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The Life of Lord Fisher of Kilverston. Admiral of the Fleet. Volume 1., Bacon, Admiral Sir R.H.
1 Bacon, Admiral Sir R.H. The Life of Lord Fisher of Kilverston. Admiral of the Fleet. Volume 1.
Original maroon boards has minor wear to extremities, half-inch cut near the top of the spine, no other defects. Bright gilt titles to spine. Contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A handsome copy of the first U. S. Edition, stated. Lord Fisher had an enormous influence on the Royal Navy in a career lasting more than 60 years, and spanning the 19th and 20th centuries. He is considered second in importance only to Lord Nelson. Volume one only, covering Fisher's life to 1907. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 312 pages. G3 Doubleday Doran 1929 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 29681 
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Mutiny on the Bounty: an Exhibition Commemorating the Two-Hundreth Anniversary of the Mutiny, Clement, Russell T
2 Clement, Russell T Mutiny on the Bounty: an Exhibition Commemorating the Two-Hundreth Anniversary of the Mutiny
Spine wrinkle and faint crease, no other defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A beautiful exhibition catalog, containing 43 Bounty-related items. Illustrated with maps, photos. . Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 72 pages. K6 Provo, Utah. Provo, Utah Friends of the Brigham Young University Library 1989 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 26873 
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The Outlook, Published Weekly with Illustrations: Vol. 110, No. 3 May 19, 1915. The Lusitania Massacre: What Shall America Do?, Editors, The Outlook
3 Editors, The Outlook The Outlook, Published Weekly with Illustrations: Vol. 110, No. 3 May 19, 1915. The Lusitania Massacre: What Shall America Do?
Edges of paper covers are sunned and frayed; textblock has no defects. . An especially interesting issue of this weekly news magazine. The Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat, provoking an American outrage that is reflected in the pages of this issue, and probably did more than any other single event to propel the United States to enter the First World War. 1195 passengers and crew perished, including 123 Americans. Also in this issue are articles on Japan and China, focusing on Japan's "Monroe Doctrine, " Theodore Roosevelt's libel suit, lasting two months and eventually exonerating him, a summary of events in the war, including several full-page b/w photos, an essay on Billy Sunday, an article entitled, "Why Mexico is a Thorn in our Side, " many pages of fascinating ads, both personal and commercial, and more. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 55 pages. J6 The Outlook, Inc. 1915 Softcover Good with no dust jacket 23271 
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Report of the Secretary of the Navy. In: Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress At the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Second Congress. Part II, December 2, 1851 (Senate Copy), Graham, William A. , Secretary Of The Navy
4 Graham, William A. , Secretary Of The Navy Report of the Secretary of the Navy. In: Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress At the Commencement of the First Session of the Thirty-Second Congress. Part II, December 2, 1851 (Senate Copy)
Original black cloth covers are heavily embossed with decoration on front, back and spine; gilt on spine is dulled. Covers are lightly soiled, worn and chipped at a few spots on extremities, bumped corners, lightly gnawed for an inch at bottom edge of front cover. Bookplate inside front cover identifies this book as having been presented to the Athenian Society Library by Col. French, as as being copy No. 538 in that library's collection. Front hinge is starting to crack, otherwise binding is tight and solid. A few pages in the book are heavily foxed, most only lightly, all are quite readable. . The first 415 pages of this book consists of the Report of the Secretary of the Navy to President Millard Fillmore, and presents a wealth of highly detailed information on the state of the U. S. Navy and Marines ten years before the American Civil War. Also bound into the book are the annual reports of the Postmaster General and the Secretary of the Interior for 1851.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 550 pages. L1 Washington DC. Washington DC A. Boyd Hamilton 1852 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 30826 
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Way of the Sea:  The Use and Abuse of the Oceans, Gwynn, Richard
5 Gwynn, Richard Way of the Sea: The Use and Abuse of the Oceans
Creasing to bottom edge of front cover, else Fine in wrappers. Owner stamps on ffep. Author has SIGNED AND INSCRIBED a message to former owners on half-title page. . The seas are not limitless. This book presents an ecological perspective on the uses and misuses of the oceans. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 153 pages. Signed by Author. G6 Devon, England. Devon, England Green Books 1992 1st Edition. 1st Printing Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 22263 
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6 Kihlberg, Bengt The Lore of Ships
No defects in book or jacket; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Filled with diagrams and drawings, this is the revised edition. A beautiful copy, gift quality. . Square 4to 9" - 11" tall. 279 pages. D0 Crescent 1989 0517328933 / 9780517328934 Revised Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 28970 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Patrick O'Brian: a Life Revealed, King, Dean
7 King, Dean Patrick O'Brian: a Life Revealed
Dust jacket is rubbed, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . Literary biography of English writer and novelist, best known for his long Aubrey–Maturin series of nautical historical novels, set in the 19th century. A nice copy of the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 488 pages. D7 Henry Holt and Co. 2000 0805059768 / 9780805059762 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 29232 
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Atlantis, in the Light of Modern Research, Kukal, Zdenek
8 Kukal, Zdenek Atlantis, in the Light of Modern Research
Dust jacket has an oval 1-inch x 2-inch hole in upper left corner and an associated taped horizontal tear that proceeds nearly to the front flap. Light edgewear and rubbing as well. Jacket is now in fresh mylar sleeve. Jacket photo of Poseiden is not affected by the hole, nor are the spine titles. Book has a mild corner bump that affects the back cover and the last several pages. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Author brings geological knowledge to play in his study of the lost continent. He was an eminent geologist with the Central Geological Survey, Prague, where he published several scholarly books and nearly two hundred scientific papers. He studied the problem of Atlantis for more than 20 years. This Academia edition is in English, and an English edition has also been published by Elsevier, a major scientific publisher. Translated from Czech. Scarce. . Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 224 pages. C0 Praha. Praha Academia 1984 1st English Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 24673 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Dicionario Da Linguagem De Marinha Antiga E Actual [Dictionaryof Nautical Terms, Past and Present] (Portuguese Edition), Leitao, Humberto & Vicente Lopes
9 Leitao, Humberto & Vicente Lopes Dicionario Da Linguagem De Marinha Antiga E Actual [Dictionaryof Nautical Terms, Past and Present] (Portuguese Edition)
Bound in card covers with light soil and rubbing to wrappers. Bump to upper corner of text block, otherwise text is excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Comprehensive dictionary of nautical terms. All text is in Portuguese. This is the first edition, published in 1963.. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 431 pages. D2 Lisboa. Lisboa Centro De Estudos Historicos Ultramarinos 1963 1st Edition Paperback Very Good 30312 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Partners of the Tide, Lincoln, Joseph C.
10 Lincoln, Joseph C. Partners of the Tide
A touch of rubbing to extremities of crimson cloth, page ends darkened. No other defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . A. L. Burt is a reprint publisher; this is an early reprint. A handsome copy of a turn-of-the-century novel set in Cape Cod. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 400 pages. B7 A. L. Burt 1905 0404039871 / 9780404039875 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 28712 
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11 O'Brian, Patrick The Golden Ocean
Book has no defects; pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. Jacket has no defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . A beautiful copy of a great sea yarn. First printing of the 1994 reissue. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. B2 NY. NY W. W. Norton 1994 0393036308 / 9780393036305 1st American Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 28513 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Eighty-Nine Good Novels of the Sea, the Ship and the Sailor: a List Compiled by J. K. Lilly, Randall, David A.
12 Randall, David A. Eighty-Nine Good Novels of the Sea, the Ship and the Sailor: a List Compiled by J. K. Lilly
No defects. The book is in perfect, As New condition. Gift quality. . Printed on heavy paper, bound in gray-brown cloth with bright gilt titles and sailing ship printed on the front cover. The book provides the list of novels and the extended story about how it was constructed. A beautiful book, the fourth publication of the Lilly Library. One of 500 copies. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. K5 Bloomington. Bloomington Lilly Library, Indiana University 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 26921 
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Pierre-Ignace-Lievin Van Alstein, Capitaine Negrier (Gand, 1733 - Nantes, 1793), Rinchon, Dieudonne
13 Rinchon, Dieudonne Pierre-Ignace-Lievin Van Alstein, Capitaine Negrier (Gand, 1733 - Nantes, 1793)
Bound in heavy card covers; covers lightly soiled, spine sunned, some creasing and bumps. Binding is tight, pages are clean with a few instances of pencil or ink marks. . Van Alstein was an 18th century slave captain whose career lasted more than thirty years. The text provides great detail concerning his voyages, based on historical records. Text is in French. . Memoires De L'Institut Francais D'Afrique Noire Series. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 451 pages. C7 Dakar. Dakar Ifan-Dakar 1964 1st Edition Softcover Good 30279 
Price: 150.00 USD
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After Fifty Thousand Miles/ After 50,000 Miles, Roth, Hal & Frank Rosenow
14 Roth, Hal & Frank Rosenow After Fifty Thousand Miles/ After 50,000 Miles
No defects, book is As New. Bound in full black leather with elaborate gilt titles and decoration to covers and spine, gilt page ends, moire end papers, sewn in silk ribbon bookmark. . Profusely illustrated with b/w photographs. This is a beautiful book, in perfect condition. . The Leather-Bound Nautical Library Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 329 pages. S5 Easton Press 1990 Reprint Leather Bound Fine 31011 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Fastnet,Force 10, Rousmaniere, John
15 Rousmaniere, John Fastnet,Force 10
No defects, book is As New. Bound in full crimson leather with gilt titles and decoration to covers and spine, gilt page ends, moire end papers, sewn in silk ribbon bookmark. . Story of the worst disaster in the history of ocean yacht racing. A gorgeous, collectible copy. . The Leather Bound Nautical Library Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 287 pages. S6 Easton Press 1980 Leather Bound As New 31013 
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Wake, Shackleton, Keith
16 Shackleton, Keith Wake
Hardcover book has light edgewear and tiny tears to head of spine, corner bump. Possible remainder mark to bottom page ends, no other defects. Contents are excellent; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Lacking the dust jacket. SIGNED AND WARMLY INSCRIBED to "Bob" by the author on the first endpaper, inscription dated January 1959. Includes 16 full-color plates and 70 b/w illustrations in the text, many full-page, . Author's second book, written and illustrated by the late and extremely prolific author. This is the first printing (1954) . It is NOT a reprint. A solid, handsome, and collectible copy. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 128 pages. S7 London. London Luttterworth 1954 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good 31129 
Price: 250.00 USD
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Proceedings, 15th Annual National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology Beau Rivage, Biloxi Mississippi January 23-25, 2002, Tait, Linda, Comp.
17 Tait, Linda, Comp. Proceedings, 15th Annual National Conference on Beach Preservation Technology Beau Rivage, Biloxi Mississippi January 23-25, 2002
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . 24 papers. Illustrated with maps, diagrams, photos. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 298 pages. C1 Tallahassee. Tallahassee Florida Shore and Beach Preservation Association 2002 1st Edition Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 21236 
Price: 16.50 USD
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18 Veigele, Wm. J. Sea Bag of Memories: Images, Poems, Thoughts & Crafts of the Small Ship Sailors of World War II
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . For all service people and their descendents who were associated with the Coast Guard, patrol craft, subchasers, minesweepers, gunboats, cutters and other small ships of World War Two. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on first endpaper. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 320 pages. Signed by Author. B2 Astral Publishing Co. 2003 0964586746 / 9780964586741 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 28537 
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Mr. Penrose: the Journal of Penrose, Seaman, William Williams; Introduction and Notes By David Howard Dickason
19 William Williams; Introduction and Notes By David Howard Dickason Mr. Penrose: the Journal of Penrose, Seaman
Dust jacket is rubbed, slight edgewear, price-clipped. Still attractive, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; bound in navy cloth with gilt titles to spine. . This is the first ediiton, published in 1969. A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 384 pages. J4 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana University Press 1969 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 30112 
Price: 40.00 USD
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All the Brothers Were Valiant, Williams, Ben Ames
20 Williams, Ben Ames All the Brothers Were Valiant
Crimson boards with bright gilt lettering and decoration on backstrip and black lettering and decoration on front cover. Boards are rubbed and worn at extremities, with an 1/8-inch worn spot on the front cover. Small split is starting at head of backstrip, faint stains to covers. Binding is tight, pages are white and clean, book has obviously been carefully and rarely read. . This is the first edition of the first book by Ben Ames Williams. Made into three films, the first two of which are not lost. All the Brothers Were Valiant is a 1953 adventure drama film by MGM, starring Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger and Ann Blyth. All in all, a solid copy, without dust jacket. Scarce in first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 204 pages. D5 NY. NY Macmillan 1919 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 21595 
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