History of the Boston Marine Society, 1742-1981 AND The Boston Marine Society in the American War for Independence. Second Edition in dustjacket.

By: BAKER, William A. ALBION, Robert G., foreword].

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BAKER, William A. A History of the Boston Marine Society, 1742-1981 AND TheBoston Marine Society in the American War for Independence. [Foreword by R obert G. Albion]. Boston: Boston Marine Society, 1982. Second Edition, withBicentennial Supplement. Pp. (3),iv-x,[1]-398, (1),ii-xi,(1),[1]-67,(7), + 16 p. of black and white illustrations. Map endpapers. Illustrated. 8vo, r ed cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Founding; 2. The Incorporation; 3. Lighthouses Before 1775; 4. Boston, 1629-1775; 5. Growth ofTrade, 1629-1775; 6. The Revolution, 1775-1783; 7. The Society, 1783-1812; 8. Aids to Navigation, 1783-1812: Lighthouses -- Beacons and Buoys -- Char ts, Instruments, and Astronomical Data; 9. The Pilotage of Boston Harbor, 1629-1812; 10. Boston and Its Commerce, 1783-1812; 11. The War of 1812; 12. The Society, 1815-1842; 13. Aids to Navigation, 1815-1842; 14. The Pilotage, 1815-1842; 15. Commercial Conditions, 1815-1842; 16. The Society, 1842-1861: The Centennial Celebration -- Other Activities; 17. Aids to Navigation and the Pilotage, 1842-1861; 18. The Clipper Ship Era; 19. The Society, 1861-1891; 20. Aids to Navigation and the Pilotage, 1861-1891; 21. Commercial Conditions, 1861-1891; 22. The Society, 1891-1918; 23. Aids to Navigation and the Pilotage, 1891-1918; 24. Commercial Conditions, 1891-1918; 25. The Society, 1919-1942; 26. Aids to Navigation and the Pilotage, 1919-1942; 27. Commercial Conditions, 1919-1942; 28. The Beginning of the Third Century, 1942-1967. With bibliography and index. Contents in the supplement "The Boston Marine Society in the American War for Independence": George Washington's Navy; The Massachusetts Navy; The Continental Navy; Privateering. With bibliography, appendices, and index. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 25.00

Title: History of the Boston Marine Society, 1742-1981 AND The Boston Marine Society in the American War for Independence. Second Edition in dustjacket.

Author Name: BAKER, William A. ALBION, Robert G., foreword].

Categories: 82,

Publisher: Boston Marine Society, Boston, 1982,:

Seller ID: 107206

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