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Sea Exploring Manual. 8th edition, 5th printing in dustjacket

By: Boy Scouts of America)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Exploring Division, BSA / Van Nostrand Reinhold, North Brunswick, New Jersey, 1966, ISBN:0839532296:

Seller ID: 66258

(Boy Scouts of America). Sea Exploring Manual. [Eighth Edition, Fifth Printing]. (North Brunswick, New Jersey: Exploring Division, Boy Scouts of America / [New York : Van Nostrand Reinhold],1966). Pp (15),8-440,(8). Illustrated with photos, drawings and technical diagrams to text. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, silver lettering to spine. "[...] a first-rate guide covering all significant aspects of seamanship. Although directed to Sea Explorer Scouts, the book is an unusually comprehensive basic reference, invaluable to anyoneconcerned with sailing, motorboating and navigation." -from the dus... View more info

Steamships and Their Story. 1st UK.


Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cassell, London, 1910,:

Seller ID: 76383

CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Steamships and Their Story. London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1910. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xx,[1]-340, colour frontis., + 79 p. of plates. Copiously illustrated. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with elliptical colour illustration of a four-masted liner to front, elaborate gilt and light blue decoration and borders to front and spine, gilt letteringto front and spine, t.e.g. Serving as a companion volume to his previously -published Sailing Ships and Their Story, this is a lovely volume documenting the rise of the steamship as the ultimate form of both shipping and pass... View more info

Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, and Racing. in dj.

By: COLGATE, Stephen GOODMAN, Ellen.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Norton, 1978, ISBN:0393032159:

Seller ID: 61617

COLGATE, Stephen. Fundamentals of Sailing, Cruising, and Racing. Diagrams by Ellen Goodman. NY: W. W. Norton, (1978). Pp 380. Illustrated with numerous photos and technical drawings to text. 8vo, tan cloth. Toy 2061, Morris &Howland p.32. Stephen Colgate the founder and president of the most presti gious sailing school in the United States has distilled from his years of teaching what must be the nearly perfect text on sailing, cruising and racing. [...] His progression from the very beginnings - demystifying yachting terminology - is a masterpiece of simplicity and logic." -from the dust ... View more info

In Quest of the Sun: The Journal of the Firecrest Sixth Edition.


Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 105340

GERBAULT, Alain. In Quest of the Sun: The Journal of the "Firecrest". London: Hodder and Stoughton, (November 1937). Sixth Edition (first in this form). Pp. (4),5-319,(1). With two maps to text. Small 8vo, grey cloth with black decoration to front board, black lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue.See Toy 718 for earlier edition. As the title hints, this is an account of a circumnavigation to the westward in the handsome old cutter Firecrest. T he author achieves a remarkable balance between the literary and the technical in his prose. Gift inscription inked to half-title leaf, else v... View more info

Sailing Ships of War 1400-1860. in dj.

By: HOWARD, Frank, Dr

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime, Greenwich, 1979, ISBN:0851771386:

Seller ID: 32527

HOWARD, Frank, Dr. Sailing Ships of War 1400-1860. Greenwich: Conway Maritime, (1979). Pp 254. Illustrated. 4to, blue cloth. Howard is a nautical historian and model maker, and this latter interest is evident in the degree ofphysical detail present in this volume. He also connects his technical nar rative to larger social and economic movements, especially the contemporaryexpansion of European trade and the development of the colonial system. An excellent volume, with dozens of photographs, drawings, charts, and tables . Vg in dj. 100.00 View more info

How to Beat the High Cost of Sailing. US in dj

By: LYTTLE, Richard B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Regnery, 1976,:

Seller ID: 15137

LYTTLE, Richard B. How to Beat the High Cost of Sailing. Chicago : Henry Regnery Co., (1976). Pp 252. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Not in Toy. Chapters : On the Dock, an Introduction; What Makes It Go?; Boat Types; Methods and Materials; The Small Fleet; Larger Boats; Boat Use; Maintenance; Repair;Transport and Storage; Equipment; Buying a Boat; Boat Building; Back on th e Dock. Vg in dj. 15.00 View more info

Sailing Theory and Practice. US in worn dj


Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, 1964,:

Seller ID: 25958

MARCHAJ, C.A. Sailing Theory and Practice. Illustrated with drawings by theauthor and photographs. N.Y.: Dodd, Mead & Co., (1964). Pp 450. Lg 8vo, bl ue cloth. Toy 2169. Contents : Yachts and Rating Formulas; Aerodynamics of the Sail; The Motion of a Yacht; Wind and Water. Light stain, else vg in worn dj. 35.00 View more info

Capable Cruiser. 4th US in dj

By: PARDEY, Lin and Larry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton, New York , 1987,:

Seller ID: 96124

PARDEY, Lin and Larry. The Capable Cruiser. [Dj adds: The world's best known cruiser-writer team shows how to cruise with precision, pleasure, and self-sufficiency]. New York: W.W. Norton, (©1987). Fourth Printing. Pp. (10),11-400. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine with light blue paper covered boards. Contents: Parameters for Choosing a Cruising Boat; From a Wish to a Design; What Does Cruising Cost?; The Quesiton of Children and Cruising; Medical Preparations for Cruising; Medical and Boat Insurance for Offshore Cruising; Buying the Gear to Go Cruising; Positive Flotation -- Is It an Optio... View more info

Boatman's Guide to Modern Marine Materials. US in dj

By: ZADIG, Ernest A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Motor Boating & Sailing , 1974,:

Seller ID: 24142

ZADIG, Ernest A. The Boatman's Guide to Modern Marine Materials. N.Y.: Motor Boating & Sailing Books, (1974). Pp 325. Illustrated. 8vo, white cloth. "An introduction to all substances used in construction, maintenance and repair. Woods, aluminum, flake board, sealants, epoxy, welding, ropes, lubricants, bronzes, plywood, ferro-cement, chain, polyurethane, stainless steel, compounds, solvents, adhesives, pozzolans, cleaners, vinyl, formulas, specifications, soldering, particle board, portland cement, alloys, alkyds, electrical materials, plastics, fiberglass, fasteners, abrasives, brazing, ... View more info