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image of In the Wake of the Wind-Ships:  Notes, Records and Biographies Pertaining  to the Square-Rigged Merchant Marine of British North America

In the Wake of the Wind-Ships: Notes, Records and Biographies Pertaining to the Square-Rigged Merchant Marine of British North America

by Wallace, Frederick William

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Published
1927
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, front hinge cracked, owner name on front pastedown endpaper, pages toned.
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NY: George Sully and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn and soiled, front hinge cracked, owner name on front pastedown endpaper, pages toned.. 1927. Hardcover. xii, 282pp. Green cloth binding. Many photos and illustrations. Index.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Night Boat to New England, 1815-1900

by Dunbaugh, Edwin L.

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Published
1992
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780313277337
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NY: Greenwood Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1992. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 0313277338 . Yellow cloth binding. Appendix, bibliographic essay, index, photos. "A carefully researched, comprehensive history of the overnight steamboat on Long Island Sound." (front jacket flap) ; Contributions in Economics and Economic History; Vol. 128; 8vo 8" - 9" tall;… Read more
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Gus Harvey: The Boy Skipper of Cape Ann

by Smith, Captain Charlton Lyman

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Published
1920
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, endpapers foxed.
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First Edition
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Boston: Marshall Jones Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly worn, endpapers foxed.. 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Tan cloth. xvii, 197pp. Nautical glossary. Frontispiece photograph of boy sailor. Introduction by B.B. Crowninshield. A fictional story of an old-time boy sailor of a wooden boat with sails, based out of Cape Ann, Massachusetts.; 8vo 8"… Read more
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Statesmen and Sea Power

by Richmond, Admiral Sir Herbert

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Published
1946
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Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner names on front free endpaper.
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Oxford, England: Clarendon Press. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner names on front free . endpaper.. 1946. Hardcover. Navy cloth binding. Book is based on the Ford Lectures delivered in the Unviersity of Oxford in the Michaelmas Term, 1943. xi, 369pp, index, maps, appendices. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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image of Taskmasters of the Sea:  The Story of Blount Marine Corporation, Warren,  Rhode Island

Taskmasters of the Sea: The Story of Blount Marine Corporation, Warren, Rhode Island

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Published
1961
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers toned and soiled.
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Warren, RI: Blount Marine Corporation. Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers toned and soiled.. 1961. Hardcover. Many black and white photos. Off-white illustrated boards. History of the Rhode Island-based Blount Marine Corporation, which builds passenger, vehicle, and cargo boats, tankers, tugs, workboats, tenders, fishing boats, barges, survey boats and other vessels. ; 4to 11" -… Read more
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Capturing Poseidon: Photographic Encounters with the Sea

by Finamore, Daniel

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Published
1998
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition; First Printing
ISBN
9780883891124
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Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum. Very Good. 1998. First Edition; First Printing. Softcover. 0883891123 . vii, 121 pages. Acknowledgments, black-and-white photographs, endnotes, index and selected bibliographies of maritime photographers. Peabody Essex Museum collection Volume 134. Documents the nautical activities of this part of New England with historical notes on the featured regional photographers. ; 4to … Read more
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Spring Tides

by Morison, Samuel Eliot

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Published
1965
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Top edge toned, bookseller label on front free endpaper, one page creased, jacket rubbed.
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First Edition; First Printing
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$10.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Top edge toned, bookseller label on front free endpaper, one page creased, jacket rubbed.. 1965. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Collection of stories about sailing and the sea. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .
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Incredible Mysteries and Legends of the Sea

by Snow, Edgar Rowe

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and rubbed.
Edition
First Edition; Third Printing
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NY: Dodd, Mead & Co. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and rubbed.. 1967. First Edition; Third Printing. Hardcover. xi, 266pp. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper with an additional sea serpent doodle. Snow's newspaper obituary laid in. Green cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .
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Sidewheeler Saga: A Chronicle of Steamboating

by Hill, Ralph Nading

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Published
1953
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly chipped and toned.
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First Edition; First Printing
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NY: Rinehart & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket mildly chipped and toned.. 1953. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Red cloth. xii, 342 pages. Black and white illustrations and photos, acknowledgements, bibliography, and index. A study of the walking-beam sidewheel steamboat, Robert Fulton, Commodore Vanderbilt, and the steamboat Ticonderoga. ; 8vo 8" -… Read more
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image of Down to the Sea:  The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester

Down to the Sea: The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester

by Garland, Joseph E.

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Published
1983
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free endpaper, jacket price-clipped and lightly tattered.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780879234706
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Boston: David R. Godine. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on front free . endpaper, jacket price-clipped and lightly tattered.. 1983. First Edition. Hardcover. 0879234709 . xiv, 224pp, photos, illustrations. Map endpapers. Introduction by Sterling Hayden. History and legend about the Gloucester fishing crews and vessels that sailed the Atlantic from the 18th-20th centuries. ;… Read more
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The Wars in Barbary: Arab Piracy and the Birth of the United States Navy

by Chidsey, Donald Barr

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Published
1971
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed.
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First Edition
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NY: Crown Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner bookplate on front pastedown endpaper, jacket lightly rubbed.. 1971. First Edition. Bibliography, index, illustrations. Orange cloth binding. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 165 pages .
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The Star Captains: Frigate Command in the Napoleonic Wars

by Wareham, Tom

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Published
2001
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, spot on page tops.
Edition
First American Edition
ISBN
9781557508713
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Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed, spot on page tops.. 2001. First American Edition. Hardcover. 1557508712 . Illustrations, notes on sources, bibliography, notes, index. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages .
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image of Signal 250! :  The Sea Fight off Santiago

Signal 250! : The Sea Fight off Santiago

by Azoy, A. C. M.

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Published
1964
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Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on reverse of front free endpaper, jacket mildly toned and chippe
Edition
First Printing
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NY: David McKay Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on reverse of front free endpaper, jacket mildly toned and chipped.. 1964. First Printing. Hardcover. Blue cloth. xii, 207 pages. Endpaper map, map, chapter ornaments, bibliography, and index. An historical study of naval engagements during the Spanish-American War. Publisher's promotional photo laid in.… Read more
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The Great Thames Disaster

by Thurston, Gavin

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Published
1965
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Very Good with no dust jacket; Endpapers toned, edges foxed.
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First Edition
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London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd. Very Good with no dust jacket; Endpapers toned, edges foxed.. 1965. First Edition. Hardcover. Map endpapers, other illustrations. An account of the 1878 collision of the paddle steamer Princess Alice with the Bywell Castle on the Thames, resulting in a loss of 640 lives. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 173… Read more
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image of Models of American Sailing Ships:  A Handbook of the Ship Model Collection  in the Addison Gallery of American Art

Models of American Sailing Ships: A Handbook of the Ship Model Collection in the Addison Gallery of American Art

by Peabody, Robert E.

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Published
1961
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and sunned, spine foxed.
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Andover, MA: Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and sunned, spine foxed.. 1961. Hardcover. Illustrated blue cloth. Many illustrations and black and white photos. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 110 pages .
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image of Steamers, Schooners, Cutters and Sloops:  Marine Photographs of N. L.  Stebbins Taken 1884 to 1907

Steamers, Schooners, Cutters and Sloops: Marine Photographs of N. L. Stebbins Taken 1884 to 1907

by Bunting, W. H.

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Published
1974
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Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and shelfworn.
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First Printing
ISBN
9780395198957
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Boston: England Antiquities. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped and shelfworn.. 1974. First Printing. Hardcover. 039519895X . Photos selected and annotated by Bunting. Black cloth spine with blindstamped blue cloth boards. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 126 pages .
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Belle of Louisville: Ohio River Steamboat

by Bates, Alan L.

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Published
1965
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Very Good; Covers rubbed, adhesive on spine darkened.
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Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books. Very Good; Covers rubbed, adhesive on spine darkened.. 1965. Softcover. Inscribed by the author on the title page. Glossary, photos, illustrations. ; 152 pages; Signed by Author .
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image of Hudson's Merchants and Whalers:  The Rise and Fall of a River Port,  1783-1850

Hudson's Merchants and Whalers: The Rise and Fall of a River Port, 1783-1850

by Schram, Margaret B.

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good; Gift inscription on front free endpaper.
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781883789398
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Hensonville, NY: Black Dome Press Corp.. Very Good; Gift inscription on front free endpaper.. 2004. First Edition. Softcover. 1883789397 . iii, 209pp, many illustrations and photos. Newspaper book review laid in. Index, bibliography, notes. Great maritime history of New York's Hudson River. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .
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Chicago Maritime: An Illustrated History

by Young, David M.

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Published
2001
Condition
Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Printing
ISBN
9780875802824
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DeKalb, IL: Northern Illinois University Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2001. First Printing. Hardcover. 9780875802824 . Black cloth. xii, 248 pages. Black and white photos and illustrations, tables, maps, notes, bibliography, and index. A definitive study of the area's maritime history with information on local canals, rivers, and industry. Looks like the author's signature… Read more
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Great Gales and Dire Disasters

by Snow, Edgar Rowe

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards scraped along top edge, jacket waterstained and missing section at heel of spine.
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Later Printing
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NY: Dodd, Mead & Co. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Boards scraped along top edge, jacket waterstained and missing section at heel of spine.. 1952. Later Printing. Hardcover. Illustrated endpapers. x, 263pp. Signed by the author on the half-title. Many illustrations and photos. Author photo on rear jacket panel. Tales of shipwrecks, hurricanes, and other marine disasters.
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