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International Register of Historic Ships

By: Brouwer, Norman J.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: National Maritime Historical Society: 1993

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 26290


Near Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 392 pages, fully illustrated. Crisp, tight book; About Fine with just a hint of shelf wear on cover. Pristine interior; unmarked. View more info

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The Palatine Ship Ghost Ship of Block Island

By: Carlson, Robert W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Archaeostronomy Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28442


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; First edition, limited to 1000 copies. 59 pages, in tan pictorial wraps. Crisp,clean, tight, unmarked. View more info

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The New England Steamship Company: Long Island Sound Night Boats in the Twentieth Century

By: Dunbaugh, Edwin L.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: University Press of Florida: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30875


Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; First printing indicated by presence of "1" in print number line. Corner tip of book damaged and roughly repaired. (see image). Very clean, bright, tight. Pristine interior, unmarked. In crisp jacket with damaged corner clipped off. NOT a library discard. Protected in new mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Nuclear Navy, 1955-1965

By: General Dynamics Corporation

Price: $22.50

Publisher: General Dynamics Corporation: 1965

Seller ID: 30891


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 p pamphlet; black & white photos; brief history of the nuclear powered Navy program beginning with the building of the Nautilus at General Dynamics in Groton, CT in 1954 up to the Will Rogers in 1965; list of ships by class including Seawolf, Skate, Skipjack, Triton, Permit, Sturgeon, George Washington, Ethan Allen, and Lafayette. Clean and unmarked; light rubbing; short corner crease on back cover. View more info

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Old Marine Engines The World of the One-Lunger

By: Grayson, Stan

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum Inc: 1994

Seller ID: 29997


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 232 pp., in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. View more info

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Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects Volume XXXII

By: Holmes, George, (ed.).

Price: $38.70

Publisher: Institution of Naval Architects: 1891

Seller ID: 27940


Fair; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 262 pages text, plus 36 plates. Clothbound, gilt lettering and logo. Chipping on edges of spine; corner tips worn. Cloth dull but gilt bright and intact. Rear hinge cracked at endpapers, but binding holding solidly. Pages clean, unmarked, some yellowing; moderate pipe tobacco odor. Articles include: Future Policy of War-Ship Building; Recent War-Ship Designs for the US Navy; Boiler Deposits; Study of Compression; Boiler Const... View more info

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Narrative of the Adventures and Sufferings of John R. Jewitt - Only Survivor of the Crew of the Ship Boston , During a Captivity of Nearly Three Years Among the Savages of Nootka Sound

By: Jewitt, John R.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Loomis & Richards: 1815

Edition: -

Seller ID: 26100


Fair; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; Middletown, CT; 203 pages, bound in thick card covers with brown paper-covered boards. Book has been primitively rebound, very poorly, but tightly, hand sewn with thick thread; brown cloth tape on spine. Preliminary pages missing. Title page through Finis page (203) present. Last page has The War-Song of the Nootka Tribe. Edges of pages chipped, some tears; although text unaffected. Insect damage on first few pages, includin... View more info

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British & American Clippers: A Comparison of Their Design, Construction and Performance in the 1850s

By: MacGregor, David R.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1993

Seller ID: 30845


Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pp.; abundantly illustrated. Clean cover; firm binding. Light to moderate wear to ends of spine. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked; hint of yellowing on edges. Bright, clean jacket with shallow chipping to head of spine, top of flap folds. Protected in new mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Voyage Alone in the Yawl 'Rob Roy'

By: MacGregor, John; Ransome, Arthur, (ed.).

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Armchair Sailor Publishing: 1980

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 30612


Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 214 pages, bound in tan tweed-like paper-covered boards. Reprint from the New Mariner's Library, a facsimile of the 1954 Rupert Hart Mariner's Library edition. Very bright, clean, tight, unmarked. Pristine interior. Jacket lightly rubbed on edges. ISBN 0916025004. Armchair Sailor Publishing in the USA counterpart to the UK Ashford Press. Packaged with care and shipped in a box.; The New Mariner's L... View more info

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"Velebit" U Plamenu. (The "Velebit" in Flames.).

By: Magazinovic, Oskar

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Logos Split: 1990

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 27220


Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by the author and inscribed to: "Dr. Robert Ballard, with compliments. Oskar Magazinovic, Split, January 20, 1993." 111 pages, bound in pictorial wraps; maps, photographs. Text in Croation with brief summary in English. Author's foreword (written in English) laid-in. The destruction of the merchant marine ship Velebit by the German ship Kormoran in the Indian Ocean in 1941 and the fate of its Yugslav... View more info

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Charles Mitchell 1820-1895 Victorian Shipbuilder.

By: McGuire, D. G.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne City Libraries & Arts: 1988

Seller ID: 6662


Very Good-; Softcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 74 p in wraps; stapled binding; pamphlet style format. Cover rubbed on edges, cover; trace of light soil. Interior crisp. Includes list of ships built at Low Walker.; View more info

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Rocking the Boat? A History of Scales Corporation Limited

By: McLean, Gavin

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Hazard Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26429


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 324 pages. Bright, clean, crisp, tightly bound. In crisp jacket with hint of rubbing on top edge. Appears as new. Well-researched and nicely illustrated history of the Scales Corporation and the shipping industry in New Zealand. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. View more info

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Glory of the Seas [Signed Limited Edition in Slipcase]

By: Mjelde, Michael Jay

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Published for the Marine Historical Association by Wesleyan University Press: 1970

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 29207


Fine; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED Limited Edition of 500 copies. This is named a "trustee's copy", not numbered, SIGNED by the author on the colophon page. 303 pages, cloth-backed cover; sprayed edges- gilt decoration; blue & white pictorial endpapers. Illustrated with drawings, black & white photos. Bright, clean and tight book. Crisp pages. In Very Good slipcase with tanning on spine.; Signed by Author View more info

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The Last Battle of the Atlantic The Sinking of the U-853

By: Palmer, Captain Bill

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Thunderfish Video and Publications: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30514


Near Fine in Very Good- dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; History of the German submarine U-853 and of Captain Bill Palmer's fascination with and diving visits to the wreckage. From Wikipedia: "On her final patrol, U-853 was sent to harass United States coastal shipping. She destroyed USS Eagle Boat 56 near Portland, Maine. Just days before Germany's surrender, U-853 torpedoed and sank the collier Black Point during the Battle of Point Judith.... View more info