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1 HUTCHINSON, William M. TENNANT, John K. (ed.) Maxton Books for Young People) Child's Book of Ships and Boats
Maxton Publishers Inc., New York, 1956, 
HUTCHINSON, William M. A Child's Book of Ships and Boats ; reviewed for technical accuracy by John K. Tennant. NY: Maxton Publishers, Inc., 1956. Pp. [28]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated yellow paper coveredboards. A volume in the Maxton Books for Young People series. Head of spin e nicked, rear inner hinge tender, stamp to title page, mylar covering peeling at spine, else vg. 6.50

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2 NANSEN, Fridtjof). BERRY, Erick HUTCHINSON, William. Fridtjof Nansen : A World Explorer. ex-lib.
Garrard, 1969, 
(NANSEN, Fridtjof). BERRY, Erick. Fridtjof Nansen: A World Explorer. Illustrated by William Hutchinson. Champaign, Ill.: Garrard Pub. Co., (1969). Pp 96. 8vo, ill. blue cloth. A brief biography of the great Norwegian explorerfor younger readers. Ex-library, cloth worn at extremities, else vg. 12.50

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3 ROWE, William Hutchinson Maritime History of Maine : Three Centuries of Shipbuilding & Seafaring. Paperback edition.
Bond Wheelwright, Freeport, ME, 1978, ISBN:0870271261 
ROWE, William Hutchinson. The Maritime History of Maine: Three Centuries ofShipbuilding & Seafaring. (Freeport) : Bond Wheelwright Co., n.d. [ca. mid -1970s]. Pp (6),7-333,(3),+ 16 pp.photos. 8vo, blue card covers with white titles to spine. "Along the Maine coast people are born with salt in their blood. From Kittery on the Piscataqua to Calais on the St. Croix, twenty-five hundred miles of shore line and tidewater have been the scene of shipbuilding and seafaring for more than three centuries. Today a great change hastaken place. While there are small craft -- coasters, fishermen, and their like -- in abundance, the tall wooden ships have gone. And with them has d eparted a way of life. Gone, as Lincoln Colcord has so beautifully written:'...like a high squall sinking beyond the horizon, wind and sea, motion an d color, romance and aspiration, a whole range of human endeavor, all vanishing to leeward while the tall ship in their midst, done with life and bound for the seas of story'." - from rear. Contents: 1. The Maine Coast; 2. The Winter Fisheries; 3. The King's Broad Arrow; 4. Shipbuilding in Colonial Maine; 5. The War Years; 6. The West India Trade; 7. The Shipyards; 8. Shipbuilding on the Kennebec; 9. The State of Maine Clippers; 10. The Confederate Commerce Raiders; 11. The Down-Easters; 12. The Great Schooners; 13. Lumber and Lime, Ice and Granite; 14. The Maine Coast Fisherman; 15. The MaineSeacoast Town, Lightly rubbed, some faint creasing, else very good. 15.00

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4 ROWE, William Hutchinson Maritime History of Maine. US in dj
Norton, 1948, 
ROWE, William Hutchinson. The Maritime History of Maine : Three Centuries of Shipbuilding & Seafaring. N.Y.: W.W. Norton, (1948). Later Printing. Pp [1]-333,(3),+ 16 pp.photos. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg in slightly chipped dj. 85.00

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5 HUTCHINSON, William Treatise on Naval Architecture. facsimile in dj.
Conway Maritime, 1969, 
HUTCHINSON, William. A Treatise on Naval Architecture Founded Upon Philosophical and Rational Principles, Towards Establishing Fixed Rules for the Best Form and Proportional Dimensions in Length, Breadth and Depth, of Mercant Ships in general, and also The Management of them to greatest advantage by Practical Seamanship; with Important Hints and Remarks Relating Thereto, Especially both for Defence and Attacks in War at Sea, from Long Approved Experience. The Fourth Edition, Enlarged and Improved. [Facsimile of 1794 Edition]. N.pl.: (Conway Maritime Press, 1969). Pp (6), [v]-xv, (1), [1]-303, (1), + 12 plates. 4to, blue cloth. "In 1777 the Author published his first Treatise on Seamanship which was followed by a further enlarged Edition in 1781 but without a doubt his most important work is 'A Treatise on Naval Architecture' in 1794 which embodied his previous works together with his philosophy on Naval Architecture. His hints on the conduct of war at sea, especially addressed to a community of Privateers embody the recollections of his service with Fortunas Wright during the war of Austrian Succession." -from the dj. Very small black stain to top and bottom edges of cloth and eps (residue from former jacket protector), very slight edgewear, else vg in wrinkled dj. 200.00

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