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Van De Velde; A Catalogue of the Paintings and the Younger Willem Van De Velde
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Van De Velde; A Catalogue of the Paintings and the Younger Willem Van De Velde

by Robinson, M.S. (Michael Strang)

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Greenwich, London; (1990): National Maritime Museum; Distributed By Sotheby's Publications. First Edition. Thick Quartos. 2 volume set. Vol. I: 566pp. and Vol.II: 567-1153 pp. and (44)pp Index to dating paintings and a summary index. Beautifully illustrated in color and in black and white. The marine draughtsman Willem van de Velder the Elder was born in Leiden in 1611, the… Read more about this item
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Ocean Life in Old Sailing-Ship Days: From Forecastle to Quarter Deck
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Ocean Life in Old Sailing-Ship Days: From Forecastle to Quarter Deck

by Whidden, John D.

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Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1909. Octavo. Inscribed by the author dated April 21st, 1909. Inscribed by the author dated April 21st, 1909. 314 pages. John D. Whidden started out at sea in 1834, at the age of twelve, and did not retire until 1870. His memoir was written to give a sense of the days before the rise… Read more about this item
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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, the Further Adventures of Ronindson Crusoe and the Life of Daniel De Foe
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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, the Further Adventures of Ronindson Crusoe and the Life of Daniel De Foe

by Defoe, Daniel and George Chalmeres

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London: For John Stockdale, 1804. Quarto. Large paper edition in two volumes. Vol. I: viii. (Advertisement, Directions to the binder for placing the 17 Stothard engraved plates which include the frontispieces and title pages of both volumes. 405pp. Vol. 2: v, 446 pp. The timeless story of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical desert island… Read more about this item
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Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route
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Berenike and the Ancient Maritime Spice Route

by Sidebotham, Steven E.

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Berkeley; (2011): University of California Press. First Edition. Large Octavo. . 334(2) pp. The legendary overland silk road was not the only way for ancient travelers from the Mediterranean to reach Asia. The ancient city of Berenike, located approximately 500 miles south of today's Suez Canal, was a significant port for these Conduits. The author was an archeologist who… Read more about this item
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A Century of Experience 1890-1990
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A Century of Experience 1890-1990

by Dickinson, Paul R.

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(Oak Brook, Illinois; 1990): Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. Square Quarto. xi, 59 pages, illustrations, portraits. The Society of Military Engineers notes that it is the most important dredging company in the U.S., it operates the largest fleet of dredges flying the U.S. flag: 27 dredges, eight tugs, 48 dump barges, three drill boats and over 200 support… Read more about this item
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The Sea Hunters, True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks
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The Sea Hunters, True Adventures with Famous Shipwrecks

by Cussler, Clive and Craig Dirgo

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(New York, 1996): Simon and Schuster. First Edition. Octavo. 364pp., signed by Cussler on the title page. This is Cussler's first non-fiction book. He explores the special world of undersea adventure that inspired and has its fictional parallel in Dirk Pitt novels. Cussler and his NUMA volunteers have found more than sixty shipwrecks. He has chosen twelve of the… Read more about this item
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The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1847; a Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs
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The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle for 1847; a Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs

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London: Simpkin, Marshall, and Co, 1847. Octavo. 696 pages, index. ads, illustrations and a map. Published for the professional seaman with notes above the interest for the general public. Ranging on the murder of the captain and part of his crew of the English ship Avon to accounts of exploration, lost vessels, the Royal Naval Female School,… Read more about this item
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The Sailing Ships of New England, Series Two; Large Paper, Limited Edition
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The Sailing Ships of New England, Series Two; Large Paper, Limited Edition

by Robinson, John and George Francis Dow

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Salem, Mass: Marine Research Society, 1924. Linmited Edition. Quarto. Large paper copy limited to 95 copies. The present copy is number 74. 51 plates with 213 plates (309-554) The clipper ships -- Donald McKay, builder of clipper ships -- Shipbuilding at Newburyport -- The removal to East Boston -- The clipper ship "Stag Hound" -- The "Sovereign of the… Read more about this item
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U.S. District Court. Morristown, New Jersey, 1799. Court Summons for Enoch Hobert

U.S. District Court. Morristown, New Jersey, 1799. Court Summons for Enoch Hobert

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Court summons form of William Nichols, Marshal to Enoch Hobert to served as Grand Juryman at the U.S. District Court at Morristown, New Jersey. September 16, 1799. Ernest Hobert was mariner and a charter member of The Society for the Relief of the Poor and Distressed Masters of Ships, their Widows and Children (1765-1812). It was known as the… Read more about this item
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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the Secretary of State (the Attack on the Chesapeake) Seven Documents
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Message from the President of the United States, transmitting the report of the Secretary of State (the Attack on the Chesapeake) Seven Documents

by James Madison; James Monroe and Others

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City of Washington: A. & G. Way (printers), 1808. Octavo. Seven documents bound into one volume. These seven documents (noted below) are all on the British attack on the Chesapeake which was one of the major causes of the War of 1812. When it left the shipyard in 1807, it was assumed there would be no immediate danger but… Read more about this item
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Tom Cringle's Log

Tom Cringle's Log

by Scott, Michael

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Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1832. First Edition in Book Form. 12mo. Author's first work, in two volumes from the library of Carlton and Territa A. Lowenberg, noted Dickinson collectors with their bookplate, with half-titles, 371, 384pp. Adventures on the high seas for a young man of only 13 who believed himself to be Nelson's successor. … Read more about this item
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Ghost Ships, a Surrealist Love Triangle
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Ghost Ships, a Surrealist Love Triangle

by McNab, Robert

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New Haven; (2004): Yale University Press. First Edition. Small Quarto. First printing. 266pp., preface by Werner Spies, illustrated with photographs, maps and art. The author describes the secret journey made by an extraordinary mén·age à trois: the painter Max Ernst, Paul Elurad (cofounder of Surrealism with Andre Breton) and Eluard's wife Gala. The author unravels the story of Ernst's… Read more about this item
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Upper Mississippi River History; Fact--Fiction--Legend

Upper Mississippi River History; Fact--Fiction--Legend

by Larson, Ron

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(Steamboat Press, Winona, Minnesota, 1995). First American Edition. Quarto. Limited edition. This copy is # 923. 122p. indexes of names, places, pictures. Inscribed: "Good Luck/ to my River Friends/ Hank and Marilyn/ Capt. Ron Larson, U.S.M.M., Ret./ Master/First Class Pilot. A very good study of the steamboats on the Mississippi from 1840 to the last of the bridges built… Read more about this item
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Last Days of Sail on the West Coast; San Francisco Harbor
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Last Days of Sail on the West Coast; San Francisco Harbor

by Macarthur, Walter

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(James Berry Co, San Francisco, 1929). First Edition. Octavo. 38p. index. Colored frontispiece. While during this period, the sailing ship has been superseded by steam on the principal sea routes. This book attempts to provide how many sailing ships sail, and from what nations, their present occupation, if any, and other facts and figures. Bound in… Read more about this item
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Sea-Hunters (Great Age of Whaling)

by Stackpole, Edouard A.

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1953
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New York: J. B. Lippincott Co, 1953. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Octavo. Inscribed to Hugh Downs with best wishes from MacMillan Clements.
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Marine Salvage Operations (inscribed By Author to Hugh Downs]

by Brady, Edward M.

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1960
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Cambridge, Maryland: Cornell Maritime Press, 1960. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 237p. Warmly inscribed to Hugh Downs as follows: With my compliments for your efforts in the advancement of skin-diving nationally." Edward M. Brady dust jacket has a tiny amount of edge wear else a fine copy.
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The Twelve Meter Challenges for the America's Cup

by Hoyt, Norris D.

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1977
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New York: E. P. Dutton & Co, 1977. First Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. Admiral Joseph W. Golinkin.. Oblong Quarto. 252pp. Line drawings and full-page color illustrations. Bound in tan cloth boards, with illustrated dust jacket (closed tears, and sunning).
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