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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 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 Lighthouse Stevensons

By Bella Bathurst

Cleveland, Ohio: Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 1999. First printing. 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

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

In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.

By Nathaniel Philbrick,

New York, New York: Viking Press, 2000. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xviii + 302 pages, black and blue boards. A fine, clean sturdy hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white But with a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$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. Revised Edition. 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

NEPTUNS HOLZERNE ENGEL: Schone Alte Galionsfiguren

By Wolfgang Rittmeister; Illustrations by Hermann Ahrens.

Hamburg, Germany: Hans Dulk, 1958. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Very good. Text in German. Oblong octavo, 9" tall, 133 pages with intertextual illustrations, yellow cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with light foxing of preliminary pages and fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white with foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges. Jacket worn at extremities, with light chipping at the edges of the back strip top and bottom. Ruminations on ships figureheads.

$35.00

Sailors' Knots

By W. W. Jacobs; Will Owen (illustrator)

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Early Printing (9th). Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Sold as a nice reading copy only. Oiginally published in 1909. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 283 pages, gray decorated cloth. A good generallly clean, hardcover with minor exterior soiling, hinges and binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed, with some scattered foxing or occasional stains. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Granuaile: Ireland's Pirate Queen, Grace O'Malley c. 1530 - 1603
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Granuaile: Ireland's Pirate Queen, Grace O'Malley c. 1530 - 1603

By Anne Chambers

Dublin, Ireland: Wolfhound, 2003. Reprint. Original Wraps. Near fine. First published in hardcover, 1979. Octavo, 8" tall, xiv + 201 pages + photo plates, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

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

The Royal Tour 1901; or, the Cruise of H. M. S. Ophir; being a lower deck account of Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire.
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The Royal Tour 1901; or, the Cruise of H. M. S. Ophir; being a lower deck account of Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire.

By Petty Officer Harry Price

New York, New York: William Morrow & Company, 1980. First American edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. A facsimile of a hand written and illustrated acoount, written during the voyage itself. Quarto, 11 1/3" tall, unpaginated, (approx. 200 pages), blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper antiqued and appearing aged, but clean. In a near fine clean lightly worndust jacket with the original price.

$12.50

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