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(Wolverhampton, England):Waine Research Publications. (1999). 179pp. 1st edition Illustrated by the author in color and black and white. Book in near fine condition, clean and bright. Dust jacket lightly soiled along front bottom edge, as well as the long right edge, with dust residue and a pen mark, else a near fine copy.
New York: John Wiley & Sons Inc, . First Edition thus. 274pp. Hardcover, no jacket. Illustrated with b/w photographs and diagrams. Good condition. Blue cloth boards show grime and sun fading. Interior has owner name penned to ffep. Otherwise clean and bright, square and tightly bound. Author was Professor of Oceanography at the Sorbonne. (cfm)
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia. (1978) xxii+269pp. Hardcover with dust jacket. In fine condition, still in publishers shrinkwrap. *Mariners Museum, Newport News, Virginia. Museum Publication No.35 "Recounts the entire career of one of the last of these colorful sailing ships in american waters, the Albert F Paul, from construction and launching in 1917 to her loss at sea in 1942."
London: T. Fisher Unwin LTD. (1926). Illustrated. 287pp. Hardcover. In near very good condition. Boards are lightly soiled. Spine Strip is dulled and worn at both ends. Internally, end pages are age toned with some foxing scattered throughout. Page edges are foxed and soiled. No previous owners marks or signatures. Binding is tight and hinges intact.
CRUISE BOOKS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY IN WORLD WAR II: A BIBLIOGRAPHY (NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO.2).
Washington:Naval Historical Center Department of the Navy. 1993. xvii+144pp. Softcover. A very good, clean copy.
London:Smith Elder and Co. 1898. 1st edition. xx+379pp. Illustrated with 8 plates and a folding map. Hardcover. Blue boards rubbed along hinges with light soiling and shelfwear to edges and edge points. Internally, a previous owners inscription on the top of the half title but otherwise pages clean. The binding is slightly cocked but still tight with both front and rear hinges cracked. Overall in near very good condition. *A first edition of the author's first book, depicting a whaling expedition from a seaman's perspective.
DELAWARE CANAL JOURNAL. A DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF THE CANAL AND THE RIVER VALLEY THROUGH WHICH IT FLOWS
Bethlehem, PA:Canal Press, Inc. 1972. 1st edition. iv+287pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. End pages slightly age-toned but otherwise, a very good, clean copy, inside and out. The binding is tight and hinges intact. The dust jacket is slightly rubbed and lightly soiled with wear to edges but still in very good condition.
Upper Saddle River, NJ, [Printed in Germany at J.J. Augustin]: The Gregg Press. . Hardcover, no dj. 62pp. + 22 full page illustrations. Fine condition. Published in Dutch and English translations. English translation by Kenneth Scott. Danckaerts' second journal, consisting of sixteen pages of foolscap, records his departure from the Netherlands on April 12, 1683 and the crossing of the Atlantic, ending with his arrival at New York on July 27. It contains an interesting account of items bought for sale or use in the New World. It presents, moreover, a graphic picture of a transatlantic voyage in the 17th century. We obtained this book directly from the publisher over fifty years ago, it has never been privately owned. (cfm)
Papers presented at the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Historical Symposium, Sutherland Shire 1-3 May. 1970. Sydney:A.H. & A.W. Reed. (1971). 141pp + errata slip. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is worn at the edges with some light fraying. Covers show some minor soiling. Otherwise in very good condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, save for a small sticker on the title page. Overall, this is a very good copy.
Boston:Charles E. Lauriat Company. 1925. 204pp with photographs tipped in. Hardcover. Binding is shelf-worn with some scattered soiling to the covers. Otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean and free of stray markings, though there is a touch of age-toning to the page edges. Overall, this is a very good copy.
New York:E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc. 1943. 2nd edition. 319pp. Illustrated with photographs. Hardcover with dust jacket. Green boards lightly soiled along lower front gutter. Internally, glue residue stain to first free end-page where a previous owners bookplate once stood, but otherwise, aside from light age-tpning, a very good clean copy. The dust jacket is shelfworn, still in one piece, with with small tears to edges and seams. Overall, a very good copy with a good+ dust jacket. *Diving, salvage.
(Singapore):The Singapore Light Dues Board. (1966). 1st edition. 52pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. Blue boards slightly worn along edges, otherwise very good. Internally, attached to 1st free flyleaf is a Compliments of the Board card, with no other marks or signatures. Just a couple of brown spots (from glue?) to verso of 1st free flyleaf and half title page. The dust jacket is lightly soiled and shelfworn along edges but still in very good condition.
(St. Leonards-on-Sea):(NewsBooks). (1986). 160pp. Illustrated. Wraps. Covers are lightly worn but otherwise in very good condition. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, clean, copy.
London:Headley Bros. Publishers Ltd.. (1919). 1st edition. 187pp+4pp ads. Illustrated with 6 plates/7 photographs. Hardcover. Grey boards with red print soiled, rubbed and edgeworn. Edge points bumped. Internally, decorated end-pages, (ship to front and map to rear), are slightly age-toned. Previous owners name inked to verso of frontispiece, bleeding through to frontispiece. Otherwise, aside from age-toning to paper, a very good, clean copy. Binding is tight and hinges intact.
FIVE SEA CAPTAINS. AMASA DELANO, EDMUND FANNING, RICHARD CLEVELAND, GEORGE COGGESHALL, JOSHUA SLOCUM. THEIR OWN ACCOUNTS OF VOYAGES UNDER SAIL.
New York: Atheneum Publishers. 1960. vii+(4)+431pp. Illustrated. 1st Edition. Hardcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition. Dust jacket, with light wear to edges, also in very good condition.
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