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No Cure, No Pay: The Story of Salvage at Sea by Williams, Mark

London: Hutchinson Benham, 1978. Quite a few small tears to the edges of unclipped dustwrapper, minor wear to spine ends and corners of green cloth-covered boards, the book smells faintly of being kept in a shed, also the covers are bowed. Otherwise, sti...

From JimsOldBooks

£120.00


Early Days of the Corinthian Yacht Club of Philadelphia by Barrie, Robert

Privately published, HB dark blue leatherette, wtih gilt and coloured ensign on front board, owners label pasted on front end paper and water damage to top back of book. Last half of pages have minor water stains barely visible at page 62, increasing to e...

From Naval Marine Archive

CA$175.00


VEUE DE LA VILLE ET DU COLOSSE DE RHODES (View of the City and Colossus of Rhodes) by RHODES - RHODOS - Original Antique etching

1727. ORIGINAL ANTIQUE ETCHING (copper plate) dated 1727, depicting attractively the ancient harbour of Rhodes with the statue of the Colossus at its entrance. The statue, representing the sun god Helios, was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the An...

From M.Pollak Antiquariat - Est.1899

$180.00


A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; In which the coast of North-West America has been carefully Examined and accurately Surveyed. Undertaken By His Majesty's Command, Principally with a view to Ascertain the Existence. by Vancouver, George (1757-1798); Vancouver, John [editor]

London: Printed for G.G. And J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; In which the coast of North-West America has been carefully Examined...

From Minotavros Books

CA$11,500.00


The Story About Ping (1933 Viking Press 1st Ed. W/dj) by Flack, Marjorie

Flack, Marjorie. THE STORY ABOUT PING. RARE 1933 VIKING PRESS HARDCOVER FIRST EDITION IN RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET PRICED AT $1.00. ILLUSTRATED BY KURT WIESE. QUITE THE FIND. USED. VERY GOOD CONDITION/ GOOD CONDITION DJ. A CLEAN SOLID COPY. PLEASE SEE OUR...

From Mary Riversong

$2,250.00


TARIFFA DE I PESI E MISURE CORRISPONDENTI DAL LEVANTE AL PONENTE E DA UNA TERRA E LUOGO ALL’ALTRO QUALI TUTTE LE PARTI DIL MONDO by BARTHOLOMEO DI PASI DA VINETIA

VINETIA, 1540. Rarissima opera del 1540 di una delle prime guide per i mercanti scritto da Bartholomeo di Pasi da Venezia. Si tratta di un manuale per i pesi e misure del Mediterraneo e dell'Est ad uso dei mercanti veneziani del XVI secolo, una delle...

From Sephora di Elena Serru

€4,000.00


LAWS ON THE STATE OF NEW YORK, IN RELATION TO THE ERIE AND CHAMPLAIN CANALS TOGETHER WITH THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF THE CANAL COMMISSIONERS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS REQUISITE FOR A COMPLETE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THOSE WORKS. ALSO CORRECT MAPS DELINEATING THE LANDS Through Which They Pass by Joint Committee On Canals

Albany, N. Y.: State of New York. Very Good. 1825. First Edition. Hardcover. Complete in 2 volumes, first editions. Rebound in clean green buckram cloth with bright gilt titles on both spines. Interior of texts are tight & intact. Hand written margi...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$550.00


Journal of a Second Voyage for the Discovery of a North-West Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific; Performed in the Years 1821-22-23, In His Majesty's Ships Fury and Hecla, Under the orders of Captain William Edward Parry, R.N., F.R.S., and Commander of the Expedition. (1824)(1st US ed.) by William Edward Parry

First US edition, in original quarter leather and marbled boards. 1824. Condition is fair. Leather deteriorated. Boards show much wear but remain soundly attached via binding to text block. Lacks frontis. Pagination: 2 blank leaves, [i]-vii, [i]-xx, [1]-4...

From Ironwood Hills Books

$100.00


Steel's Elements of Mastmaking, Sailmaking and Rigging by Gill, Claude S (arranger and author of the introduction)

Hardback. Good. W & G Foyle, London, 1932; 4to, pp xv, 300, frontispiece and with 58 plates interspersed with the text and many of them folding; included in the text count are over 50 full page tables, mainly of quantities and dimensions for rigging...

From Chesil Books

£120.00


Sea of Cortez by John Steinbeck & E. F. Ricketts

STEINBECK the novelist and RICKETTS the biologist joined forces in a unique "fishing trip." This is the personal story of their expedition; a separate section records their scientific findings.Viking Press, 1941. 1st Edition. Hardcover. x + 598 pp.8vo. Ve...

From LeCrastinBooks

€868.93


AL KANZ AL MUKHTAR FI KASHF AL ARADHI WA AL BIHAR, THE SECOND AND MOST RARE ED. PRINTED IN THE OFFICE OF TOPJIYYA NEAR CAIRO by RIFA'AA BADAWI RAFI' AL TAHTAWI (TRANSLATOR)

Egypt: Maktab ut Tobjiyya (the artillery press), 1834 Book. As New. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. ONE OF THE MOST RARE PRINTING OFFICES IN THE EARLY PRINTING HISTORY IN EGYPTE AFTER THE FRENCH PRESS, MAKTAB AL TOPJIYYA (artillery office) WIHICH ...

From Archive

$6,500.00


The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History [4 volumes complete] by Hattendorf, John B. [Editor]

New York: Oxford University Press. 2007. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Four [4] volumes complete. All volumes are in Very Good+ condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 2912 pages. From Battle of Actium to Zheng He wi...

From Adelaide Booksellers

AU$225.00


Relation de I'Enlevement du Navire Le Bounty, Appartenant au Roi D"Angleterre, & commande par le Lieutenant Guillaume Bligh; avec le Voyage subsequent de cet Officier & d'une partie de son equipage dans sa Chaloupe, depuis les Iles des Amis dans la mer du sud by William Bligh

Paris: Chez Firmin Didot, 1790 A fair copy of the first French edition of William Bligh's famous account of his voyage in The Bounty and the subsequent mutiny of his crew. In contemporary full leather binding, complete with 3 folding charts. Classed a...

From E C Books

£1,100.00


ANNUAL REPORT OF THE STATE ENGINEER AND SURVEYOR ON THE CANALS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK 1875-1879 (5 ANNUAL REPORTS) by New York State Engineer and Surveyor's Office

Albany, N. Y.: State of New York. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1876-80. First Edition. Hardcover. 5 Annual Reports handsomely bound into 2 blue cloth volumes with gilt lettering on the spines. Text interior is clean & tight with a few small tears ...

From Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

$300.00


SPRITSAILS AND LUGSAILS by LEATHER, John

London: Adlard Coles, 1989. Landscape quarto, mono. photo. fronts., 387pp., index, mono. photo. illustrations, line illustrations by the author. Very minor smudging at text block edges, minor corner wear and small closed tear (rear panel) at unclipped dus...

From Oxford House Books

£95.00


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