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A Maritime Album 100 Photographs and Their Stories

by John Szarkowski Essays By Richard Benson

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1999
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New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 1999. contents include a foreword, acknowledgments, introduction, a maritime album, and a checklist and supplementary notes chapter... this is "at first glance a book of photographs, all of which relate to our relationship with the sea in ways that occupy us primarily for work yet also for pleasure. it is richard benson's words… Read more
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Commerce and Culture: The Maritime Communities of Colonial Massachusetts, 1690-1750 (Maritime Cimmunites of Colonial Massachusetts. 1690-1750)

by Heyrman, Christine

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1986
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9780393955187
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London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1986. "the kind of book that forces us to think again about the fundamental relationships between religion and economic change. it is customary to regard social and economic change in the eighteenth-century New Engrland as disru[tive of peace and stability within the Puritan community." red stamped letters on bottom of pages. 1st. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Chesapeake Cruise

by Hill, Norman Alan (Editor)

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1944
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2nd
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Baltimore, MD: George W. King Printing Co., 1944. 8vo, hard cover, black & white illustrations, maps, very good condition, sunned, Previous owners stamp multiple locations. 356pp. Lacks the free end paper. . 2nd. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maritime.
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Trade and Empire: The British Customs Service in Colonial America 1660-1775

by Thomas C. Barrow

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1967
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United States of America: Harvard University Press, 1967. 257 pages plus appendix, bibliography, notes, and index. According to the thinking of the first British Empire (1606-1783), the American colonies existed primarily to increase the economic well being of the mother country. But a series of Acts of Trade and Navigation passed by the British Parliament proved to be ineffective because… Read more
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Massachusetts Shipping 1697-1714 A Statistical Study

by Bailyn, Bernard & Lotte

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1959
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Cambridge, Massachusetts: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1959. Very good hardcover in a like dustjacket. 148pp including XXVII tables on ships, build, residence, vessals registered and frieght, 7 pp of notes on procedure and an index of persons and places. dust jacket now in a productive mylar cover.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" -… Read more
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Lower James River Corridor Study; Hopewell to Newport News

by Lower James River Association

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1988
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Virginia: Lower James River Association, 1988. Large regional study of the James river basin and adjoining cities for planning. Includes studies on critical species, tidal-wetlands, forested and open lands, soils and mineral resources. water quality for zoning and planning purposes. Profusely illustrated with maps, charts, b/w photographs. This report was published in Sept. 1988. It is a large plastic ring… Read more
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The Life of Nelson the Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

by Captain A.t. Mahan , D.c.l. , Ll.d.

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1897
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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1897. 2 volume set. volume 1: 454 pages volume 2: 398 pages plus index. tissue guard over title page. In it all the details of Nelson's life that had been boring in other books took on meaning as they were weighed and sifted and given significance by the great judicial mind of Mahan,… Read more
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Bounty Trilogy, The

by Nordhoff, Charles and Hall, James Norman

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1951
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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1951. First edition thus. A compilation of Munity on the Bounty, Men Against the Sea and Pitcairn's Island. There is a color frontispiece of the H. M. S. Bounty. Very beautiful color dust jacket now in a protective mylar cover.The endpapers are maps. 691 pp. . 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by N.… Read more
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Roll, Chesapeake, Roll. Chronicles of the Great Bay

by Rouse, Parke. Jr.

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1972
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Chesapeake, VA: The Norfolk County Historical society of Chesapeake, 1972. Special white hardcover First edition. This chronical of Historic events connected with the Chesapeake Bay begins with the voyage of the Susan Constant, Godspeed and Discovery and Climaxes with the sinking of the U-85 in World War II. Bright White textured hardcover with bright blue letters. Illustrated with engravings and… Read more
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A Textbook on Coast and Lake Navigation

by International Textbook Company

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1902
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Scranton, PA: International Textbook Company, 1902. Near Fine leather hardcover. all edges dyed red. 4 books in one. A few fold out charts, maps, illustrations plus many more embedded in the text. . 1st. Hardcover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maritime.
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Lighthouses of the Apostle Islands

by Nancy Trapp

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2001
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Bayfield, Wisconsin : Nancy Trapp and Dave Strzok , 2001. 72 pages plus blank pages for notes. full color photos and maps of lighthouses and stations.. Signed By Photographer. 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. Illus. by Dave Strzok . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Maritime.
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Sailing around the World

by Joshua Slocum

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2009
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Oxford: John Beaufoy Publishing Ltd., 2009. "Sailing Alone Around the World" is the detailed account of how Joshua Slocum would become the first person to circumnavigate the globe by himself. 2nd. Soft Cover. Near Fine/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maritime.
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Bluejackets on the Elizabeth: a Maritime History of Portsmouth and Norfolk, Virginia from the Colonial Period to the Present

by Alan Flanders

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1998
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White Stone, Virginia: Brandylane Publishers, 1998. companion book to marshall butt's book, portsmouth under four flags. this book talks about the norfolk naval base and its codependence with the norfolk naval shipyard. bluejackets on the elizabeth traces the development of the most powerful navy in world history from its colonial origins to now.. By Author. 1st. Soft Cover. Very Good/Not… Read more
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The Yankee Whaler

by Clifford W. Ashley

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2001
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Ottawa, Ontario: Algrove Publishing Limited, 2001. reprint series. One of the finest and definitive studies of whaling ever published. Describes whaling trade, rigging, gear and handicrafts; construction and outfitting of ships, with fascinating details and anecdotes about whales and whaling waters, whaling men, methods of attack, crafts and routines, much more.. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good/Not Issued. 4to - over… Read more
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The Wreck of the William Brown : A True Tale of Overcrowded Lifeboats and Murder at Sea

by Tom Koch

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2004
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United States of America: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2004. This chronicle of one of the 19th century's most infamous sea disasters and the uproar that followed presents a portrait of a forgotten time, re-creates a defining maritime trial, and tells of back room legal shenanigans.. 2nd. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maritime.
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The Wreck of the William Brown : A True Tale of Overcrowded Lifeboats and Murder at Sea

by Tom Koch

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2004
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United States of America: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press, 2004. Seventy-one years before the Titanic, a ship loaded with Irish immigrants struck an iceberg and plunged to the ocean floor. The ship's crew stepped into two lifeboats, leaving more than half the passengers behind. Fearing for their lives, one overburdened boat's crew threw 14 men and women overboard. And the story… Read more
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Sea Serpent Journal, The

by Burgess, Robert H.

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1975
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9780813905891
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Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1975. New copy still in publishers shrinkwrap. 142pp. with index, glossary, b&w photos. . 1st. Hardcover. New/New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maritime.
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Hoare and the Portsmouth Atrocities

by Perkins, Wilder

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1998
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New York: St. Martins Press, 1998. Hardcover. Very Good. A new entry in the historical mystery genre—with a slightly different tack. The time is the early 1800s, the place the English coastal towns of Weymouth and Portsmouth. Lieutenant Bartholomew Hoare of the Royal Navy lives in Portsmouth, though he’s not been on active duty since a musket ball crushed his… Read more
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The North-west Passage 1940-1942 and 1944.

by Larsen, Sargent Henry

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Royal Canadian Mounted Police The Famous Voyages of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Schooner "St. Roch" Sergeant enry Larsen, F.R.G.S. Commander. By kind permision of the Commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Stapled softcover, no date Circa 1960's. 51pp plus the glossy covers. 1st. Paperback. Very Good/Not Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Maritime.
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For Love of Country

by Hammond, William C.

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2010
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Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 2010. As new copy. 239 pp including glossary plus a few more pages dedicated to History and biography of the author. For Love of Country is the second novel of the early American republic in the nautical series from William Hammond. Set in the early 1780s, in the years following the American Revolution, it features… Read more
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