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Commissioning United States Ship Robert E. Peary (DE-1073)

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United States Navy: 1972

Seller ID: 19498


Very nice, clean, tighly bound program issued for the commissioing of the U.S.S. Robert E. Peary at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington September 23, 1972. Measures 8" tall by 10-1/2" long and has 40 pages. Aside from toning to edges of cream card cover at front and overall at back, is is very clean and tightly bound with pristine pages. Attractive red, white and blue cover design and numerous photos of the ship and crew inside, as well, as pictures... View more info

Nautical Magazine New Series (April, September, 1876 November, December)

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, England, Pewtress Company Printers: 1876

Seller ID: 20228HNC


Four tightly bound magazines, each measuring 5-1/2"x8-1/2" sporting the same blue cover design with ads at back cover. This is a hard one to find in these early issues and all four are completely intact save a small loss of paper at spines. A few spines show evidence of reglueing to paper, but only at crown and tail of two. Spine paper has darkened and there are a few small exterior stains, plus dampstain mark to edges of a couple pages on two issues. Otherwise t... View more info

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Ocean Electronic Navigational Aids (CG-157-1)

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., United States Coast Guard: 1949

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 24338


Very nice, clean booklet of real substance marred only a faint stain to front. Contains three crisp clean detailed foldouts at center. Measures 6"x9-1/4" and is tightly bound with no names or writing. Illustrated with black and white photographs, charts, maps and technical drawings. Discusses Loran, Radio-Direction Finder, and and Radar Ship equipment. 73 pages. View more info

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Warship International Magazine 1996 (4 issues, full run)

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Toledo, Ohio, The International Naval Research Organziation: 1996

Edition: Vol.XXXIII, Nos. 1,2,3, 4

Seller ID: 28061


Clean attractive magazines, purchased from a collector. The only fault is a tiny bit of wear to lower front cover next to the spine on No. 2. Each is illustrated with black and white photographs, some color, and technical drawings. Among the topics are these: Fifty Years of the Bulgarian Navy; the USS Indiana (BBH58); Museum Ship SAS Somerset; Naval Affairs in Latvia and Lithuania; The Guatemalan Navy; The Battle of Jutland; That Perfect Arm-- Quantifying the Carronade; ... View more info

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Ships and Sailing Magazine Bound (January 1951-April 1952)

By: Anderson, Willard V. (editor)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Kalmbach Publishing: 1952

Seller ID: 24980


Very nice, clean book with sturdy blue boards showing only light wear. Measures 8-1/2"x11" .Begins with Janury 1951 which is numbered Volume I Number Zero and then skips to June 1951 which is Vol. I No. 1 and continues sequentially from there. Stops after April, 1952. Topics include whaling, the fishermen of Senimbra,the sunken city of Port Royal, science and the lighthouse keeper; handling a square-rigger; lobtser trapping in New England, the port of New Orleans... View more info

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Bansemer's Book of Florida Lighthouses

By: Bansemer, Roger

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Sarasota, Florida, U.S.A., Pineapple Press Inc: 1999

Seller ID: 25659DH


Crisp, as new book with no defect of note. Jacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Lavishly illustrated in glorious color with small maps ar page corners Pictorial map endpapers both front and back.Thirty lighthouses rendered in over 200 paintings and sketches with information on each.Book measures 9-1/2"x12-1/2" and has 144 pages. View more info

Encyclopedia of American Shipwrecks

By: Berman, Bruce D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Mariners Press: 1972

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 20260HNC


Book itself is crisp and clean with unbumped aqua boards printed in gilt at face and spine. Snow white pages and page edges and no names or writing. Yellow dustjacket is sunned to white at spine and shows two small indentations next to spine at bottom front, but is most handsome in brand new mylar cover. Has not been price-clipped. A compilation of over 13,000 shipwrecks lying under ten to seven hundred foot depths in America's territorial waters. Covers virtually evey ... View more info

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C.S. Ironclad Virginia and U.S. Ironclad Monitor With Data and References for Scale Models

By: Besse, Sumner B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Newport News, Virginia, The Mariners Museum: 1978

Seller ID: 25959


An exceptionally nice booklet which includes two fold-outs with drawings of the two ships as well as numerous other drawings throughout, all printed on quality coated paper. Other than a thin band of toning to spine, the booklet is without fault. Pages are pristine and there are no names or writing. Measures 5"x7-3/4" and has 47 pages of text in addition to the fold-outs at back. History plus details for scale modelers. Originally published in 1937. View more info

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Twin Ships; Notes on the Chronological History of the Use of Multiple Hulled Vessels

By: Brown, Alexander Crosby

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Newport News, Virginia, The Mariners' Museum: 1939

Seller ID: 24433


Very nice, clean booklet showing one small abrasion to outer front corner with loss of first layer of paper. Darker green paper below shows through minimizing defect. Book measures 5-3/4"x8-1/2" and is Museum Publication No. 5. Illustrated in black and white throughout with 90 pages of tetx covering primtive catamarans, double boats under sail, early steam catamarans, the steam catamaran in its highest devlopment, the double steamboat of modern times, and catama... View more info

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Ladies of the Lake II

By: Clary, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: West Bloomfield, Michigan, Altwerger & Mandel Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 23033


Beauitful book -- looks like new other than inexplicable loss of dustjacket. Light blue boards are pristine with no bumps, there are no names or wriitng, and pages and pages edges are pristine. SIGNED by author on title page thus, "Wishing you fair winds, J. Clary." Book is oversized at 8-1/2"x11-1/4" and is printed on quality coated paper throughout. Nicely illustrated with color art and black and white photographs. A celebration and history of the leg... View more info

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Voyages and Commercial Enterprises of the Sons of New England

By: Cleveland, Richard Jeffry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Burt Franklin: 1968

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 27792


Book is clean and tightly bound with no bumps to boards and no names or writing. Pages and page edges pristine and gilt to spine is bright. Originally published in 1855. 407 pages including appendix. View more info

The Norton Book of the Sea

By: Coote, John O. (Editor)_

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1994

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 13890


Beautiful copy. No defect, no price-clip, and handsome in brand new protective mylar. A compendium of maritime literature chosen to illustrate man's relationship with the sea. Selections vary from St. Paul's account of his shipwreck to George Malcolm Thompson's narrative of Sir Francis Drake, and stories of the great admirals such as Mountbatten. 406 pages. Indexed. TWO LIKE COPIES AVAILABLE. View more info

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Two Years Before the Mast: Volume One, Volume Two in Slipcase

By: Dana, Richard Henry Jr.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 28067


Two pristine books nestled in a very nice clean, sturdy slipcase. Pages and page edges are pristine and there are no bumps or creases and no names. The only fault is a tiny dot on the lower spine of each book, a quirky thing that thie sale I bought it from does to each book it sells. The book is a memoir originally published in 1840 following a trip the author took in 1836 from California to Boston in a merchant ship. The title's "before the mast" is something of an eni... View more info

Shipwrecks Along Lake Superior's North Shore; A Diver's Guide

By: Daniel, Stephen B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press: 2008

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 18541


Crisp, BRAND NEW book measuring 8-1/4"x10-1/2". The author, in collaboration with the Great Lakes Shipwreck Preservation Society provides in-dpeth tours of the many sunken ships along the north shore of frigid Lake Superior. Offers history and strutral details of the ships and stories of the wrecks themselves/. You don't have to be a diver to enjoy. Hundreds of photos, charts and diagrams. 180 pages. Indexed. View more info

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Yankee Traders at Sea and Ashore

By: Dart, Margaret S.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, The William-Frederick Press: 1964

Edition: Second Printing

Inscription: SIGNED by Author

Seller ID: 20268HNC


Book is very clean and tightly bound with no tears or chips to jacket which has been price-clipped, but retains its crispness. It will arrive in brand new mylar cover to keep it so. Only faults to book itself are a tiny crease to upper front corner and toning to front endpapers and to blank pages behind front endpaper from newspaper review of book which is laid-in. Former owner's older bookplate affixed to front pastedown as well. Author flat SIGNED book on title page... View more info

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The Greatest Little Motor Boat Afloat: The Legendary Disappearing Propeller Boat

By: Dodington;Ogilvie;Smith;Dodington, Paul J;Fossey;Gockel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 25343


Very nice, clean book with no names or writing, no spine crease and no cover lifet. Measures 8-1/2"x11-1/4" and has 168 pages. Printed on quality coated paper with numerous black and white photographs, drawings and documents throughout. The story of the boat that was displaced by the invention of the outboard motor. Not a "fluff book" -- serious information. View more info

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Cleveland's Harbor: The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (Ohio)

By: Ehle, Jay C.; Ellis, William D.; Schneider, Nancy A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Kent State Univ Pr: 1996

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 27563


Crisp, as new book -- pristine inside and out. Dustjacket will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book has been inscribed to an individual by the Cleveland-Cuyahoga Port Authority Staf. with no individual names. Tells the story of the Cleveland Port Authority which began when Moses Cleveland established the mouth of the Cuyaoga River as the point of entry to the great frontier.197 pages including index. View more info

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U.S. Contract Mail Routes By Water (Star Routes 1824-1875)

By: Feldman, Hugh V.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, The Collectors' Club of Chicago: 2008

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 27678


BRAND NEW book still in original shrinkwrap. Book bills itself as "A history of the U.S. Post Office Department's contracts made with independent contractors for the carriage of the mail by water within the United States of America from the inception of such contracts in 1824 to 1875. " Measures 8-1/2" x 11-1/4" and has 396 pages including index and back matter. Photos of pages are from an earlier copy I had which was not in shrink wrap. View more info

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Warship International Magazine No. 1, 1972

By: Fisher, Edward C. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Toledo, Ohio, Naval Records Club Inc.: 1972

Edition: Vol. IX, No. 1

Seller ID: 25301


These older issues are hard to come by, but we have a small stash of which this is one. Spine and back cover have toned with age and there is a faint crease to lower front corner, but overall it's tightly bound and clean. Really great fold-out inside (see photo 2). Today's version of this magazine is glitzier with coated white paper, but such was not the case here, though photographs abound and there is a lot to read. Feature articles include The Hunley Museum, Cruisers ... View more info

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The American Line : Pioneers of Ocean Travel

By: Flayhart, William

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 11,498


Crisp, beautiful, unread copy. NOT a remainder. Only defect is small bump to upper front corner with tiny wrinkle over same area of dustjacket. Has not been price-clipped and looks most handsome in protective mylar. A beautiful book which tells the story of the first successful American steamship line after the Civil War to rival the great European transatlantic companies. Illustrated. Indexed. 404 pages. Printed on high quality paper. View more info