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White Ensign:  The British Navy At War, 1939-1945
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White Ensign: The British Navy At War, 1939-1945

By Roskill, Capt. S. W.

Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Institute. Good with no dust jacket; Front hinge cracked, boards lightly worn.. 1960. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. Photos, index, appendix. ; 480 pages .

$12.00

A New and Complete Set of Traverse Tables;  Shewing the Differences of  Latitude and the Departures to Every Minute of the Quadrant, and to Five  Places of Decimals;
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A New and Complete Set of Traverse Tables; Shewing the Differences of Latitude and the Departures to Every Minute of the Quadrant, and to Five Places of Decimals;

By Boileau, Captain J. T.

London: Wm. H. Allen & Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Black cloth repair to spine and hinges reinforced with cloth tape, library stamps and de-accession markings, pages toned.. 1839. xlvi, 96pp + 3 folding plates. Original navy ruled flexible cloth. Captain J.T. Boileau, of the H.E.I.C. Bengal Engineers, notes in his preface that he previously prepared these traverse tables for use by officers of the Revenue Survey in India. The tables were first lithographed ("for want of a sufficiency of type") in Calcutta. This book represents the first published print edition of his traverse tables, which are noteworthy for being "the first which has been calculated to single minutes, or carried out to five places of decimals"; Ex-Library .

$75.00

The Target Ship in Cape Cod Bay
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The Target Ship in Cape Cod Bay

By Beyle, Noel W.

Orleans, MA: The First Encounter Press. Very Good. 1992. Softcover. 091260915X . History of the WWII Liberty Ship SS James Longstreet, now sunk off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Title continued: The Very First Annual Report of the Longstreet Preservation Society for the Calendar Year 1992 Written to Commemorate the Fiftieth Birthday of the Old Liberty Ship SS James Longstreet, Born in Houston, Texas on October 31, 1942. Printed stapled card covers. Many photos. Signed by the author on the title page. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

The Target Ship Goes to War!
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The Target Ship Goes to War!

By Beyle, Noel W.

Orleans, MA: The First Encounter Press. Very Good. 1993. First Edition. Softcover. 0912609168 . History of the WWII Liberty Ship SS James Longstreet, now sunk off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Title continued: The Second Annual Report of the Longstreet Preservation Society for the Calendar Year 1993, Written to Commemorate the Fiftieth Anniversary of Almost One Year of Active Service in World War Two by the Famed Liberty Ship, SS James Longstreet, of Houston, Texas: A Grand Total of Three Voyages Abroad Carrying Dry Cargo to the Allies in the Year 1943. Printed stapled card covers. Many photos. Signed by the author on the title page. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 32 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

The Life of Nelson:  The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain
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The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

By Mahan, Captain A. T.

London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rounded and rubbed, hinges cracked.. 1899. Second Edition. Hardcover. xvi, 764pp, index. Illustrations. Navy cloth with center gilt illustration of rigged ships on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. Top edges gilt. .

$20.00

The Problem of Asia and its Effect Upon International Policies
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The Problem of Asia and its Effect Upon International Policies

By Mahan, A. T.

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine cocked, boards rubbed. 1900. First Edition. Navy cloth with gilt center design of ship on front boards and titles in gilt on spine. Top edges gilt. Folding map. xxvi, 233pp + [6]pp of publisher's ads. Contains two long sections about the US Navy Captains views about Asian (particularly Japanese) views towards the recent American acquisition of Pacific territories following the 1898 Spanish-American War, as well as a shorter section promoting the British forces in the Transvaal Dispute in South Africa. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$100.00

Main Fleet to Singapore
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Main Fleet to Singapore

By Grenfell, Russell

London: Faber and Faber. Good with no dust jacket; Boards splayed and faintly dampstained, foxing to endpapers.. 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth. Many photos. ; 238 pages .

$13.00

Yachts under Sail:  A Collection of Photographs
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Yachts under Sail: A Collection of Photographs

By Loomis, Alfred F.

NY: William Morrow and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Penciled owner signature on front free . endpaper, boards soiled.. 1933. First Printing. Hardcover. With foreword by Alfred F. Loomis. Tan buckram binding. Unpaginated. Black and white photographs, index of photographers. A selection of images highlighting the yachting scene in the years following World War I. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$7.00

Historic Lighthouses and Navigational Aids of the Illinois Shore of Lake  Michigan
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Historic Lighthouses and Navigational Aids of the Illinois Shore of Lake Michigan

By Grossman, Joanne (editor) ; Karamanski, Theodore J. (editor)

Chicago: Chicago Maritime Society/Loyola University Public History Program. Very Good; Owner name written on fore-edge.. 1990. First Printing. Softcover. ii, 124 pages. Black and white illustrations, maps, and appendixes. An inventory and investigation of the region's life-saving stations and beacons from a historical, archaeological, and nautical perspective. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$100.00

Tales of the Chicago Mackinac Race 1898-1998:  The 100th Anniversary of  the First Mackinac Race
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Tales of the Chicago Mackinac Race 1898-1998: The 100th Anniversary of the First Mackinac Race

By Tank, Deane (editor) ; Ford, Beverly (editor)

Chicago: Island Goats Sailing Society. Near Fine in Fair dust jacket. 1998. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. ix, 206 pages. Black and white and color photographs. An historical examination of the over 300 mile long sailing event with contributions from participants, historians, and supporters. Inscribed by one of the editors. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$100.00

British Naval Craftsmen in America and the West Indies 1927-1929:  A  Narrative of the Masonic Activities of the Brethren of H. M. S. Capetown
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British Naval Craftsmen in America and the West Indies 1927-1929: A Narrative of the Masonic Activities of the Brethren of H. M. S. Capetown

By Mathias, Jack S.

Plymouth, England: Underhill Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name partially inked . out on rear pastedown endpaper.. 1931. Hardcover. Blue cloth stamped in gilt on front boards. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 57 pages .

$40.00

The Finest Kind:  The Fisherman of Gloucester
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The Finest Kind: The Fisherman of Gloucester

By Bartlett, Kim

NY: W. W. Norton and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. Second Printing. Hardcover. 0393087972 . Gray paper boards quarter-bound in dark blue cloth. Black and white photo illustrations. A portrait of the areas commercial fishermen and contingent of waterfront characters. ; 251 pages .

$12.00

Modern Seamanship
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Modern Seamanship

By Knight, Austin

NY: D. Van Nostrand Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, signed by previous owner former US . Senator James L. Buckley who served in the US Navy from 1942-1946.. 1943. Tenth Edition; Eleventh Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. x, 845 pages. Black and white photographs and illustrations, appendix, Naval terms and definitions, index, and table. A definitive guide to all things nautical originally published in 1901. Blank ships position sheet (Navships form NBS111) laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$15.00

In the Wake of Whales:  The Whaling Journals of Captain Edwin Peter Brown,  1841-1847
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In the Wake of Whales: The Whaling Journals of Captain Edwin Peter Brown, 1841-1847

By Terry, Constance J. (editor) ; Brown, Capt. Edwin Peter

Orient, Long Island, NY: Old Orient Press. Very Good; Corners rounded, boards lightly rubbed.. 1988. Limited Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. One of a numbered limited first edition of 250 copies. Red leatherette with gilt whale design and titles on front boards and gilt titles on spine. Illustrated endpapers. Photo of Capt. Brown. His illustrations adorn his whaling journals from three separate voyages. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 408 pages .

$75.00

The Renowned Collection of Ship Models Formed by Clarkson A. Collins, Jr.  , of Greenwich, Connecticut With an Unusual Collection of Maritime Books,  the Property of a Gentleman Residing in Antwerp, Belgium
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The Renowned Collection of Ship Models Formed by Clarkson A. Collins, Jr. , of Greenwich, Connecticut With an Unusual Collection of Maritime Books, the Property of a Gentleman Residing in Antwerp, Belgium

NY: American Art Association. Very Good; Covers worn.. 1926. Softcover. Auction held December 8, 1926. Printed green stapled wraps with b/w photo reproduction on front cover. 134 items catalogued, photos. Handwritten prices in red ink. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

$20.00

Two Years before the Mast (The Riverside Library)
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Two Years before the Mast (The Riverside Library)

By Dana, Richard H. Jr.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed.. 1911. Reprint. Hardcover. Navy cloth with color illustration on front boards and gilt lettering on spine. Map endpapers. xiii, 533pp, index. Color plates and other illustrations by E. Boyd Smith. The 1840 first edition of this work is Number 46 in the Grolier Club's 1946 exhibition and publication, One Hundred Influential American Books Printed Before 1900. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall .

$15.00

The Private Record of an Indian Governor-Generalship:  The Correspondence  of Sir John Shore, Governor-General, with Henry Dundas, President of the  Board Fo Control, 1793-1798
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The Private Record of an Indian Governor-Generalship: The Correspondence of Sir John Shore, Governor-General, with Henry Dundas, President of the Board Fo Control, 1793-1798

By Furber, Holden (editor) ; Shore, Sir John

Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1933. First Edition. Hardcover. Black cloth binding. ix, 206pp, index, list of works referenced. ; Harvard Historical Monographs .

$15.00

The Amazing Pennsylvania Canals:  160th Anniversary Edition
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The Amazing Pennsylvania Canals: 160th Anniversary Edition

By Shank, William H.

York, PA: American Canal and Transportation Center. Very Good; Lower corner of front cover and first several pages lightly . curled from moisture, small price sticker on rear cover.. 1991. Eighth Printing. Softcover. 0933788371 . Map, photos and illustrations, charts, acknowledgements, references, and list of other publisher title. A comprehensive history of the area's recreational and commercial canal travel. ; 128 pages .

$20.00

The Story of Lighthouses
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The Story of Lighthouses

By Chase, Mary Ellen

NY: Norton. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and tattered, gift . inscription on front free endpaper.. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Library of Congress number 65-13338. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Wood engravings by Erwin Schachner. Tan cloth. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 169 pages; Signed by Author .

$15.00

The British Merchant Navy 1937-8
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The British Merchant Navy 1937-8

By Talbot-Booth, Paymr. -Lieut. Commander E. C.

London: Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. , Ltd.. Good with no dust jacket; Owner name -Riscon Bucknall, 1943, inked on . recto of front free endpaper, boards worn and clear tape over spine.. N.D.. Hardcover. Blindstamped navy cloth binding. Measures 9 x 12 inches. Unpaginated. 8 pages of color plates showing thumbnail images of 426 merchant navy flags, followed by 7 pages of color illustrations of 36 merchant naval vessels, followed by 844 images and short descriptions of various merchant vessels, index. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$50.00

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