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1 ABELL, Westcott, Sir Shipwright's Trade. Caravan reprint
Caravan Book Service, New York, 1962, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. New York : Caravan Book Service. Reprint edition. Pp 218. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and theancient river ships of Egypt to the great shaping-time in England under th e Tudors and Stuarts when the basic technique was finally set down and established; thence to the coming of iron, steam and steel in the nineteenth century; and to mass-production in our own century, to meet the needs of two world wars." -from the dj of the original Cambridge University Press edition. Part 1. Early Days. 1. The 'Dug-Out'; 2. Ships of Egypt; 3. Ships of theNear East; 4. Roman Ships; 5. Viking Ships; 6. The Travels of Marco Polo; 7. Early English Ships. Part 1I. The Growth of the Trade (1485-1837). 1. The Tudors; 2. The Master Shipwrights; 3. William Burrell; 4. ; 5. Matthew Baker; 6. Phineas Pett; 7. Anthony Deane, Kt.; 8. The Stuarts; 9. The Shipbuilders Assistant [on William Sutherland's text-book of 1711]; 10. Timber andIron; 11. The East India Company; 12. The Hanovers. Part 1II. Iron, Steam, and Steel (from 1837). 1. The Coming of Iron; 2. I.K. Brunel [Isambard Kin gdom Brunel]; 3. Scott Russell; 4. Early Ironclads; 5. Methods of Working; 6. Merchant Ships of Iron; 7. The Composite Clipper-Ships; 8. The Advent ofSteel; 9. The Sorrows of Science; 10. William Froude; 11. Ships and Engine s; 12. Steam and Coal; 13. Charles Parsons; 14. Oil and Oil Engines; 15. The Growth of Structures; 16. The Shape of Modern Ships; 17. The Great Wars; 18. Shipwrights of the Royal Dockyards. With Notes on Authorities and index. Very slightly rubbed, else very good. 75.00

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2 ABELL, Westcott, Sir PETT, Phineas Shipwright's Trade. First Edition
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1948, 
ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1948. First Edition. Pp (6),v-xiii,(1),[1]-218 + frontispiece + 19 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt decoration on front, gilt lettering on spine. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and the ancient river ships of Egypt to the great shaping-time in England under the Tudors and Stuarts when the basic technique was finally set down and established; thence to the coming of iron, steam and steel in the nineteenth century; and to mass-production in our own century, to meet the needs of two world wars." -from the dj (not with this copy). With splendid illustrations. Part 1. Early Days. 1. The 'Dug-Out'; 2. Ships of Egypt; 3. Ships of the Near East; 4. Roman Ships; 5. Viking Ships; 6. TheTravels of Marco Polo; 7. Early English Ships. Part 1I. The Growth of the Trade (1485-1837). 1. The Tudors; 2. The Master Shipwrights; 3. William Burrell; 4. ; 5. Matthew Baker; 6. Phineas Pett; 7. Anthony Deane, Kt.; 8. TheStuarts; 9. The Shipbuilders Assistant [on William Sutherland's text-book of 1711]; 10. Timber and Iron; 11. The East India Company; 12. The Hanovers. Part 1II. Iron, Steam, and Steel (from 1837). 1. The Coming of Iron; 2. I.K. Brunel [Isambard Kingdom Brunel]; 3. Scott Russell; 4. Early Ironclads;5. Methods of Working; 6. Merchant Ships of Iron; 7. The Composite Clipper -Ships; 8. The Advent of Steel; 9. The Sorrows of Science; 10. William Froude; 11. Ships and Engines; 12. Steam and Coal; 13. Charles Parsons; 14. Oiland Oil Engines; 15. The Growth of Structures; 16. The Shape of Modern Shi ps; 17. The Great Wars; 18. Shipwrights of the Royal Dockyards. With Notes on Authorities and index. Spine sunned, name, else very good. 75.00

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3 ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Images of Our Past series. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. First Edition
Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093561 
ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, Co-published by the Shelburne County Museum, (2001).First Printing. Pp (5),vi-viii,[1]-140. Illustrated with 149 b&w photos.. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. Lewis Jackson (b. 1951). "Drawing from a rich source of images and the collective knowledge of town elders, historians, and researchers, Historic Shelburne chronicles the many lives the community has lived since the firstLoyalistsw arrived more than two centuries ago. From its early success as a sawmilling, shipbuilding, fishing, and trading boomtown to its rebirth asa hub of administrative, military, industrial, and service activity, Shelb urne's incarnations are portrayed not ony in their local glory but also in their wider historical significance. Important events in the industrial revolution, the golden age of sail, the great world wars, and the fight for civil rights have been played out on the shores of Shelburne Harbour. The people of of Shelburne and where they lived, worked, and played, are, of course, a vital part of this proud heritage. Photographs of Shelburne's ancestral homes, businesses, and public buildings, parades, regattas, and picnics capture the true character of this southwestern Nova Scotian town and bring its colourful past to life." - from the cover. Chapters : 1. Streetscapes; 2. Historic Houses; 3. Public Buildings; 4. Business and Industry; 5. Ships, Boats and Yachts (pp.69-86); 6. Special Events; 7. Sport & Leisure; 8. Shelburne at War (pp.119-126); 9. Our People. Of nautical interest there are photos of several schooners (Charlie Richardson, Mattie Morrissey, Albert J. Lutz, Lavengro, Jennie E. Ritcey, Canadia, Haligonian, & Fort Charles) aswell as a few other assorted vessels including the steam-trawler Harbinger , a pair of RCAF crash boats, a Shelburne-built minesweeper, an Italian subin 1917 and the freshly surrendered U-889 in 1945. Also wharf & shipyard s cenes, &c. Very good. 30.00

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4 AHLUND, Bernt Timmernabben. in dj.
Frank Stenvalls Förlag, 1980, 
ÅHLUND, Bernt. Timmernabben : Skutor och skeppsbyggeri under 100 år. (Malmö: Frank Stenvalls Förlag, 1980). Pp 128. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, tan cloth. An illustrated history of shipbuilding in this Swedish region. In Swedish. Blindstamp, else vg in dj. 60.00

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5 ALBION, Robert G. Mariner's Mirrror, 38:1, Feb 1952 Maritime Miscellany Series, number 5 Timber Problem of the Royal Navy, 1652-1862
Mariner's Mirror, 1952, 
ALBION, Robert G. The Timber Problem of the Royal Navy, 1652-1862 . [N.pl.]: The Mariner's Mirror, February 1952. Pp. [4]-20,(3). 8vo, stapled printedself wraps. Reprinted from The Mariner's Mirror, volume 38, number 1, Febr uary 1952 (The Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research). Maritime Miscellany Series, number 5. Very good. 6.00

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6 ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS) Shipbuilding History 1750-1932. no dj.
Ed. J. Burrow & Co., 1932, 
(ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS). A Shipbuilding History 1750-1932: A Record of the Business founded, about 1750, by Alexander Stephen at Burghead, and subsequently carried on at Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee and Glasgow. L: Printed for Alexander Stephen & Sons Limited by Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd., 1932. Pp 212 + advertising. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth.
A corporate history of the famous Linthouse firm, whose rise parallels that of the British shipbuilding industry itself: Founded in the age of sail (they built Scott's famous Terra Nova), they developed the ability to build fine steel-hulled steam- and motor ships, including vessels for the White Star and P & O lines. Chapters : 1. From Kinneddar to Dundee; 2. Kelvinhaugh and Dundee; 3. The Cruise of the Shenandoah; 4. Linthouse and Dundee; 5. The Dundee Whalers; 6. Linthouse 1900-1932; 7. Notable Associations; 8. Linthouse 1932; 9. Linthouse Engine and Boiler Works; 10. Steam, Motor, Auxiliary and Racing Yachts. With ship lists. Also over 80 pages of interesting illustrated advertising.
Spine faded, cloth slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg. 220.00

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7 ALLABY, Eric Ginn Studies in Canadian History Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. 1st printing.
Ginn and Co., 1970, 
ALLABY, Eric. Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. N.pl.: Ginn and Co., 1970. First Printing. Pp 24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers. In the Ginn Studies in Canadian History series. A brief illustrated overview of merchant sailing ship construction intended for grade school students, well illustratedwith photographs and engravings and including review questions at the end of each chapter. With a brief bibliography. Very good. 15.00

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8 ALLABY, Eric Ginn Studies in Canadian History Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. 2nd printing.
Ginn and Co., 1973, 
ALLABY, Eric. Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. N.pl.: Ginn and Co., 1973. Second Printing. Pp 24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers. In the Ginn Studies in Canadian History series. Contents: A launching; Beginnings; Time capsule; The shipyard; Building a ship; The ship's rig; The Marco Polo; The golden age; The decline; Psotscript. Vg. 12.50

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Down Sackville Ways : Shipbuilding in a Nineteenth Century New Brnswick Outport.  Paperback., ALWARD, Dale E.
9 ALWARD, Dale E. Down Sackville Ways : Shipbuilding in a Nineteenth Century New Brnswick Outport. Paperback.
Tantramar Heritage Trust, Sackville, N.B., 2003, 2003 
ALWARD, Dale E. Down Sackville Ways : Shipbuilding in a Nineteenth Century New Brnswick Outport. A thesis submitted to the Department of History, Mount Allison University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in History. [Sackville, ,N.B.] : (Tantramar Heritage Trust, 2003). Pp. (1),ii-x,1-100. Maps. 4to, black spiral-bound, cream card covers, black lettering to front cover.

Contents :
Introduction.
I. Sackville's Shipbuilding Industry: An Overview.
II. The Relationship with Saint John : A Long-Lasting Influence.
III. The British Connection : Eluding Saint John Domination.
IV. The Local Market: Significance and Decline.
Conclusion.
Appendices.

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10 AMBROSE, A.J., ed. Jane's Merchant Shipping Review : 1983 ed. 1st issue.
Jane's, London, 1983, ISBN:0710602618 
AMBROSE, A.J., ed. Jane's Merchant Shipping Review . Edited by A.J. Ambrose. (London): Jane's, (1983). First year of issue. Pp. [1]-159,(1). Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covered boards. Includes: Ambrose's "The Cruise Ship: Growth and Recession" and "The Big Ship Market: Tankers and Bulk Carriers"; Russell Plummer's "The European Ferry Business: A Year in Review"; Captain David Hancox's "Marine Salvage and Ocean Towage East of Suez"; Ambrose's "The Offshore Industries"; Plummer's "Bridingthe Gaps: Train Ferries in Europe"; Ambrose's "Shipbuilding in 1982: The Y ear in Review"; and I.L. Buxton's "A Century of British Shipbreaking: The Growth and Decline of an Industry". Vg. 20.00

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11 American Bureau of Shipping Rules for Building and Classing Steel Barges for Offshore Service
American Bureau of Shipping, New York, 1967, 
American Bureau of Shipping. Rules for Building and Classing Steel Barges for Offshore Service . New York: American Bureau of Shipping, (1967). Pp. (6),1-48,(10). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. Spine is blank. Vg. 20.00

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12 American Bureau of Shipping) Guide for Building and Classing Fishing Vessels. May 1989
American Bureau of Shipping, Paramus, NJ , 1989, 
(American Bureau of Shipping). Guide for Building and Classing Fishing Vessels. May 1989. Paramus, NJ : American Bureau of Shipping, 1989. Various paginations. 4to, light blue card covers, printed in dark blue. Waterstaining and damp-wrinkling to bottom half, else good. As is. 15.00

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13 American Merchant Marine Institute America Needs Ships
American Merchant Marine Institute, New York, 1950, 
American Merchant Marine Institute. America Needs Ships. New York: AmericanMerchant Marine Institute, [n.d. - mid-1950s]. Pp. (16). Unpaginated. Illu strated. 8vo, decorated stapled white and blue wraps. A slim volume documenting the necessity for the United States to maintain a sizeable ocean-goingfleet of merchant ships due to the importance of goods shipped to America from around the world. Small smudge to front cover, else vg. 15.00

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14 American Neptune BARD, Nelson P. BURLIN, Paul Thompson MARGOLIN, Samuel G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume55, No. 1, Winter 1995
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1995, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 55, No. 1, Winter 1995. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Pp [1]-92. Illustrated. Map. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : “Might and Would Not”: The Earl of Warwick's Privateering Expedition of 1627 (by Nelson P. Bard, Jr., pp 5-18); Guardships on the Virginia Station, 1667-1767 (by Samuel G. Margolin, pp 19-41); Naval Operations in West Africa and the Disruption of the Slave Trade during the American Revolution (by Keith P. Hertzog, pp 42-48); Arthur Sewall: Portrait of a Nineteenth-Century American Shipbuilder (by Paul Thompson Burlin,pp 49-66); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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15 American Neptune CLOWSE, Converse D. BAINBRIDGE, William LOCKHART, Paul D American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 44, No. 4, Fall 1984
Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1984, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History, Volume XLIV, No. 4, Fall 1984. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1984. Pp (2),[219]-288. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated red,white and blue striped card covers. Contents : Shipowning and Shipbuilding in Colonial South Carolina: An Overview (Converse D. Clowse). William Bain bridge : A Journal from City of Washington to Pensacola on USS Hornet; Return on USS John Adams and by Stagecoach from Savannah, Georgia to Petersburg, Virginia, October-December 1825 (George F. Pearce). The Confederate NavalSquadron at Charleston and thew Failure of Naval Harbor Defense (Paul D. L ockhart). Spine sunned, else very good. 10.00 Keywords : NAUTICAL SHIPBUILDING COLONIAL SOUTH CAROLINA VOYAGE CONFEDERATE NAVY CHARLESTON NAVAL PERIODICAL UNITED STATES

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16 American Neptune JENSEN, John O. HIRSHFIELD, Deborah A. BROWNLEE, Edward G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume54, No. 2, Spring 1994
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1994, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 54, No. 2, Spring 1994. Salem, MA : Peabody Museumof Salem and Essex Institute, 1994. Pp (3),84-160. Illustrated. Double Col umn. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : From Hog Islanders to Liberty Ships: The American Government and Merchant Ship Construction in Two World Wars (by Deborah A. Hirshfield, pp 85-98); Oak Trees and Balance Sheets: James Davidson, Great Lakes Shipbuilder and Entrepreneur (bv John O. Jensen, pp 99-114); The Reconstruction of Coasting Schooners From Tonnage Admeasurements (by Edward G. Brownlee, pp 115-140); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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17 American Neptune URICK, William J. COLETTA, Paolo E. BROWNLEE, Edward G. American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume56, No. 3, Summer 1996
Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1996, 
(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 56, No. 3, Summer 1996. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. Pp (3),190-309,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : A Tugman's Story: Life and times of B. B. Inman (by Al Miller); The United States Navy Boarding Rattle: A Unique Itemof Nineteenth Century US Naval Ordnance (by William J. Urick III, pp 215-2 27); William A. Moffett and His "Disastrous Dirigibles" (bv Paolo E. Coletta, pp 227-234); A Home on the Sublime: Trans-Oceanic Perspectives (by Theodore I. Erski, pp 235-244); How We Built Ships on Cooper's Point Before WWII: A Tribute to George R. Taylor, Shipbuilder (bv Edward G. Brownlee); Museum Focus: Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston, Archival and LibraryCollections (pp 269-275); plus news and book reviews. Very good. 10.00

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18 ANDERSON, R.C. Seventeenth-Century Rigging : A Handbook for Model-Makers.
Model & Allied Publications Ltd, Hemel-Hempstead, Herts , 1969, 
ANDERSON, R.C. Seventeenth-Century Rigging : A Handbook for Model-Makers. Hemel-Hempstead, Herts : Model & Allied Publications Ltd, (1969). Pp (10),[xi]-xii,[1]-146 + frontispiece + 22 p of fldg plans + 4 p of plates. 8vo, illustrated card covers, blue spine. "This description of 17th-century rigging is almost entirely a repetition of that given in my previous book on the subject, The Rigging of Ships in the Days of the Spritsail Topmast 1600-1720, published in 1927 [...]." - preface. Contents: 1. The Lower Masts and Bowsprit; 2. Trestle-trees, Cross-trees, Tops and Caps; 3. Topmasts, Topgallants and Flagstaffs; 4. Yards and Stunsail Booms; 5. Fittings on the Hull; 6. Standing Rigging; 7. Running Rigging of the Foresail and Mainsail; 8. Running Rigging of the Topsails and Topgallants; 9. Running Rigging of the Bowsprit; 10. Running Rigging of the Mizzen; 11. Staysail and Stunsail Gear; 12. Sails. Name, else very good. 25.00

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19 Anglo-Canadian Wire Rope Co., Ltd. Anglo Wire Ropes
Anglo-Canadian Wire Rope Co., Ltd., Montreal, 1960, 
Anglo-Canadian Wire Rope Co., Ltd.. Anglo Wire Ropes . Montreal: Anglo-Canadian Wire Rope Co., Ltd., [1960]. Publication 59. Pp. 1-72. Illustrated. Small 8vo, stapled printed blue card covers. A catalogue of the Quebec-based company's wire ropes, used largely for shipbuilding and fisheries purposes.A bit musty, a few faint spots to front cover, else vg. 25.00

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20 APPLETON, Thomas E. BARTLETT, Bob) BERNIER, J.E.) Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed
Department of Transport, 1968, 
APPLETON, Thomas E. Usque ad Mare : A History of the Canadian Coast Guard and Marine Services. Ottawa : Department of Transport, 1968. Pp (4),v-xiii,(1),[1]-318, including frontis.+ illustrations. 8vo, navy blue cloth. Law 1495. O'Dea 4186 : "extensive Nfld. content". Chapters : 1. The Long Perspective; 2. The Old Provinces; 3. Confederation; 4. The Years of Growth; 5. TheYears of Consolidation [pp.64-71 on J.E. Bernier]; 6. Aids to Navigation; 7. Search and Rescue [pp.128-133 on Sable Island]; 8. Ships and Shipbuilding; 9. Marine Regulations; 10. People and Policies [pp.257-263 on Bob Bartlett]; 11. The Way Ahead; 12. Appendices. With bibliography and index. In hisforeword to this volume Gordon W. Stead sums up its purpose as succinctly as is possible: it is "the story of the services supporting nautical endeavour" in Canada. As such, Nova Scotia is well represented in the text, from colonial efforts to build and maintain aids to navigation, to the protracted nineteenth-century century conflict over the fisheries, to the difficulties faced by shipping in two world wars. The book includes several appendixes (giving the genealogy of the Department of Transport, listing the ships of the Coast Guard from 1850, listing lighthouses extant at Confederation, etc.), a bibliography and an index. Vg in chipped and spine-sunned dj. Inscribed by the author. 60.00

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