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image of Sea-wolves of the Mediterranean: The grand period of the Moslem corsairs

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New York: Dutton, 1910. xv, 399 pages 16 plates; very good.
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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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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 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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£33.70
image of A Scottish Sea Captain in Southeast Asia 1689-1723, edited by Michael Smithies

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Chiang Mai: Silkworm Books, 1997. Paperback. x, 206p., illustrated with old plates and cuts in facsimile, softbound, a paperback in 8.5x5.5 inch decorated glossy wraps, very good to fine condition, slightest signs of handling: a sound, clean and unmarked copy.
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image of Zhongguo gu chuan tupu 中国古船图谱 [A pictorial history of ancient Chinese boats]

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Beijing: Xiu ding ban, 2011. Paperback. iv, 362pp., 8x8 inches, 48 pages of plates, illustrations, some in color, very good condition Text in Chinese.
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image of Admiral Yi Sun-Shin and his Turtleboat Armada. The first comprehensive account in English of the Resistance of Korea to the 16th century Japanese Invasion [subtitle from dj]. Revised Edition

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Seoul: The Han-Jin Publishing Company, 1978. Earliest successful ironclads, less prone to sink than those of the US Civil War. Expanded as well as revised; for changes made since 1973, see below. Book commences with a lengthy unpaginated photo section, then 263p with more plates, one folding, and several fullpage line maps, then an index @ 12p. Item is… Read more
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image of The Southern Barbarians - The First Europeans in Japan

The Southern Barbarians - The First Europeans in Japan

by Cooper, Michael, S.J., editor; Arimichi Ebisawa, Fernando G. Gutierrez, Diego Pacheco and the editor, contributors

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Published
1971
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9780870111389
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Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd, 1971. 216p., profuse b&w exhibit photography, with scattered colorphoto work, presswork on alkaline clay-coated paper and hardbound in 12x8.5 inch openweave dark blue cloth boards titled silverfoil and enclosed in the dust jacket. Dj mildly edgeworn, cloth has a touch of dust-soil else perfectly clean, a sound unmarked copy.
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Inagural Address to the Students of the University of Glasgow, December 5, 1879

by Gladstone, Right Hon. W.E., lord rector of the university

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Published
1879
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London: John Murray, 1879. 40p., once sewn, now held in place (tenuously) by stab-hole tabs. Complete and, as of this writing, handleable and in order. Softbound in 8.5x5.5 inch plain printed wraps, the upper cover has collected marginal dust and a small smear, lower cover sheet the same but less so.
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image of Memories of the Mendocino Coast. Being a Brief Account of the Discovery, Settlement and Development of the Mendocino Coast, together with the Correlated History of the Union Lumber Company and how Coast and Company grew up together. With Decorations by Dan Adair

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San Francisco: Privately Printed, 1948. xiv, 81p., illustrated with many period and recent b&w photographs; this is the softbound issue, flexible wood-grained wraps with a printed paper label, nice presswork and design by local booksmiths Taylor & Taylor (spending Union Lumber's money), A worn copy with edgewear & tiny tears to cover and spine label, while it is perfectly… Read more
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image of Schiffsmaschinenkunde mit besonderer Berucksichtigung der Hilfsmaschinen. Leitfaden fur Seedampfschiffsmaschinisten zur Vorbereitung auf  die Prufung, fur den Schulgebrauch und fur die Praxis. Mit 55 Tafeln enthaltend 850 Abbildungen in Farbendruck. Dritte umgearbeitete Auflage

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Hamburg: Verlag von Eckardt & Messtorff, 1903. Hardcover. Instead of pagination the item specifies plate numbers, 1 thru 55, many double-spreads, most with spot color onlays to clarify, plates furthermore carry captioning texts and many leaves unfold sizeably (making room for sizeable captions). Terminal image shows propellers and/or flywheels; all plates appear to show heavy machinery that gets into… Read more
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image of Transportacion Maritima Mexicana: in the path of development [trade catalog/brochure]

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Mexico City & San Pedro: Transportacion Maritima Mexicana, 1990. 16p., 8.5x11 inches, gatefold cover with color photo foldout of a cargo ship, texts in English, color photos, shipping route map, fleet list with color darwings of the ships and a table listing names, tonnage, cubic capacity and TEU, very good brochure on heavy glossy stock, color staple pictorialw raps.… Read more
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Topolobampo: Puertos Mexicanas, Gobierno del Estado de Sinaloa, 1990. 32p., 8.5x11 inches, text in English, color photos, tables, services offers, gatefold map, very good brochure on glossy heavy stock in stapled color pictorial wraps. Advertisement for the new shipping port on the West Coast of Sinaloa.
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image of Contract and fabricating shop agreement with Local no. 6, 39, 94, 513, 681, 749, and the International Brotherhood and the Employers whose signatures are attached hereto

Contract and fabricating shop agreement with Local no. 6, 39, 94, 513, 681, 749, and the International Brotherhood and the Employers whose signatures are attached hereto

by International Brotherhood of Boiler Makers, Iron Ship Builders, Welders and Helpers of America

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Published
1953
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San Francisco: the Brotherhood, 1953. Pamphlet. 23p., staplebound booklet, 3.5x5 inches, very good condition.
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Constitution and by-laws

by International Brotherhood of Boiler Makers, Iron Ship Builders, Welders and Helpers of America

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Published
1937
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Kansas City, MO: the Brotherhood, 1937. 98p., plus four-page index; staplebound booklet, very good.
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image of Todd-Pacific Keel: For The Men And Women Workers Of Todd's. Vol. IV No. 4 (September 1944)

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Seattle: Todd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc, 1944. 12p., 10.5x15 inches, horizontal fold crease. Publication for employees of the Seattle shipyard, with patriotic inducements mixed with news about local events, model employees, etc.
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Marina [3 issues]

by Pascual, D. Ernesto Anastasio, Director

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Published
1915
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£93.61

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Barcelona: Imprenta de Mariano Galve, 1915. Three issues of the Spanish language martime magazine from 1915. Issues present are Año 1 Numero 1 (1st de Febrero de 1915), 2 (16 de Diciembre de 1915) and 3 (1 de Marzo de 1915), presumably both 2 and 3 are mis-numbered. Various pagination, 8.75 x 13 inches, self wraps secured… Read more
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image of Chinese junks: a book of drawings in black & white

Chinese junks: a book of drawings in black & white

by Donnelly, Ivon A.

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Published
1920
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£146.04

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Shanghai: Kelly and Walsh, 1920. Slender unpaginated book in thin boards with a dustwrapper attached at the spine, containing 28 full-page renderings of ships. Dustwrapper is slightly oversize, with wear along the edges and chipping at the spine. Ownership signature on front endpaper dated 1924. The first edition of this collection of images.
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image of Early Colonial Trade and Navigation Between Mexico and Peru

Early Colonial Trade and Navigation Between Mexico and Peru

by Borah, Woodrow

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Published
1954
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£22.47

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1954. Paperback. Unpaginated preliminaries, 170p., illustrated with ;tables and a dinky line map, softbound in plain printed skyblue wraps (these resemble a pre-pub fastening) punch-holed along spine for a 3-ring binder, no ownership or institutional markings, light toning and no soil, a good to very good copy. Ibero-Americana: 38.
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image of By-laws of Subordinate Lodge 39, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Welders, Riggers and Helpers of America

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Oakland: the Brotherhood, 1941. 7p., staplebound booklet, bottom of front cover lightly creased, staples rusted else very good condition.
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image of Y. David Chung: Turtle Boat head July 17 - September 25, 1992, Whitney Museum of American Art

Y. David Chung: Turtle Boat head July 17 - September 25, 1992, Whitney Museum of American Art

by Chung, Y. David, introduction by Thelma Golden, essay by Philip Brookman

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Published
1992
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New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1992. [12p] includes covers, 5.25x10 inches, introduction, essay, CV, illustrated with b&w reproductions and photos, very good catalog in stapled green and black pictorial wraps. Korean American artist who was born in Bonn, Germany.
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