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(London):Conway Maritime Press. (1986). 191pp. Illustrated with photographs. Hardcover with dust jacket. Jacket is very lightly worn at the top edge of the spine, but is otherwise in very good, near fine condition. Book itself is only mildly shelf-worn. Interior is clean, bright and free of stray markings. Overall, this is a very good, near fine copy.
New York:Brentano's Publishers. (1920). 1st edition. 73pp. Hardcover. Green paper covered boards soiled and worn along edges with edge points worn to boards. Internally, end pages slightly age toned but free of previous owners marks or signatures. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Overall, a very good copy.
New York:Antique Bulletin Publishing Company. 1930. 107pp+2pp Index. Illustrated. No. 224 of a limited edition of 500 copies. Hardcover with dust jacket and slipcase. Blue boards with gilt on cover and spine still bright. Internally, end pages are age toned but otherwise a very good, clean copy. The dust jacket is age toned and sun faded but still in very good condition. The slipcase is worn but holding, lightly soiled with label gone from spine.
New York:Duttons. 1927. 224pp. 1 of 300 copies printed at the Plimpton Press. Illustrated with 6 color plates depicting the House Flags of the Merchants of New York, as well as many black and white illustrations of different vessels. Red boards are lightly soiled with darkening to the spine. The gilt on front cover is still bright but faded on the spine. Teg, with some soiling to page edges. Internally, a previous owner has penned their name to the top outside edge of the inside front board with no other marks or signatures. There is some light foxing scattered throughout. Overall, a very good copy.
(South Fallsburg, New York: Steingart Associates Inc). (1965). xvii+206pp. Harcover with dust jacket. Book in very good, clean condition save for a previous owners name penned to the top of the inside front board and a bit of age-toning to end pages. The dust jacket has done its job and has small tears and chips as well as being seperated at the front flap- now in brodart.
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. (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.
(Annapolis, MD):Naval Institute Press. 1988. 2nd edition. 319pp. Illustrated. Hardcover with dust jacket. A bookseller ticket to rear inside board but otherwise a very good, clean copy inside and out. The dust jacket is in very good, clean condition.
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