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Six Frigates: the Epic History of the Founding of The U.S. Navy
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Six Frigates: the Epic History of the Founding of The U.S. Navy

By Ian W. Toll

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2006. First paperback edition. Paperback--trade. Very good +. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xv + 560 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A very good plus, generally clean, soft cover edition with light shelf wear, but light soiling to the fore-edges; binding tight, paper cream white.

$8.50

Asiatic Breezes, or Students on the Wing [All-Over-the-World Library--Second Series]

By Oliver Optic

Boston, Massachusetts: Lee and Shepard, 1894. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good +. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 361 pages, decorated red cloth with gilt and black lettering, b&w illustrations. A good plus, clean, neat hardcover copy with moderate shelf wear, two fore-corner tip worn to board, some fading to the spine cloth and slight fraying at the spine cloth edges top and bottom, hinges and binding solid, paper clean but yellowed. Cover illustration of sailing ship.

$19.00

Salthaven

By W. W. Jacobs ; Illustrated by Will Owen

London, England: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Later printing. Decorative Cloth. Very good. Originally published in 1908. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, ix + 316 pages, with intertextual black and white illustrations by Will Owen, illustrated cloth. A very good, clean, hard cover edition with light soiling to the cover cloth and rubbing at the fore-corner tips, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Three Corvettes (comprising H. M. Corvette / East Coast Corvette / Corvette Command

By Nicholas Monsarrat

London, England: Cassell and Company, 1953. Eighth printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Sold as a very good reading copy only. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, viii + 248 pages, green boards. A very good minus, generally clean, hardcover but cover lightly soiled and color faded, minor shelf wear, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with foxing to the front matter. Withou dust jacket.

$7.50

A Sea of Words : a lexicon and companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales
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A Sea of Words : a lexicon and companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales

By Dean King with John B. Hattendorf and J. Worth Estes

New York, New York: Henry Holt-Owl Books, 2000. Third edition. Original Wraps. Fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 502 pages, illustrated wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear binding tight, paper white.

$8.50

Gift from the Sea

By Anne Morrow Lindbergh; George W. Thompson, illustrator

New York, New York: Pantheon, 1955. Gift edition. Decorative Boards. Near fine/Very good. "Special edition" wit slip case--not first. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, unpaginated (approx. 126 pages), silver titles, blue half-cloth over decorative boards in slip-case. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn slip case with rubbing at the cortners and light soiling.

$12.50

Broadsides: the age of fighting sail, 1775 - 1815
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Broadsides: the age of fighting sail, 1775 - 1815

By Nathan Miller

New York, New York: Wiley, 1999. First edition, first printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xii + 388 pages, black boards. A near fine, clean neat hardcover first edition with light shelf wear hinges and binding tight; paper cream white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price present.

$12.50

SSN571: The Ice Diaries; the untold story of the USS NAUTILUS and the Cold War's most daring mission
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SSN571: The Ice Diaries; the untold story of the USS NAUTILUS and the Cold War's most daring mission

By Captain William R. Anderson, with Don Keith

Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson and Sons, 2008. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xix + 360 pages, blue boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$6.50

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

By Arnold S. Lott and Robert F. Sumrall

Washington D.C.: Leeward Publications, 1973. First edition thus. 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

Monitors of the U. S. Navy; 1861 - 1937

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

Washington D.C.: U. S. Government Printing Office, 1969. First edition thus. Wire saddle stitch. Very good . Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, wire saddle stitch, 28 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

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 thus. 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 thus. 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 thus. 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 thus. 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

Sea and Islands

By Hammond Innes

London, England: The Companion Book Club CBC, 1967. Early Reprint. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good/Very good. 12mo, 7 1/2" tall, 288 pages + color and black and white photographic plates, orange cloth. A very good +, clean, sturdy hard cover first edition with light shelf wear hinges and binding solid, paper cream white. Without dust jacket,.

$6.50

Patrick O'Brian: a life revealed
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Patrick O'Brian: a life revealed

By Dean King with John B. Hattendorf and J. Worth Estes

New York, New York: Henry Holt, 2000. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Near fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xviii + 397 pages, black and brown boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear and slight exterior soiling to the top fore-edge; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly edge worn dust jacket with price clipped.

$9.50

Private Peat

By Harold R. Peat

Indianapolis, Indiana: Bobbs-Merrill, 1917. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Octavo, 7 2/32" tall, [vi ] + 235 pages + black and white plates, white titles on olive cloth. A very good hard cover copy overall, clean and sturdy, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the fore-corner tips, hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowing BUT previous owner's name on front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$8.50

The Middle Sea: a history of the Mediterranean
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The Middle Sea: a history of the Mediterranean

By John Julius Norwich

New York, New York: Vintage Books, 2006. Second printing. Original Wraps. Near fine. Octavo, 8" tall, xviii + 667 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, generally clean, neat soft cover first edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$7.50

A Life in Boats: the Years before the EWar

By Waldo Howland; J. Revell Carr (foreword)

Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1984. First edition, second printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without dust jacket. Quarto, 10", x + 307 pages, map endpapers, illustrated throughout, blue cloth; decorative blue cloth. A very good, clean hardcover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. Without dust jacket.

$14.50

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, second printing. 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

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