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181 BOWN, Stephen R. COOK, James) LIND, James) BLANE, Gilbert) Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Cdn pbk.
Thomas Allen, Toronto, 2005, ISBN:0887621783 
BOWN, Stephen R. Scurvy: How a Surgeon, a Mariner, and a Gentleman Solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail. Toronto: Thomas Allen, (2005). First Canadian Paperback Printing. Pp. (10),[1]-254. Illustrated with drawings to text. 8vo, illustrated white and grey card covers. Contents: TheEighteenth Century Seafaring World: The Age of Scurvy; 2. Scurvy: The Plag ue of the Sea; 3. Disaster and Victory in the South Seas: Lord Anson's Terrible Voyage; 4. Found and Lost: The Search for a Cure Begins; 5. An Ounce of Prevention: James Lind and the Salisbury Experiment; 6. Unwinding the Knot: Rob and Wort and the Trials at Sea; 7. Master Mariner: James Cook's Great Voyages in the Pacific; 8. Man of Influence: Gilbert Blane and the West Indies Fleet; 9. Blockade: The Defeat of Scurvy and Napoleon. Very good. 12.50

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182 BOWNESS, Edward Four-Masted Barque. First Edition in dustjacket
Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd, London, 1955, 
BOWNESS, Edward, A.I.N.A. The Four-Masted Barque. London : Percival Marshall & Co. Ltd., (1955). First Edition. Pp (8),1-127,(1), including frontispiece. With 4 folding plans. Many drawings and a few b&w photos in the text. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. A detailed analysis of hull shape and rig specifically intended for builders of 1/16 inch scale models. Folding plans of the Herzogin Cecille and the Archibald Russell. Chapters : 1. The Development of the Type; 2. Planning the Model; 3. Shaping the Hull; ; 4. Main Deck Fittings; ; 5. Poop Fittings; ; 6. Forecastle Fittings; 7. Exterior Details of the Hull; 8. Rigging; 9. The Waterline Model. Very good in nicked, un-priceclipped dustjacket. 50.00

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183 BOXER, C. R. History of Human Society series) PLUMB, J. H. Dutch Seaborne Empire, 1600-1800. First Edition in dustjacket
Hutchinson, London, 1965, 
BOXER, C. R. The Dutch Seaborne Empire, 1600-1800. Iintroduction by J. H. Plumb. London : Hutchinson, (1965). First UK Printing. Pp. [i[-xxvi,[1]-326,frontispiece, + 16 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth with light blue gilt lett ered title block to spine. A volume in The History of Human Society series.Contents: 1. The Eighty Years War and the evolution of a nation, 2. Burghe r-oligarchs and merchant-adventurers, 3. Sedentary workers and seafaring folk, 4. Mare Liberum and Mare Clausum, 5. Gain and godliness at home and abroad, 6. Pallas and Mercury, 7. Fort and factory, 8. Assimilation and apartheid, 9. The tavern of two seas, 10. The 'Golden Century; and the 'Periwig Period'. With appendices, bibliography and index. Bumping to top edge, browning to endpapers, else vg in nicked, spine-chipped dustjacket. 50.00

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184 BOXER, C. R. PLUMB, J.H. (intro.) Dutch Seaborne Empire, 1600-1800. pbk.
Penguin, London, 1990, ISBN:0140136185 
BOXER, C. R. The Dutch Seaborne Empire, 1600-1800. Introduction by J. H. Plumb. London: Penguin Books, (1990). Pp. [i]-xxvi,(2),[1]-363,(1), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated cream card covers. Contents: 1. TheEighty Years War and the evolution of a nation, 2. Burgher-oligarchs and m erchant-adventurers, 3. Sedentary workers and seafaring folk, 4. Mare Liberum and Mare Clausum, 5. Gain and godliness at home and abroad, 6. Pallas and Mercury, 7. Fort and factory, 8. Assimilation and apartheid, 9. The tavern of two seas, 10. The 'Golden Century; and the 'Periwig Period'. With appendices. Vg. 12.50

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185 BOYER, Dwight Great Stories of the Great Lakes
Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, 1966, 
BOYER, Dwight. Great Stories of the Great Lakes. NY: Dodd, Mead and Company, (1966). Pp. (i)-ix,[5],1-242, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 8vo, red cloth with silver lettering to spine, map endpapers.Contents: 1. Tomorrow's Hero!, 2. Bonanza at Skull Rock, 3. Johnny Green's Date with Destiny, 4. The Sunken Sisters, 5. What's in a Name? 6. The Clem son is Overdue - Again!, 7. The Christmas Tree Ship, 8. Brothers of the Storm, 9. The Affairs of Ships and Men, 10. The Curse of the Copper, 11. The Ship that Smoked from the Wrong End, 12. Ah, Dear Sister..., 13. The Ice Committee, 14. Of Bones and Men. Slightly cocked, sticker to ffep, gift inscription to half-title, else vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 16.00

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186 BOYER, Dwight Ships and Men of the Great Lakes. IN DJ.
Dodd, Mead & Co., New York, 1977, ISBN:0396074464 
B0YER, Dwight. Ships and Men of the Great Lakes. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1977). Pp. [i]-xii,(2),1-208,(2), + 16 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Includes chapters dealing with the Daniel J. Morrell, the Soo City, the W.W. Arnold, the Edmund Fitzgerald, and others. Small abrasion to front pastedown, else very good in spine-spotted, price-clipped dust jacket. 15.00

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187 BOYER, Dwight True Tales of the Great Lakes. 3rd US in dj
Dodd, Mead, New York, 1971, ISBN:0396063721 
BOYER, Dwight. True Tales of the Great Lakes. New York : Dodd, Mead & Co., (1971). Third Printing. Pp. (6),[vii]-ix,(3),[3]-340, + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime History: Bibliography p.6. "Once again Dwight Boyer writes of the world's largest inland seas. His painstaking research has uncovered many long-forgotten adventures and tragedies of freshwater ships and sailors." - from the dj. Includes information on the capsizing of the Eastland, the "tragicomedy" surrounding the City of Dresden, and many more. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 20.00

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188 BRADFORD, Ernle Wall of England : The Channel's 2000 Year History. First Edition
Country Life, 1966, 
BRADFORD, Ernle. Wall of England : The Channel's 2000 Years of History. L: Country Life, (1966). Pp 112, 24 pp plates. 8vo, yellow cloth. A popular illustrated account of the effect of the Channel on the development of British character. Covers a bit rubbed, else vg. 20.00

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189 BRADFORD, Ernle Wall of England : The Channel's 2000 Year History. First Edition in dustjacket.
Country Life, London, 1966, 1966 
BRADFORD, Ernle. Wall of England : The Channel's 2000 Years of History. London : Country Life Limited, (1966). First Printing. Pp. (4),5-112, + 24 pp plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

A popular illustrated account of the effect of the Channel on the development of British character.

"Through the centuries it has been the moat against many enemies, the arena of battling navies, the highway of trade, the jumping-off point for countless of ventures across the world, the way of life of a great maritime race. On the 'Chops of the Channel' Britain has fought not only agains tht might of foreigners -- French, Spanish- Dutch -- but alkso against the natural hazards of gale and fog. [...] Ernle Bradford tells of the activities of the press gang, the long struggles between smugglers and Excisemen and the spread of the sport of yachting in the 'off-shore islands of Europe'." - from the dustjacket.

1. Birth of the Channel;
2. Early History;
3. Ports and Ships;
4. Gateway to the Ocean;
5. Centuries of Change;
6. Wars and Trade;
7. The Age of Sail;
8. The World Wars;
9. The Yachtsman's Channel;
10. Peace at Last.
With index.

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190 BRANCH, Alan E. Dictionary of Shipping / International Trade Terms and Abbreviations. 2nd Ed.
Witherby & Co., London , 1982, ISBN:0900886706 
BRANCH, Alan E. Dictionary of Shipping / International Trade Terms and Abbreviations. London : Witherby & Co. Ltd., (1982). Second Edition. Pp i-xv,(1),1-279,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, pale green card covers, lettered in green. Very good. 40.00

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191 BRANCH, Alan E. Elements of Shipping. 2d ed pb.
Chapman and Hall, London , 1970, 
BRANCH, Alan E. Elements of Shipping. London : Chapman and Hall, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 195. 8vo, ill. card covers. Contents include: "The Ship", "Ship Design and Construction", "Ships and their Cargoes", "Manning of Vessels", "Customs House and Ships' Papers", "Maritime Canals", "Services Performed by Principal Shipping Organizations", "Passengers Fares and Freight Rates", "Liner Conferences", "Ship Operation", "Bills of Lading", "Cargoes", "The Shipping Company", "Charter Parties", "Political Aspects". Rubbed, owner's signature, else very good. 28.00

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192 BRASSEY, Lady Century Seafarers series MILLAR, George, intro. BRASSEY, Thomas, preface] Voyage in the Sunbeam : Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months. pbk.
Century Pub., London, 1984, ISBN:0712603360 
BRASSEY, Lady. The Voyage in the Sunbeam : Our Home on the Ocean for ElevenMonths . Introduction by George Millar. With wood engravings by G. Pearson , chiefly after drawings by the Hon. A.Y. Bingham. [Preface to the First Edition by Thomas Brassey]. London: Century Publishing Co. Ltd., (1984). Pp. (5),x-xx,[1]-492, frontis. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. A volume in The Century Seafarers series. An account of a voyage aboard a sailing ship, from Brazil, around Cape Horn, and across the Pacific to the Suez Canal. Faint cover creasing, else vg. 25.00

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Beating to Windward, Afloat and Ashore. , BRATRUD, Otto M., Capt. O'BRIEN, ) BJORK, Kenneth, foreword
193 BRATRUD, Otto M., Capt. O'BRIEN, ) BJORK, Kenneth, foreword Beating to Windward, Afloat and Ashore.
1961, 
BRATRUD, Otto M., Capt. Beating to Windward, Afloat and Ashore. Foreword by Dr. Kenneth O. Bjork. Seattle, Washington : The author, (1961). Pp 242. Illustrated. 8vo, black pebbled cloth. Memoirs of a Norwegian seafarer. 21 chapters including: 3. Sailing with Sadists; 4. The Indian Ocean; 5. Australia - Afloat and Ashore; 6. Sinking of the Constance; 7. The Boer War - Frustration; 8. Klondike Calling; 13. On the Sinking of the Dakota; 16. The Yukon - The iditarod; 18. Dynamite O'Brien, et al; 23. Pearl Harbor - Alaska Again; 24. With the Coast Guard. Inscribed by the author. Another hand's gift inscription,ow vg. 100.00

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194 BRAYNARD, Frank O MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners. 1st US double signed in dj.
Norton, 1982, 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners. NY: Norton, (1982). First US Edition. Pp 233. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. An erudite and profusely-illustrated review of the most splendid ocean liners ever launched, from the Britannia of 1840 to the Queen Elizabeth 2. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. Signed by Braynard and Miller. 135.00

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195 BRAYNARD, Frank O. S.S. Savannah : The Elegant Steam Ship. First Edition in dustjacket
University of Georgia Press, Athens, Georgia , 1963, 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. S.S. Savannah : The Elegant Steam Ship. Athens : University of Georgia Press, (1963). First Edition. Pp (6),vii-xii,1-249,(3) + 24 pages of illustrations. 8vo, blue cloth, glt lettering to spine. "This is the story of a ship and her pioneer master, Moses Rogers, who had the revolutionary idea of making the first trans-Atlantic voyage in a steam-propelledvessel. [...] The momentous voyage began in Savannah, Georgia, in 1819, an d took the courageous crew to England (where the Royal Navy thought the steaming vessel was on fire and pursued her, vainly), to Stockholm (where the King of Sweden tried to buy her), and to Russia (where the Captain and his gallant ship captivated the Tsar himself)." - from the dj. Chapters: 1. Moses Rogers 2. Savannah Signposts; 3. A Laudable and Meritorious Experiment; 4. The Savannah Takes Form; 5. The Engine; 6. Most Tidy and Brilliant; 7. Sea Legs; 8. Chasing a President [President James Monroe]; 9. Great Experiment; 10. A Signal Trophy of American Enterprise; 11. Impayable Gratification12. At St. Petersburg [Russia]; 13. From Neva to Potomac; 14. A Sailing Sh ip; 15. Epilogue. With notes, bibliography and index. Some marking to margins, a few marginal smudges, else very good in un-clipped dustjacket. 45.00

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196 BRAYNARD, Frank O. World's Greatest Ship: Volume 1: The Story of the Leviathan. signed in dj.
South Street Seaport Museum, New York, 1972, 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. "The World's Greatest Ship" : Volume 1 : The Story of the Leviathan . (New York: South Street Seaport Museum, 1972). Pp. [1]-288. Illustrated. Endpapers are an illustrated plan of the ship. 4to, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. One of two thousand copies. The first volume in an ambitious series chronicling the life of the American super-liner (German-built as the SS Vaterland, but seized by the Americans during the First World War). It was the largest American commercial vessel until the SS United States was completed in 1952, holding the distinction for 35 years. Vg in rubbed, spine chipped, edge-tape-repaired dj. Signed by Braynard on the ffep. 100.00

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197 BRAYNARD, Frank O. CRONKITE, Walter, intro. U.S. Steamships : A Picture Postcard History. First Edition
Almar Press, Vestal, NY, 1991, ISBN:0930256204 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. U.S. Steamships : A Picture Postcard History. Introduction by Walter Cronkite. Vetsal, NY: Almar Press, (December 1991). First Printing. Pp. (4),1-140. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Postcard representations of American steamships, with brief accompanying ship's biographies. Very good. 16.00

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198 BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners 2. 1st US printing in dj.
Norton, New York, 1985, ISBN:0393019470 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 2. New York: W.W. Norton, (1985). First US Edition. Pp. 233. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Coming on the heels of their successful 1982 volume of the same name is a second compendium of fifty great ocean liners. In alphabetical order: Alfonso XIII, American Banker, Amerika, Baltic, Bergensfjord (1913), Bergensfjord (1956) Borinquen, Bremen, Caronia, Colombie, Cristobal, Dunnottar Castle, Empress of Japan, Franconia, Frederik VIII, Georgic, Great Western, Great Britain, Great Northern, Great Western, Gripsholm, Himalaya,Independence, Johan Van Oldenbarnewelt, Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse, Kungsho lm, La Guardia, Leonardo Da Vinci, Lurline, Malolo, Manchuria, Manhattan, Mauretania, Minnesota, Morro Castle, Oriana, Paris, Presidente Wilson, Providence, Queen of Bermuda, Republic, Resolute, Rotterdam, St. Louis, Santa Rosa, Savannah, Scotia, Shalom, Sirius, Stella Polaris, and Vulcania. Light shelfwear, else vg in unclipped dj. 35.00

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199 BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners 2. 2nd UK printing in US Norton dj.
Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1985, ISBN:085059751x 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 2. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, (1987). Second UK Printing. Pp. 233. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Coming on the heels of their successful 1982 volume of the same name is a second compendium of fifty great ocean liners. In alphabetical order: Alfonso XIII, American Banker, Amerika, Baltic, Bergensfjord (1913), Bergensfjord (1956) Borinquen, Bremen, Caronia, Colombie, Cristobal, Dunnottar Castle, Empress of Japan, Franconia, Frederik VIII, Georgic, Great Western, Great Britain, Great Northern, Great Western, Gripsholm, Himalaya, Independence, Johan Van Oldenbarnewelt, Kaiser Wilhelm Der Grosse, Kungsholm, La Guardia, Leonardo Da Vinci, Lurline, Malolo, Manchuria,Manhattan, Mauretania, Minnesota, Morro Castle, Oriana, Paris, Presidente Wilson, Providence, Queen of Bermuda, Republic, Resolute, Rotterdam, St. Louis, Santa Rosa, Savannah, Scotia, Shalom, Sirius, Stella Polaris, and Vulcania. Verg good in unclipped Norton dust jacket. 30.00

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200 BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H. Fifty Famous Liners 3. US in dj.
Norton, New York, 1988, ISBN:0393025519 
BRAYNARD, Frank O. & William H. MILLER. Fifty Famous Liners 3. New York: W.W. Norton, (1988). First US Edition. Pp. 233. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth.A third compendium of fifty great ocean liners. Light shelfwear, else vg i n unclipped dj. 35.00

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