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Historic Nantucket. Vol I no. 1 Through Vol. IX no. 4. 1953- 1962

By Nantucket Historical Association.

Nantucket Island, MA: Nantucket Historical Association., 1953. Nantucket. b/w ills., maps and plates. Various paginations. Quarterly magazine with articles on all aspects of local history by luminaries such as Everett Crosby, Helen Winslow and Edouard Stackpole. A marvelous resource. Solidly bound in blue buckram. 9 volumes. May be extra post due to weight. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.



By Johansson, Sven G.

None Listed, Perhaps Bishop Hill, IL: Assume VASA, 1974. Also included are a press engagement photograph of King Carl Gustaf and his fiancee Silvia Sommerlath in 1976 and also a card containing the program for the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the VASA Royal Palm Lodge No. 645, West Palm Beach, Florida form 1984. The King and his fiancee attended the Celebration. Vasa Organization is named after Gustav Vasa, like George Washington, has been called "The Father of His Country." He, as Washington, delivered his country from the hateful yoke of a foreign monarch. June 6th, 1523 he was proclaimed King of Sweden. Some wear along spine. Blue cloth over board. Name stamp on free end paper. The book is near Very Good.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Manual for the Use of the Legislature of the State of New York

By Norman, Howard A. (Secretary Of State); N.Y. Secretary's Office

Albany, NY: Secretary of State, New York, 1868. There are 41 pages about canals. Frayed bottom of spine. Wear around edges. Bumped and worn corners. Wear at top of spine. Some glue stains and foxing inside covers and on end papers. Red cloth over boards. Gilt text on cover and bright gilt text and elaborate gold design along spine. Diagrams of Assembly and 1868 Senate are on fold-outs in front of the book (small tear along a fold but still nicely intact). 423 pp.. Cloth. Good/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.



By Low, Benjamin R.C.

New York: William Edward Rudge, 1927. Decorative paper. Unpaginated, 50 poems. Rudge printing, Marbled paper cover, very slight fading at lower edge. Top edge gilt. Lovely copy. Lovely poetry.. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Documenting Maritime Folklife

By Taylor, David A.

Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1992. An Introductory Guide. Slight wear at extremities.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


The Town of Cranberry Isles

By Spurling, Ted

Brownville, VT: Theodore And Cara Spurling, 1986. "A Thumbnail Sketch of Five Maine Islands." 24 pages. Small price sticker on back cover. Light foxing at edges. Otherwise, a bright, tight, and clean copy of this book. Beautiful etchings and illustrations throughout.. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Crooker, Rose Russo. 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall.


Fra Hjulskibenes Dage

By Weber, I.C.

Kobenhaven: Vilhelm Prior's Kgl. Hofboghandel, 1919. Et Bidrag til det danske Koffardidampskibs Historie. Front cover separated. Spine mostly chipped away. Back cover beginning to separate.. Soft Cover. Poor/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


A Pictorial Treasury of the Marine Museums of the World

By Aymar, Brandt

New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1967. A guide to the maritime collections, restorations, replicas, and marine museums in twenty-three countries. Jacket has creases, tears, chipping, and rubbing.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.



By Steere, Richard C.

Washington, DC: Marine Technology Society, 1967. 717pp. Some article topics include use and development of marine resources, a state's role in oceanography, wind-driven currents over the continental shelf, deep sea ocean bottom seismographic system. cables, watertight electric connectors, wave measuring buoy systems, study of tsunami frequency. Soil and fading on covers. Light bumping. Dust band at bottom of back cover.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Quarterdeck, Class 5 - 44, 23 August

By Howland, Richard

Hollywood, FL: Naval Training School, 1944. "Q" on front cover has been ripped. Slight darkening and crumple.. Soft Cover. Poor/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Marine Engineering, Volume III ONLY

By Donaldson, H.F.

New York: Aldrich & Donaldson, 1899. A Monthly Publication Devoted to Vessel Construction and Propulsion and Allied Interets. Volume III ONLY January to June, 1899. Lots of surface tearing on leather. Spine is clear. Book plate on front fly leaf.. Hard Cover. Good Minus/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Rise of the Ironclads

By Amadon, George F.

Missoula, Montana, U.S.A.: Pictorial Histories Pub Co, 1990. Signed by the Author on the half title page.. Signed by the Author. Second Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket.


The Boatman's Manual

By Lane, Carl D.

New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1951. A Complete Manual of Boat Handling, Operation, Maintenance, and Seamanship. 1/4 inch tear at top of spine. Jacket is torn, chipped and soiled. Folds at the top of front of jacket.. New Revised Edition. Hard Cover. Good/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Bergen's Marine Engineer

By Bergen, William Culley

North Shields, England: W.J. Potts, 1900. No date. WorldCat has 1900? Author from WorldCat as well. Bumped and worn corners. Extremties chipped out and frayed. Soil on covers. Darkened spine. Plate facing No. 254 torn 2 1/2 inches. Plate, The Feathering-Float Paddle-Wheel torn out. Obverse of frontispiece has announcement glued in. Date written on obverse as well.. Tenth Edition. Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Southern, Thos.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Handbook of the Collections Illustrating Marine Engineering Part II

By Spratt, H.P.

London: Science Museum, 1953. This Part Only. Chipping at extremities. Darkening of spine and bottom of front cover. 1 3/4th inch fold at back top corner of back cover.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Discriptive Catalogue.


Oil Fuel

By Peabody, Ernest

San Francisco: International Engineering Congress, 1916. A paper presented at the International Engineering Congress, San Francisco, Calif., September, 1915. No date. WorldCat has 1916. 134 pages. Curling of bottom corner of back cover and a few pages. 3/4th inch tear at top of spine. Folds and curling at bottom corner of front cover and a few pages.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Views of Fall River Line New York to Boston

By Murphy, J.F.

Boston: Old Colony Railroad, 1883. Date is a guess from what is presented in images. Nick on spine. Wear on back cover. Bumped corners.. Hard Cover. Good Plus/No Dust Jacket. 48mo - over 3" - 4" Tall-Oblong.


20th Century Guide for Marine Engineers

By Ramsey, J.A.; Rosbloom, C.M.M.

Philadelphia: David McKay Co., 1920. Reciprocating Engines, Boilers, Turbines, Gas Engines, Diesel Engines. Bumped and worn corners. Faded spine. Wear at extremities. Soil on covers. Cracked back cover.. Hard Cover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.


Memoir on Steamboats

By Marestier, Jean Baptiste

Mystic, CT: The Marine Historical Association, Inc., 1957. Of the United States of America. Discoloration around spine. Crumpled at bottom of spine. Name inside front cover. "#31" written at top left of front cover.. Soft Cover. Good/No Dust Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. No. 31.


Fortune March 1938 Volume XVII Number 3

By Luce, Hernry R. (ed)

New York: Time Inc., 1938. Spills spotting on frame of art of front cover. Chipping at extremities. 3/4th inch tear at bottom of spine. Light foxing on back cover. Includes articles on US Navy, business and goverment, Island Creek WV coal with art. Front cover is an artist's rendition of a battleship although the article is mostly about a heavy cruiser. May be extra post because of size.. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illus. by Crane, S. (cover); Sargent, Richard (contrib). 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Magazine.


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