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image of Great-Britain's Coasting Pilot: In Two Parts, Being a New and Exact Survey of the Sea-Coast of England and Scotland from the River of Thames to the Westward and Northward, with the Islands of Scilly, and from thence to Carlisle Likewise the Islands of Orkney and Shetland. Describing all the Harbours, Rivers, Bays, Roads, Rocks, Sands, Buoys, Beacons, Sea-Marks, Depths of Water, Latitude, Bearings and Distances from Place to Place; the Setting and Flowing of Tides; with Directions for the knowing of any Place, and how to Harbour a Ship in the same with Safety

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London: The Sudbrook Press, 1964. Hardcover. 26 pages of text and 47 charts and maps, many of them folded. 9,5x14 inches. A facsimile reproduction of Captain Collins own logs originally published in 1693. Very good. Dust jacket (with a facsimile of the original title page) is lightly soiled, else very good. Cardboard slipcase bit soiled and worn.
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£55.37
image of Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance

Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance

by Lane, Frederic Chapin

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Published
1934
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£8.86

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Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, 1934. Hardcover. ix, 285pp., first edition, Lightly soiled blue boards with some wear to corners, toning along the margins of the pages throughout, else in good condition. No Dust jacket.
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image of Swing shift; building the Liberty Ships

Swing shift; building the Liberty Ships

by Fabry, Joseph

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Published
1982
ISBN
9780894070495
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£8.86

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San Francisco: Strawberry Hill Press, 1982. Paperback. 238p., first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps slightly shelf worn, spine lightly creased. tells the story of the men and women who built Liberty Ships in during WWII.
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image of Sail and Sweep in China; The History and Development of the Chinese Junk as Illustrated by the Collection of Junk Models in the Science Museum. With Drawings andplans by the Author, formerly River Inspector Chinese Maritime Customs

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London: Science Museum, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966. xv, 146p., presswork on alkaline clay-coated paperstock, illustrated in b&w with period photographs, author's sketches and a variety of diagrams, and a folded line map. Hardbound first edition in waxed red (Chinese red) buckram boards spine-titled in metallic red ink on a printed black field, and enclosed in the dust jacket.… Read more
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£33.22
image of The Floating Population in China, an Illustrated Record of the Junkmen and Their Boats on Sea and River. - Accompanied by Some Chungking Types on the Upper Yangtse River Sketched by Doris Worcester

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Hong Kong: Vetch and Lee Limited, 1970. Hardcover. xii, 90p., b&w drawings throughout the text, hardbound in 10x7.5 inch blue boards lettered in silverfoil, enclosed in a remnant dust jacket. Expect a page bearing pencilled notes (p.52, at the start of "Chungking Types"), casing otherwise quite good, while the dj is generally worn and has a huge chunk torn… Read more
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£16.24
image of Dubrovnik, A History

Dubrovnik, A History

by Harris, Robin

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Published
2006
ISBN
9780863569593
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£11.07

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London: SAQI, 2006. Paperback. 503p., illustrated with numerous period views in vivid color and otherwise, site and exhibit photography, a couple line maps, a handsome big softbound that one reviewer calls "a triumph of book production". Wraps are 9.5x6.5 inch glossy color, an inch & one quarter thick, condition is as-new: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Asian Port Cities 1600-1800; Local and Foreign Cultural Interactions

Asian Port Cities 1600-1800; Local and Foreign Cultural Interactions

by Masashi, Haneda, editor

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Published
2009
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£22.15

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Singapore: National University of Singapore, in association with Kyoto University Press, 2009. Paperback. xvi, 233p., illustrated in color exhibit photography, featuring a number of ancient maps, several augmented with modern line-map diagrams; softbound, a paperback in 9x6 inch color wraps. An unhandled, unmolested copy, absolutely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Unto the Third and Fourth Generation

Unto the Third and Fourth Generation

by Le Pretre, William [Rev. W.H. Cock]

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Published
1933
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London: The Houghton Publishing Co, 1933. Hardcover. 224p., hardcover first edition in 7.5x5 inch pink cloth boards in dust jacket; spine panel of casing is mildly and evenly sunned, top edge dust-soiled, foredge flecked with foxing, and ffep bears author's presentration inscription (unsigned, but he has autographed the titlepage using his birth name). The dust jacket, on matte cream… Read more
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image of Les Naufrages de dieu; Aventures d'un protestant et de ses compagnons exiles en deux iles desertes de l'ocean Indien 1690-1698

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Paris: Phebus, 1995. Paperback. 203p., illustrated solely with the color cover facsimile of a very old map showing the islands in question. Softbound, an 8x5.5 inch paperback entirely in the French language. Structurally a sound pleasant copy, but expect holograph comment (in English) and underlines on pp.13, 14 and back cover, pointing up the possibility of an old and… Read more
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image of Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

by Chakrabongse, Narisa; Henry Ginsburg; Santanee Phasuk; Dawn F. Rooney

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Published
2006
ISBN
9789749863268
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£16.24

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Bangkok: River Books, 2006. Paperback. 88p., fine color exhibit photography throughout on glazed alkaline paperstock, the newly-discovered maps supplemented with explanatory diagrams, and corresponding artifacts are shown in profusion. Softbound in 11x9.5 inch color wraps. A beautiful production in fine unblemished shape.
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image of Drie Generaties Blaeu. Amsterdamse cartographie en boekdrukkunst in de zeventiende eeuw

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Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum 'Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum', 1992. Paperback. 83p., illustrated with numerous b&w and full-color reproductions, softbound in 8x8.5 inch glossy pictorial wraps. Please note, the text is entirely in the Dutch language. A nice crisp clean copy, small spot of wear to cover's foredge else entirely sound.
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image of Geography, Technology, and War; Studies in the Maritime History of the Mediterranean 649-1571

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Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992. xxii, 238p., illustrated in b&w with a couple detailed line maps and a profusion of vignette outlines of vessel designs. Not "a history of shipbuilding" but of the technology ushered in by the improved designs. Softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch glossy decorated wraps, perfectly sound, clean and unmarked, really as-new.
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image of Yokohama; Prints from Nineteenth-Century Japan

Yokohama; Prints from Nineteenth-Century Japan

by Yonemura, Ann

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Published
1990
ISBN
9780874749939
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£22.15

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Washington DC: Arthur M. Sackler Gallery / Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990. 198p., full monty art-book format, profuse color illustrations each captioned at length amid a running text. Hardbound in 13x9 inch openweave green cloth boards and dust jacket, dj a fine color wraparound. Book itself entirely sound and clean; at p.107 find a small pictorial erratum slip supplying an… Read more
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image of Maritime Silk Route / Hai shang si chou zhi lu   海上丝绸之路

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Beijing: Wenwu chubanshe, 2014. 315p., very good hardcover, profusely illustrated with color photos of artifacts reflecting long-distance trade and diplomatic relations going back to the Han Dynasty.
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image of To the Central Labor Councils and Local Unions of California

To the Central Labor Councils and Local Unions of California

by Vandeleur, Edward D. and Paul Scharrenberg

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Published
1935
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£11.07

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San Francisco: California State Federation of Labor, 1935. Mimeographed press release / letter, 8.5x11 inches, all text on one side only, paper toned and creased else good condition. Call for local unions to raise money for the legal defense costs of Tom Mooney, Warren Billings and The Modesto frame-up (an alleged attempt by waterfront workers to blow up a… Read more
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image of Sharm al-Sheikh-Bab al-Mandeb: The Strategic Balance and Israel's Southern Approaches

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Jerusalem: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem / The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, 1974. Pamphlet. 29p., illustrated with one carefully-designed line map, pamphlet in 9x6.5 inch cardstock wraps, a little rubbed and edgeworn but sound, clean and unmarked. Good to very good copy. Jerusalem papers on peace problems 5.
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image of Unholy alliance; the 1966 seamen's strike: an analysis

Unholy alliance; the 1966 seamen's strike: an analysis

by Foulser, George

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Published
1966
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London: Syndicalist Workers Federation, 1966. 16p., stapled wraps, 5.25x8.5 inches, old price sticker on front wrap, address on rear wrap crossed off with new address stamped on, pages evenly browned else good condition. Direct action pamphlets no. 10.
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Pepper and Pirates

by Phillips, James Duncan

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Published
1949
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1949. xii, 141p., furnished with a few period illustrations on coated inserted stock and doublespread map endsheets, hardbound in first edition green cloth boards and dust jacket. Text is printed largepoint, is not scholarly, and shows minimalist production values, we assume this to be a treatment for young adults. Nicely preserved copy, clean, sound and unmarked.… Read more
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image of Labor history. vol 27, no. 3, Summer, 1986

Labor history. vol 27, no. 3, Summer, 1986

by Leab, Daniel, ed

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Published
1986
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New York: The Tamiment Institute, 1986. Magazine. pp. 325-476, 6x9.25 inches for this quarterly magazine, wraps, a little edge and shelf worn, address label on back cover wrap, else in good condition. Articles include, Work, culture, and the slave community: Slave occupations in the cotton belt in 1860 by Michael P. Johnson, Black workers, defense industries, and federal agencies… Read more
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image of Morison Suspension Furnaces. Furnace Fronts and Doors for Marine Boilers. manufactured in the United States solely by The Continental Iron Works, New York, 1906, N.Y. (borough of Brooklyn.)

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New York: The Continental Iron Works, 1906. Pamphlet. 30p., profuse photoillustrations and diagrams with text and statistics, printed in black and red every leaf on high-gloss alkaline heavy paperstock, softbound, a pamplet in 11.5x9 inch self-wraps. Disbound (once sewn, only stab-holes remain) and missing a leaf: pagination is consistent except for leaf 3/4 which is absent. This leaf's terminal… Read more
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£18.46