Category: Maritime/Nautical


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The Marine Room of the Peabody Museum of Salem

By: N/A

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Salem, MA, Peabody Museum: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000484

Dark blue cloth, paper spine label. 188 pp., fully illus. Loss at head of spine is triangular, extending approx. 1/2" down to top of title label. Modestly rubbed corners, edges. Mild lean. Repaired rear hinge. Slightly cocked. Interior clean, intact, all plates intact. Front flyleaf shows bookplate from maritime library of collector John J. Atwater. View more info

The Mariners' Museum: A History and Guide

By: N/A

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Newport News, VA, The Mariners' Museum: 1953

Seller ID: 003222

Museum Publication No. 20. 2nd ptg.: 1953, orig. issued 1950. Green textured cloth, gilt stamped. Virtually as issued, mere traces of shelf wear, front board very slightly bowed. Blank nautical bookplate tipped on to verso of front flyleaf. [vii],264 pp., illus., endpaper maps. View more info

Richmond -- "Arsenal of Democracy" [California]

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Printed by Tam Gibbs Co.: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013344

Tan cloth, lettered in gilt, bordered in light brown, with marbled endpapers. 103,[1] pp., illus. w/ b&w photographic plates. Light shelf wear, nearly as issued. Study of the Richmond, California, ship yards prior to America's entry into World War II. View more info

Coast Guard History

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: Washington, D.C., United States Coast Guard/GPO: 1958

Seller ID: 015400

Pictorial wraps. 1958 printing, with 1962 insert. 32 pp., illus. Light handling wear, covers lightly rubbed. View more info

Historic Naval Ships Visitors Guide

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Annapolis, MD, Historic Naval Ships Association of North America/National Park Service, National Maritime Institute: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019227

Stiff illus. wraps. vi,54 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slight shelf wear, small area of sticker residue at top front corner. Early (1st?) edition, later expanded. View more info

Annotated Bibliography of American and British Clipper Ships - Holdings in English in the G. W. Blunt White Library [Mystic, CT]

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, G. W. Blunt White Library: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023947

Information Bulletin 69-2. Duplicated typescript, stapled at top corner. 16 pp. Minor soiling along top edge of p. 1, otherwise nearly as issued. Scarce and though dated, an excellent starting point for assembling a library on the history of clipper ships. View more info

Old Shipping Days in Boston

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New Bedford, MA, Reynolds-DeWalt Printing Co.: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 024063

Originally issued by State Street Trust Co., 1918. Stiff illus. wraps. viii,54 pp., illus. Very slight wear, virtually as issued. View more info

19th Century Maritime Vocabulary

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028308

Booklet, stapled wraps. 16 pp., illus. Light handling wear. View more info

The Merchant Explorer: A Commentary on Selected Recent Acquisitions [Occasional Paper No. 1]

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, University of Minnesota Library: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030604

Light blue wraps, lettered in black. Modest shelf/handling wear. [iii],37 pp. View more info

Captain Charles Harvey Townshend: Self-Portrait of an American Packet Ship Sailor

By: N/A

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Marine Historical Association: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030620

Light blue wraps, lettered in black. Publication No. 27. Light shelf wear. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xi,91 pp. View more info

Shallops, Sloops and Sharpies: A Maritime History of New Haven

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven, CT, New Haven Colony Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 030629

Light cream pictorial wraps, oblong format. Very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 62 pp., illus. Very scarce. View more info

The Panama Canal: Funnel for World Commerce

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Panama Tourist Commission: 1958

Seller ID: 035108

Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf/handling wear. 16 pp., illus. Year of publication approximate based on internal content. Deaccessioned from Harry L. Rinker canal collection. View more info

Fraser Yachts Charter Portfolio 2011

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Fraser Yachts: 2010

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039172

Black paper covered boards, lettered in silver and red foil, oblong format, silk book mark bound in. Slight surface rubbing to covers, nearly as issued. 264 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

Bon Voyage: Some Lines to Lighten Life on Ocean Liners

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, The Carol Press: 1912

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 039602

Miniature book, 4 3/4" tall x 3 1/4" wide, original light blue paper covered boards, bevelled edges, front cover pastedown illus. Mild soiling to covers, minor exposure to bottom corners. Pastedown shows minor loss along bottom edge beneath "on" in "Bon Voyage," light toning and few tiny edge chips. Firm binding. Former owner's signature and date on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. [ii],xvi pp. Interesting maritime/cruise ephemera, issued ... View more info

The Bark Canoes and Skin Boats of North America

By: Adney, Edwin Tappan, and Howard I. Chappelle

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042345

Stiff illus. wraps. Slight foxing along fore-edge of front flyleaf, otherwise essentially s issued. xiv,242 pp., illus. w/ 224 figures. 3rd ptg. View more info

Contemporary American Marine Art: 12th National Exhibition, The American Society of Marine Artists

By: American Society of Marine Artists (editors); Michael S. Purzycki (fwd.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wilmington, DE and Dennis, MA, American Society of Marine Artists/First USA Riverfront Arts Center/Cape Museum of Fine Arts: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016715

Catalogue to accompany 2001 traveling exhibtition. 90 pp., illus. w/ color plates. Color illus. stiff paper wraps. Very slight surface rubbing, essentially as issued. View more info

1940 E. W. Scripps Cruise to the Gulf of California [Geological Society of America Memoir 43]

By: Anderson, Charles A., J. Wyatt Durham, Francis P. Shepard, M. L. Natland, and Roger Revelle

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Geological Society of America: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020659

Burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed at spine extremities, spine panel a bit faded by age. Some darkening along inner hinges, text block lightly toned. Pt. I: Geology of Islands and Neighboring Land Areas; Pt. II: Megascopic Paleontology and Marine Stratigraphy; Pt. III: Submarine Topography of the Gulf of California; Pt. IV: Report on the Pleistocene and Pliocene Foraminifera; Pt. V: Sedimentation and Oceanography; Survey of Fie... View more info


By: Angelucci, Enzo; Cucari, Attilio

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, McGraw-Hill: 1977

Edition: First U.S. Edition

Seller ID: 015412

1st American edition, 1st English translation. 336 pp., illus. in color, b&w. Green linen, lettered in gold foil. Slightly soft corners on front cover, otherwise basically as issued, though lacking dust jacket. Former owner signature (partially inked out) on front flyleaf. View more info

Paddle Wheels and Pistols

By: Anthony, Irvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Macrae Smith Co.: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 040057

Royal blue cloth, lettered in gilt, illus. in light green, white and gilt. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges typically toned by age. Firm binding, intact hinges, clean interior. 329 pp., 4 color plates, additional decorations and drawings, illus. endpapers. Nicely preserved copy with only minor faults. View more info

World War II Wrecks of Palau: The Japanese Occupation - Operation Desecrate One - Operation Snapshot - Operation Stalemate II Preliminaries

By: Bailey, Dan E.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Redding, CA, North Valley Diver Publications: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035770

Laminated color pictorial paper covered boards, oblong format, approx. 9 3/4" x 13 3/4". xiv,232 pp., illus. w/ maps, drawings, color + b&w photographs. Approx. 2 1/2" light scratch to rear cover near bottom right corner of photograph, otherwise presents essentially as issued. Slight (approx. 1/2") area of surface paper loss on blank verso of front flyleaf, contents slightly thumbed, interior otherwise also as issued. View more info

All Hands Aboard Scrimshawing

By: Barbeau, Marius

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Salem, MA, Peabody Museum of Salem: 1952

Edition: Off-Print

Seller ID: 040055

Booklet, goldenrod wraps, lettered in black. A few spots on back cover, minor loss along lower fore-edge of front cover and first two leaves, otherwise essentially as issued. Off-print, rpt. from The American Neptune Vol. XII, No. 2 (Apr. 1952). 26 pp., illus. View more info

Georgian Bay: The Sixth Great Lake

By: Barry, James

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1995

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 012487

Revised 3rd edition. Virtually as issued. [xvi],208 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Former owner signature and embossed name stamp on title page, else clean. Firm, square binding. View more info

Ships of the Great Lakes: 300 Years of Navigation

By: Barry, James P.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Holt, MI, Thunder Bay Press: 1996

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 012550

1st thus, revised: 1996 (originally issued 1973). 272 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Former owner's embossed name stamp on half- and title pages. View more info

The Mallorys of Mystic: Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise

By: Baughman, James P.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Wesleyan University Press for the Marine Historical Association: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 044458

Green cloth, gilt on burgundy title panel on upper spine. Slightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a few minor spots on top text block edge. xviii,496 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Pictorial dust jacket is somewhat toned and lightly soiled, with 3" separation along upper rear joint, now in mylar. View more info

Maps - Buffalo Harbor, 1804-1964 [SIGNED]

By: Baxter, Henry H., and Erik Heyl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Buffalo, NY, Lower Lakes Marine Chapter of the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035095

Booklet, stiff orange illus. wraps. Mild shelf/handling wear. Signed by co-author Baxter on lower main title, dated 19 Oct. 1965. 38 pp., illus. w/ 15 maps, most double-page. Deaccessioned from the Harry L. Rinker canal collection. Scarce. View more info