Category: Ships


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Destroyers in the United States Navy [or]; 60 Years of Destroyer Growth, 1902-1962.

By: ANDERSON, George.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: [Washington D.C.:, U.S. Government Printing Office, Naval History Division, 1962].: 1962

Seller ID: BL2799

27 cm. 40 pp. Illus. Pictorial self-printed wrappers. Burndy Bookplate. Fine. View more info

Oared Fighting Ships, from Classical time to the coming of steam.


Price: $5.00

Publisher: London:, Percival Marshall, 1962.: 1962

Seller ID: BL3107

8vo. xiv, 99, [3] pp. Frontis., illus., folding plate, index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, dust-jacket; jacket torn. Burndy bookplate. Good. View more info

Twin Ships; Notes on the Chronological History of the Use of Multiple Hulled Vessels.

By: BROWN, Alexander Crosby.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Newport News, Virginia:, Mariners' Museum, 1939.: 1939

Seller ID: BL2663

Museum Publication No. 5. 22 cm. ix, 90 pp. Frontis., illus. Green printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

British Battleships 1889-1904.

By: BURT, R. A.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Annapolis:, Naval Institute Press, (1988).: 1988

Seller ID: BL3370

ISBN: 0870210610

25 cm. 320 pp. Frontispiece, profusely illus., bibliography, index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth. Near fine. ISBN: 0870210610 A detailed technical history of the design & construction on British pre-Dreadnoughts from 1889-1904. Deals also with evolving technology and with changes in tactical doctrine which affected design features. View more info

The Iron Ship; the history and significance of Brunel's Great Britain.

By: CORLETT, Ewan.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York:, Arco, (1975).: 1975

Seller ID: BL3380

ISBN: 0668037679

8vo. [vi], 253 pp. Frontis., illus., appendices, index. Gilt-stamped brown cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0668037679 View more info

Steamboat Days.

By: DAYTON, Fred Erving; John Wolcott ADAMS.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, Tudor, (1939).: 1939

Seller ID: BL4469

8vo. xi, 436 pp. Color frontis., figures. Blue blind and gilt-stamped cloth; spine faded and head frayed. Very good. View more info

Great American Ships.

By: DELGADO, James P.; J. Candace CLIFFORD.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: (Washington D.C.:, The Preservation Press, National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1991).: 1991

Seller ID: BL3387

ISBN: 0891331891

Great American Places Series. 26 cm., 311 pp. Frontispiece, profusely illustrated, index. Pictorial printed wrappers. Near fine. ISBN: 0891331891 View more info

Famous Liners of the Past, Belfast Built.

By: DUNN, Laurence.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London:, Adlard Coles, (1964).: 1964

Seller ID: BL2684

Oblong 8vo. 238 pp. Frontis., illus., index. Navy and white speckled cloth with decorative gilt-stamped navy labels, dust jacket; jacket rubbed. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Pacific Liners 1927-72.

By: EMMONS, Frederick.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York:, Arco, (1974).: 1974

Seller ID: BL3397

ISBN: 0668033800

8vo. 135 pp. Illus., index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, dust-jacket. Fine. ISBN: 0668033800 View more info

The Atlantic Liners 1925-70.

By: EMMONS, Frederick.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York:, Drake, (1972).: 1972

Seller ID: BL2813

8vo. 160 pp. Illus., appendix, index. Gilt-stamped dark brown cloth, dust jacket; gutter slightly bumped, otherwise fine. ISBN: 87749214X Dust jacket present. View more info

Diamond Jubilee of the Caledonian Steam Packet Company Ltd and of the Opening of the Caledonian Route via Gourock Pier.


Price: $16.00

Publisher: (Glasgow:, Clyde River Steamer Club: 1949).: 1949

Seller ID: BL2690

21 cm. 45 pp. Illustrated. Self printed wrappers. Fine. View more info

The Western Ocean Passenger Lines and Liners, 1934-1969.

By: GIBBS, C. R. Vernon, Commander Royal Navy.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Glasgow:, Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1970.: 1970

Seller ID: BL2692

First Printing. 8vo. 185 pp. Illus., appendix, index. Gilt-stamped blue cloth, dust jacket; jacket rubbed. Very good. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Victorian and Edwardian Merchant Steamships from Old Photographs.


Price: $7.00

Publisher: Annapolis:, Naval Institute Press, (1979).: 1979

Seller ID: BL3411

ISBN: 0870219715

8vo. [xvi, 104] pp. Frontispiece, profusely illus. Gilt-stamped denim cloth, dust-jacket. Near fine. ISBN: 0870219715 View more info

Battleships of the World. Translated from the original German by Geoffrey Brooks.

By: GREGER, Rene.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London:, Greenhill Books, (1997).: 1997

Seller ID: BL4474

ISBN: 1853672750

4to. 259 pp. 300 illustrations, index. Black cloth, dust-jacket. Very good. ISBN: 1853672750 / 1-85367-275-0 Lists nearly 120 ships of different classes (for battleships). View more info

The SS Great Britain.

By: GREGOR, Hugh.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [England]:, Macmillan Press, 1972.: 1972

Seller ID: BL2698

Oblong 8vo. 33 pp. Illus. Pictorial printed wrappers. Very good. View more info

Modern History of Warships; Comprising a Discussion of Present Standpoint and Recent War Experiences. For the Use of Students of Naval Construction, Naval Constructors, Naval Officers, and Others Interested in Naval Matters.

By: HOVGAARD, William (1857-1950).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London & New York:, Spon, 1920.: 1920

Seller ID: BL4475

8vo. xii, [2], 501, [1] pp. 209 figs., index. Blue cloth. Bookplate and rear pastedown removed, spine rubbed. Good +. "Hovgaard was one of the foremost authorities on ship design in his generation, especially on the general and structural design of warships. He wrote several books on naval design and construction and the history thereof, but also on a diversity of other subjects, and he received a significant number of orders, awards and merits during his life." – Wikipedia. Contents: Armored Battleships - Cruisers - Vessels of Special Type - Gunboats - Surface Torpedo-Vessels ... View more info

The Story of P&O the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company.

By: HOWARTH, David; Stephen HOWARTH.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London:, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, (1986).: 1986

Seller ID: BL3425

27 cm. 224 pp. Illus. Including endpapers (color and b&w), index. Gilt-stamped black cloth, dust jacket; jacket slightly rubbed. Near fine. Dust jacket present. View more info

American Clipper Ships 1833-1858.

By: HOWE, Octavius T.; Frederick C. MATTHEWS.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Salem:, Marine Research Society, 1926-27.: 1926

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: BL3217

Two volumes. Large 8vo. xiii, 372; ix, 374-780 pp. Color frontis., illus., index. Gilt-stamped, single ruled blue cloth; extremities rubbed. Burndy bookplate, gift of Bern Dibner, and ink signatures (twice!) of Fred Matthews, vol. 1 has tipped in article about Mr. Matthews: AUTHOR INSCRIBED. Very good. View more info

The Connecticut River Steamboat Story.

By: JACOBUS, Melancthon W.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Hartford:, Connecticut Historical Society, 1956.: 1956

Seller ID: BL2716

8vo. xii, 128 pp. Illus., appendix, index; minor pencil marginalia. Navy-stamped gray cloth, dust jacket; some jacket edge nicks and browning, pencil notes on free-endpaper. Includes related ephemeral inserts. Very good. Dust jacket present. View more info

Pacific Steamers.

By: LAWSON, Will.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow:, Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1927.: 1927

Seller ID: BL3637

8vo. xx, 244 pp. Frontis., profusely illus., index; foxing (esp. title) throughout, cords slightly stretched pp. 64, 176. Original black stamped blue cloth; rubbed, ink handwriting on title by Lt. Ellsworth Cheney Bishop, U.S.N.R. Good. View more info