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Resistance and Propulsion of Ships (Ocean Engineering: A Wiley Series)
New York: Wiley-Interscience, 1983. 353 pages. About 11-1/4 by 8-3/4 inches. Profusely illustrated with diagrams. ISBN: 9780471063537.
First edition (first printing). Some spotting to page edges, else a very good copy; in a similarly spotted dust jacket with some wear at the edges, else very good. Former owner's name on front pastedown.Book ID: 151057More details Price: $250.00
Sail: The Romance of the Clipper Ships [3 Volumes]
New York: Madison Square Press, Grosset & Dunlap, 1971. 10 by 12 inches. 153, 152, and 102 pages, plus many unnumbered color plates, black-and-white figures, and folding diagrams. A facsimile reprint of one of the classic books on clipper ships. ISBN: 9780448021980.
A fine set in a fine slipcase. No jackets, as issued. A large, heavy set.Book ID: 147263More details Price: $187.50
The Novice's, or Young Seaman's Catechism: being a series of Questions and Answers, enabling the young Seaman to examine himself in Gunnery and Rifle Exercise, Knotting, Handling Boats and Sails, Splicing and Fitting Rigging, Knowledge of the Mariner's Compass,Hand, Deep Sea Lead,and Log Lines, Stowage of Holds, and Stores, &c., &c.
Southsea: T. Whitehorn. 86 pages, New and Corrected Edition. British Library gives 1860 as publication date. Book has no date of publication. ISBN: 281AIB1047701.
New and corrected edition. Covers are loose, held to text by string binding, Hinges are broken. Covers are brown cloth worn and frayed. Front endpaper and front free endpaper have pencil writing and a drawing. Scarce in any condition.Book ID: 262351More details Price: $150.00
Instructions for the Use and Care of the Fiske Ship-telegraphs and Stadimeter
[Washington, D.C.?]: Bureau of Equipment, Navy Department, 1896. 24 pages [plus one unnumbered leaf inserted after p. 18]; 27 figures (diagrams, engravings, and photographs), on 22 leaves, one not labeled, others numbered 1 through 22, plus 8a and 22a. An operating manual for ship controls based on telegraph technology. ISBN: 281AIB0100784.
The irregularity of the pagination and the plates suggests a revised edition. Ownership stamp on title page, else near fine in bright blue boards.Book ID: 50546More details Price: $75.00
Pacific Islands Pilot, Volume I: Western Groups 1916
Washington: Hydrographic Office of the U. S. Navy / Government Printing Office, 1916. 634 pages. H. O. No. 165. Sailing directions for New Caledonia, Loyalty, New Hebrides, Santa Cruz, Solomon, New Mecklenburg, New Pommern, Admiralty, Palao, Marshall, Caroline and the Marianas island groups, and cancels all Notices to Mariners up to and including No. 3 of 1916. ISBN: 281AIB1017486.
First edition (first printing). Green cloth stamped in gilt. A very good copy; no dust jacket.Spine a bit faded with uneven fading to front cover. Two pages of coupons intact and fine. 3 fold-out maps very good. 7-inch tear to map of Caroline, Marshall and Marianas islands. Former seller's stamp to front pastedown. Former owner's stamp to front pastedown and page block.Book ID: 78209More details Price: $62.50
Spanish Galleon: Being an Account of a Search for Sunken Treasure in the Caribbean Sea
Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Company, 1891. 290 pages. ISBN: B0017HZZIC.
First edition (first printing). Light brown cloth stamped with dark brown illustration on cover; gilt lettering on spine. Wear to corners and spine ends. A very good hardcover copy; no dust jacket. Typed gift inscription on bookplate on front pastedown; former owner's name stamp on front free endpaper. A handsome book despine it's flaws.Book ID: 262385More details Price: $50.00
Extract from the Minutes of a Stated Meeting of the Philadelphia Board of Trade Held October 19, 1003 [sic, 1903]
Philadelphia Board of Trade, 1903. Two pages (single sheet folded in half, both leaves printed on rectos (front side) only. An expression of support for the creation of an American Merchant Marine corps, a goal not fully realized until Congress passed the Merchant Marine Act of 1936. Scarce, with no copies located on OCLC. ISBN: 281AIB1024436.
Folded several times for mailing, else very good.Book ID: 108093More details Price: $40.00
Matson Lines Hawaii Sailings - Fares and Other Information. April 14, 1948 [cover title]
(San Francisco, CA): Matson Navigation Company, 1948. Pamphlet, folded in thirds. 4 by 9 inches. Schedule of the S. S. Lurline traveling between San Francisco or Los Angeles to Honolulu. ISBN: 281AIB1036216.
Light wear to the folds, else near fine. Two small notations in pencil. Travel agent's stamp on rear.Book ID: 174199More details Price: $31.25
History and Bibliography of the New American Practical Navigator and the American Coast Pilot
Salem: Peabody Museum, 1964. 134 pages. Edition limited to 1000 copies. ISBN: B0007E5S42.
First edition (first printing). Near finecopy in blue cloth in a near fine glassine wrapper.Book ID: 262249More details Price: $30.00
A Whaling Voyage in the Pacific Ocean and its Incidents
Fairfield, WA: Ye Galleon Press, 1981. 30 pages. Highlights of the author's experiences on the whaleship Baltic, originally printed in the Salem Gazette in 1882. One of 500 copies. ISBN: 9780877702436.
A near fine pamphlet in stapled wrappers (paperback). Signed by the binder, Glen Adams.Book ID: 132505More details Price: $25.00
Walrus of Kodiak Cabinet Card Photograph
. ISBN: 281AIB1023358.
Very GoodBook ID: 103747More details Price: $25.00
The Rulers of the Sea: The Norsemen in America from the Tenth to the Fifteenth Centurt
Boston: Estes and Lauriat, (1886). 281 pages. ISBN: B002G9JXOM.
First edition (first printing). A very good copy in decorated cloth covers with gold illustration and lettering on front cover. Mild edge wear. Former owner bookplate on front pastedown. No dust jacket.Book ID: 261876
The Lore of Ships
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1963. 276 pages. 11-3/8 by 11-1/2 inches. Profusely illustrated; explains "all the significant components of sailing ships, merchantmen, liners -- every kind of ship from primitive dugouts to the nuclear warships of the present" -- from the front flap. ISBN: B000J5DVKW.
First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a dust jacket with a few short snags to the edges. A large, heavy book.Book ID: 244248
The Whale's Wake
x First American Edition
Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1982. 396 pages. A history of whaling around New Zealand and Australia. ISBN: 9780824808303.
First America edition (first printing). Very good (short pen marks in the margins of a few pages) in a very good dust jacket.Book ID: 37781
Essential Knots: The Step-by-Step Guide to Tying the Perfect Knot for Every Situation
Skipstone, 2010. ISBN: 9781594854859.
NEWBook ID: 261580More details Price: $19.95
Two Towels and an Orange
New York: Comet Press, 1955. ISBN: B0007HBG40.
First edition (first printing). Very good in a very good dust jacket. Clean inside. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper.Book ID: 46995More details Price: $18.00
Into the Raging Sea
Ecco, 2019. ISBN: 9780062699879.
NEWBook ID: 255750More details Price: $17.99
Stories of the Sea (Everyman's Library Pocket Classics)
Everyman's Library, 2010. ISBN: 9780307592651.
NEWBook ID: 257960More details Price: $16.95
Early Sea Charts
Abbeville Press, 1983. ISBN: 9780896593923.
Very GoodBook ID: 151251More details Price: $16.00
Tables for azimuths, great-circle sailing and reduction to the meridian,: With improved "Sumner" and Marcq St. Hilaire method
W.A.G. Skinner, 1923. ISBN: B00088Q56C.
Very GoodBook ID: 164893More details Price: $15.00