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Tristan da Cunha den Ensomme Oy

by Christophersen, Erling

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Published
1938
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Very good condition
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Oslo: H. Aschehoug & Co., 1938. Hardcover. Very good condition. Account of volcanic islands located in the south Atlantic Ocean; it is the most remote inhabited archipelago in the world. A Dutch East India Company ship landed there in 1643 and the first scientific exploration was conducted by French naturalist Louis Marie Aubert du Petit-Thouars, in… Read more
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1790. A superb small color aquatint of two ships in a storm at sea, with the manuscript caption, "They that go down to the Sea in Ships, that do business in great waters, these see the works of the Lord and His wonders in the deep". Written with the long "s"; the illustration is mounted onto a sheet… Read more
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Memoir of the life of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with selections from his public and private correspondence

by Codrington, Sir Henry; Lady Bourchier

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Published
1875
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Good + overall
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Second edition
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London: Longmans & Green, 1875. Second edition. Hardcover. Good + overall. A work on the naval career of the British Admiral who fought at Trafalgar, the War of 1812, and in the Greek War of Independence (the Battle of Navarino). With first hand accounts from Codrington's correspondence, and the research of his daughter, Lady Bourchier. With… Read more
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The Asia 84

by [Ships & Sea]

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Very good overall. The Asia was built in Bombay India in 1824. This 2 decked ship was at the time the pride of the British Navy, playing a crucial role in the Battle of Navarino (October 1827) during the Greek war of independence, in which allied forces defeated Egyptian and Ottoman forces trying to suppress the Greek… Read more
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Pacific Steamers

by Lawson, Will

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Published
1927
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Good -
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First edition
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Glasgow: Brown and Son, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Good -. Cover has book plate of the Orient Line of the S.S. "ORION". 8vo, 244pp, black cloth covers, rubbed at edges, spine ruffled at head. Fox spotting throughout, covers rubbed.
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'Owners Sch Betsey to Theodore Sheafe'. Schooner Betsey 2nd Voyage

by [Portsmouth, NH]

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Published
1824
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Very good condition
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Portsmouth, NH, 1824. Very good condition. Account ledger sheet of Theodore Sheafe of Portsmouth N. H., for expenses incurred on the second voyage of the Schooner Betsey. Signed "Portsmouth May 8th, 1824, Excepted and Carr'd to the A/C current and settled, Theo Sheafe". The final total is $2,456.82. A list of expenses incurred including… Read more
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Captn. W. Rogers, late of the Windsor Castle packet

by Drummond, Samuel

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Published
1808
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Very good condition
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London: J. Asperne, 1808. Very good condition. Aquatint engraved portrait of the English captain William Rogers, renowned for his capture of the much larger 'Jeune Richard', a French privateer, in a naval engagement in the Caribbean during the Napoleonic Wars. Rogers crew had three dead and ten wounded, while the Jeune Richard suffered twenty-one dead, and thirty-three… Read more
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Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1926. Hardcover. Very good condition. 8vo, xxxviii, 308pp, ills. Dark blue gilt cloth, title in gilt at spine, with gilt decorative ship's wheel. Spine a bit sunned, a little rubbed. Internally, gift inscription dated Christmas 1934; with the Charles E. Lauriat Sea Books, Boston, blue label at ffep.
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The Mail Boat

by Kappel, Philip

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Published
1942
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Very good condition
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1942. Very good condition. Signed etching by the American artist, Philip Kappel. A lone rider winds along a hilly path, the mail boat steaming in to shore in the distance. Kappel (1901 - 1981) graduated from Pratt Institute; he is noted for his marine etchings. Signed at the lower right. 7 3 /4 x… Read more
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Mary Celeste: The Odyssey of an Abandoned Ship

by Fay. Charles Edey

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Published
1942
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First edition
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Salem: Peabody Museum, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Signed by the author on the title page. 4to, xx, (4), 80, (4)pp with maps and facsimile documents, plus 1 large folded map ,1 wood engraving in 3 colors by Rudolph Ruzicka & 13 b&w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Signature of the manager… Read more
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Berlin: Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn, 1895. Hardcover. Very good overall. History of the North Sea-Baltic Canal. This important canal is now known as the Kiel Canal and was known as the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Kanal until 1948. Located in Schleswig-Holstein, it is the busiest artificial waterway in the world, 61 miles long & connects the North Sea to the… Read more
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The Voyage of Sir Francis Drake Round the World; Chapters 1 - 3 from The World Displayed or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations

by [Extract] Johnson, Samuel; Smart, Christopher; Goldsmith, Oliver

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Published
1800
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Very good overall
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1800. Very good overall. Chapters one through three from The World Displayed or, a Curious Collection of Voyages and Travels, selected from the Writers of all Nations. 12mo, pp 133 - 164. The chapters describe the circumnavigation of the globe by Sir Francis Drake in the years 1577 -1580. With a charming plate "The King of… Read more
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London, 1822. The advertisement for the London chronometer makers reads: "The Honorable Board of Admiralty Awarded T. Cotterell & Co. a Prize of 200 Pounds for the Extraordinary Accuracy of the Performance of their Chronometer, the actual Variation on its Rate in 12 Months being only 70 Hundredth Parts of a Second". It goes on to say that… Read more
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A Calm - Calme. Maritime engraving

by Swaine, F and Parr

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Published
1770
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London: C. Dicey & Co, 1770. Copper engraving with period hand color, the eggshell blue sky alone makes these engravings desirable. Depicting sailing ships in the calm waters of a harbor, with a fortified landing at the left side, with a tower flying a red flag. The title is given in English at the lower left, and… Read more
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A Storm - Orage. Maritime engraving

by Swaine, F and Parr

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Published
1770
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London: C. Dicey & Co, 1770. Copper engraving with period hand color showing two sailing ships tossed on stormy seas, although the sky above them is a deep blue. The eggshell blue sky alone makes this a desirable engraving. The title is given in English at the lower left, and in French at the lower right. Measures… Read more
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The Quadrant and the Quill

by Kenney, Cyril Ernest

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Published
1947
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Good -
Edition
Limited edition
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London: Metchim and Son, 1947. Limited edition. Hardcover. Good -. A book written in honor of Capt. Samuel Sturmy, an author of the "Mariner's Magazine", 1669. Many facsimile pages of early maritime & navigation tracts. Lge 4to, limited to 600 copies. Rubbed et edges.
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The Florentine Galleys in the Fifteenth Century

by Mallett, Michael E.

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Published
1967
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Near fine in wraps
Edition
First edition
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Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1967. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in wraps. With the Diary of Luca di Maso degli Albizzi, Captain of the Galleys 1429 - 1430 (in Italian). 8vo, 293pp, b&w frontis, b&w illus throughout, including 2 maps. Dark blue buckram cover with gilt title on spine. Pale blue dj with brown title on cover and spine.… Read more
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