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Image for The Log Of A Jack Tar; Or, The Life Of James Choyce, Master Mariner With O'Brien's Captivity in France

The Log Of A Jack Tar; Or, The Life Of James Choyce, Master Mariner With O'Brien's Captivity in France

By: Cameron, R. N. , Commander V. Lovett (edited by) (Verney Lovett Cameron)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: London, England, T. Fisher Unwin: 1891

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32755


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and was possibly issued without a dust jacket. The book has been restitched, but is in its original binding. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The red cloth covers have noticeable ground-in dirt, especially to the spine. There are several spots of dirt and rubbing to the covers as well. The text pages are clean and bright. Both front and rear endpapers have been repaired professionally... View more info

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RUM ROW

By: Carse, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Jarrolds Publishers: 1961

Edition: 1st British Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 23886


The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This is a near fine book in a very good dust jacket which has some small edge tears, rubbing and generally light edge wear. The rear cover of the dust jacket has some toning and ground-in dirt. "No stranger to the sea, Robert Carse has written many books about the men who go down to it in ships. His latest is Rum Row, a story of the lawless days of Prohibition and moder... View more info

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Towline The Story of American Tugboats

By: Carse, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 1969

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36503


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has a couple of small semi-closed edge tears, some light rubbing and edge wear. "A tug (tugboat or towboat) is a type of vessel that maneuvers other vessels by pushing or pulling them either by direct contact or by means of a tow line. Tugs typically move vessel... View more info

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The Baltimore Clipper Its Origin and Development

By: Chapelle, Howard Irving

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Salem, MA, The Marine Research Society: 1930

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29619


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and is missing all but the front panel of the dust jacket which has been laid in. The text pages are clean and bright. Also laid in is a photograph of a Baltimore Clipper ship taken by the Waters Company of San Francisco, CA. "This book has been written with a sincere admiration for the Baltimore Clipper, yet with a fairly clear comprehension of its faults. In recent years little has been published, from a tech... View more info

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Lost Warships An Archaeological Tour of War at Sea

By: Delgado, James P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Checkmark Books: 2001

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 29165


Color Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "This dramatic tour of war at sea presents stories of naval combat around the world and through the ages." View more info

Image for The Charles W. Morgan The Story of the Last of the Old Whalers

The Charles W. Morgan The Story of the Last of the Old Whalers

By: Dickerman, Marion (compiled by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Museum of the Marine Historical Assoc. Inc.: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35230


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The covers have some light bumping to the corners and some fading and toning in spots. The text pages are clean and bright. "She was the pride of New Bedford when on July 21, 1841, she slid down the ways of Jethro and Zachariah Hillman's shipyard into the Acushnet River, the latest and finest addition to New Bedford's great and growing fleet of whaleships." "Charles... View more info

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Shanghaiing Days

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Coward-Mccann, Inc: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36121


The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has edge wear, rubbing and several spots of noticeable wear to the spine ends and all edges. "Dillon was born in Sausalito, California, on... View more info

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NELSON'S PURSE The Mystery of Lord Nelson's Lost Treasures

By: Downer, Martyn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Smithsonian Books: 2004

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 24417


Color Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a black marker remainder mark to the bottom edge of the text block. The dust jacket is crisp and clean. "The life of Britain's famed colossus, Lord Admiral Horatio Nelson, has spawned a veritable publishing industry. Every facet of his life has been examined in biographies i... View more info

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On the Bottom

By: Ellsberg, Commander Edward

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35063


This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing and wear to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The front pastedown page includes a previous owner's inked name. "On a dark September night, with a cold breeze whipping up a choppy sea about fifteen miles to the eastward of Block Island, the steamship City of Rome plowed northward towards Bosto... View more info

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Gosport Records Issue No. 17 (Nov. 1980)

By: Gosport Society Publication

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gosport, UK, Gosport Society Publication: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36511


B&W Illustrations; This is a periodical, with illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. With illustrated cardstock covers and a stapled spine. This periodical is in Very Good+ condition "Until the last quarter of the 20th century, Gosport was a major naval town associated with the defence and supply infrastructure of Her Majesty's Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth. As such over the years extensive fortifications were created. [5] The first fortifications were in 1... View more info

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THE WHITE FLYERS Harvard and Yale: American Coastwise Travel

By: Gruner, George F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Associates of the National Maritime Museum Library: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 23945


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Fine condition and issued without a dust jacket. This is a Review copy with a Review ink stamp on the front endpaper. Number 4 in the Pacific Maritime History Series. The text pages are clean and bright. First edition stated on the copyright page. "From the time their hulls hit the water to almost the very end of their dramatic lives, the sister coastal passenger ships Yale and Harvard rarely were mentioned without accompanying ad... View more info

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Whaling

By: Hawes, Charles Boardman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30012


Ex-Library copy from the Seamen's Church Institute of San Francisco, CA. (for use of Merchant Seamen from Friends in California). The book is in Very Good- to Near Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have edge wear, rubbing and fraying along with a couple of small edge tears. There is a scrape to the front panel of the book cover and some lig... View more info

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Notes By The Way In a Sailor's Life

By: Knights, Captain Arthur E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, A. M. Robertson: 1905

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36060


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the front endpaper. There is a red pencil notation on the top corner of the front endpaper as well. The front pastedown page has an inkstamped previous owner's mark. "In 1898 I was in Hong Kong on a business affair which gave me much leisur... View more info

Image for Clipper Ships Of America And Great Britain 1833-1869

Clipper Ships Of America And Great Britain 1833-1869

By: La Grange, Helen

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1936

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A36936


B&W and Color Illustrations; The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. First Trade edition following a Limited Edition. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some beginning bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. "A clipper was a very fast sailing ship of the middle third of the 19th century. Developed from were schooners known as Baltimore clippers, c... View more info

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Carib Cruises the West Indies

By: Mitchell, Carleton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, National Geographic: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 28333


Color Illustrations; This is a DISBOUND article from National Geographic Magazine. Twenty-eight double-sided text pages are clean and bright - They do, however, have the necessary staple holes where staples were removed. One page has a tear to the top edge. There are 2 maps along with 17 black and white photographs and 46 color photographs (all taken by the author, Carleton Mitchell). Mitchell takes the reader on a journey through the West Indies (including Haitii,... View more info

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Three's A Crew

By: Pinkerton, Kathrene

Price: $60.00

Publisher: New York, Carrick & Evans, Inc.: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35488


B&W Photographs; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The spine of the book has light fading / toning. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed, with an inscription by the author on the reverse of the front endpaper. "[Many people have, at some time or... View more info

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Eminent Americans Namesakes of the Polaris Submarine Fleet

By: Rickover, Admiral George Hyman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35070


B&W Photographs; This is a trade sized paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There are several smallish spots of discoloration to the white covers of the book and some beginning chipping to the bottom spine end of the cardstock covers. The text pages are clean and bright. "In 1957, the United States embarked upon a program of the highest priority to build a fl... View more info

Image for Full Ahead!  A Career Story of the American Merchant Marine

Full Ahead! A Career Story of the American Merchant Marine

By: Riesenberg, Jr. , Felix

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1941

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A36382


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and wear. There is some light rubbing to the spine joints as well. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy includes a previous owner's bookplate (Guerdon and Norma Churchill) and has been signed by the author with a short inscription on t... View more info

Image for Around The Horn A Journal December 10, 1861 to March 25, 1862

Around The Horn A Journal December 10, 1861 to March 25, 1862

By: Sill, Edward Rowland (edited with An Introduction by Stanley T. Williams and Barbara D. Simison)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1944

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A36028


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean and bright, though there is some light toning to the edges of the pages. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and spots of toning. There is a one inch+ chip missing to the top spine of the dust jacke... View more info

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Uss Princeton Far Eastern Cruise 1956

By: United States Navy

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, Department of the Navy: 1956

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33419


Color & B&W; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Good only dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Laid in are a number of photos and items (both printed orders and personal notes) from a member of the crew of the USS Princeton in 1956. The dust jacket has generalized toning, edge wear, nicks, chips and several large tears. The dust jacket has been repaired by the former owner with clear tape t... View more info