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Naval History of the United States. 2 vols.

By: ABBOT, Willis J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Peter Feneloh Collier, New York, 1890,:

Seller ID: 76403


ABBOT, Willis J. The Naval History of the United States . IN TWO VOLUMES. New York: Peter Feneloh Collier, (1890). Pp. [i]-xii,(10),1-434; (2),435-867,(1), including frontis. and plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to spine. This two volume chronicle of the history of the American Navy is broken down into five parts: 1. Blue Jackets of '76; 2.Blue Jackets of 1812; 3. Blue Jackets of '61; 4. Blue Jackets in Time of P eace; 5. The Naval War with Spain. Inner hinges cracked and tender, spine lettering faded, edgeworn, else vg. For the set. 25.00 View more info

Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports

By: Associated British Ports

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, 1988,:

Seller ID: 74669


Associated British Ports. Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports . Kings Lynn, Norfolk: Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, 1988. Pp. 1-156. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Includes sections on Humber ports, Southampton, South Wales ports, other smaller prots (Ayr, Troon, Barrow, Silloth, Fleetwood, Garston, King's Lynn, Lowestoft and Plymouth), and liner services. Vg. 15.00 View more info

Galley Handbook. 1st US.

By: BAILEY, Maralyn PEYTON, Mike

Price: $15.00

Publisher: David McKay, New York, 1978, ISBN:0679508333:

Seller ID: 70469


BAILEY, Maralyn. The Galley Handbook. Illustrated by Mike Peyton. NY: DavidMcKay, (1978). First American Edition. Pp. (2),[1]-124,(2). Illustrated. D ouble column. Oblong 8vo, spiral bound within white illustrated cloth covered boards, gilt lettering to front, blank spine. Toy 3686. A selection of easy-to-prepare-at-sea recipes, as well as galley maintenance and safety. Rubbed, else vg. 15.00 View more info

Running Her Easting Down : A documentary of the development and history of the British tea clippers culminating with the building of the Cutty Sark. US in dj

By: BAKER, William F.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers, 1974,:

Seller ID: 16040


BAKER, William F. Running Her Easting Down : A documentary of the development and history of the British tea clippers culminating with the building ofthe Cutty Sark. Caldwell, Idaho : Caxton Printers, 1974. Pp 170. Illustrat ed. Maps. 4to, blue cloth. Vg in top-edge spotted, nicked dj. 42.00 View more info

Amazing Adventures of Captain Bob Bartlett. pbk.

By: BARTLETT, Bob, Captain). BROWNE, Susan Chalker BROWNE, Susan Chalker D'SOUZA, Mel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tuckamore Books, St. John's, NF, 2002, ISBN:189429453x:

Seller ID: 71093


(BARTLETT, Bob, Captain). BROWNE, Susan Chalker. The Amazing Adventures of Captain Bob Bartlett. Illustrated by Mel D'Souza. St. John's, NF: TuckamoreBooks, 2002. Pp. (6),1-32,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated pale blue car d covers. A fictionalized, juvenile account of the adventures in the arcticof Newfoundland sailing captain Bob Bartlett. Vg. 8.00 View more info

Legends and Superstitions of the Sea and of Sailors In all Lands and at allTimes.

By: BASSETT, Fletcher S.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Belford, Clarke & Co., Chicago and New York, 1885,:

Seller ID: 80570


BASSETT, Fletcher S. Legends and Superstitions of the Sea and of Sailors Inall Lands and at all Times. Chicago and New York : Belford, Clarke & Co., 1885. First Edition. Pp (2),[1]-505,(5), frontis. Text Illustrations. Index. 8vo, red cloth, black and gilt illustration and lettering to front board and spine floral decorated endpapers. Table of Contents : Preface. I. The Sea-Dangers: Rocks, Water-spouts and Whirlpools, Tides, Moon and Weather, Winds and Wind-Gods. II. Te Gods, Saints and Demons of the Sea: Nick and DavyJones, The Virgin. III. Wind-Makers and Storm-Raisers: Witches, Weather-wi s... View more info

Sailing Directions for the Gulf and River of St. Lawrence. Volume I. Being a result of a survey made by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Third Edition.

By: BAYFIELD, Henry Wolsey.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Printed for the Hydrographic Office, by W. Clowes & Sons, London , 1846,:

Seller ID: 80758


BAYFIELD, Henry Wolsey. Sailing Directions for the Gulf and River of St. Lawrence. Volume I. Being a result of a survey made by order of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. Third Edition. London : Printed for the Hydrographic Office, by W. Clowes & Sons, Stamford Street, MDCCCXLVI [1846]. Pp (2),[i]-viii,[1]-336,(2). Index. 8vo, original blue wrappers. Lacking half of spine, spine and covers chipped, covers and first and last few leaves partly detached, covers rubbed and smudges, names, else good to very good. Volume I only. As is. 300.00 View more info

Yachts in Colour. 1st UK in dj,

By: BEKEN, A.K.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Batsford, 1960,:

Seller ID: 75821


BEKEN, A.K. Yachts in Colour. L: Batsford, (1960). Pp 70. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 0300. Sailing barges, racing dinghies, worn deep water cruisers, elegant yachts; photographs in full colour by A.K. Beken. A bit musty with some soiled spotting to boards, else vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 40.00 View more info

South Seas. 1st no dj.

By: BERNATZIK, Hugo Adolf OGILVIE, Vivian, trans.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Henry Holt, New York, 1935,:

Seller ID: 75050


BERNATZIK, Hugo Adolf. South Seas . Translated from the German by Vivian Ogilvie. New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1935). First American Printing. Pp. (2),[i]-xiv,[1]-167,(1), frontis., + 80 p. of black and white plates and1 map leaf at rear. Copiously illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lette ring and decoration to front and spine. The author's account of his voyage into the South Seas of the Pacific, and his visiting of the natives of the Solomon Islands and New Guinea, as well as Bali. Contents: I: The Solomon Islands: The Great Mother Turtle; On Restless Earth; The German Tribal Pries... View more info

Spirit of the Whale. in dj.

By: BILLINGHURST, Jane, ed

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Raincoast Books, 2000, ISBN:1551923653:

Seller ID: 38226


BILLINGHURST, Jane, ed. The Spirit of the Whale : Legend, History, Conservation. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2000). First Printing. Pp 135. 4to, ill.boards. "A collection of narratives and images, The Spirit of the Whale ta kes a comprehensive look at the whale and the changing ways humans have viewed and interacted with whales throughout history." -from the dj. Vg in dj.25.00 View more info

Tramps and Ladies : My Early Years in Steamers. no dj.

By: BISSET, James, Sir STEPHENSEN, P.R., collaborator

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Clarion Books, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 74914


BISSET, James, Sir. Tramps and Ladies : My Early Years in Steamers . Written in collaboration with P.R. Stephensen. New York: Clarion Books, (1959). Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),1-334, + 12 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to spine. The author's account of his "fifty years of seagoing service", spent traversing the Atlanticon English steamships. Includes sparse Nova Scotia mentions. Light nicking to spine ends, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Handbook : Small Boats : A Practical Guide to Everything the Pleasure-Boat Skipper Needs to Know. paperback original.

By: BLESER, Richard K.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Macfadden-Bartell, New York, 1964,:

Seller ID: 75789


BLESER, Richard K. Handbook : Small Boats : A Practical Guide to Everythingthe Pleasure-Boat Skipper Needs to Know . (New York): Macfadden-Bartell, ( 1964). Third printing paperback original. Pp. [1]-127,(1). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated blue card covers with black spine, all edges dyed maroon. Mass market paperback. Lightly rubbed, small damp stain to bottom right rear corner, name verso cover, else vg. 6.00 View more info

Landfall at Sunset : The life of a Contented Sailor. signed in dj.

By: BONE, David

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Gerald Duckworth & Co., London, 1955,:

Seller ID: 28176


BONE, David. Landfall at Sunset : The life of a Contented Sailor. London: Gerald Duckworth & Co., (1955). First Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(3),13-222,(2), port. frontis., + 14 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In his youth as a brassbounder apprentice he scrambled aloft to fist frozen canvas in a blinding gale off Cape Horn; fifty years later, seamanship meant twirling with his fingertips the magic knobs of a radar screen in the powerheated wheelhouse of a great ocean liner. The author communicates his wonder at the astounding years of sea change in which ... View more info

Classic Coasters: A Celebration of Short-Sea Shipping

By: BOOT, Paul FENTON, Roy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ships in Focus Publications, Preston, 1997, ISBN:0952117983:

Seller ID: 76242


BOOT, Paul. Classic Coasters: A Celebration of Short-Sea Shipping. Preston:Ships in Focus Publications, 1997. Pp. [1]-64. Illustrated with colour pho tographs. Oblong 8vo, illustrated card covered boards. Photographs and textabout "classic coasters," which the authors define as "pre- and post-war s teamers and motorships which look to us how small ships ought to look[...]We have fallen back on the accepted understanding of a coaster as a ship small enough to enter a wide variety of ports and harbours, but capable of comfortably crossing unsheltered waters such as the Irish, North a... View more info

Under Tops'ls and Tents. US no dj

By: BRADY, Cyrus Townsend

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Scribner's, 1918,:

Seller ID: 74788


BRADY, Cyrus Townsend. Under Tops'ls and Tents. N.Y.: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1918. Pp 252. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. In the Patriotic Novels andStories series. The author is one of the few men in the United States who have served both in the Army and the Navy. Covers heavilly rubbed, name, foxing to endpapers, else vg. 20.00 View more info

Fifty Famous Liners 3. US in dj.

By: BRAYNARD, Frank O. MILLER, William H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norton, New York, 1988, ISBN:0393025519:

Seller ID: 79869


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 View more info

Wilton, 1854-1929 : Vifenzeventif Jaar Geschiedenis van Wilton's Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf

By: BRUSSE, M.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Wilton's Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf Uitgegeven door W.L. & J. Brusse's Uitgeversmaatschaapij, Rotterdam, 1929,:

Seller ID: 75583


BRUSSE, M.J. Wilton, 1854-1929 : Vifenzeventif Jaar Geschiedenis van Wilton's Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf . Rotterdam: Wilton's Machinefabriek en Scheepswerf Uitgegeven door W.L. & J. Brusse's Uitgeversmaatschaapij, 1929. Pp. (8),1-226,(2), + 128 p. of plates. Copiously illustrated. Decorated endpapers. Large 8vo, brown cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt lettering to spine. With occasional tipped-in slips. Text in Dutch. Sticker and minor wear to spine, stamp and tag to second blank, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Damn the Garbage, Full Speed Ahead : A Handbook on the Joys and Sorrows of Pleasure Boating. in dj.

By: BUNKER, Moss, Captain BURGESS, Karen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill, New York, 1973, ISBN:0070070350:

Seller ID: 75423


BUNKER, Moss, Captain. Damn the Garbage, Full Speed Ahead : A Handbook on the Joys and Sorrows of Pleasure Boating . Cartoons by Karen Burgess. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1973. Pp. (12),[1]-149,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth with black lettering to spine. Gift inscription to half-title, else vg in nicked, flap-creased dj. 15.00 View more info

Steamboats Out of Baltimore. inscribed in dj.

By: BURGESS, Robert H. and H. Graham WOOD WOOD, H. Graham

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Tidewater Publishers, a division of Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge, MD, 1968,:

Seller ID: 77964


BURGESS, Robert H. and H. Graham WOOD. Steamboats Out of Baltimore . Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, a division of Cornell Maritime Press, 1968. First American Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xx,[1]-236, including frontis. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A wonderfully illustrated history of the Chesapeake steamboats, covering the large packets of the Old Bay Line and the Chesapeake Line, as well as the numerous smallerfleets that serviced the Baltimore area during the nineteenth and early-tw entieth centuries. Contents: 1. Early Steamboat Lines to the Western Shores... View more info

Manual of Modern Navigation : Being a review of the Modern Principles and Practice of Astronomical Position-finding at Sea, non-mathematically treated. Also a list of all formulae, etc., commonly used in practical navigation,and various other notes...

By: BURTON, S.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Brown, Son, & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1943,:

Seller ID: 75894


BURTON, S.M. A Manual of Modern Navigation : Being a review of the Modern Principles and Practice of Astronomical Position-finding at Sea, non-mathematically treated. Also a list of all formulae, etc., commonly used in practical navigation, and various other notes bearing on the subject . Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson, (1943). Second printing of the Second Edition. Pp. [i]-viii,1-120. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to frontand spine. Spine sunned with light wear to ends, inking to front pastedown , else vg. 15.00 View more info