Navigation

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Amaretto

Amaretto

by Upton, Joe

Regiment For the Sea, A

Regiment For the Sea, A

by Bourne, William

A practical introduction to spherics and nautical astronomy

A practical introduction to spherics and nautical astronomy

by Kelly, Patrick

London: Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 1822. 8vo. xvi, 236 pp. 21 plates, text illustrations. 19th cent. half calf, rebacked. Light toning and spotting. Fifth edition, expanded, of this standard 19th century textbook of spherical trigonometry, first published in 1796. Meriwether Lewis took a copy of Kelly's work with him on the famous Lewis and Clark expedition of 1803-6.
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$375.00
Nga Waka o Nehera -- the first voyaging canoes

Nga Waka o Nehera -- the first voyaging canoes

by Jeff Evans

An account of the first voyaging canoes accompanied by b+w illustrations.
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NZ$20.00
The Whole Art of Navigation; in Five Books: Containing I. The Principles of Navigation and Geometry.  II. The Principles of Astronomy.  III. The Practical Part of Navigation.  IV. The Description and Use of such instruments, as are useful in taking Observations at Sea, and therein, the Use of a large new Sinical Quadrant, performing with more exactness than any yet extant, all Questions relating to Navigation; rendered so easie as to be understood by the meanest Capacity.  V. Useful Tables in Navigation, wherein those of the Suns and Stars Declination and Right Ascension, &c. are newly calculated.  The whole delivered in a very easie and familiar Stile, by way of Dialogue between a Tutor and his Scholar; approved by the ablest Mathematicians

The Whole Art of Navigation; in Five Books: Containing I. The Principles of Navigation and Geometry. II. The Principles of Astronomy. III. The Practical Part of Navigation. IV. The Description and Use of such instruments, as are useful in taking Observations at Sea, and therein, the Use of a large new Sinical Quadrant, performing with more exactness than any yet extant, all Questions relating to Navigation; rendered so easie as to be understood by the meanest Capacity. V. Useful Tables in Navigation, wherein those of the Suns and Stars Declination and Right Ascension, &c. are newly calculated. The whole delivered in a very easie and familiar Stile, by way of Dialogue between a Tutor and his Scholar; approved by the ablest Mathematicians

by NEWHOUSE, Daniel

Engraved frontis., two folding engraved charts, six engravings in the text, and numerous woodcut diagrams & illus. in the text. 10 p.l., 199, 100-124, 121-152, 253-311, [1], 128, 113-131 pp. [and quite complete]. 4to, cont. black morocco by the Charles Mearne bindery (short crack at foot of upper joint, faint dampstain in lower outer corner to first 50 leaves), sides panelled in gilt, inner panel with roll-tooled floral pattern, the corners surmounted with floral & vase devices, spine richly... Read more
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$45,000.00
Report of the committee appointed on the tenth ultimo, on the memorial of the legislature of Kentucky. March 19, 1806. Read, and referred to the committee of the whole House, to whom was committed, on the 5th instant, the report of a select committee, on the petition of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and Delaware canal company.

Report of the committee appointed on the tenth ultimo, on the memorial of the legislature of Kentucky. March 19, 1806. Read, and referred to the committee of the whole House, to whom was committed, on the 5th instant, the report of a select committee, on the petition of the president and directors of the Chesapeake and Delaware canal company.

by United States. Congress. House

City of Washington: A. & G. Way, printers, 1806. 8vo. 4 pp. The Kentucky legislature solicits aid and cooperation from Congress in opening a canal to avoid the rapids of the Ohio River.         Shaw & Shoemaker 11696. Removed from a nonce volume. Lightly pencilled librarian's notation on title-page.
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$20.00
The Life of Sir Joseph Banks

The Life of Sir Joseph Banks

by Edward Smith

Biography of Sir Joseph Banks.
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NZ$40.00
[drop-title] Treaty between the United States and the Emperor of Russia. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting copies of a treaty of navigation and commerce between the United States and his Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias. May 14, 1834. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

[drop-title] Treaty between the United States and the Emperor of Russia. Message from the President of the United States, transmitting copies of a treaty of navigation and commerce between the United States and his Majesty the Emperor of all the Russias. May 14, 1834. Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

by Jackson, Andrew (President, 1829–1837)

[Washington]: Gales & Seaton, printers, 1834. 8vo (22.7 cm, 8.9"). 10 pp. Uncommon. Contains Jackson's transmittal letter and a copy of the treaty (printed in double columns), concluded at St. Petersburg on 6/18 December 1832, and the ratifications which were exchanged in the city on 11 May 1833. The text is provided in English and French.    This is the first printing of the first treaty of commerce and navigation between the United States and Russia; the only prior convention between... Read more
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$450.00
Memorial of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and sundry citizens, for the removal of wrecks in the Savannah River.  December 21, 1846.

Memorial of the Savannah Chamber of Commerce and sundry citizens, for the removal of wrecks in the Savannah River. December 21, 1846.

by Savannah. Chamber of Commerce

[Washington]: Ritchie & Heiss, prs., [1846]. 8vo. 17 pp. Navigation of the river is difficult because a large number of ships had been purposely sunk in the river and other obstacles placed there during the American Revolution to thwart the British. Current demands of commerce require the clearing of the channel. Government document: 29th Cong., 1st sess. Senate doc. 15. Removed from a nonce volume. Good+ condition.
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$45.00
The Wreck of the Hydrabad

The Wreck of the Hydrabad

by Ian Church

Shipwreck of NZ Ship 'Hydrabad'.
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NZ$40.00
The Voyage of the Astrolabe - 1840

The Voyage of the Astrolabe - 1840

by Olive Wright

1840 French 'Astrolabe' Voyage - D'urville Journal. This book consists of 2 main parts - an English translation of Dumon D'Urville's French journals of his 1840 visit to New Zealand aboard the ship 'Astrolabe', and two biographical essays on Bishop Pompalier and Baron de Thierry, as well as an account of the Bay of Islands at the time of their meeting, selected from documents of the time.
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NZ$40.00
The Yachtsman's Navigation Manual

The Yachtsman's Navigation Manual

by Toghill, Jeff

A. H & A. W. Reed, Sydney, 1975. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Acknowledgements, introduction by author, 2 appendices and index. Green coloured pages. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, maps, figures and line drawings. Blue coloured boards with small gilt and white coloured illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel, and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper... Read more
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AU$20.02
North America's Maritime Museums: An Annotated Guide

North America's Maritime Museums: An Annotated Guide

by Howe, Hartley Edward

Dust jacket has a little damage on the spine edges, some nicks and tears on edges. Book in great condition underneath.
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$13.00
Pre-tasman Explorers

Pre-tasman Explorers

by Ross Wiseman

Wiseman's controversial account of Pre-Tasman Explorers of NZ accompanied by b&w and colour illustrations & photos.
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NZ$45.00
Journeying with Aviators in New Zealand

Journeying with Aviators in New Zealand

by Roy Sinclair

Personal accounts of aviation in New Zealand, illustrated with b+w photos.
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NZ$25.00
South Sea Vagabonds

South Sea Vagabonds

by John Wray

Grafton reprint of John Wray's classic sea adventure.
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NZ$42.50
Landmarks of Tainui -- Nga Tohu a Tainui -- A Geographical Record of Tainui Traditional History

Landmarks of Tainui -- Nga Tohu a Tainui -- A Geographical Record of Tainui Traditional History

by F L Phillips

Phillipps' geographical account of Tainui landmarks, illustrated in colour.
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NZ$85.00
New Zealand Shipwrecks 1795-1970

New Zealand Shipwrecks 1795-1970

by C.W.N. Ingram

A History of New Zealand Shipwrecks 1795-1970, Illustrated with b+w photo plates.
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NZ$30.00
[drop-title] Communication from the President of the United States, transmitting, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the report of Captain M. C. Perry, in relation to the light-houses of England and France. July 20, 1840. Ordered to be printed.

[drop-title] Communication from the President of the United States, transmitting, in compliance with a resolution of the Senate, a copy of the report of Captain M. C. Perry, in relation to the light-houses of England and France. July 20, 1840. Ordered to be printed.

by Perry, M. C

[Washington]: Blair & Rives, printers, 1840. 8vo. 12 pp. Consists of the letter of transmittal of President Martin van Buren, the letter of Secretary of the Treasury Levi Woodbury, and Captain M. C. Perry's report on "the condition of the English and French light-houses, with a view to the introduction into the American light-house system, of the various improvements which have been more recently adopted by the light-house departments of those countries." Government document: 26th... Read more
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$40.00
Lost Paradise -- The Exploration of the Pacific

Lost Paradise -- The Exploration of the Pacific

by Ian Cameron

1987. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. 248 pages with referential appendices, biblio & index, in a larger format illus with plates [coloured & b&w]. Tight, bright & clean but for sm light stain on top closed edge, gilt spine-titles on unrubbed vg chocolate cloth, and in a good dw with just one sm closed tear & sl curling top edge only. The stories of voyages by Polynesians, Spaniards, Dutch, British & French, cascading into Pacific waters for 2 millenia, are collated in this attractive... Read more
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NZ$30.00
Report on the history and progress of the American coast survey up to the year 1858. By the committee of twenty appointed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, at the Montreal meeting, August, 1857.

Report on the history and progress of the American coast survey up to the year 1858. By the committee of twenty appointed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, at the Montreal meeting, August, 1857.

by American Association for the Advancement of Science

[Boston?], [1858]. 8vo. 88 pp.. The methods, history, and results of the hydrographic survey of the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific coasts of the United States. Original wrappers; sewn as issued. Covers detaching from spine, with small loss of paper; edges lightly chipped. Once folded lengthwise as if to fit in a coat pocket. Ink inscription and small stain on front cover.
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$65.00
Report of the special committee, appointed November 7, 1867, to consider the subject of obstructions and encroachments in the harbor of New-York.

Report of the special committee, appointed November 7, 1867, to consider the subject of obstructions and encroachments in the harbor of New-York.

New York: Pr. by John W. Amerman, 1867. 8vo. [1 (map)] f., 8 pp. The obstacles to be removed from the East River included sunken ships, reefs, and rocks. With foldout map (scale 1:10,000) of New York Harbor and the East River using data compiled from the U. S. Coast Survey. Original wrappers; sewn as issued. Wrappers separating along spine. Small chipping to edges and corners. Map torn in two places along the fold, but otherwise very much intact.
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$95.00
[drop-title] Memorial of M. F. Maury, U.S.N., praying the establishment of a line of mail steamships from Norfolk or Charleston to Pará, at the mouth of the Amazon, to connect with a line running thence to Rio de Janeiro. May 10, 1852. Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. May 12, 1852. Ordered to be printed.

[drop-title] Memorial of M. F. Maury, U.S.N., praying the establishment of a line of mail steamships from Norfolk or Charleston to Pará, at the mouth of the Amazon, to connect with a line running thence to Rio de Janeiro. May 10, 1852. Referred to the Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads. May 12, 1852. Ordered to be printed.

by Maury, Matthew Fontaine

[Washington, 1852]. 8vo. 7 pp.. Concerns the navigation of the Amazon, the Brazilian coastline, and the Gulf of Mexico. Maury was the author of the highly important "The Physical Geography of the Sea." Government document: 32d Congress, 1st Session. Senate. Miscellaneous No. 83. Removed from a nonce volume. Very good.
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$45.00
The probable influence of icebergs upon drift.

The probable influence of icebergs upon drift.

by Hayes, John Lord

[Boston, 1844]. 12mo. 28 pp.. Read before the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists, May 4, 1843, then published in the "Boston Journal of Natural History" for January 1844, and here an off-print with pagination reset. Based on data supplied by ships' captains. Lacks wrappers. Removed from a nonce volume.
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$40.00
Report of the committee to whom was referred, on the fourteenth November last, the petition of the company for opening the navigation of the Catawba and Wateree rivers. January 26, 1809. Read, and ordered to lie on the table.

Report of the committee to whom was referred, on the fourteenth November last, the petition of the company for opening the navigation of the Catawba and Wateree rivers. January 26, 1809. Read, and ordered to lie on the table.

by United States. Congress. House

City of Washington: A. & G. Way, printers, 1809. 8vo. 4 pp. The committee refuses the petitioners' request to appropriate public money for the removal of obstacles to navigation in the Catawba and Wateree rivers in North and South Carolina. Uncommon: OCLC reports only one holding of this item (at Yale).         Shaw & Shoemaker 19056. Removed from a nonce volume; edges darkened; slight chipping at top edge. Title-page rubber-stamped by the War Department Library.
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$90.00
Nga Purakau o Nga Waka -- Journeys of Purpose

Nga Purakau o Nga Waka -- Journeys of Purpose

by Sonny Rangiahua et al

An account of Maori navigation and migration accompanied by colour illutsrations.
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NZ$32.50