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81 BARRATT, Glynn Pacific Maritime Studies 1 Russia in Pacific Waters, 1715-1825. First Edition in dustjacket
University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver and London , 1981, ISBN:0774801174 
BARRATT, Glynn. Russia in Pacific Waters, 1715-1825 : A Survey of the Origins of Russia's Naval Presence in the North and South Pacific. Vancouver andLondon : University of British Columbia Press, (1981). First Edition. Pp ( 10),[xi]-xv,(3),[1]-300,(2) + 12 pages of illustrations. Map in text. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth, black lettering to spine. University of British Columbia Press Pacific Maritime Studies No.1. "This is the first study in Russian or Western literature of the rise and fall of Russian naval influence in the North Pacific Ocean from the time of Peter the Great to Tsar Nicholas I. The author deals with a neglected area: inherent tension between Russian naval and mercantile interests and the origins of international rivalry in the North Pacific at large. Barratt shows that Russia's motives for early expeditions to the Pacific were to promote science, exploration, and trade. But when imperialist powers vied for territory and resources in the area, military confrontation became a possibility. Rivalries within Russia, aidgovernment caution curbed the build-up of any effective counterforce and d ealt the final blow to Russia's naval ambtions. Her hopes for hegemony in the North Pacific and in Russian North America collapsed in 1825, marling the end of an enlerprising era for the Russian navy in Pacific waters. The navy learned from these early experiences that it was incapable of a 'great power' roie in the Pacific without an independent, self-sufficient, Pacific-based fleet." - from the dj. 1. The Sea-Route to Kamchatka and the Strait of Anian 2. The Bering Expeditions; 3. Furs and Spaniards: Sindt and Krenitsyn; 4. Cook's Final Voyage and the Billings and Mulowskii Expeditions; 5. The North Pacific Fur Trade and the Navy: Growing Strains; 6. The Kruzenshtern - Lisianskii Voyages; 7. Rezanov and Baranov: Response and Legacy; 8. V. M. Golovnin and Diana; 9. The Company under Attack; 10. Imperial Ambitionin Peacetime: Trade, Discovery, Science; 11. The Aftermath of Victory; Con clusion and Reflections. With notes, bibliography, and index. Very good in rubbed dustjacket. 60.00

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82 BARROW, Clayton R., Jr., (comp. and ed.) WAGNER, John P. WRIGHT, Donald R. HARRINGTON, Gordon K. America Spreads Her Sails : U.S. Seapower in the 19th Century. in dj.
Naval Institute Press, 1973, ISBN:0870210718 
BARROW, Clayton R., Jr.,( comp. and ed). America Spreads Her Sails : U.S. Seapower in the 19th Century. Annapolis, Md.: Naval Institute Press, (1973).Pp 241. 8vo, red cloth. Contents include: "...the Ruinous Folly of a Navy" by Robert J. Hanks, Rear Admiral USN; "Lands Below the Horn" by Robert E. Morsberger and W. Patrick Strauss; "Sandalwood Bonanza" by John P. Wagner; "The USS Potomac and the Pepper Pirates" by Celia Woodworth; "Profit and Adventure in Paraguay" by Oscar P. Fitzgerald; "Matthew Perry and the Africa Squadron" by Donald R. Wright; "The Ringgold Incident: A Matter of Judgement" by Gordon K. Harrington; "Come, Papillangi, Our Fires Are Lighted" by Francis X. Holbrook; "The Queen Who Never Reigned" by C. Bradford Mitchell; "The Pirate Ship Forward" by Willard H. Brownson, Rear Admiral USN; "Showingthe Flag in the Indian Ocean" by Kenneth J. Hagan; "Peary and the Meteorit es" by Edward Peary Stafford, Commander, USN; "Four Fighting Ladies" by William H. Flayhart, III; and "The Fellowship of the Craft" by C.F. Burgess. Vg in chipped dj. 20.00

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83 BARRY, James P. Ships of the Great Lakes : 300 Years of Navigation. in dj.
Howell-North Books, Berkeley, CA, 1973, 
BARRY, James P. Ships of the Great Lakes : 300 Years of Navigation . Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, (1973). Pp. [1]-256. Illustrated. Double column. Map endpapers. 4to, grey cloth with brownish lettering to front and spine. "Explorers, voyageurs, merchants, travelers and fighting men have ranged the Lakes, and the ships in their service evolved with new designs to more perfectly suit them. More than 90 ships and types are described with capsule narratives of their working lives, moments of fame and often dramatic deaths." - from the rear cover. A couple of minor incidents of foxing, else vgin nicked dj. 45.00

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84 BARRY, William David Newcomen Society) Vignetted History of Portland Business, 1632-1982
Newcomen Society in North America, New York, 1982, 
BARRY, William David. A Vignetted History of Portland Business, 1632-1982. New York: Newcomen Society of North America, 1982. Pp. [1]-23,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled printed cream card covers. Parks, New England : Additionsto the Six State Bibliographies 2199. A short essay on the business histor y of "the most important of Britain's mast ports" on the northeastern coastof the American colonies. Very good. 10.00

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85 BASSETT-LOWKE, W. J. and George HOLLAND HOLLAND, George Ships and Men. no dj.
George G. Harrap, London, 1949, 
BASSETT-LOWKE, W. J. and George HOLLAND. Ships and Men . An Account of the Development of Ships from their Prehistoric Origin to the Present Time, andof the Achievements and Conditions of the Men Who Have Built and Worked Up on Them. L.: George G. Harrap, (1949). Reprint edition. Pp. (1)-316. Illustrated. Large 8vo, pale blue cloth with dark blue lettering to spine. Spine and fore-edge browned, dampspotting to front board, minor edge-bumping, name, else vg. 15.00

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Barlatier, 1921, 
BATARD-RAZELIERE, M. Le Port de Marseille. Marseille: Typographie & Lithographie Barlatier, 1921. Pp 175. Illustrated, folding col. map at rear. 4to, printed wraps. Written by the former Chief Engineer of the Port, an excellent French-language description of the shipping facilities of France's great Mediterranen gateway. With dozens of photographs and plans, and a splendid coloured folding map at rear superimposing proposed development over (already extensive) existing facilities. Heavily rubbed, lightly soiled, two inch chip to top of spine, else vg. 120.00

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Gold Fleet for California.  in dj. , BATESON, Charles
87 BATESON, Charles Gold Fleet for California. in dj.
Ure Smith, 1963, 
BATESON, Charles. Gold Fleet for California : Forty-Niners from Australia and New Zealand. Sydney: Ure Smith, (1963). Pp 172, 16 pages of plates, folding e.p. 8vo, ill. white cloth. A full account of the little-known story of the seven thousand men and two hundred ships that followed the lure of gold from Australia to California in 1849 and 1850. The book maintains an intimate focus: sketching the conditions of the passage and the experiences of the men en route and in the goldfields. By the author of The Convict Ships. Owner's signature, else vg in rubbed dj. 80.00

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88 BATHE, Basil W. Seven Centuries of Sea Travel. US in dj.
Tudor Publishing, New York, 1973, ISBN:0814805620 
BATHE, Basil W. Seven Centuries of Sea Travel: From the Crusaders to the Cruises. New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1973). Pp. (8),9-298,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Middle Ages: From Knorr to Galleon; 2. Passengers, Pirates and Privateers; 3. From Slave Ship to Clipper Ship; 4. Perils of the Sea; 5. Emigration under Sail; 6. Steam Challenges Sail; 7. Steam and Sail in the 1870s; 8. The Development of the Steamship, 1884 to 1914; 9. Between the Wars: Atlantic Liners and Cruise Ships; 10. The Normandie and the Queen Mary: Rival Super-liners in the Atlantic; 11. The Modern Passenger Ship. Vg in dj. Due to this volume's excess weight, extra shipping charges will likely be necessary to cover the cost of postage. 40.00

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Mallorys of Mystic  : Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise  First Edition in dustjacket., BAUGHMAN, James P.
89 BAUGHMAN, James P. Mallorys of Mystic : Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise First Edition in dustjacket.
Published for the Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic Seaport by Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 1972, ISBN:081954048x 081954048X / 9780819540485 
BAUGHMAN, James P. The Mallorys of Mystic : Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise. Middletown, CT : Published for the Marine Historical Association, Inc., Mystic Seaport by Wesleyan University Press, (1972). First Edition. Pp. 496. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine in a red field.

Volume 4 in The American Maritime Library series.

Parks, Connecticut: A Bibliography of Its History 8643.

A detailed history of one of the primary American shipping families.

The six generations were headed by: David Malary, Charles Mallory, Charles Henry Mallory, Henry Rogers Mallory, Clifford Day Mallory Sr. and Clifford Day Mallory Jr., respectively.

Introduction: A Business, a Family, and a Tradition, 1760-1941;
Chapters :
1. Charles Mallory, Sailmaker, 1816-1853;
2. Whaling Investors and Agents, 1822-1860;
3. Sailing Tramps and Sailing Packets, 1826-1860;
4. Shipbuilders and Bankers, 1849-1860;
5. The Era of the Civil War, 1861-1865;
6. C. H. Mallory & Co., 1865-1875;
7. C. H. Mallory & Co., 1876-1885;
8. The New York & Texas Steamship Co., 1886-1906;
9. The Atlantic, Gull & West Indies Steamship Lines, 1906-1915;
10. The Era of World War I, 1915-1919;
11. C. D. Mallory & Co., Inc., Agents for the U.S. Shipping Board, 1919-1925;
12. C. D. Mallory & Co., Inc., Independent Shipping Owners and Operators, 1921-1941;
13. An Unexpected End .
With notes, tables & figures, appendix [a fleet list : American flag commercial vessels owned by the Mallory Family, 1822 - 1906, sealers, whalers, steamships, &c], bibliography and index.

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90 BAUGHMAN, James P. MORGAN, Charles) Charles Morgan and the Development of Southern Transportation. in dj.
Vanderbilt University Press, Nashville, TN, 1968, 
BAUGHMAN, James P. Charles Morgan and the Development of Southern Transportation . Nashville, TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 1968. Pp. (i)-xxi,[1],(1)-302,[2], + 8 p. of plates. 8vo, tan cloth with illustration of Morgan tofront, brown lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. The story of Morgan's opening up of the southern United States through rail and steamships, and his impact on the economic life of the developing Gulf Coast. Chapters of specific nautical interest (though nearly all have nautical aspects): 8. Steamships versus Railroads, 1867-1877 ; 10. Morgan's Louisiana and Texas Railroad and Steamship Company, 1877-1885. Vg in nicked, edge-sunned dj. 50.00

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Log of the Apollo : Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship Apollo from New York to San Francisco 1849.  ltd ed., BEACH, Joseph Perkins) DELGADO, James P., ed and notes.
91 BEACH, Joseph Perkins) DELGADO, James P., ed and notes. Log of the Apollo : Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship Apollo from New York to San Francisco 1849. ltd ed.
Book Club of California, San Francisco:, 1986, 
(BEACH, Joseph Perkins). The Log of the Apollo : Joseph Perkins Beach's Journal of the Voyage of the Ship Apollo from New York to San Francisco 1849. Edited and annotated by James P. Delgado. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1986. Pp 122. Tipped in frontis., 8 pages of plates (4 folding).8vo, blue cloth, paper labels to front and spine. An attractive and fascin ating souvenir of the great migration attendant on the California gold rushof 1849-1850. The majority of the text presents Beach's log of the passage from New York to San Francisco, offering a privileged glimpse of the socia l conditions of the period. It then examines an aspect of San Francisco's unique urban development by tracing the Apollo's conversion into a shore-side warehouse, and her ultimate integration into the city's fabric. With notes on an archaeological investigation of her remains, and an extensive bibliography. One inch tear to front inner hinge, corners slightly bumped, else vg. 185.00

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92 BEAMAN, Libby JOHN, Betty, ed. Libby. pb repr.
Council Oaks Books, Tulsa, OK, 1998, ISBN:157178067x 
BEAMAN, Libby. Libby : The Sketches, Letters & Journal of Libby Beaman, Recorded in the Pribilof Islands 1879-1880 as Presented by her Granddaughter Betty John. Tulsa, OK: Council Oaks Books, (1998). Pp 198. 8vo, illustrated card covers. Clear-eyed accounts of life on the islands in the Bering Sea penned by the wife of the U.S. government's supervisor of the seal hunt there. Vg. 12.00

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93 BEAMISH, Derek, John HILLIER, and H. F. V. JOHNSTONE HILLIER, John JOHNSTONE, H. F. V. SMITH, Graham (designed by) Mansions and Merchants of Poole and Dorset. in dj.
Poole Historical Trust, Poole, 1976, ISBN:0713708360 
BEAMISH, Derek, John HILLIER, and H. F. V. JOHNSTONE. Mansions and Merchants of Poole and Dorset . Designed by Graham Smith. Volume One. Poole: Poole Historical Trust, 1976. Pp. (1)-192. Illustrated. Map endpapers with flags and ship sketches. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A history of merchants and seamen from Poole and the county of Dorset, a region which supplied thousands of sailors on trading ships which "sailed on adventurous voyages to the West Indies, countries of the Mediterranean, andto North America where Newfoundland was a major trade center." - from the front flap of the dj. Numerous Newfoundland references. Top and fore-edges spotted, else vg in spine-sunned dj. 45.00

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94 BEAUMONT, J.C.H. Ships -- and People. 1st UK.
Geoffrey Bles, London, 0, 
BEAUMONT, J.C.H. Ships -- and People. London: Geoffrey Bles, [n.d. - ca. 1920s]. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),11-298,(2), port. frontis., + 11 p.of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. The memoirs of a surgeon aboard some of the most prominent vessels of the White Star Line, including the Baltic and the Majestic. This volume chronicles not only his time spent aboard the greatestships to sail the seas in the early part of the twentieth century, but als o his interactions with the people who served and travelled aboard them, insickness and in health. Contents: 1. The Beginnings; 2. London to New Zeal and; 3. Settling Down; 4. On the North Atlantic; 5. With Barnum and Bailey's Circus on the Atlantic; 6. With the White Star Line; 7. Boston and the Mediterranean; 8. Ships' Crews; 9. Third-class Passengers; 10. Second-class Passengers; 11. First-class Passengers; 12. Prohibition; 13. Sea-sickness; 14. During the War; 15. Behaviour and Manners on Shipboard; 16. Folks I HaveMet; 17. Opera and Stage Stars; 18. Sports and Sportsmen; 19. The Hebrew o n Shipboard; 20. The R.M.S. Majestic. Hinges tender, slight spine roll, spine sunned, half-inch diameter chip to middle of spine, faint soiling to boards (particularly the rear board), frontispiece nearly detached, else vg. 150.00

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95 BEAVIS, Bill, and Richard G. McCLOSKEY. Salty Dog Talk : The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions
Adlard Coles Limited, London , 1985, ISBN:0229117058 1985 
BEAVIS, Bill, and Richard G. McCLOSKEY. Salty Dog Talk : The Nautical Origins of Everyday Expressions. London : Adlard Coles Limited, (1985). Second Printing. Pp (4),5-96. Illustrated. 8vo, art-illustrated white card covers, with red & black lettering to white spine.

Bill Beavis was a seaman turned journalist who had long been interested in nautical etymology.

“You have probably never realised just how many of the words and expressions used in everyday English do in fact have a fascinating nautical origin. If you've ever felt you've been sold down the river or put through the hoop, or that somebody is the bitter end when they're at close quarters, or that anything less than the Real McCoy makes you feel groggy, then your language is already steeped in the salty tradition. This charming book explains the practical ship-board beginnings of over 200 such phrases – and how they came ashore. They are arranged in alphabetical order for easy reference. With Bill Beavis' cartoons there is never a dull moment.” - from the back cover.

Includes: "Black Books: to be in somebody's"

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96 BEDINI, Silvio A Thinkers and Tinkers. in dj.
Scribner's, New York, 1975, ISBN:0684142686 
BEDINI, Silvio A. Thinkers and Tinkers : Early American Men of Science. Illustrated with Photographs. NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1975). Pp 520. 8vo, red cloth. Includes some treatment of early makers of navigational instruments. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 40.00

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97 BEHENNA, John Westcountry Shipwrecks. in dj.
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1974, ISBN:071536569x 
BEHENNA, John. Westcountry Shipwrecks : A Pictorial Record 1866-1973. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1974). Pp 112. Large 8vo, yellow cloth. An annotated photographic record of nineteenth and twentieth century shipwrecks along the coast of Devon, Cornwall, and the Isles of Scilly. Vg in slightly rubbed dj. 55.00

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98 BEKEN of Cowes BEKEN, Kenneth John Tall Ships on the High Seas. in dustjacket.
E.P. Dutton, New York, 1985, ISBN:0525243941 
BEKEN of Cowes. Tall Ships on the High Seas. With a foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. Text by Kenneth John Beken. With photographs by Frank WilliamBeken, Alfred Keith Beken, [and] Kenneth John Beken. New York: E.P. Dutton , (1985). First Printing. Pp. (8),9-[224]. Illustrated, some of which are in colour. 4to, grey cloth with gilt titles to spine. Includes the followingvessels: America, Amerigo Vespucci, Amphitrite, Aquila Marine, Ariadne, Ar temis, Asgard II, Barba Negra, Bel Espoir II, Belle Blonde, Belle Poule, Bill of Rights, Black Pearl, Bluenose II, Cabby, Captain Scott, Cariad, Charlotte Rhodes, Christian Radich, Ciudad de Inca, Club Meiterranée, Croce del Sud, Cutty Sark, Cynara, Danmark, Dar Mlodziezy, Dar Pomorza, Eagle, Eendracht, Eenhoorn, Elinor, Esmeralda, Essex, Esther Løhse, Etoile, Eugene Eugenedes, Falken, Falls of Clyde, Fiddlers Green, Freelance, Gazela Primeiro, Gefion, Georg Stage, Gladan, Gloria, Golden Hinde, Gorch Fock, Gretel, Guayas, Jessica, Johanna Lucretia, Jolie Brise, Juan Sebastian de Elcano, Kronverk, Kruzenshtern, Libertad, Lindø, Lord Jim, Malcolm Miller, Marques, Mircea, Moshulu, Nippon Maru, Nonsuch, Oriole, Our Svanen, Palinuro, Pamir, Phoenix, Pogoria, Polynesia, Providence, Provident, Puritan, Rara Avis, Rella Mae, Robertson II, Royalist, Sagres I, Sagres II, Sea Cloud, Sedov, Shenandoah, Simon Bolivar, Sir Winston Churchill, Søren Larsen, Sørlandet, Stina, Svanen av Stockholm, Taitu, Te Quest, Te Vega, Terminist, Tovarishch, Unicorn, HMS Victory, Voyager, Yankee Clipper, Young America, and Zebu. Name, else very good in dust jacket. 25.00

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99 BELL, Henry]. OSBORNE, Brian D OSBORNE, Brian D. Ingenious Mr Bell. in dj.
Argyll Publishing, 1995, 
[BELL, Henry]. OSBORNE, Brian D. The Ingenious Mr Bell. A Life of Henry Bell (1767-1830) : Pioneer of Steam Navigation. (Argyll, Scotland): Argyll Publishing, (1995). Pp 286. 8vo, brown cloth. "Henry Bell...was the pioneer of steam ship navigation. This is the first proper biography of the man who introduced the steam ship into practical commercial service. ...Responsible in large measure for the Clyde becoming one of the shipbuilding centres of the world, and the man who opened up the Scottish Highlands and Islands to steam navigation, Bell's achievements have been largely ignored." -from the dj. New in dj. 40.00

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100 BELL, John, ed. WALLACE, Frederick William) MacMECHAN, Archibald) GRENFELL, Wilfred T.) Against the Raging Sea : Stories from the Golden Age.
Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2002, ISBN:1895900484 
BELL, John, (ed.). Against the Raging Sea : Stories from the Golden Age. Edited by John Bell. Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2002). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-192. 8vo, illustrated orange card covers. "In 1995, Atlantic literary historian John Bell explored the golden age of the sea story in the groundbreaking anthology Atlantic Sea Stories. In this welcome newcollection, he continues his explorations, offering another selection of c lassic tales by Frederick William Wallace, Archibald MacMechan, Theodore Goodridge Roberts, Arthur Hunt Chute, and other neglected masters of the sea story. Whether portraying the everyday struggles of fishermen and other Atlantic mariners, or more extraordinary events such as disasters at sea, these authors all brought to their writing a striking immediacy that was often based on first-hand experiences. Their memorable stories capture the drama and adventure of seafaring life in the Atlantic region during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries." - from rear cover. Contents:: NormanDuncan's "The Fruits of Toil", Colin McKay's "Scotty", Frederick William W allace's "Wintr Fishing" and "Like a Proper Sailorman!", Wilfred T. Grenfell's "The Leading Light", Archibald MacMechan's "Via London", Arthur Hunt Chute's "The Hell Driver" and "The Avenger", and Theodore Goodridge Roberts's"The Fury". Very good. 12.00

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