown cloth covered boards. A quarto measuring 13 /14" by 9 1/4". In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 102 pages of text illustrated with 62 double-sided, fold-out plates with description of the draughts contained with this work. Originally printed in Stockholm, Sweden in 1768. Translated into French and published there in 1779. Translated to English in 1813 by Reverend James Inman, printed in German in 1864, reprinted in Rostock in 1968 and with this bicententary edition published in London in 1971. An impeccable, bright, clean and tight copy with no names, dates, notations or book plates.Our code number = TB24829

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18.
Chappel, Howard  
The Baltimore Clipper Its Origin and Development
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Publisher: The Marine Research Society Salem, Mass. 1930.
First Edition Very good+ in dark blue, textured cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine and blind embossed ruling on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and rubbed and there are a number of the pages with plates which show mild foxing. Without its issued dust jacket. 192 pages including an index followed by a one page ad for other books by the publisher. The book contains 35 plates, 48 plans and 29 figures which include rigging plans, line drawings, and reproductions of contemporary art work. The author provides a detailed history of the development and use of the Baltimore style schooner from 1775 through to 1845. This is the true first edition of this title. (Albion, p. 31) The twenty-second volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.Our code number = TB22535

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19.
Colton, Rev. Walter  
Deck And Port; or, Incidents Of A Cruise In The United States Frigate Congress To California With Sketches of Rio Janeiro, Lalparaiso, Lima, Honolulu, and San Francisco
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Publisher: A. S. Barnes & Co. New York 1850.
First Edition Good in the publisher's original brown cloth covered boards with blind embossing to the boards and gilt decorations and title on the spine. A 12mo measuring 7 1/4" by 4 3/4" with a gift inscription and several other early prior owner's on the front end pages. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is worn and frayed as is the cloth at the lower edges of the boards. The last free end page is missing as is the last page of advertisements by the publisher. 408 pages of text followed by 20 pages of ads by the publisher. Illustrated with a frontispiece portrait of Commodore R. F. Stockton, 3 hand tinted lithographic plates (missing the plate of Lima facing page 265) and one map as well as a number of wood engravings within the text. (Cowan p. 137: Howes, C-624; Kurutz 150a; Sabin, 14799)Our code number = TB24258

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20.
Cooper, Betty, comp. / Royal Institution of Naval Architects  
Catalogue of the Scott Collection of Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Drawings

Publisher: London, Institution of Naval Architects, 1954; reprint Martino, 1999.
4to; 192 p., index; binder's cloth; new from the publisher. Besterman 4181. During his active life John Scott amassed an outstanding collection of maritime works. The library contains a representative selection of works, mostly from western Europe, showing the developments in science, general & marine engineering, shipbuilding, naval architecture & history from the 16th century through the late 19th century. The catalogue is arranged in chronological order with thorough descriptions and frequent annotations for the 831 titles, including works by Barlowe, Bourne, Cortes, Pedro de Medina, Hoste, Nunez, de Causs, Witsen, Bassie. Bibliography; reference.(1810x)

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21.
Cornwell, E.I., Editor  
The Illustrated History of Ships
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Publisher: Crescent Books, NY,1979C.
Near Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, VG DJ. Cover with a little shelf wear. DJ has a little edge wear, some scuffs. tight Binding. End papers and pp are Near Fine, clean and unmarked. 13 1/2 x 9 3/4" 79 pp with many illustrations, index.

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22.
Cotton and edited by Charles Fawcett, Evan  
East Indiamen The East India Company's Maritime Service
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Publisher: The Batchworth Press London 1949.
First Edition Near fine in brown paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" tall by 5 1/2" deep with minor rubbing and fading at the head and heel of the spine. In a very good+ price clipped dust jacket with fading to the spine area and a narrow tape repair at the upper and lower edges of the spine area. 218 pages including an index and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art. Our code number = TB23076

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23.
Culver, Henry, B.  
Forty Famous Ships Their Beginnings, Their Life Histories, Their Ultimate Fate
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Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Company Garden City 1936.
First Edition Very good+ in light green buckram cloth covered boards with green on black title blocks and decorations on the spine and illustrated end sheets. The cloth on the spine is faded as is the same around the edges of the boards and the end sheets are foxed near the hinges due to a reaction with the glues used in binding. Without its issued dust jacket. 320 pages including notes on each vessel, appendix, text and illustrated with line drawings and a color frontispiece and seven full page color plates all by Gordon Grant. The full title page reads: Forty Famous Ships Their Beginnings, Their Life Histories, Their Ultimate Fate Being a collection of short, pleasant and diverting, dissertations anent the several vessels therein comprehended, all of which have played their parts, some large, some small, in the great world drama of the sea, in acts of strife and in peaceful scenes, from the early christian era to the present day, how and why they gained their great reputations; and sundry facts relative to their dimensions, rigging, furniture, etc., etc., etc. Based upon the Accounts of Reputable and Reliable Authorities, both ancient and modern and devoid of technical or tiresome Refinements.." Our code number = TB22755

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24.
Cutler, Carl, C.  
Greyhounds Of The Sea The Story Of The American Clipper Ship

Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons New York 1930.
First Edition Good+ in blue cloth covered boards with faded gilt text on the spine and gilt text on the front board, with map end sheets and with a gilt top edge to the text block. The cloth is rubbed and worn at the head and heel of the spine and at the edges of the boards. The front hinge is starting and the tipped-in title page is beginning to part. There is a closed tear to page 319/320 which does not impact on the text. Without its issued dust jacket. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" tall by 7 1/2" deep containing 592 pages including an index, bibliography, notes and references and appendices of ship measurements, the China-To-England Trade, record ship passages, California voyages, ship and sail plans. 118 illustrations consisting of 4 photogravures, 8 color plates, 51 half-tones, and reproductions of pen and ink drawings. Albion states: "The best single account, combining spirited style with full factual data on construction, dimensions, owners, masters and speed performances of each ship." (Albion, p. 31)Our code number = TB22505

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25.
Dale, Paul, W.  
Seventy North to Fifty South The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage
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Publisher: Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs 1969.
First Edition Very good+ in 1/4 dark blue and decorated white cloth covered boards with the gilt text stamping on the spine somewhat faded, light soiling to the white cloth covered boards, dust staining to the upper edge of the text block and with a prior owner's name on the first free end page. In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with a 1/8" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area which is tanned and with the panels lightly soiled. 370 pages including and index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with line drawings, maps, charts and steel engravings. Our code number = TB23529

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26.
Davis, Gherardi  
The United States Navy And Merchant Marine From 1840 To 1880
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Publisher: Gilliss Press New York 1923.
First Edition Very good in paper covered stiff wraps with a paper label on the front cover. A small quarto measuring 10 1/2" by 7 1/4" with some modest short closed tears to the lower edge of the blue paper covering over the spine. One of only 125 copies printed this one is signed, inscribed and dated in the year of publication by the author on the fly title page. 84 pages of text illustrated with five color lithographs and 26 black and white lithographs (Not listed in Albion or Coletta.)Our code number = TB24796

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27.
Durant, John & Alice  
Pictorial History of American Ships on the High Seas and Inland Waters

Publisher: New York, A. S. Barnes, c1953.
. 312 p., illus. Hardcover Very good condition in chipped d.j. fair

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28.
Elder, Michael  
For Those in Peril: The Story of the Life-Boat Service

Publisher: London: John Murray, 1963.
Early English fake cloth, with dust jacket. Good/Very Good. Ex-Library; front flyleaf is gone. White on green spine. Standard Size. 146 pages.

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29.
Falconer, John  
Sail & Steam A Century of Maritime Enterprise: 1840-1935

Publisher: David R. Godine Boston 1993.
First Edition Fine in dark red cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine and with blind embossed text stamping on the front board. In a fine dust jacket. 192 pages of text and photographs from The National Maritime Museum at Greenwich, England. A fascinating collection of images of sailing ships, their crews, ports, docks, cargos and the everyday life around shipping in the last two centuries.Our code number = TB15229

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30.
Fish, Stuyvesant  
The New York Privateers 1756-1763
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Publisher: Self-published New York 1945.
Signed limited edition Very good+ in dark blue cloth with gilt text stamping on the front board. Without a dust jacket. Signed by the author on the copyright page and numbered 356 out of only 400 copies printed. Sub-titled: "King George's Private Ships of War which cruized against the King's Enemies." 100 pages containing an index and appendices which provide a written record of some 200 privateers, their armament, number of men, identities of commanders and in many cases their owners and the prizes they captured. Our code number = TB18912

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31.
Footner, Geoffrey M.  
USS Constellation, From Frigate to Sloop of War
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Publisher: Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, 2003, 1st Printing.
Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, NF DJ. Cover with a little shelf wear. DJ has minimal edge wear. Binding tight. End papers and pp look unused. 4to, 367 pp with illustrations and diagrams, notes, biblio and index. Because of the size and weight of the book(s), please contact us to arrange for mailing or for shipping outside the continental USA. ISBN# 1557502846

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32.
Fox, Lorene K.  
Antarctic Icebreakers.

Publisher: Doubleday Doran& Junior Literary Guild New York.
Title date 1937, CR 1937, 319 pages with black and white photos. This was written to bring together, into one story, the wealth of scattered tales of high adventure and achievements in Antarctia. Illustrated pastedowns, gray with silver covers, all good+ condition. First Edition Hard Cover

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33.
Freuchen, Peter, 1886-1957 & David Loth  
Peter Freuchen's Book of the Seven Seas

Publisher: New York, Julian Messner, ['4th printing, 1958', c1957].
512 p., index, illus. throughout incl. portrait front.; 24 cm. Contents include The Shape of the Sea; Life in the Seven Seas; The Sea in Action; The Ships of the Seven Seas; The Great Voyages; Battles at Sea; Treasures of the Seven Seas; The Islands of the Seven Seas; The Law of the Seven Seas; Strange Tales from the Seven Seas. Stock# 39,142. Book club dot. Vg, green cloth covers stamped in gold; spine a bit darkened/ no dj. Oceanic exploration, maritime cartography, nautical & naval history.

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34.
G.W. Blunt White Library /Schultz, Charles R.  
Inventory of the logbooks and journals in the G.W. Blunt White Library / compiled by Charles R. Schultz.
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Publisher: Mystic Conn. : Issued by the Marine Historical Association for the G.W. Blunt White Library, 1965..
60 leaves ; 22 x 36 cm. Series: Inventory ; no. 4. Contents: Introduction; Alphabetical list of logbooks and journals; Index of names of people; Index of hailing ports; Index of occupations; Index of chronology. Index of items containing illustrations. Printed from typescript. This copy bound, with original paper covers, in sturdy cloth. Stock# 43,693. Vg.

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35.
Gardiner (Editor), Robert  
Fleet Battle and Blockade The French Revolutionary War 1793-1797
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Publisher: Caxton Editions London 2001.
Reprint Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 192 pages including an index with extensive illustrations throughout. Our code number = TB21969

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36.
Gosnell, Harpur Allan  
Before the Mast in The Clippers

Publisher: The Derrydale Press New York 1937.
First Limited Edition Near fine in 3/4 red cloth and paper covered boards with a gilt on red title block fixed to the front board. In a good, glassine dust jacket with a very large chip to the rear panel and with smaller chips to the ends of the spine area and corners of the front panel. A limited edition copy. To a large degree the book is composed from entires from the diaries of Charles A. Abbey while he was at sea during the years 1856 to 1860 on-board a number of clipper ships. 286 pages of text, illustrations, and six fold-out maps together with extensive detail on the rigging of clipper vessels. One of only 950 copies printed this one being number 680.Our code number = TB15793

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37.
Grant and Henry B. Culver, Gordon  
The Book of Old Ships and Something Of Their Evolution and Romance
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Publisher: Garden City Publishing Company, Inc. Garden City 1935.
Reprint Very good in purple heavy, cloth covered boards with a gilt on black title block on the spine. The spine is faded to light brown and there is soiling to the boards. Without its issued dust jacket. 306 pages of text by Henry B. Culver and illustrated with line art and color plates by Gordon Grant. An illustrated history of ships from the earliest times to the clipper ship era. Our code number = TB20946

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38.
Greenwood, John Orville  
Namesakes 1910-1919 : Steel Steamers Gone to War

Publisher: Freshwater Press; Cleveland, Oh: 1986.
Very Good in Good dust jacket First Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0912514310 507 pages; 8vo (9") 23 cm; Dark gray cloth, silver lettering and decor, index, 500 vessels, 100 feet in length or larger, shown in b/w photos and their histories given in detail, mostly steamships, some sailing vessels. 700 vessel names cross-references. 317 fleets represented. Glossy throughout. ; Sub-subtitle: 'A Photostory of Great Lakes Vessels Prior to, During and Just After World War 1'. From the intro: 'If a vessel existed on the lakes in 1910 but was gone from the lakes by 1919, it is included in this book'. ; Small bookstore label on front endpaper. Boards slightly bowed. Upper edge faintly spotted throughout, with upper edge last 4 leaves and rear endpaper chipped and discolored, not affecting text. Jacket chipped and discolored but all readable. ; Namesakes Series; Vol. 9

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39.
Hakluyt, Richard; Irving, Laurence (editor)  
A Selection of the Principal Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1927.
Cloth, without dust jacket. Good. Exterior wear; both hinges weak. Black on beige and tan spine. Standard Size. 316 pages.

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40.
Hall, Basil (Capt)  
Fragments of Voyages and Travels : Selections From

Publisher: Saxton & Kelt; Boston: 1845.
Fair with no dust jacket Hardcover 239 pages; 24mo (6") 15 cm; Original full tan calf leather, gilt title over black spine label, footnotes. ; Abridged from 3-vol original. Memoir of travels to Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Madras, Mysore, Bombay, and other locales in India; great famine there; meeting such luminaries as Mohamed Ally Khan, etc; in the years 1812-1815; and excursion with Sir Walter Scott, 1831. ; This is NOT a recent reprint or a book-on-demand but an actual publication from 1845. ; Quite worn. Both joints sprung, boards holding on by threads. Lower third of title page missing. Scarce. Sold as is.

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41.
Harlow, Frederick Pease  
The Making Of A Sailor Or Sea Life Aboard A Yankee Square-Rigger
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Publisher: Marine Research Society Salem 1928.
First Edition Very good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. The cloth on the spine is faded and head and heel of the spine are rubbed and there are a number of pages within the text which show mild, light foxing. Without its issued dust jacket. 377 pages of text illustrated with black and white photographs. The seventeenth volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.Our code number = TB22609

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42.
Hart, Robert A., 1929-  
The Great White Fleet; Its Voyage Around the World 1907 to 1909

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown [1965].
xvi, 362 p. illus., maps (on lining papers), ports. 21.5 cm. Sent on a world cruise by President Theodore Roosevelt to impress the nations of the world of the power of the United States Navy by the time they returned they were obsolete. Even their white paint, the Navy's standard color, had to be altered to gray. "Bibliographical note" (p. 317-327). Neu 147. Good plus, spine faded / no dj.

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43.
Hartge, Capt. Oscar and Hartge, Laurence  
The Schooner Windstark Log Book 1943: Her Wartime Delivery from the Great Lakes to the Chesapeake Bay
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Publisher: Hartge Nautical Museum, 2005 Annapolis, MD.
Book. Book condition: Near Fine. Soft cover "Elsie Whitman, the daughter of Elsi Hartge Schlegel, found a copy of the Log Book in a trunk filled with memorabilia. REcognizing this to be a significant chapter in Cap'n Oscar's colorful life, she passed the log on to Laurence Hartge. His immediate reaction was to share this unusual nautical war-time experience beyond the immediate family. Further research led to selecting appropriate images of the period and writing his own commentary on the day-to-day log book entries." Well illustrated with period photographs. 40 pages. Oblong softcover. Book is in NEAR FINE condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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44.
Haws, Duncan  
Ships and the Sea A Chronological Review

Publisher: Crescent Books New York 1985.
First Edition Fine in decorated light blue cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and with the front board decorated with an early four master. In a near fine dust jacket with the price clipped from the front flap. 240 pages containing an index, ship index, bibliography, text with extensive illustrations through-out. Our code number = TB15338

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45.
Herman, Zvi  
Peoples, Seas, and Ships

Publisher: New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1967.
Cloth, with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Red on light gray pictorial spine. 7 1/2 by 10 1/2 inches. Translated from the French by Len Ortzen. 236 pages, plus ten large plates.

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46.
Hingst, William J. (ed)  
The Weather Gauge: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (Volume XXII, Number 2)
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Publisher: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, 1986 St. Michaels, MD.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. Soft cover 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall This is the semi-annual publication of the Maritime Museum. Articles include: Rambles of the 'Rita'; Palmer - The Cadillac of Work Boat Engines; The Sharp's Island Lighthouse; and regular features. Illustrated. 24 pages. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. Paper wrappers; stapled binding.

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47.
Holland, Rupert Sargent., Illustrator: Manning de V Lee (illustrations); Edward Shenton (decorations).  
HISTORIC SHIPS.
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Publisher: London: T. Fisher Unwin 1927..
390p: green illustrated endpapers, colour frontispiece + 5 colour and 8 black/white full-page illustrations on coated paper hors-texte, chapter headpieces; 24cm. 1154g. Near Good ex-library (library marks, stamps, stickers; edgewear, taped joints, hinges are split but binding is very tight, text block clean and bright). Blue cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles (library re-backed and repaired). Book condition: Near Good ex-library. Jacket condition: no dj.

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48.
Hoyt, Edwin P.  
The Defenders

Publisher: New York: A. S. Barnes and Company.
Cloth, without dust jacket. Very Good. Gold on red spine. Standard Size. 108 pages.

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49.
Hudson, Roger  
British History, Nelson and Emma

Publisher: The Folio Society London 1994.
First Edition Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with color vignettes of Nelson Emma, inset on the front and rear boards. Without a dust jacket as noen was issued with this volume; however, the book is within a fine, decorated cloth covered slip case. A compilation of letters, diary entries and assorted other documentation between Admiral Nelson and Emma accompanied with numerous etchings, prints and cartoons from the era. A nice companion piece for any collector of nautical history. 256 pages of text and illustrations including an index and a list of sources.Our code number = TB15248

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50.
Hudson, Roger  
British History, Nelson and Emma
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Publisher: The Folio Society London 1994.
First Edition Fine in 1/4 cloth and paper covered boards with color vignettes of Nelson Emma, inset on the front and rear boards. Without a dust jacket as none was issued with this volume; however, the book is within a fine, decorated cloth covered slip case. A compilation of letters, diary entries and assorted other documentation between Admiral Nelson and Emma accompanied with numerous etchings, prints and cartoons from the era. A nice companion piece for any collector of nautical history. 256 pages of text and illustrations including an index and a list of sources.Our code number = TB21559

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51.
Hurst, Alexander Anthony  
The Medley of Mast And Sail II A Camera Record
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Publisher: Teredo Books Ltd Brighton 1981.
First Edition Fine in royal blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a gilt decoration on the front board. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" high by 7" deep. In a near fine unclipped dust jacket with only hints of rubbing at the ends of the spine area. 473 pages including an index and text. Extensively illustrated with 525 black and white photographs. Our code number = TB23078

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52.
Jennings, Philip S.; Bosek, Danny  
Shipwrecks

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A.: Mallard Press,1992.
Cardboard stamped to look like cloth, with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. White on dark blue spine. 9 by 12 inches. 80 pages.

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53.
John Carter Brown Library / Elliott, Danial  
Maritime History: A Preliminary Hand-List of the Collection in the John Carter Brown Library, Brown University

Publisher: Providence, R.I., The John Carter Brown Library, 1979.
x, 335 p., Includes indexes, 28 cm. With a special section on Sir Francis Drake. "The compilation of the list was carried out by Danial Elliott." Lists over 1200 items organized by topic, such as Navigation, Piracy, Marine Architecture, and the Law of the Sea. Most titles were published before 1800. Stock# 39,106x. Vg, spiral binding.

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54.
Johnston, Paul Forsythe.  
SHIP AND BOAT MODELS IN ANCIENT GREECE.
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Publisher: Annapolis: Naval Institute Press (1985)..
First Edition. ISBN: 0870216287 "This landmark investigation of ancient Greek watercraft models is the first comprehensive guide available to these rare and fascinating artifacts. It includes every ship and boat model known to exist today from each of the five periods of Greek antiquity." 187p: endpaper maps, black/white plates; 26cm. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 686g. Book: Near Fine (clean, bright, sound, and unmarked; covers lay slightly open). Dustjacket: Near Very Good (light edgewear, two small holes rear fold, tear to front fold). Dark grey cloth hardcover. Book condition: Near Fine. Jacket condition: Near Very Good.

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55.
Keeton, G. W., and John Cameron, Editors  
The Veronica Trial, The Trial of Gustav Rau, Otto Monsson and Willem Smith
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Publisher: William Hodge and co., London, 1952.
VG+ cloth hardback, gilt lettering, G- DJ. Cover with a little edge wear, slightly bent spine edges, bent corners. DJ has edge wear, some small chips, spine darkened. Binding tight. End papers and pp slightly tanned. 8vo, 248 pp with photos and sketches of participants, intact fold-outs including model of the ship, appendices.

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56.
King (Editor), Dean  
Every Man Will Do His Duty

Publisher: Henry Holt & Company New York 1997.
First Edition Fine in 1/4 cloth and decorated paper covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. In a fine dust jacket. A review copy with the publisher's material laid-in. Also, it is signed by Dean King above his name on the title page. A collection of first hand accounts from officers and seamen who experienced life at sea during the Napoleonic War, and the War of 1812. Co-edited with John B. Hattendorf.Our code number = TB05244

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57.
Kuhn, May Cole Illustrator: Illustrated by Russell Harlan and Vernon Nye  
SKIPPER OF THE SENTINEL
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Publisher: Review and Herald Publishing Association Washington D. C. 1945.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. Owner stamped. ; 536 pages

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58.
Kuhn, May Cole Illustrator: Illustrated by Russell Harlan and Vernon Nye  
SKIPPER OF THE SENTINEL
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Publisher: Review and Herald Publishing Association Washington D. C. 1945.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Previous owner's name. Owner stamped. ; 536 pages

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59.
Laing and Joseph J. Thorndike as Editor, Alexander  
The American Heritage History of Seafaring America

Publisher: American Heritage Publishing Company New York 1974.
Near fine in turqoise cloth covered boards with faded gilt text stamping on the spine which is also uniformly tanned. In a near fine slipcase with an illustrated paste down label on one panel. 344 pages followed by an index. Extensively illustrated with photographs and reproductions of period art work to provide the nautical history of The Colonial Seafarer, The Revolution at Sea, The World Traders, The Age of Combat Sail, The Whaling Enterprise, The Years of Primacy, The Clipper Ship, The Persistence of Sail and a selective guide to Maritime Museums. Our code number = TB15847

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60.
Laudonniere, Rene  
Three Voyages

Publisher: Gainesville, FL: The University Presses of Florida, 1975.
Hardback, without dust jacket. Very Good. Silver on green spine. Standard size. Translated from the Frence by Charles E. Bennett. 254 pages.

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61.
Lauriat, Charles E., Company  
Lauriat's March, 1931, Catalogue of Old and Rare Sea Books

Publisher: Boston, Charles E. Lauriat, 1931.
42 p., index, 23 cm. 511 items. Title from cover. Paging includes rear cover. Stock# 39,173. Vg/ paper.

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62.
Le Fevre and Richard Harding, Peter  
Precursors of Nelson British Admirals of the Eighteenth Century
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Publisher: Stackpole Books Mechanicsburg, Penn. 2000.
First U.S. Edition Fine in turquoise cloth covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. A small quarto measuring 9 1/2" tall by 6 3/8" deep containing 436 pages including an index, text and illustrated with photographic reproductions of contemporary portraits. A collection of fifteen contributions from various authors providing biographies of admirals all of whom exemplified British seamanship. Our code number = TB18930

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63.
Le Goff, Olivier (Translated by Roger Jones)  
Ocean Liners

Publisher: Edison, NJ: Chartwell, 1999.
Gloss hardback, with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. White on black spine. 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches. 143 pages.

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64.
Leiner, Frederick, C.  
Millions For Defense The Subscription Warships of 1798
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Publisher: Naval Institute Press Annapolis, MD (2000).
First Edition Fine in 1/4 dark blue cloth and tan paper covered boards with bold, gilt text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 5 3/4". In a near fine, unclipped dust jacket with minor curling at the upper edge of the spine area. 262 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes, appendices and text. Illustrated with a section of black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art. The author examines the development of the warships constructed to engage in "The Quasi-War with France" during the late 1790's. An attractive, bright copy with no prior ownership marks of any kind. Our code number = TB26639

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65.
Lord Montagu of Beaulieu  
Buckler's Hard and Its Ships, Some Historical Reflections
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Publisher: Self-published, London, 1909.
Fair paper over board hardback, no DJ. Cover with some edge wear, chipped and darkened spine, some marks and scuffs. Front hinge cracked, not loose. End papers and pp are lightly foxed. Fold-out map intact. 12mo, 43 pp including list of shipped launced from Buckler's Hard.

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66.
Matthews, Frederick, C.  
American Merchant Ships 1850-1900 (Series II)
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Publisher: Marine Research Society Salem, Mass. 1931.
First Edition Fair in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The cloth on the rear board is well wrinkled due to dampness which has invaded the lower half of the rear 125 pages of the text. Fortunately, there is no "high water mark" as a result of this water damage. Without a dust jacket (if it ever had one). 358 pages including an index. Illustrated with 53 photographs or photographic reproductions of works of art. The twenty-third volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society. Our code number = TB22579

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67.
Matthews, Frederick, C.  
American Merchant Ships 1850-1900
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Publisher: Marine Research Society Salem, Mass. 1930.
First Edition Very good+ in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is slightly faded and rubbed and the title page is slightly tanned due to the tissue guard on the frontispiece. The binding, hinges and joints are all strong and all pages are present. In a good dust jacket with 1/2" deep chips across the upper edge of the spine area and with small chips from the corners of the front panel. A small quarto measuring 10" tall by 7" deep containing 399 pages including an index, text and illustrated with 127 photographic plates of merchant sailing ships. The twenty-first volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society. (Howes M-424)Our code number = TB22582

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68.
Matthews, Frederick, C.  
American Merchant Ships 1850-1900 (Series II) Limited Edition
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Publisher: Marine Research Society Salem, Mass. 1931.
Limited Edtion Very good in 1/4 black cloth and marbled paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on a faded cloth spine and with marbled end sheets. A small quarto measuring 10 1/4" by 7 1/4" with the tips of the boards worn and several short closed tears to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. One of only ninety-seven printed of which only 87 were for sale and this volume is identified as number 81. 358 pages including an index. Illustrated with 53 photographs or photographic reproductions of works of art. The twenty-third volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society. Our code number = TB25074

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69.
Mayer, Brantz  
Captain Canot; or, Twenty Years of an African Slaver, being an account of his career and adventures on the coast, in the interior, on shipboard, and in the West Indies

Publisher: D. Appleton And Company New York 1855.
Second Printing Recently rebound in black buckram with gilt text stamping on the spine with new end sheets. The pages of the text are all very good or better with minimal foxing generally confined to the end most pages. The frontispiece, the engraved title page and the printed title page show spots of foxing. The other plates show foxing in the margins only. A binder's error caused the last ad in the volume to be bound-in upside down. A small octavo measuring 7 1/2" by 4 3/4". 448 pages of text preceded by a one page ad the then followed by 12 pages of ads by the publisher. Illustrated with a frontispiece and six engraved plates. (Sabin, 47093)Our code number = TB25578

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70.
Miller, William H.  
The Last Atlantic Liners

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985.
Cardboard stamped to look like cloth, with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Black on light gray spine. 7 by 9 1/2 inches. 192 pages.

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71.
Miller, Willian H.  
The Last Blue Water Liners

Publisher: New York: St. Martin's : 1986.
Hardback, with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Blue on yellow spine. 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches. 220 pages.

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72.
Mitchell, Peter  
Wrecker's Guide to South West Devon, The, Part 1 : 1st Edition, 1986

Publisher: Sound Diving Publications; UK: 1986.
Near Fine First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0952283107 102 pages; Oblong 8vo (8") 21 cm; Gray-blue pictorial covers, glossy throughout, about 150 b/w photos, maps and diagrams. ; Detailed guide to 11 major shipwrecks near Plymouth, England. All wrecks are in less than 120 feet of water. Part 1 is not stated but this book was followed by a Part 2.; Very light bump to upper tip. No other defects.

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73.
Mitchell, Peter  
Wrecker's Guide to South West Devon, The, Part 2 : 1st Edition, 1992

Publisher: Sound Diving Publications; UK: 1992.
Near Fine First Edition Softcover ISBN: 0952283115 104 pages; Oblong 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan pictorial covers, glossy throughout, about 150 b/w photos, maps and diagrams. ; Detailed guide to at least 25 wrecks near Plymouth, England, including large ships, small ships, and some aircraft. All wrecks are at less than 50 meters depth, and some can be snorkeled. ; Faint crease to rear cover at upper tip. No other defects.

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74.
Moore, Sir Alan  
Sailing Ships Of War 1800-1860 Including The Transition To Steam
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Publisher: Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd London 1926.
First Edition Very good- in dark blue textured cloth covered boards with gilt text and borders on the spine and on the front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is heavily worn and rubbed and beginning to fray and there are two small 1/2" paint stains on the front board and spine. A limited first edition one of only 1, 500 copies printed and this copy is identified as number 92 on the verso of the fly title page. A quarto measuring 12 1/4" tall by 10" deep containing 78 pages of text including an index and text which describe the 88 plates contained within the rear section of the book. One of the plates (for the Royal Albert) folds-out. Twelve of the plates are in full color lithographs and are tipped-in. The line drawing for the sheer plan for the USS Constitution are included in the text section. Our code number = TB22553

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75.
Morison, Samuel Eliot  
The Maritime History of Massachusetts 1783-1860
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Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 1941.
First Edition Very good- in blue cloth covered boards with dark blue text on the spine and decorations on the front board and with illustrated end papers. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is rubbed as is the cloth at the edges of the boards and there is a prior owner's address label on the front end paper. Without its issued dust jacket. 421 pages including an index, bibliography, supplement of letters, text and illustrated with reproductions of period art works. Robert G. Albion in his Naval & Maritime History an Annotated Bibliography considers this work: "One of the classics of maritime literature, combining original approach, sound scholarship, and delightful style. Its topical arrangement covers various aspects ashore as well as the different spheres of distant activity." (Albion, p137)Our code number = TB18115

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