Naval & Maritime History from William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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image of Disquisiciones Nauticas Vol 1 Conformacion, adorno y armamento de naves antiguas; 2 La mar descrita por los mareados; 3 Navegaciones de los muertos y vanidades de los vivos; 4 Los ojos en el cielo; 5 A la mar madera; 6 Arca de Noe

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Uniform quarter red morocco over marbled boards; prominent raised bands; gilt particulars to spines; marbled end papers. Top edge gilt; others uncut. A nice clean set without previous owners' names or other markings. All original discolored wraps bound in. Vol 1º 424 pp.; 2º 482 pp.; 3º 455 pp.; 4º 445 pp.; 5º 518 pp.; 6º 680 pp.. … Read more
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$2,440.00
image of Manual del Cabo de Mar Instruccion Elemental, Militar y Marinera

Manual del Cabo de Mar Instruccion Elemental, Militar y Marinera

by Fransisco Lanza Fernandez

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1910
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Third Edition
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$200.00

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Publisher's original wraps bound in half calf on marbled boards. Gilt author's name to red calf label to spine and gilt title to blue calf label to spine, five raised bands, marbled endpapers, deckled edges. Inscription in Spanish: "A Beatriz en recuerdo de/ nuestra estancia en Miami en/ ocasion de la VII circunavegacion y LIX Crucero de Instrucción del/… Read more
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image of Diccionario Maritimo Espanol, que Ademas de las Voces de Navegacion y Maniobra en los Buques de Vela, Contiene las Equivalencias en Frances, Ingles e Italiano y las mas Usadas en los Buques de Vapor, Formado con Presencia de los Mejores Datos Publicados Hasta el Dia

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Quarter calf, marbled boards, gilt particulars to spine, raised bands, slight wear to boards and spine, 545 pp. plus 74 pages of French, English and Italian maritime vocabulary. 8" - 9" tall; 545, 74 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$225.00
image of Relacion de los principales acaecimientos ocurridos al Capitan de Navio don Pedro Stuart y Portugal, Comandante de los navios de S. Mag. el Dragon, y la America, con el nombrado el Dancik, capitana de Argel, el dia 28 de noviembre de 1751 Anotada por el Tambien Capitan de Navio D. Julio  F. Guillen

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Full grained morocco; ruled boards, raised bands, gilt particulars to spine. Limited edition, number 30 of only 100 copies. ; 6 x 8 in; 106 pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$400.00
image of Greenwich Hospital, A Series of Naval Sketches, Descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man. With Illustrations by George Cruikshank

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Quarter green morocco over marbled boards with 5 raised bands, gilt particulars to spine. 12 hand-colored hors texte illustrations by Cruikshank, as well as black and white woodcuts in text throughout. Image transfer from plate to adjacent text page. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown, John Wallace Skinner, and Edward J. Roe in ink to title page. General wear… Read more
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$400.00
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Merchant Ships 1936 (Issued January, 1936)

by E. C. Talbot-Booth

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Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$125.00

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"The following countries are represented in the book and appear after the British Empire section in alphabetical order, and follow exactly the same method, i.e. Flags and Funnels, Ships in Color, Ships in Black-and-White, List of Companies, Records, Shipbuilders and Index. Argentina... China, Denmark and Iceland... Greece... Japan... Portugal... Uruguay, Yugoslovia" and many others. Black cloth boards with gilt particulars… Read more
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image of La Armada Invencible. Two volume set. por El Capitan de Navio Cesareo  Fernandez Duro

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Quarter red cloth over marbled boards, gilt particulars to spine. Light rubbing at fore edge corners; bookplate to front fly sheets. ; I: 535 pp. / II: 539 pp. pages; All shipments through USPS insured Priority Mail.
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$400.00
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The West Indies, Panama, South America

by Canadian Pacific

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
c. 1921
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$120.00

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Color pictorial pamphlet with black and white photography throughout. Includes blurbs about Havana, Jamaica, Panama, Venezuela, Trinidad, Barbados, Martinique, St. Thomas, Porto (Puerto) Rico,Nassau, and Bermuda. Some creasing to wraps and a small loss to bottom right corner (see image). Unpaginated. 4 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
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image of An Authentic Account of the Most Remarkable Events: Containing the Lives of the Most Noted Pirates and Piracies

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2 volumes in one. Calf with gilt particulars to spine. Black and white plates throughout. Captains discussed include: Misson, Kidd, Tew, White, Condent, Bellamy, Fly, Howard, Lewis, North, Cornelius and others. Shipwrecks include: Grosvenor Indiaman, Fattysalem, Ship Litchfield, Portuguese vessel St. James, Ship Centaur, Phoenix, Nottingham Galley, Droits de L'Homme, Aeneas Transport, Nautilis Sloop of War, Ship Albion, Brig Sally,… Read more
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$150.00
image of Les Caboteurs et pecheurs de la cote de Tunisie (Coasters and Fishermen of the Coast of Tunisia)

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Vibrant green cloth with debossed black and gilt decorations to boards and spine. 63 plates, 12 of which are hand-colored--all present. Plates are adhered to tabbed heavy stock paper, 8 of which are folding plates. Uncut pages. Minor rubbing at spine. 83 pp. (text) 6.75 x 10 inches.
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$450.00
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[Instrument of Protest detailing voyage from Boston to Gibraltar]

by William Nesbitt, Capt. Jacob Taylor

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
March 21, 1759
Edition
Limited Edition
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$1,200.00

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"Publick Instrument of Protest" written by "Notary Publick" Nesbitt detailing Captain Taylor's intended voyage from Boston to Gibraltar, in which the sloop, Little Betsey, acquired multiple leaks in transit and cargo was not able to be delivered. Other parties involved were Robert Hosea (or Hosey) and John Godard. Three liquid stains that moderately effect text (see image). Small losses at… Read more
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$1,200.00
image of Abrege Historique et Chronologique des Principaux Voyages de Decouvertes par Mer

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Blue wraps. Deckle edges; some pages rough cut. Very nice copy without previous owners' names. 5.6 x 8.5 in. 156pp.
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$85.00
image of Compendio de Navegacion para el uso de los Cavalleros Guardias-Marinas

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Full mottled calf. Five raised bands, red morocco label. Red edges. Wear from head to tail of spine. Marbled end papers. Tight hinges and gutters. Twelve folding plates. [xvii] [195], [63], 24 pp
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$1,550.00
image of Nouvelles Recherches sur le derniers voyages du navigateur florentin, et  le reste des documents et eclaircissements sur lui. Avec les textes dans  les memes langues qu'ils  ont ete ecrits.

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Vienna: Chez le Fils de Carl Gerold. Very Good. 1870. Half blue cloth over marbled paper boards. Partial gilt title to brown morocco label to spine; gilt particulars to foot of spine. Large foldout facsimile "de la Carte de l'Amerique du Ptolemee de 1513" towards rear of book. Some foxing, particularly to first and last pages. Otherwise,… Read more
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image of Le Premier Voyage de Amerigo Vespucci definitivement explique dans ses  details WITH Nouvelles Recherches sur le derniers voyages du navigateur  florentin, et le reste des documents et eclaircissements sur lui. Avec les  textes dans les memes langues qu'ils  ont ete ecrits.

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Vienna: Chez le Fils de Carl Gerold. Very Good. 1869 & 1870. Dark blue cloth with abbreviated gilt title to spine. Small newspaper clipping from 1957 regarding proposition of March 7th as Vespucci Day adhered to title page with corresponding acid transfer to opposite page. Large foldout facsimile "de la Carte de l'Amerique du Ptolemee de… Read more
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$380.00
image of Le Premier Voyage de Amerigo Vespucci definitivement explique dans ses  details WITH Nouvelles Recherches sur le derniers voyages du navigateur  florentin, et le reste des documents et eclaircissements sur lui. Avec les  textes dans les memes langues qu'ils  ont ete ecrits.

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Vienna: Chez le Fils de Carl Gerold. Very Good. 1869 & 1870. Mid twentieth century dark blue cloth. Gift inscription inked to verso of title page. Some foxing particularly to first and last pages. Otherwise, a very nice, clean copy without owner markings. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; v, [i], 50; ii, 57, [i]… Read more
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$100.00
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De Insulis Meridiani atque Indici Maris Nuper Inventis

by John Mulligan (trans.) with foreword by James Lenox

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Published
1860
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$575.00

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New York. Very Good. 1860. Limited Edition. One of only 150 copies. Quarter bordeaux morocco over burgundy cloth boards with gilt title to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Top edge gilt. Top edge of front cover faded to brown. Some foxing, particularly to first and last pages. With title page from 1859 printing in addition to… Read more
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image of An Account of the Pelew Islands situated in the western part of the  Pacific Ocean; composed from the journals & communications of Captain  Henry Wilson, and some of his officers, who, in August 1783, were there  shipwrecked, in the Antelope, a packet belonging to the honourable East  India Trading Company. To which is added a supplement, compiled from the  journals of the Panther and Endeavor, two vessels sent by the honourable  East India Trading Company to those islands in 1790...

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London: Captain Henry Wilson. Very Good. 1803. Fifth Edition. Later binding of half gilt ruled faux blue morocco over marbled boards. Gilt particulars and decoration to spine. Top and bottom of front hinge cracked, top of rear hinge beginning. Blue endpapers. Enlarged edition with supplement by Reverend John Pearce Hockin. "William Taylor 1813" delicately inked to… Read more
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$1,000.00
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Quickwater

by John A. Noble

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William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA
Published
1952
Condition
Very Good
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$330.00

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Plate size: 14 1/4 x 10 1/2 in. Image size: 13.5 x 9.5. Titled and signed in pencil by artist to lower plate margin. Matted and housed in folder with statement from from John Taylor Arms, president of The Society of American Graphic Artists. ; Folio ; Signed by Illustrator; All shipments through USPS… Read more
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image of Our Iron-Clad Ships: their qualities, performances, and cost. With  chapters on turret ships, iron-clad ramps &c. With illustrations.

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Brown cloth boards with author's pictorial monogram in gilt to front cover. Gilt particulars to spine. Wear to head and tail of spine. Loss to spine covering near front hinge, which is beginning near head. Foldout plate depicting "Our iron-clad ships" to front of book. Foxing to first and last pages. Otherwise, a clean copy without previous owners' names or… Read more
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$340.00