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O HOMEN E O MAR. Os Acoianos e as Pescas. 500 Anos de Memoria. / The Azoreans and Fishing. 500 years Remembered.
(Lisboa):(Intermezzo-Audiovisuais, Lda). (2006). 1st edition. 259pp. Extensively illustrated. Oversize. With dust jacket. Aside from some light soiling to top page edges from dust residue, a very good, clean copy with a very good dust jacket. . Bi-lingual. Portuguese/English. Will require extra postage.
SQUARE RIGGERS BEFORE THE WIND. A Book About the Old Square-Rigged Sailing Ships, With an Exposition of the Simplified Method of Making Scenic Action Models of These Ships Under Sail
New York:E. P. Dutton and Company, Inc. 1939. 263pp. Illustrated by Sherman Trease with 2 diagrams in pocket attached to rear board. 1st edition, stated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Aside from light foxing/age-toning to end pages, a very good, clean copy. Dust jacket is soiled and shelf-worn with small chips/tears to edges. Overall, a very good copy with a good dust jacket. *From the dust jacket..."Of the many books on sailing ships and models - covering the history, art and romance of the whole era of sail, this volume is unique. In it we have the double interest of life and work at sea aboard the old square-riggers, coupled with a practical course of instructions for quickly building scenic action models of these ships maneuvering under sail....The photographic etchings showing the ships in various maneuvers described in the text are actual examples of the results model-craftsmen have achieved by following the directions laid down by Capt. Grundy."
Philadelphia:University of Pennsylvania Press. 1934. (xi)+122pp. Illustrated. Hardcover. Beige boards lightly soiled, most heavily along spine strip. Page edges soiled. Internally, paper is slightly age-toned but clean of previous owners marks or signatures. There is a large bookplate of a previous owner attached to the verso of the half-title page. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good copy. *"The story of William Phips search for, and salvage of, the "Nuestra Senora de la Concepcion" north of Hispaniola in 1687"
Edinburgh: William Blackwood. 1833. Two Volumes: 371pp + 384pp. Rebound in 1/2 leather with decorative spines. Top edge gilt. Boards are moderately scuffed, but the tooled gilt spines look very handsome on the shelf. Internally there is very little foxing and the bindings are strong. There is a water stain affecting the bottom edge of the last 20 or so pages of volume one. Overall VG-. A portrait of the West Indies and nautical life in the early 19th century. (cfm)
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