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Shipwright's Trade. Caravan reprint

By: ABELL, Westcott, Sir

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Caravan Book Service, New York, 1962,:

Seller ID: 33488


ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. New York : Caravan Book Service. Reprint edition. Pp 218. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and theancient river ships of Egypt to the great shaping-time in England under th e Tudors and Stuarts when the basic technique was finally set down and ... View more info

Shipwright's Trade. First Edition

By: ABELL, Westcott, Sir PETT, Phineas

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1948,:

Seller ID: 49763


ABELL, Westcott, Sir. The Shipwright's Trade. Cambridge: At the University Press, 1948. First Edition. Pp (6),v-xiii,(1),[1]-218 + frontispiece + 19 pages of plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt decoration on front, gilt lettering on spine. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 1284a. "Sir Westcott Abell, an Honorary Vice-President of the Institute of Naval Architects, and a past Master of the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights, has here packed into 200 pages an account of shipbuilding from the 'dug-out' and the ancient river ships of Egypt to the great sha... View more info

Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. First Edition

By: ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Images of Our Past series.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Nimbus Publishing, Halifax, 2001, ISBN:1551093561:

Seller ID: 91306


ACKER, Sarah and Lewis JACKSON. Historic Shelburne, 1870-1950. (Halifax, NS) : Nimbus Publishing, Co-published by the Shelburne County Museum, (2001).First Printing. Pp (5),vi-viii,[1]-140. Illustrated with 149 b&w photos.. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers. A volume in the Images of Our Past series. Lewis Jackson (b. 1951). "Drawing from a rich source of images and the collective knowledge of town elders, historians, and researchers, Historic Shelburne chronicles the many lives the community has lived since the firstLoyalistsw arrived more than two centuries ago. From its early success a... View more info

War for All the Oceans : From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. in dj.

By: ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. ADKINS, Lesley NELSON, Horatio

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 2007, ISBN:9780670038660:

Seller ID: 88993


ADKINS, Roy, and Lesley ADKINS. The War for All the Oceans : From Nelson atthe Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo. (New York) : Viking, (2007). First Print ing. Pp [i]-xxvi,[1]-534,+ 16 pp plates. Maps. Index. 8vo, blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. "From its very first page, The War for All the Oceans is an adventure story—a superb account of the naval war thatlasted from Napoleon's seizure of power in 1798 to the War of 1811 with th e United States. Most naval histories stop at Nelson's death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.. Yet the Royal Navy took on almost every other ... View more info

Welland Canal Company : A Study in Canadian Enterprise. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: AITKEN, Hugh G.J.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1954,:

Seller ID: 106164


AITKEN, Hugh G.J. The Welland Canal Company : A Study in Canadian Enterprise. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1954. First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-ix,(3),-[1]-178,(2) + map. Another map in text. Tables, charts in text. 8vo, tan cloth, black lettering to spine. In the Studies in Entrepreneurial History series. "Among the transportation improvements of the nineteenth century in North America the Welland Canal occupies a position of uniqueimportance. Opened for traffic in 1829, the Canal provided a navigable wat erway around Niagara Falls, making it possible for ships to pass freely... View more info

Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. Fourth Printing

By: AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: North East London Polytechnic, London, 1989, ISBN:0901987808:

Seller ID: 101096


AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.). Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. "Published by North East London Polytechnic in conjunction with the Greater London Council", (March 1989). Fourth Printing. Pp(6),7-304. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue and bla ck card covers. "London's Docks have flourished as a commercial enterprise for nearly two centuries. This highly illustrated volume, which brings together the experiences of lightermen and industrial archaeologists, dockers and civil engineers, paints a vivid portrait of life and work in... View more info

Timber Problem of the Royal Navy, 1652-1862

By: ALBION, Robert G. Mariner's Mirrror, 38:1, Feb 1952 Maritime Miscellany Series, number 5

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Mariner's Mirror, 1952,:

Seller ID: 19262


ALBION, Robert G. The Timber Problem of the Royal Navy, 1652-1862 . [N.pl.]: The Mariner's Mirror, February 1952. Pp. [4]-20,(3). 8vo, stapled printedself wraps. Reprinted from The Mariner's Mirror, volume 38, number 1, Febr uary 1952 (The Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research). Maritime Miscellany Series, number 5. Very good. 6.00 View more info

Square-Riggers on Schedule: The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. 1st no dj.

By: ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton , 1938,:

Seller ID: 38404


ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Square-Riggers on Schedule : The New York Sailing Packets to England, France, and the Cotton Ports. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1938. Pp (6),vii-xii,(2),[1]-371, frontispiece + 12 pp plates. 8vo, black cloth. Albion's classic "systematic history" of the Americansailing packet lines on the North Atlantic and coastwise to the cotton por ts, scrupulously detailed and with splendidly informative appendixes. Chapters : 1. Background for the Black Ball; 2. The Atlantic Shuttle; 3. Enslaving the Cotton Ports; 4. Tough Ships; 5. Counting House Control; 6. ... View more info

Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. US in dj

By: ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, 1959,:

Seller ID: 22260


ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh. Seaports South of Sahara : The Achievements of an American Steamship Service. With the Collaboration of Jennie B. Pope.[With a foreword by VIce Admiral Edward L. Cochrane]. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, (1959). Pp. (4),v-xii,1-316, frontis.+ 8 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth. "This is the story of American maritime relations with South, East, and West Africa, where the unexpected has suddenly become the order of the day. It is there that the trade of the United States has increased at a faster rate during the past four decades t... View more info

Shipbuilding History 1750-1932. no dj.

By: ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS)

Price: $220.00

Publisher: Ed. J. Burrow & Co., 1932,:

Seller ID: 31385


(ALEXANDER STEPHEN & SONS). A Shipbuilding History 1750-1932: A Record of the Business founded, about 1750, by Alexander Stephen at Burghead, and subsequently carried on at Aberdeen, Arbroath, Dundee and Glasgow. L: Printed for Alexander Stephen & Sons Limited by Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Ltd., 1932. Pp 212 + advertising. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. A corporate history of the famous Linthouse firm, whose rise parallels that of the British shipbuilding industry itself: Founded in the age of sail (they built Scott's famous Terra Nova), they developed the ability to build fine steel-... View more info

Volumes not Values : Canadian Sailing Ships and World Trades.

By: ALEXANDER, David and Rosemary OMMER, (eds.). Maritime History Group 3 FISCHER, Lewis R. SAGER, Eric W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979,:

Seller ID: 33505


ALEXANDER, David and Rosemary OMMER, (eds.). Volumes not Values : Canadian Sailing Ships and World Trades. [St.John's]: Maritime History Group, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1979. Pp (8),[1]-373,(3). Many tables & diagrams. 8vo, card covers. Proceedings of the Third Conference of the AtlanticCanada Shipping Project, April 19 - April 21, 1979. Papers : Forrest Capie 's "Britain and Empire Trade in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century";Rosemary E. Ommer's "The Trade and Navigation of the Island" [Jersey]; Dav id Alexander's "Output and Productivity in the Yarmouth... View more info

Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. 1st printing.

By: ALLABY, Eric Ginn Studies in Canadian History

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ginn and Co., 1970,:

Seller ID: 16506


ALLABY, Eric. Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. N.pl.: Ginn and Co., 1970. First Printing. Pp 24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers. In the Ginn Studies in Canadian History series. A brief illustrated overview of merchant sailing ship construction intended for grade school students, well illustratedwith photographs and engravings and including review questions at the end of each chapter. With a brief bibliography. Very good. 15.00 View more info

Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. 2nd printing.

By: ALLABY, Eric Ginn Studies in Canadian History

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Ginn and Co., 1973,:

Seller ID: 16507


ALLABY, Eric. Shipbuilding in the Maritimes. N.pl.: Ginn and Co., 1973. Second Printing. Pp 24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, card covers. In the Ginn Studies in Canadian History series. Contents: A launching; Beginnings; Time capsule; The shipyard; Building a ship; The ship's rig; The Marco Polo; The golden age; The decline; Psotscript. Vg. 12.50 View more info

British Almanac of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, for the Year of Our Lord 1851, being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap Year. -with - The Companion to the Almanac; or Year-Book of General Information f or 1851,

By: Almanac - British

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Charles Knight, London , 1850,:

Seller ID: 97405


(Almanac – British). The British Almanac of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, for the Year of Our Lord 1851, being the Third after Bissextile, or Leap Year. - with – The Companion to the Almanac; or Year-Bookof General Information for 1851, containing : I. General Information on Su bjects of Mathematics, Natural History, and Philosophy, Chronology, Geography Statistics, &c. II. The Legislation, Statistics, Public Improvements, and Chronicle of 1850. London : Charles Knight, [1850]. Pp [1]-8(ads),[1]-96,[1]-264m(16,ads). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Of nautica... View more info

Rise of the Ironclads

By: AMADON, George F.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Publishing, Missoula, Montana , 1990, ISBN:0933126905:

Seller ID: 90056


AMADON, George F. Rise of the Ironclads. (Missoula, Montana : Pictorial Histories Publishing Company, August 1990). Second Printing. Pp [1]-80,+ 2 leaves of plates (one folding). Illustrated. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. Contents : 1. The U.S.S. Merrimack. 2. The U.S.S. Monitor. 3. An Ironclad Against Wooden Ships. 4. Ironclad Against Ironclad. 5. The End of a Dream. 6. The Monitor Is Gone. Very good. Signed withoutinscription by the author. 18.50 View more info

America Needs Ships

By: American Merchant Marine Institute

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American Merchant Marine Institute, New York, 1950,:

Seller ID: 77137


American Merchant Marine Institute. America Needs Ships. New York: AmericanMerchant Marine Institute, [n.d. - mid-1950s]. Pp. (16). Unpaginated. Illu strated. 8vo, decorated stapled white and blue wraps. A slim volume documenting the necessity for the United States to maintain a sizeable ocean-goingfleet of merchant ships due to the importance of goods shipped to America from around the world. Small smudge to front cover, else vg. 15.00 View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume 47, No. 4, Fall 1987

By: American Neptune KRUEGER, Hilmar C COLETTA, Paolo E. STILL, William N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem, Salem, MA , 1987,:

Seller ID: 81457


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History. Volume XLVII, No. 4, Fall 1987. Salem, MA : Peabody Museum of Salem, 1987. Pp [225]-302. Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, decorated white card covers. Articles : Hilmar C. Krueger's “Genoese Shipowners and Their Ships in the Twelfth Century” (pp. 229-239); Jaap R. Bruijn's “The Dutch East India Company as Shipowner, 1602-1796” (pp. 240-248); Paolo E. Coletta's “Pat Bellinger and the May 1919 Transatlantic Flight” (pp. 249-256); William N. Still, Jr.'s “A Nickel a Bucket: A History of the North Car... View more info

American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume56, No. 3, Summer 1996

By: American Neptune URICK, William J. COLETTA, Paolo E. BROWNLEE, Edward G.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Peabody Museum of Salem and Essex Institute, Salem, MA , 1996,:

Seller ID: 95736


(American Neptune). The American Neptune : A Quarterly Journal of Maritime History and Arts, Volume 56, No. 3, Summer 1996. Salem, MA : Peabody Essex Museum, 1996. Pp (3),190-309,(1). Illustrated. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue card covers. Contents : A Tugman's Story: Life and times of B. B. Inman (by Al Miller); The United States Navy Boarding Rattle: A Unique Itemof Nineteenth Century US Naval Ordnance (by William J. Urick III, pp 215-2 27); William A. Moffett and His "Disastrous Dirigibles" (bv Paolo E. Coletta, pp 227-234); A Home on the Sublime: Trans-Oceanic Perspectives (... View more info

Record of American and Foreign Shipping

By: American Shipmasters' Association

Price: $700.00

Publisher: American Shipmasters' Association, New York, 1877,:

Seller ID: 99343


(American Shipmasters' Association). Record of American and Foreign Shipping. Established 1867. Surveys Made and Complied under the Direction of the American Shipmasters' Association, with the Sanction of The New York Board of Underwriters, to Provide a Standard American Classification of Vessels. New York : American Shipmasters' Association, January 1st, 1877. Pp lix,(1),1- Thick large 8vo, full gilt decorated black leather. The American Shipmasters' Association (later to become the American Bureau of Shipping) produced these Lloyds-like registers annually. This is an uncom... View more info

Anchor and Balance : Der norske Veritas 1864-1989.

By: ANDERSEN, Hakon With and John Peter COLLETT

Price: $45.00

Publisher: J.W. Cappelens Forlag , 1989, ISBN:8202117690:

Seller ID: 80704


ANDERSEN, Hakon With and John Peter COLLETT. Anchor and Balance : Der norske Veritas 1864-1989. N.pl.: J.W. Cappelens Forlag A.S., (1989). Pp [1]-491,(5). Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. “This book is the history of a very special institution. Det norske Veritas was founded in 1864 as a classification service for the Norwegian merchant marine. Today Veritas is one of the largest and most important of the international classification societies, with activities around the world.” - from the dj. Contents : 1. Ship Classification in a Liberal Age: The Founding of Det norske Veritas. 2. The... View more info