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VOYAGE OF THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE POTOMAC, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE JOHN DOWNES, DURING THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE, IN THE YEARS 1831, 1832, 1833, AND 1834, INCLUDING A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE ENGAGEMENT AT QUALLAH-BATTOO, ON THE COAST OF SUMATRA, WITH ALL THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SAME.
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VOYAGE OF THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE POTOMAC, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE JOHN DOWNES, DURING THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE, IN THE YEARS 1831, 1832, 1833, AND 1834, INCLUDING A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE ENGAGEMENT AT QUALLAH-BATTOO, ON THE COAST OF SUMATRA, WITH ALL THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SAME.

By J. [Jeremiah] N. Reynolds

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1835. Fourth edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 x 9 inches. x, 560 pages, + 30 pages of ads dated June, 1835. Contemporary speckled calf binding. Collated as complete with folding frontis illustration of Potomac at Valparaiso, plus 9 engraved plates, 5 of wihich are folding, all are tissue protected. Condition is Very Good, light wear to covers, gilt lettering worn on spine label, previous owners name, Uriah Rauls on front and rear endpapers dated 1846, illustrations are generally very good with occasional light foxing, fore edge of folding 'View of Canton' has light wear, text pages are also very clean with a few spots of foxing, binding is tight. Naut. RRGR

$325.00

VOYAGE OF THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE POTOMAC, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE JOHN DOWNES, DURING THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE, IN THE YEARS 1831, 1832, 1833, AND 1834, INCLUDING A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE ENGAGEMENT AT QUALLAH-BATTOO, ON THE COAST OF SUMATRA, WITH ALL THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SAME. [WITH ALS BY REYNOLDS CONCERNING ILLUSTRATIONS IN THIS BOOK, DATED 1834, LAID-IN AT REAR]
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VOYAGE OF THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE POTOMAC, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE JOHN DOWNES, DURING THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE, IN THE YEARS 1831, 1832, 1833, AND 1834, INCLUDING A PARTICULAR ACCOUNT OF THE ENGAGEMENT AT QUALLAH-BATTOO, ON THE COAST OF SUMATRA, WITH ALL THE OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS RELATED TO THE SAME. [WITH ALS BY REYNOLDS CONCERNING ILLUSTRATIONS IN THIS BOOK, DATED 1834, LAID-IN AT REAR]

By J. [Jeremiah] N. Reynolds

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1835. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 6 x 9 inches. x, 560 pages, no ads. Original blue embossed cloth with gilt printing on spine. Author signed letter laid-in on pp. 556 & 557 of Appendix, envelope is on p. 555. Letter is addressed to Capt. David Leslie, 306 E. Broadway NYC, some of the handwriting is difficult to decipher but it concerns an error made by the artist of the configuration of the rigging on the Potomac and asks Leslie to try to tell the artist how to correct it. Letter is dated Boston, Dec. 20, 1834 - before the publication date of 1835. Collated as complete with folding frontis illustration of Potomac at Valparaiso, plus 9 engraved plates, 5 of which are folding, all are tissue protected. Condition is Very Good, cloth is split at joints but hinges remain very sound, previous owners name, Edmund Norman Leslie on ffep dated 1836 and 1849, and at top of title page dated 1839, also his bookplate on front pastedown, illustrations are generally very good with occasional light foxing, folding view of Rio has an old cloth repair at fold, text pages are also very clean with a few spots of foxing, binding is tight. Naut. RRGR

$525.00

THAR SHE BLOWS! THUNDERING ADVENTURES OF WHALING AND MUTINY
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THAR SHE BLOWS! THUNDERING ADVENTURES OF WHALING AND MUTINY

By Chester S,. Howland

New York: Wilfred Funk, 1951. Second printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. 6 x 8 1/2 inches.xv, 304 pages. Condition of the book is Very Good+, exterior excellent, text and illustrations are very clean, binding is tight. Dust jacket is Very Good, spine slightly toned, mild edge wear. STK

$15.00

NARRATIVE OF A WHALING VOYAGE ROUND THE GLOBE, FROM THE YEAR 1833 TO 1836. COMPRISING SKETCHES OF POLYNESIA, CALIFORNIA, THE INDIAN ARCHIPELAGO, ETC. WITH A ACCOUNT OF SOUTHERN WHALES, THE SPERM WHALE FISHERY AND THE NATURAL HISTORY OF THE CLIMATES VISITED. [ 2 VOLUMES - COMPLETE]

By Frederick Debell Bennett

London: Richard Bentley, 1840. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Each volume 5 3/4 x 9 inches. Vol. 1, xv, 402 pages + 2 pages of ads, Vol. 2, vii, 395 pages. Frontis illustrations (Tahiti in Vol. 1, Pitcairn Island in Vol. 2), fold-out map facing p.1 in Vol. 1. Bindings have been recased retaing the original cloth covers and spines, added endpapers but retaining the original yellow endpapers in the front of Vol. 1 and front and rear of Vol. 2. Ownership sig. of Samuel C. Damon on front yellow endpaper of each volume, dated 1845, also labels from his private library numbered 108 and 109 at base of spines. Damon (1815-1885) was a missionary and book collector in Hawaii. This book was one of the primary whaling sources Melville used in writing Moby Dick. Condition of the books is Very Good, cloth lightly stained and worn at edges, bindings are very tight, light stains on frontis illustrations, mainly in the margins (see photos), fold-out map is lightly foxed, a few pages of text (about 5%) have light foxing. RGRR

$1200.00

Schooner Master: A Portrait of David Stevens
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Schooner Master: A Portrait of David Stevens

By Peter CARNAHAN

Chelsea VT: Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 1989. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 6 x 9 inches. ix, 180 pages. Condition of the book is Very Good, small dent on front cover, bookplate on ffep, text and illustrations are very clean, binding is tight. Dust jacket is Very Good, a few small tears at bottom edge. STK

$15.00

Navigator's pocket calculator handbook
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Navigator's pocket calculator handbook

By H. Rolf Noer

Centreville MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1983. Stated First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 159 pages. Condition is Very Good - very clean and unmarked. STK

$15.00

Practical Seamanship Illustrated
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Practical Seamanship Illustrated

By Robbert; Schwarzlose, Harald Das

Camden ME: Seven Seas Press, 1987. First printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 200 pages. Condition is Very Good - library stamp on title page and remnants of pocket on last page, no other library indications, text and illustrations are very clean, binding is tight. STK

$15.00

THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 1
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THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 1

By David Getchell, Peter Spectre & George Putz

Maine: International Marine Publishing Co./ National Fisherman, 1973. Paperback. Very Good. 8 x 11 in. Paper wraps. Condition is VERY GOOD ; mild edge wear, covers rubbed. Binding tight and text unmarked. Naut. Stax.

$15.00

THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 3
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THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 3

By Edited by Peter Spectre & George Putz

Maine: International Marine Publishing Co., 1976. Second printing. Paperback. Very Good. 8 x 11 in. Paper wraps. Condition is VERY GOOD ; mild edge wear, covers rubbed. Binding tight and text unmarked. Naut. Stax.

$15.00

THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 6
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THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 6

By Edited by Peter Spectre & George Putz

Maine: International Marine Publishing Co., 1978. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8 x 11 in. Paper wraps. Condition is VERY GOOD ; mild edge wear, covers rubbed. Binding tight and text unmarked. Naut. Stax.

$15.00

THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 5
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THE MARINER'S CATALOG VOLUME 5

By Edited by Peter Spectre & George Putz

Maine: International Marine Publishing Co., 1977. First edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8 x 11 in. Paper wraps. Condition is VERY GOOD ; mild edge wear, covers rubbed. Binding tight and text unmarked. Naut. Stax.

$15.00

The Complete Day Skipper
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The Complete Day Skipper

By Tom Cunliffe

London: Adlard Coles Nautical, 2003. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good +. 7 x 10 inches. xiii, 178 pages. Condition of the book is Very Good+, looks new on all points. Dust jacket is Very Good+, price sticker on front flap. STK

$15.00

THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BOAT KITS & PLANS - NINTH EDITION
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THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BOAT KITS & PLANS - NINTH EDITION

By Various

Greenwich CT: Belvoir Publications/ Boatbuilder Magazine, 1995. Ninth edition. Paperback. Very Good. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 168 pages. Condition is Very Good - light spots onfront cover, text and illustrations are very clean. STK

$15.00

Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors
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Nigel Calder's Cruising Handbook A Compendium for Coastal and Offshore Sailors

By Nigel. Calder

Camden ME: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. xviii, 588 pages. Condition is Very Good+ , Very clean inside and out, binding is tight. STK

$15.00

Bowditch's Coastal Navigation
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Bowditch's Coastal Navigation

By Nathaniel Bowditch

New York: Arco Pub, 1978. Paperback. Very Good. 8 x 10 inches. 376 pages + tables. Condition is Very Good, first 10 pages and last 10 pages have light waterstains in the margins, light edgewear to covers. STK

$15.00

RADIOTELEPHONE OPERATOR
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RADIOTELEPHONE OPERATOR

By Richard A. Block, editor

Houma LA: Marine Education Textbooks, 1986. Revised. Paperback. Very Good. 8 1/2 x 11 inches. 45 pages + ads. Condition is Very Good - light wear to covers, text and illustrations are very clean. STK

$15.00

Self-Sufficient Sailor
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Self-Sufficient Sailor

By Larry Pardey; Lin Pardey

Arcata CA: Paradise Cay Publications, 1997. Revised edition, 2nd printing. Hardcover. Very Good +/very good. 6 x 8 1/2 inches. 317 pages. Condition of the book is Very Good+, very clean inside and out, binding tight. Dust jacket is Very Good, price-clipped, light stain on rear flap. STK

$15.00

100 Fast & Easy Boat Improvements
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100 Fast & Easy Boat Improvements

By Don Casey

Camden ME: International Marine Publishing, 1998. 4th printing. Hardcover. Near Fine. 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. 138 pages. Condition is Near Fine, looks new on all points. STK

$15.00

The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast: Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick

By Roger F. Duncan & John P. Ware

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1990. Tenth edition, 2nd printing, revised. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. xviii, 731 pages. Condition of the book is Very Good, very light stains on covers, small stain on fore edge of text block, does not affect pages, text si very clean, binding tight. Dust jacket is Very Good, very light surface wear. STK

$15.00

Offshore Cruising Encyclopedia-II  Second Edition
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Offshore Cruising Encyclopedia-II Second Edition

By Steve & Linda Dashew

Tucson AZ: Beowulf, Incorporated, 1999. Second edition, 3rd printing. Hardcover. Very Good +. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches. 1232 pages. Condition is Very Good+, residue from removed sticker on rear cover, text and illustrations very clen, binding tight. STK

$25.00

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