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1 CAIRO STORY.
Vicksburg, MS Vicksburg Chamber of Commerce. 1970 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...Unpaginated... Stiff pictorial wraps in stapled binding... Illustrated in B/W... The discovery and recovery of the only Civil War gunboat of its kind from the Yazoo River... 007934 
Price: 18.00 USD
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2 SEA FIGHTS IN THE EAST INDIES IN THE YEARS 160-1639.
Cambridge, MA Harvard University Press. 1931 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [ix, 297pp]... Brown cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine... Some B/W illustrations... Clean and tight... Introduction by Boies Penrose... 007950 
Price: 35.00 USD
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3 SIXTEENTH ANNUAL LIST OF MERCHANT VESSELS OF THE UNITED STATES, WITH THE OFFICIAL NUMBERS AND SIGNAL LETTERS AWARDED THEM BY THE COMMISSIONER OF NAVIGATION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF SEC. 4177 OF THE REVISED STATUES;...
Washington. Government Printing Office 1884 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
..."ALSO, LISTS AND DISTINGUISHING SIGNALS OF VESSELS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY, QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT, U.S.A., REVENUE MARINE, LIGHT-HOUSE BOARD, COAST AND GEODETIC SURVEY, AND UNITED STATES FISH COMMISSION. FOR THE YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 1884"... xii, 412pp... Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with COLOR INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS... Contents include sea-going vessels arranged in the order of signal letters, sailing, steam, and unrigged vessels alphabetically arranged, and government vessels... Provides following information on all of the above: official no., signal letters, rig or class, name of vessel, tonnage (gross + net), horsepower (nominal + indicated), when built, where built, home port (residence of managing owner) and name of managing or principal owner... Minimal shelf wear, small spots of discoloration to boards... 005506 
Price: 75.00 USD
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YACHT IN MEDITERRANEAN SEAS., Anderson, Isabel.
4 Anderson, Isabel. YACHT IN MEDITERRANEAN SEAS.
Boston. Marshall Jones Company. 1930 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xvi, 428pp]... Orange boards, black lettering on front cover and spine, COLOR illustrated DJ inside protective plastic cover(light soiling)... COLOR MAP on endpapers showing cruise route of the "Sayonara"... Frontis illustrated in COLOR of the subject boat... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR... Illustrated with B/W photographs... SCARCE... 005979 
Price: 95.00 USD
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HISTORY OF THE MARINE SOCIETY OF NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS, FROM ITS INCORPORATION IN 1772 TO THE YEAR 1906: TOGETHER..., Bayley, Capt. William and Capt. Oliver Jones.
5 Bayley, Capt. William and Capt. Oliver Jones. HISTORY OF THE MARINE SOCIETY OF NEWBURYPORT, MASSACHUSETTS, FROM ITS INCORPORATION IN 1772 TO THE YEAR 1906: TOGETHER...
Newburyport, MA. Daily News 1906 Hard Cover Very Good 4to 
...[10, 506 pgs.]...30 B/W PHOTOS AS WELL AS FACSIMILES..."TOGETHER WITH A COMPLETE ROSTER AND A NARRATIVE OF IMPORTANT EVENTS IN THE LIVES OF ITS MEMBERS."...Brown cloth stamped boards with image of a sailing ship in gilt on cover...Gilt title on spine...Errata page...Excellent Maritime Reference...Spine ends frayed...Some signatures loose but text block generally holding. Weighs 5 lbs... 003484 
Price: 220.00 USD
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AMERICAN COAST PILOT:CONTAINING DIRECTIONS FIR THE PRINCIPAL HARBORS, CAPES, AND HEADLANDS, ON THE COASTS OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA...TOGETHER WITH A TIDE TABLE., Blunt, Edmund M. 18 Plans/Charts Complete. Fourteenth Edition.
6 Blunt, Edmund M. 18 Plans/Charts Complete. Fourteenth Edition. AMERICAN COAST PILOT:CONTAINING DIRECTIONS FIR THE PRINCIPAL HARBORS, CAPES, AND HEADLANDS, ON THE COASTS OF NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA...TOGETHER WITH A TIDE TABLE.
New York Edmund and George Blunt. 1837 Leather. Very Good 8vo 
...[xix, 724 pgs., plus 2 appendix and 2 pages ads]...THIRTEENTH EDITION IMPROVED...COMPLETE WITH 17 CHARTS AND PLANS(SOME FOLDING) PLUS A CHART OPPOSITE PAGE 218 OF "NEW INLET AND LITTLE EGG HARBOR" NOT MENTIONED IN THE "DIRECTIONS TO THE BINDER"... Charts and Plans in good to very good condition - one has been repaired...The text and binding are tight... Original full calf worn and rubbed...Lacking free front endleaf. 003351 
Price: 475.00 USD
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NORTH ATLANTIC SEAWAY.  VOLUMES 1 & 2 .  AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE PASSENGER SERVICES LINKING THE OLD WORLD WITH THE NEW ., Bonsor, N.R.P.
7 Bonsor, N.R.P. NORTH ATLANTIC SEAWAY. VOLUMES 1 & 2 . AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE PASSENGER SERVICES LINKING THE OLD WORLD WITH THE NEW .
Jersey, Channel Islands David & Charles/ Brookside 1975 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo 
....Volume 1)...ISBN #0715364014, DAVID & CHARLES, 1975....(471pgs)....Blue Cloth Boards with GILT LETTERING ON SPINE...ILLUSTRATED DJ is price-clipped....Former owner's bookplate inside back cover....CONTAINS 250 SCALE DRAWINGS OF SHIPS BY J. H. ISHERWOOD....Volume 2)...ISBN #0905824016, BROOKSIDE PUBLICATIONS, 1978....(477-868pgs.)...Blue Cloth Boards with GILT LETTERING ON SPINE....ILLUSTRATED DJ....PROFUSELY ILLUSTRATED BY J.H. ISHERWOOD....North Atlantic Seaway is Considered to be "The most comprehensive account of the North Atlantic passenger services ever published"...TEXT OF BOTH VOLUMES VERY CLEAN & BINDINGS ARE TIGHT....VERY GOOD COPIES!... 006808 
Price: 95.00 USD
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8 Bunting, W. H. PORTRAIT OF A PORT: BOSTON, 1852 - 1914.
Cambridge, Mass. The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 1971 Second Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [xviii, 519pp]... Green cloth boards with black image on front cover and lettering on spine, B/W illustrated DJ has some edgewear... Heavily illustrated with B/W photographs... Endpapers illustrated with old-time advertisements for the shipping and sailing industry... Inscription in marker on half title page... 005980 
Price: 54.00 USD
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HISTORY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE NEW AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR AND THE AMERICAN COAST PILOT, Campbell, John F.
9 Campbell, John F. HISTORY AND BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE NEW AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR AND THE AMERICAN COAST PILOT
Salem, Ma. Peabody Museum 1964 Hard Cover Almost Fine 8vo 
...[xvi, 134 pgs.]...LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 COPIES, PRINTED ON SPECIAL RAG PAPER AND COMPOSED IN LINOTYPE CASLON OLD FACE...MOST COMPLETE DETAILED BIBLIOGRAPHY TO DATE OF NATHANIEL BOWDITCH'S AND EDMUND BLUNT'S WORKS...Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on cover and spine...Illustrated with portraits and title page facsimiles... 005829 
Price: 110.00 USD
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10 Clark, William Bell; William James Morgan; Michael J. Crawford (Editors). NAVAL DOCUMENTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. VOLUMES I - XI.
Washington. Department of the Navy 1964 Hard Cover Good - Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
... THIS IS FOR ELEVEN VOLUMES... Blue cloth binding with gilt seals on covers and gilt lettering and design on spines... Published from 1964 to 2005... Index in Vol. XI... An extensive and comprehensive account of naval operations during the American Revolution... In the American Revolution, which this documentary publication encompasses, the independence of the Colonies itself depended upon the sea...The meaning of the Navy to the United States in the War for Independence has been understood by few Americans due to the restricted availability of naval source material which, through this valuable set, has now been well documented... Ex-lib with markings as such... Vol. I slightly shaken... Some corners bumped, boards lightly scuffed... Weighs approx. 55 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007837 
Price: 375.00 USD
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11 Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST. A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF LIFE AT SEA.
New York Harper & Brothers Publishers. 1840 Hard Cover Good - Very Good 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
... [483pp]... FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE...Rebacked using original brown cloth boards with binding B(referred to in BAL as "tan muslim , stamped in black").. "[Dana] had kept a diary during his voyages [to Alto California and a number of its settlements], and in 1840 (coinciding with his admission to the bar) he published [this] memoir... His writing evidences his later social feeling for the oppressed. With the California Gold Rush later in the decade, 'Two Years Before the Mast' would become highly sought after as one of the few sources of information on California."... Part of Harper's 'Family Library, No. CVL'... "It has been asserted, and generally accepted, that there were two printings dated 1840; and that the first of these may be identified by the presence of the dot over the 'i', in the word "in", first line of the copyright notice; and, by the unbroken running head on p.9." - BAL... This volume appears to be a first edition, first issue, based on this description... Ownership signature on FFEP ... Boards are soiled and darkened and edges are worn... SCARCE... 006669 
Price: 1295.00 USD
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12 Elliott, Com. Jesse Duncan. SPEECH OF COM. JESSE DUNCAN ELLIOTT, U.S.N. DELIVERED IN HAGERSTOWN, MD. ON 14TH NOVEMBER, 1843. MARYLAND.
Philadelphia. Committee of Arrangement of Washington County. 1844 Soft Cover As Is 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [55pp, 81pg Appendix with Addenda]... ACTIVITIES OF COM. ELLIOTT DURING WAR OF 1812, BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE, AND LATER...INCLUDES FOLDING B/W PLATE OF THE "PLAN OF THE HOLY SEPULCHRE, JERUSALEM", B/W ENGRAVING OF THE "CAPTURE OF THE BRITISH BRIGS DETROIT AND CALEDONIA, BY LIEUT. J.D. ELLIOTT" & TWO FOLDING B/W DIAGRAMS OF THE POSITIONS OF THE AMERICAN AND BRITISH FLEETS DURING THE BATTLE OF LAKE ERIE OF THE WAR OF 1812... Facsimile front cover...Lacking back cover and spine, otherwise VG... 006738 
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Falconer, William. SHIPWRECK, A POEM.
London. William Baynes. 1811 Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Dodd, Robert. 
...xxxviii, 152pp... Older rebinding in red cloth boards, gilt lettering on spine... Illustrated with 18 full page aquatint marine engravings by Robert Dodd and fold-out map showing "the ships path from Candia to Cape Colonna containing the neighbouring islands of the archipelago and the adjacent coast of Greece"... Collated with the earlier edition with additional notes and illustrations and a sketch of the author's life... Pages have toning and foxing, some offsetting of the plates... Ex-library with a Middlebury College bookplate on endpaper... 005397 
Price: 400.00 USD
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14 Grube, Frank and Richter, Gerhard. (Editors).- BIG BOOK OF SAILING.
Barron's. 1984 0812053249 / 9780812053241 Hard Cover As New As New Folio 
...309pp....Photographs by Svante Domizlaff & Harald Mertes....WONDERFULLY ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT WITH B/W AS WELL AS COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS....A VERY CLEAN COPY. 000932 
Price: 15.00 USD
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NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1852, 1853, AND 1854, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE M.C. PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. 3 VOLUMES., Hawks, Francis L.
15 Hawks, Francis L. NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND JAPAN, PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1852, 1853, AND 1854, UNDER THE COMMAND OF COMMODORE M.C. PERRY, UNITED STATES NAVY, BY ORDER OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. 3 VOLUMES.
New York AMS Press 1967 Hard Cover Near Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... THREE VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [xvii, 537pp]... Vol. II: [414pp, xi]... Vol. III [xliii, 705pp]... Dark blue cloth binding with light gilt lettering on spine... Modern reprint... HEAVILY ILLUSTRATED WITH B/W PLATES, SOME OF WHICH ARE FOLDING... CHRONOLOGICAL ACCOUNT OF PERRY'S EXPEDITION TO JAPAN TO ESTABLISH DIPLOMATIC RELATIONSHIP WITH U.S.... When Perry returned to the United States in 1855, Congress voted to grant him a reward of $20,000 in appreciation of his work in Japan. Perry used part of this money to prepare and publish this report on the expedition... Weighs approx. 14 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007516 
Price: 368.00 USD
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16 Kipping, Robert. RUDIMENTARY TREATISE ON MASTING, MAST-MAKING, AND RIGGING OF SHIPS ALSO TABLES OF SPARS, RIGGING, BLOCKS; CHAIN, WIRE AND HEMP ROPES, ETC. RELATIVE TO EVERY CLASS OF VESSELS...
London. Crosby Lockwood and Son. 1893 Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
..."TOGETHER WITH AN APPENDIX OF DIMENSIONS OF MASTS AND YARDS OF THE ROYAL NAVY OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND"...xii, 157, 16, 40pp... Olive stamped cloth boards, gilt lettering on front cover... Seventeenth Edition... Frontispiece illustrated with diagram of the masts, yards, rigging, etc. of a ship... Illustrated with numerous woodcuts and charts... Paper label of title on spine, rubbed and worn but readable... Front and back hinges cracked but holding... 005264 
Price: 70.00 USD
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ESSAY ON INSURANCES, EXPLAINING THE NATURE OF THE VARIOUS KINDS OF INSURANCE PRACTISED BY THE DIFFERENT COMMERCIAL STATES OF EUROPE, AND SHEWING THEIR CONSISTENCY OR INCONSISTENCY WITH EQUITY AND PUBLIC GOOD.... 2 VOLUMES., Magens, Nicolas.
17 Magens, Nicolas. ESSAY ON INSURANCES, EXPLAINING THE NATURE OF THE VARIOUS KINDS OF INSURANCE PRACTISED BY THE DIFFERENT COMMERCIAL STATES OF EUROPE, AND SHEWING THEIR CONSISTENCY OR INCONSISTENCY WITH EQUITY AND PUBLIC GOOD.... 2 VOLUMES.
London. J. Haberkorn. 1755 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
...THIS IS A 2 VOLUME SET... Vol. I: [vi, xviii, 562pp]... Vol. II: [vi, 714pp]... Rebacked using original leather boards, brown buckram spines have gilt lettering, new endpapers... Inscribed in both volumes "Boston Marine Insurance Company" which was one of the very first American Insurance companies... "ILLUSTRATED BY REAL AND EXTRAORDINARY CASES, STATED AT LARGE, WITH OBSERVATIONS THEREON, TENDING TO SETTLE DIVERS DOUBTFUL POINTS IN MAKING UP ACCOUNTS OF LOSSES AND AVERAGES. TO WHICH ARE ANNEXED, SOME BRIEF HINTS TO MERCHANTS AND INSURERS CONCERNING THE RISKS TO WHICH NAVIGATION IS EXPOSED IN TIME OF WAR; THE KING OF PRUSSIA'S EXPOSITION IN RELATION TO THE CAPTURE AND DETENTION OF THE SHIPS OF HIS SUBJECTS BY THE ENGLISH DURING THE LATE WAR; THE ANSWER FROM ENGLAND TO IT; SOME REMARKABLE PIECES CONCERNING THE STOPPING OF SHIPS IN FORMER WARS; AND A FAMOUS INSURANCE CAUSE PLEADED BEFORE THE HOUSE OF LORDS, AND SOME MERCANTILE OBSERVATIONS THEREON."... Clean text... Boards show some wear... Set weighs approx. 8 lbs, additional shipping and handling will apply... 007215 
Price: 2000.00 USD
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18 Murray, Athole J. STRENGTH OF SHIPS.
London. Longmans, Green & Co. 1916 First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
...viii, 400pp... Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine... ILLUSTRATED WITH PAGES OF DIAGRAMS, SEVERAL OF WHICH FOLD-OUT... Clean interior... Minimal shelf wear... 005046 
Price: 40.00 USD
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19 Peabody, Robert E. MERCHANT VENTURERS OF OLD SALEM: A HISTORY OF THE COMMERCIAL VOYAGES OF A NEW ENGLAND FAMILY TO THE INDIES AND ELSEWHERE IN THE XVIII CENTURY.
Boston and New York. Houghton Mifflin Company. 1912 Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
... [168pp]... Blut cloth binding with image printed on front cover with lettering, white lettering on spine... SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR... Illustrated with B/W plates... Some light foxing to frontispiece and title page, otherwise clean interior... 007459 
Price: 35.00 USD
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RUDIMENTS OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE., Peake, James.
20 Peake, James. RUDIMENTS OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE.
London. John Weale. 1851 First Edition Hard Cover As New 12mo 
..xii, 173pp, 6pp ads...EXTREMELY GOOD CONDITION....Green Decorative Cloth.... DIAGRAMS IN TEXT... ILLUSTRATED WITH 12 FOLDING PLATES.... RARE FIRST EDITION... Label pasted on front cover does not appear to apply to the actual book itself. 000783 
Price: 275.00 USD
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