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TORPEDO LOS!  The Fascinating World of U-Boat Collectibles

TORPEDO LOS! The Fascinating World of U-Boat Collectibles by Williamson, Gordon

San Jose, CA: R. James Bender Publishing. Very Good+ with No dust jacket as issued. 2006. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcov...

$275.00
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, ZUBDAT UL AKHBAR AL MUTA

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, ZUBDAT UL AKHBAR AL MUTA'ALLIQA BIL BIHAR. ON HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN MARINEAND CAPTAINS by SHEHRI ZADE (SEHRIZADE) ABD UL ALIM IBN MEHMET SAID (D. 1736 AD.)

1748 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. OTTOMAN TURKISH TEXT OF AN UN RECORDED WORK OF THIS OTTOMAN SCHOLA...

$50,000.00
DEEP DIVING AND SUBMARINE OPERATIONS, A MANUAL FOR DEEP SEA DIVERS AND  COMPRESSED AIR WORKERS (PART I & 2 IN SLIPCASE)

DEEP DIVING AND SUBMARINE OPERATIONS, A MANUAL FOR DEEP SEA DIVERS AND COMPRESSED AIR WORKERS (PART I & 2 IN SLIPCASE) by Davis, Sir Robert H

England: Siebe, Gorman, & Co. LTD Cwmbran, Gwent. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1995. Ninth Edition. Hardcover. Limite...

$400.00
The Blackwall Frigates

The Blackwall Frigates by Lubbock, Basil

Glasgow: James Brown & Son, 1922 First edition. xv, [1], 332pp. 63 photographic illustrations, 9 plates (3 flag plates in co...

$125.00
The Journal of Commerce Report of the  "Titanic "  Inquiry.

The Journal of Commerce Report of the "Titanic " Inquiry. by The Journal of Commerce ( Special Articles By Abell, W. S. And Ginsburg, Benedict W

London and Liverpool: The Journal of Commerce, 1912. Somewhat worn copy, bound into burgundy boards with worn extremities. This ...

CAD $1,100.00
Two Volumes: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. Vol. I: Volume I is subtitled Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area. Vol. II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries.

Two Volumes: The Junks and Sampans of the Yangtze. Vol. I: Volume I is subtitled Introduction; and Craft of the Estuary and Shanghai Area. Vol. II: The Craft of the Lower and Middle Yangtze and Tributaries. by WORCESTER, G. R. G

Vol. I: Pp. xxviii; 245. Vol. II: Pp. 246 - 496. Prefatory note by Lester K. Little, Inspector General of Customs, in Vol. I. B...

$1,000.00
A Ship of the Line

A Ship of the Line by C. S. Forester

A genuine and VERY RARE single volume first edition of the second book in Forester's famed Hornblower series published in April ...

€540.00
Book of Old Ships (Signed Limited Ed)

Book of Old Ships (Signed Limited Ed) by Henry B. Culver; Illustrator-Gordon Grant

LIMITED EDITION SIGNED BY HENRY CULVER! Numbered 611 of only 750 in existence. Includes a print signed by artist Gordon Grant. S...

$145.00
BOOK OF PLANS OF THE NEW YORK STATE BARGE CANAL Issued As a Supplement to  the Annual Report of the Department of the State Engineer and Surveyor

BOOK OF PLANS OF THE NEW YORK STATE BARGE CANAL Issued As a Supplement to the Annual Report of the Department of the State Engineer and Surveyor by Williams, Frank M

New York State: New York State. Very Good+. 1920. Hardcover. Clean olive green paper covered boards with cloth spine and corners...

$250.00
Voyage a la Mer du Sud, Enterpris par ordre de S. M. Britannique pour introduire, aux Indies Occidentales, l'arbre a pain, et d'autres plantes utiles; Par le Lieutenant G. Bligh, Avec une relation de la revolte a bord de son vaisseau etc

Voyage a la Mer du Sud, Enterpris par ordre de S. M. Britannique pour introduire, aux Indies Occidentales, l'arbre a pain, et d'autres plantes utiles; Par le Lieutenant G. Bligh, Avec une relation de la revolte a bord de son vaisseau etc by G Bligh; F Soules [translator]

Paris: Garnery, Buisson, Desenne, Blanchon, 1792 A good copy of the first french edition of William Bligh's account of his v...

£400.00
The Royal Navy, A History, from the Earliest Times to the Present

The Royal Navy, A History, from the Earliest Times to the Present by Clowes, Wm. Laird

London: Sampson Low, Marsten and Co., 1897. Vol. I: 1897, II: 1898, III: 1898, IV: 1899, V: 1900, VI: 1901, VII: 1903. Blue clot...

$300.00
The Voyage of La Perouse round the World, in the years 1785, 1787, and 1788, with the nautical tables. To which is prefixed, Narrative of an interesting voyage from Manilla to St Blaise. Vol II

The Voyage of La Perouse round the World, in the years 1785, 1787, and 1788, with the nautical tables. To which is prefixed, Narrative of an interesting voyage from Manilla to St Blaise. Vol II by M L A Milet Mureau [arranged by]

London : John Stockdale, 1798 Vol II only of this scarce 2 volume work - one of two english translations of La Perouse's voy...

£250.00
On the Stowage of Ships and Their Cargoes

On the Stowage of Ships and Their Cargoes by Robert White Stevens

1863 Longmans third edition. 380 pages. Initially published by Longmans in the mid 1850's. Presumably an indispensable book t...

$145.00



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