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Seattle:University of Washington Press. (1992). 95pp. Illustrated. Softcover. Covers are lightly shelf-worn but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, though there is just a touch of foxing to several of the pages. Overall, this is a very good copy.
New York:Wilson and Erickson, Inc. 1937. (ix)+288pp. 1st edition. Illustrated from Contemporary Prints and Portraits. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards lightly shelfworn and soiled with wear to edges. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures. Age toning to end-papers and foxing scattered throughout, especially on pages surrounding plates. The dust jacket is soiled and shelfworn, with wear to edges and seams. Some small tears repaired on the inside of the jacket with tape. Overall, a very good copy.
ALL ABOUT SHIPS AND THE WAY TO MAKE MODELS OF THEM. HOW TO GET A SHIP AND GO TO SEA. THE LIFE & DUTIES OF A SAILOR FROM A CABIN BOY TO A CAPTAIN
London; George Berridge & Co., [no date, ca. 1870]. Third Edition. Hardcover. 398pp+8pp illustrations+68pp "Dictionary of Sea Terms"; Condition is Good-. Rear fold outs have been removed. Rebound in 1/2 leather. Boards are well worn and slightly splayed. Owner signature on ffep and a faded signature on the half title. Otherwise clean internally and tightly bound.
Norfolk, VA:The Donning Company, Publishers. (1986). (xv)+387pp. Illustrated with many black/white photographs. Softcover. Signed on title page by the author. Book in very good, clean condition. Covers lightly rubbed with shelf-wear to edges. Internally, no previous owners marks or signatures. Overall, a very good copy. * A general history of the shipyard with a detailed history and list of all ships built at the shipyard.
aLondon:Norie and Wilson. 1886. pp. 64+xv+(9) ads. Illustrated. Hardcover. Blue boards with gilt on front cover still bright however another cover has at some point been stuck to this cover, and they did not seperate cleanly. Internally, end-pages are lightly age toned/foxed, the color frontispiece and title page is lightly foxed, but otherwise, aside from soiling to page edges, in very good, clean condition. The binding is tight and hinges still intact.
New York:Dodd, Mead and Company. 1954. 251pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. First edition. #75 of 258 copies which contain slivers of wood from the wreck of the Sultana, described within the book. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is lightly worn with several chips and tears to the edges. Otherwise very good. Book itself shows only some mild shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Salem, Massachusetts:Marine Research Society. 1930 + 1931. Two volumes, 399pp + 358pp. Both volumes first edition. Hardcover. Original blue boards with title in gilt on spine; both volumes show some light shelf-wear and soiling. Both spines also show some sun-fading. Otherwise in very good condition. Interiors are clean, bright and free of stray markings, though there is some age-toning to the page edges throughout with some scattered foxing, often opposite plates. Overall, this is a very good set.
Boston:David R. Godine. (1979). 201pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is only lightly worn at the edges and spine and in very good, near fine condition. Book itself shows only some mild shelf-wear. interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. 1962. xvi+218pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book is in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket is shelfworn with small tears and chips at edges, othewise in near very good condition. *"After the clipper-ship era, Americans operated steamships serving local trade in Chinese waters. Reconstructing these ventures in the treaty ports, this book uses papers of American and British firms to provide an inside view of their competitive financial and business methods and their contact with the Chinese merchant community."
Mystic:Mystic Seaport Museum. 1986. 96pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket si clean with some light wear to the edges. Book itself shows only some mild shelf-wear. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy.
Caernarfon:Gwynedd Archives. (1988). 208pp with one folded map. Illustrated. Wraps. Covers are only mildly shelf-worn at the edges and spine. Otherwise in very good, near fine condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy.
BARNSTABLE AND YARMOUTH SEA CAPTAINS AND SHIP OWNERS Together with LIST OF SAILINGS FROM NEW ENGLAND TO SAN FRANCISCO 1849-1856 by Leavitt Sprague
Privately Printed. 1913. Illustrated. 52pp + b/w plates. Hardcover. Brown cloth with title in gilt on cover and spine. In very good, clean condition. Edge points lightly bumped. Some age toning to endpapers and pages opposite plates. In very good condition
Falmouth, MA: Kendall Printing Co. 1963. 2nd edition. Stapled wrps. 15pp. Illustrated. Signed by author on title page. Blue covers lighted soiled, otherwise a very good, clean copy.
BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, MERCHANT SEAMEN, PIRATES, AND THE ANGLO-AMERICAN MARITIME WORLD 1700-1750
Cambridge; Cambridge University Press, . Hardcover with dj. xv+322pp. Near Fine condition. Slight shelfwear to cover. Owner inscription penned on ffep. Otherwise clean and bright. Documents the rough lives of seamen in the first half of the 18th century. (cfm)
London:Simpkin, Marshall and Co., Ltd. 1901. 4th edition, enlarged. With 99 illustrations.xii+273pp+3pp ads. Hardcover. Decorated boards soiled and worn. Spine ends chipped and top edge tear repaired, bottom edge cracked. 2 small worm holes on back cover, with corresponding marks to page 270. Binding is tight and hinges intact. Internally, there is an import stamp to the top of the half title page, otherwise, pages slightly age-toned with a bit of foxing scattered, but overall in very good condition.
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