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Ship's Data 1: USS North Carolina (BB55)

By Arnold S. Lott and Robert F. Sumrall

Washington D.C: Leeward Publications, 1973. First Edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. Oblong quarto, 8 1/4" tall x 10 1/2", wire saddle stitch, 30 pages with intertextual illustration; stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and little exterior soiling.

$9.50

Fulton's 'Steam Battery'; Blockship and Catamaran; Paper 39, pages 137-176, from United States National Museum Bulletin 240: Contributions from the Museum of History and Technology

By Howard I. Chapelle

Washington D.C: Smithsonian Institution, 1964. First Edition. Pictorial Wraps. Very good. Quarto, 11" tall, pages 137-176, with intertextual illustration; stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling.

$9.50

Civil War Naval Ordnance

By E. M. Eller., et al Naval History Division, Navy Department

Washington D.C: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1969. First Edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, 24 pages with intertextual illustration; stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling.

$8.50

The Battleship in the United States Navy

By E. M. Eller., et al Naval History Division, Navy Department

Washington D.C: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1970. First Edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, 64 pages printed in blue ink with intertextual illustration; stiff printed wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling.

$8.50

Evolution of Aircraft Carriers

By Scot MacDonald, et al; Office of the Chief of Naval Operations Department of the Navy

Washington D.C: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1964. First Edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, 73 pages with intertextual illustration; stiff pictorial wraps. A very good, clean, neat original soft cover over all with minor shelf wear and light exterior soiling.

$12.50

The Lighthouse Stevensons
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The Lighthouse Stevensons

By Bella Bathurst

Cleveland, Ohio: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, 278 pages, with illustrations, blue and green boards. A near fine, clean, hard cover first edition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jackert with the original price present.

$9.50

American and the Sea: a Maritime History
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American and the Sea: a Maritime History

By Benjamin W. Labaree, William M. Fowler, Jr., Edward W. Sloan, John B. Hattendorf, Jeffrey J. Safford, and Andrew W. German

Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1998. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Fine/Near fine. Quarto, 12", x + 686 pages illustrated throughout, decorative blue cloth. A fine, clean hardcover edition with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine lightly worn dust jacket with two short edge tears. This is a large and heavy volume and will require additional postage.

$19.00

[Great] Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast

By Edward Rowe Snow; Jeremy D'Entremont (updated); William P. Quinn (foreword)

Boston, Massachusetts: Yankee Publishing Company, 2003. Original Wraps. Near fine. Originally published in 1943. Octavo, 9 " tall, 316 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat, soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white

$7.50

Questions and Answers for Deck Officers

By H. Norby

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1944. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. A good and useful copy. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, xi +422 pages, blue cloth. A good, clean, neat original hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips and spine cloth rubbed, cloth bleached by foxing, spine canted; hinges and bindingsolid, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing to the endpapers and the previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Between Wind and Water; a book about the Coast of Maine

By Gerald Warner Brace

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 219 pages; with author's black and white illustrations, blue cloth. A very good (minus), neat hardcover with light shelf wear but some color fading to the cloth at the margins and light foxing to the fore-edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a good+, clean, lightly edgeworn dust jacket with wear at the fore-tips, light foxing to rear panel, and with the price clipped.

$9.50

STEAMBOATS : A History of the Early Adventure

By Ralph Ward

Caldwell, Idaho: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. An ex-library volume with markings to the endpapers and title page. Oblong octavo, 7 34" tall x 9 1/4", 144 pages, blue cloth. A near fine (except for the library markings) , clean, sturdy first edition, with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with light wear at the extremities, and a small stain at the backstrip.

$9.50

The Glory of Sail

By Frank and Keith Beken; Foreword by Bill Smart

New York, New York: John de Graff, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 183 pages with black and white intertextual illustration throughout, blue boards. A very good, clean sturdy hardcover first American edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the fore-corners and spine edges; hinges and binding solid, paper slightly yellowed with light foxing at the endpapers and fore-edges and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket, with price clipped

$12.50

The America's Cup 1987; The Official Record (published with the cooperation of the Royal Perth Yacht Club)

By Bob Fisher and Bob Ross; introduction by John Bertrand

New York, New York: Aurum Press-A Pier House Press Book, 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 256 pages with color photographic illustration throughout, blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear. slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with original price. This a a large and heavy book which will require additional postage over and abve the automatic rate.

$9.50

Challenge '77 (1977); Newport and the America's Cup

By Ted Jones

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1978. First Edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 266 pages, map endpapers, blue quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear. slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with a previous owner's name penned on the half title page. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with sever edge tears, and with original price.

$9.50

United States Coast Pilot ; Atlantic Coast ; Part IV ; from Point Judith to New York (U.S.C.P.)

By Henry S. Pritchett (superintendent)

Washington D.C: Treasury Department--Office of the Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1899. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Ex-library with marking to the spine and endpapers. Quarto, 11 3/4" tall, viii + 187 pages + 2 fold out maps, plus a an additional notice from the Treasury Department affixed to the front endpaper and dated 1901; black titles on beige cloth. A very good, generally clean and sturdy hard cover over all with moderate shelf wear and light exterior soiling; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with few pages red pencil marked (as if from course plotting) and a few small edge tears to maps.

$19.00

How Sailboats Win or Lose Races [signed]

By William Allen Smith

New York, New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1964. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Signed by the author and inscribed to a previous owner as well as having a signed letter to the same tipped in on the black verso of frontispiece. Octavo 9 1/4" tall, ix + 342 pages, blue cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover edition with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed. In a very good, clean, price-clipped, lightly edgeworn dust jacket with several edge tears.

$16.50

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

By Sebastian Junger,

New York, New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1997. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine / Fine. Bearing the complete number sequence 1234567890 but lacks the words 'First Edition'. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 227 pages. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine lightly worn dust jacket and with the original price present.

$6.50

Lobstering: Inshore and Offshore
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Lobstering: Inshore and Offshore

By Earl L. Doliber

Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company, 1973. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 108 pages, blue cloth. A very good, sturdy hard cover first edition with shelf wear, corners rubbed and slight fraying of the cloth started at the spine ends; hinges and binding solid, paper lcream white, but foxing to the fore-edges. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with some light chipping at the fold edges, with price clipped.

$7.50

Stornoway: East and West

By Marjorie Petersen

New York, New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1966. First Edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Good. Quarto 10 1/4" tall, xiv + 189 pages, with b&w photographs and intertextual illustrations, gilt tiles on blue cloth. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with moderate shelf wear, cloth color dlightly faded at the margins, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with very slight foxing at the fore-edges and endpapers. Without dust jacket.

$8.50

A Great Sea Mystery: the true story of the "Mary Celeste

By J. G. Lockhart

New York, New York: William Farquhar Payson, c. 1930. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. No date. 12mo 6 3/4" tall, 173 pages + fold-out map, blue cloth. A very good, sturdy hard cover with light exterior soiling and moderate shelf wear, cover cloth lightly foxed, hinges and binding tight, paper just slightly yellowed and with light foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket.

$6.50

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