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Naval & Maritime History; an annotated bibliography. Third edition, first supplement, 1963-65 [second supplement, 1966-68].

By: ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh (1896-1983).

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Mystic:, Maritime Historical Assoc., 1968.: 1968

Seller ID: BL4464


2 volumes. 8vo. vi, 62; vi, 60 pp. Printed wrappers. Good. View more info

Naval & Maritime History: An Annotated Bibliography. Fourth Edition, Revised & Expanded.

By: ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh.

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Mystic, Connecticut:, Marine Historical Association, 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: BL2619


254 x 180 mm. 8vo. ix, 370 pp. Index. Printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

From Paddle-Steamer to Nuclear Ship: A History of the Engine-Powered Vessel.

By: BAKER, William Avery.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London:, C.A. Watts, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: BL2124


Large oblong 8vo. 267 pp. Nicely illustrated (with color), index. Red cloth, black stamped cover illustration and spine title, dust-jacket; jacket a bit worn. Burndy bookplate. Very good. View more info

The Big Ship: Brunel's Great Eastern, a Pictorial History.

By: BEAVER, Patrick.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London:, Hugh Evelyn, (1969).: 1969

Seller ID: BL2267

ISBN: 023878939X


FIRST EDITION. 4to. 136 pp. Photos and illustrations. Beige cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. Story of the legendary "Great Eastern" built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel of England. ISBN: 023878939X First Edition. View more info

To Harness the Wind: A Short History of the Development of Sails.

By: BLOCK, Leo.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Annapolis:, Naval Institute Press, (2003).: 2003

Seller ID: BL2127

ISBN: 1557502099


8vo. xv, 164 pp. Illustrations, glossary, index. Dark blue cloth, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 1557502099 View more info

North Atlantic Seaway; an illustrated history of the passenger service linking the old world with the new.

By: BONSOR, N. R. P.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Prescot, Lancashire:, T. Stephenson & Sons, (1955).: 1955

Seller ID: BL2656


[Volume one of five]. 8vo. xxxii, 639 pp. Color frontis., illus., index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, dust jacket; portions of jacket missing, otherwise very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

North Atlantic Seaway: Volume 1 [and 2]. An Illustrated history of the passenger services linking the old world with the new . .

By: BONSOR, N.R.P.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Jersey & Channel Islands:, Brookside, (1978).: 1978

Seller ID: BL2618

ISBN: 0668036796


Two volumes. 237 x 158 mm. 8vo. 471; 477-868 pp. Illustrated. Full blue cloth, printed dust jacket. Very good. ISBN: 0668036796; ISBN: 0905824016 Dust jacket present. View more info

South Atlantic Seaway; an illustrated history of the passenger lines and liners from Europe to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina.

By: BONSOR, N.R.P.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Jersey Channel Islands:, Brookside Publications, (1983).: 1983

Seller ID: BL2657

ISBN: 0905824067


8vo. xxii, 525 pp. Frontis., illus., appendices, index. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, dust jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0905824067. Dust jacket present. View more info

The Man Who Bought a Navy; the Story of the World's Greatest Salvage Achievement at Scapa Flow.

By: BOWMAN, Gerald.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: London:, George G. Harrap, (1965).: 1965

Seller ID: BL2658


Reprint; originally issued in 1964. 8vo. 240 pp. Portrait frontis., illus., ship name index. Gilt stamped black spine label over red cloth, dust jacket; jacket slightly soiled and rubbed. Ownership signature of Victor C. Darnell. Fine book in very good jacket. Scarce. This tells the story o the "greatest achievement in the history of marine salvage." Engineer Ernest Cox devoted his savings to this project and it met with remarkable success. Dust jacket present. View more info

Steam and Sail: In Britain and North America.

By: BROCK, Rear Admiral P. W., & Basil GREENHILL.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Princeton:, Pyne Press, (1973).: 1973

Seller ID: BL2614


247 x 190 pp. 8vo. 112 pp. Profusely illustrated. Index. Full black cloth, printed dust jacket. Very good. ISBN: 878610448 Dust jacket present. View more info

(Chairman of Dock & Warehouse Committee of the Port of London Authority from 1909-1920). History of the Port of London. In Two Volumes.

By: BROODBANK, Sir Joseph G.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: London:, Daniel O'Connor, 1921.: 1921

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL3625


2 volumes. Large 8vo. xi, 270; viii, (273)-532 pp. 2 color frontispiece pls., 33+37 plates, folding maps, pictorial endpapers, appendices, index. Gilt-stamped spine, cover blind triple-ruled dark green cloth, t.e.g.; slightly rubbed extremities. Inscribed with the publisher's compliments. Fine. FIRST EDITION. A highly readable account with superb and far ranging illustrations from many sources and periods to the 1920. Including folding plates and large folding maps in pristine condition, detail and color. First Edition. View more info

Warrior; The first modern battleship.

By: BROWNLEE, Walter.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Cambridge (etc.):, Cambridge University Press, (1985).: 1985

Seller ID: BL2612

ISBN: 0521275792


203 x 213 mm. 8vo. 48 pp. Profusely illustrated. Printed wrappers. Very good. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh K.G., K.T. ISBN: 0521275792 View more info

At the Sign of the Quadrant: An Account of the Contributions to American Hydrography made by Edmund March Blunt and his Sons.

By: BURSTYN, Harold L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mystic, CT:, Marine Historical Association, 1957.: 1957

Seller ID: BL2273


Series: Marine Historical Association, No. 32. 8vo. 119 pp. Frontis. port. of Blunt, illustrations. Printed wrappers; spine lightly worn, else near fine. Burndy bookplate. View more info

Passenger Liners of the World Since 1893, Revised Edition.

By: CAIRIS, Nicholas T.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York:, Bonanza Books, (1979).: 1979

Seller ID: BL2620

ISBN: 0517288753


220 x 282 mm. 8vo. 226 pp. Index. Quarter black cloth with boards, dust jacket. Very good. ISBN: 0517288753 Dust jacket present. View more info

Fulton's "Steam Battery": Blockship and Catamaran.

By: CHAPELLE, Howard I.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: (Washington):, (Smithsonian Institution, 1964).: 1964

Seller ID: BL2133


Series: Contributions from the Museum of History and Technology: Paper 39. 4to. 30 pp. Illustrations. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Reprinted from: United States National Museum Bulletin 240, Paper 39, pp. 137-176. View more info

Picture History of New England Passenger Vessels.

By: CRAM, W. Bartlett.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: (Hampden Highlands):, (Burntcoat, 1980).: 1980

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL2358


FIRST EDITION. 4to. x, 414 pp. Illustrations, index. Blue paper boards, gilt-stamped spine title, dust-jacket; jacket lightly rubbed with a few small tears; light wear to bottom paper spine end. Burndy bookplate. Very good. Signed by the author on copyright page, with date stamp. First Edition. View more info

Mystic; The Story of a Small New England Seaport.

By: CUTLER, Carl C.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: [Mystic]:, The Marine Historical Association, 1945.: 1945

Seller ID: BL3386


Vol. II, No. 4. 26 cm. [iv], 137-177, [2] pp. Illustrations; tad wrinkled pages near covers. Original printed wrappers; tad stained. Very good. View more info

Scientists and the Sea, 1650-1900: A Study of Marine Science.

By: DEACON, Margaret.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: (Aldershot and Brookfield):, Ashgate, (1997).: 1997

Seller ID: BL2465

ISBN: 1859283527


Second Edition. 8vo. xl. 459 pp. Illustrations, indexes. Aqua cloth, silver stamped spine title, dust-jacket. Burndy Bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 1859283527 View more info

Die wissenschaftlieben Ergebnisse der ersten Deutschen Nordfahrt, 1868. [Gotha], 1869.

By: FREEDEN, Wilhelm Ihno Adolf von (1822-1894).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Extracted:, Petermann's Geogr. Mittheilungen. 1869.: 1869

Seller ID: S13130


Heft 6. 4to. pp. (201)-240. 2 maps of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (1 colored in blue). Disbound. Complete. Very good. Freeden was a noted German mathematician and expert on navigation, and in 1867 was founder of the North German Naval Observatory. The scientific results of the first German maritime navigation, with remarks on the weather, sailing instructions ocean currents, isotherms, isametralen and isogons of the North Sea. It was the task of the Maritime Security to provide precise proposals for the best route planning, taking into account the latest scientific findings and collected ... View more info

Windjammers of the Pacific Rim: The Coastal Commercial Sailing Vessels of the Yesteryears.

By: GIBBS, Jim.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: West Chester, PA:, Schiffer, (1987).: 1987

Seller ID: BL2288

ISBN: 0887400868


4to. 232 pp. Frontis., photos and illustrations, index. Printed wrappers. Burndy bookplate. Fine. ISBN: 0887400868 View more info