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THE TEA CLIPPERS. An Account of the China Tea Trade and of Some of the British Sailing Ships Engaged in it from 1849 to 1869.
London:Percival Marshall & Co. (ca. 1951). 272pp. + fold. plates. Illus. With dust jacket. Save for a black marker drawn through the copyright line on the verso of the title page (which has bled through), a very good copy. S114.
2nd. edition with additional material. Tobermory: Mariner Chart Shop. (1976). 83pp. Illus. Wrps. A very good copy.
Providence:Providence Public Library. 1965. 216pp. Illustrated. Hard bound. With dust jacket. Book is handsomely designed and printed at the Stinehour Press and contains superb reproductions of whaling records and pages from logbooks by Meriden Gravure Company. Book in very good to fine, tight, clean condition. Dust jacket is frayed at edges. S102.
THE VOYAGES OF JOSHUA TELLER. Voyage of the Liberdade; Voyage of the Destroyer from New York to Brazil; Sailing Alone Around the World; Rescue of Some Gilbert Islanders.
New Brunswick:Rutgers University Press. (1958). 401pp. Illus. With dust jacket. A very good copy. Jacket however, lightly frayed and several small tears.
147pp. Illus. Wrps. An excellent copy. This monograph relates the story of the Westcott family and their maritime interests from small beginnings in the 1870s when John Westcott built up a large fleet of schooners, tugs, barges and smack at his home town of Plymouth which his son, Albert, continued to operate until the 1930s when the shipping business was badly hit by the Great Depression and the vessels had to be disposed of or laid up.
110pp. Illus. Hard bound. With dust jacket, A fine copy. Illustrations come from the FORBES Magazine Collection. TS001.
Glasgow:Brown, Son & Ferguson. (1951). 82pp. With dust jacket. Minor fraying of edges of jacket, otherwise a very good copy.
160pp. Illus. Stiff wrapper. In Danish. A fine copy. S097
Amsterdam: N. Israel. (1969). 518pp. Hard bound. A fine copy. Dust jacket absent. Reprint of 1941 edition. Relates to the first voyage of the Columbia and the Washington, 1787-1790, and second voyage of the Columbia, 1790-1793. It includes Haswell's First Log, Haswell's Second Log, Hoskins' Narrative , and Boit's Log. S100.
New York: Bonanza. (1938). 179pp. Illus. With dust jacket. Third reprint of original edition of 1938. A very good to fine, tight, clean copy. S108.
Falmouth, Ma.: The Falmouth Historical Society. 1997. 27pp. Illus. Soft cover. Fine copy. S097.
Honolulu: Aloha Graphics and Sales. (1976). 38pp. Illus. Soft cover. 1st. edition. A very good, tight copy. Previous owners shop name hand stamped inside front cover. Some light foxing to inside covers else a very good copy.
Lynbrook, N. Y.: Aqua Exolorers, Inc. (1986). 73pp. Illus. Soft cover. 1st. edition. A very good to fine copy. Autographed presentation copy with personal message regarding the book.
San Francisco:Schwabacher-Frey Company. (1931). 138pp. Hardcover. Full leather binding. Covers are rubbed and worn at the edges nearly to the boards. Otherwise in good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, save for a brief inscription from the author on the first free end-paper. Overall, this is a very good copy.
(New York):(Funch, Edye & Co., Inc.). (1947). 29pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Binding is lightly shelf-worn at the edges and spine with some very mild fading to the gilt on the front cover. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings, though there is some age-toning to the pages throughout. Overall, this is a very good copy.
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