Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1st, 1922, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 203 pages. Tan and black cover with illustration. Some fraying on edges and spine. Title on spine label slightly chipped away. Small stain on back cover. Pages untrimmed. Some foxing Inside, but otherwise crisp, clean and contains b&w illustrations throughout.
Hardcover. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1st, 1922, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 203 pages. Tan and black cover with illustration. Some fraying on edges and spine. Faint smudges on spine. Pages untrimmed. Inside crisp, clean and contains b&w illustrations throughout.
Hardcover. Cambridge, MA, Cosmos Press, 1st, 1945, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover. INITIALED BY AUTHOR on title page. 65 pages, b&w photographic plates. Blue boards w/ light soiling, fading. Light foxing to edges, front fly leaves and title page. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Salem, MA, Marine Research Society, 1st, 1930, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 399 pages. B&W portraits of sea captains and ships throughout. Tissue-covered frontispiece. Top edge colored blue. Green pictorial dust jacket with taping and edgewear. Blue boards with gilt title to spine and stain to front cover. Otherwise, a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Editions Gallimard, 1st, 1985, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Non-paginated. First French Edition. 14.25" x 10.5". French language throughout. Foreword by H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh. Presented by Christian Fevrier. A collection of superb photographs from the archives of the well known photographers Beken of Clowes covering the hundred years from 1880 to 1980. All related to sailing, yachting, boats and printed in sepia duo-tone process with some as fold out spreads. Photographic index and captioned section at rear. Full bound maroon cloth with gold blocking to spine. Unclipped dust wrapper.
Hardcover. Minneapolis, MN, Voyageur Press, Reprint, 2009, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 192 pages. Softcover. Very clean, unmarked copy with only minor edgewear. Chris-Craft is without doubt the most prestigious name in the history of American boatbuilders. This beautifully illustrated history of the Michigan-based company and its most significant powerboats begins in 1922, when the mercurial Christopher Columbus Smith and his three sons formed Chris Smith & Sons Boat Company. Modern color photography depicting restored and factory-original runabouts and cruisers details the evolution of Chris-Craft boats from the early hand-built years through the move to fiberglass hulls.
Hardcover. Nantucket, Mill Hill Press, 2nd Printing, 1991 , Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 291 pages. Hardcover. Navy cloth boards with gilt whale decoration to cover, gilt titles to spine. Profusely illustrated in black & white including sketches by the author, early photographs, facsimile engravings. Dust jacket with faint toning top edge. Clean & unmarked copy.
Hardcover. New York, Norton, 1st, 1992, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 224 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket edges. A tight copy. Discusses the history and technology of the Erie Canal, examines some of the famous and infamous people involved with its construction, describes how other canals were built as a result of its success, and discusses how "Great Western" opened up the west.
Hardcover. Osceola, WI, MBI, 1st, 1998, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover, 191 pages, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. Printers error and weak glue has caused signatures to separate from glued binding and protrude slightly. Otherwise a nice, clean copy.
Hardcover. Camden, International Marine Publishing Company, First Edition, 1985, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 194 pages. Ivory cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. Coffee-table sized volume, profusely illustrated in black & white. Full color dust jacket with light toning, price clipped, & light wear to edges. Clean & unmarked.
Hardcover. International Marine Publishing , 1st, 1989, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket, 269 pages. From the dust jacket: "John Leather's definitive study of the gaff rig is twofold: the practical aspects of the rig and the history of gaff rigged craft. John Leather's story of gaff rig is exciting and romantic; featuring such delightful anomalies as a yard building a smuggling cutter alongside a Naval cutter and captains fishing in winter and skippering the great many racing yachts of the late-19th century during summer. The superlative drawings complement the lucid text and the forty photographs represent a unique historical collection". Clean.
Softcover. Great Britain, Midnight Press, 1st, 1987, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 64 pages. Softcover. B/w illustration throughout. In excellent shape. Wrapper has a little label residue, but otherwise pristiine and unripped. Clean and unmarked inside. Binding tight.
Hardcover. New York, Joanna Cotler Books/HarperCollins Publishers, 1st, 2003, Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Near Fine, Hardcover. SIGNED BY BOTH KATE AND JIM MCMULLAN ON TITLE PAGE. Pictorial covers, acetate-protected dust jacket, gorgeous full page color illustrations. No sign of wear, spine stiff and tight, dust jacket, covers and pages crisp, clean and unmarked; a beautiful book in excellent condition.
Hardcover. Janes Information Group, 104th, June 1, 2001, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, 907 pages, b&w and color photographs and diagrams throughout. Blue cloth covers w/ gilt lettering. First few pages slightly wrinkled. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Portsmouth, NH, Portsmouth Marine Society, 1st, 2001, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 259 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. Minor sunfading to spine. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket edges. A tight copy.
Hardcover. Basin Harbor VT, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, 1st, 2003, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 187 pages, illustrated throughout in color and b&w. SIGNED by author Arthur B. Cohn on title page. Dust jacket worn, with light sunning and tearing. Related article laid in. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Harlow, UK, Longman, 1st, 2004, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 324 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. A very clean, unmarked copy with only minor wear to dust jacket edges. A tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd., reprint, 1971, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth, 270 pages. Minor spine, edge and corner wear. Previous owner's inscription on front flyleaf. Gilt top edge. Clean and tight copy. The Seaman's Vade-Mecum was an 18th century English naval textbook. First printed in 1744; a revision of R. Park's Defensive War by Sea. Containing the Proportions of Rigging, Masts and Yards, Weight of Anchors, Sizes and Weights of Cables and Cordage, List of the Navy.
Hardcover. London, Sidgwick & Jackson, Reprint, 1924, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, blue cloth with white decoration and color label on front, 308 pages. Black & white illustrations with fold-out diagrams in back of book. Covers show minor wear. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. London, Macmillan, 1st, 1927, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, 99 pages. Previous owners inscription on front endpaper. Full color and black & white illustrations by Donald Maxwell. Cloth covers rubbed along spine edges and corners. Pages clean and unmarked.
Hardcover. NY, Tudor Publishing, reprint, 1939, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in an edgeworn dust jacket. 436 pages. A history of American steamboats from its earliest days to the twentieth century. Covers the steamboat vessels on all of America's major waterways and regions with a focus on the eastern seaboard. Many illustrations.
Hardcover. Iowa City, State Historical Society of Iowa, 1st, 1968, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Hardcover, 575 pages. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Some numbered Stickers on front endpaper. Foxing along edges of dust jacket. Clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. New York, Devin-Adair Company, 1st, 1953, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, Hardcover, decorated boards with a black cloth spine. 252 pages, b&w photographs, map end paper. Light edge wear, rubbing to covers. Hinges weak. Previous owner's signature on front fly leaf. Else a clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Boston, Lee and Shepard Publishers, 1st, 1868, Book: Good, Dust Jacket: None, 221 pages plus 2 w/ads. Hardcover. "Helping Hand Series". Red cloth boards of inlaid design, gilt lettering. Pen & ink etched frontispiece w/tissue guard, & decorated half-title. In remarkable shape considering age, still a tight book. Edges and pages yellowed a bit with age.
Hardcover. Salem, Peabody Essex Museum & Mystic Seaport Museum, reprint, 1996, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Hardcover in a bright dust jacket, 371 pages. Clean, bright copy. Between 1932 and 1934, in the depths of the Depression, Donald Starr and six friends sailed the 85' Alden schooner Pilgrim around the world from Boston by way of the Panama and Suez Canals. Their adventure is recounted with wit and detail in this illustrated book -- a look at bluewater cruising, the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and the Mediterranean before war and tourism altered them forever.
Hardcover. Paris, Jean Boudriot, revised ed., 1986, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Volume 1 only. 166 pages Hardcover. B&w illustrations, fold-out b&w plates. Minor wear to dust jacket; in brodart. Light stain to top edge. Else a very clean, tight copy.
Hardcover. Annapolis, MD, Navel Institute Press, 1st, 1997, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 238 pages. Hardcover with faded spine dust jacket. Black and white photographs/illustrations throughout. Clean, tight copy with only light wear to dust jacket and light rubbing to cover boards.
Hardcover. College Station, Texas, Texas A&M University Press, 1st Edition, 1994, Book: Very Good, 314 pages. Hardcover. B/w illustrations throughout. Cover boards bound in green cloth, black title on spine, just a touch of chipping at top and bottom of spine and top of front cover board. Dust jacket unclipped, has a small (patched from underneath) 1" tear at top of front cover (see image), some small creasing at top of front cover, as well (see image) otherwise very good. Previous owner's name at top of front endpaper and stamp on front flyleaf. Binding tight. Spine straight. Pages clean. A guide to the study of the most marvelous structures ever built by humankind--wooden ships and boats a value to historians, authors, model builders, and other interested in the design and construction of wooden watercraft of the past.