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Conqueror of the Sea: The Story of Magellan

By Zweig, Stefan

NY: The Literary Guild of America. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Corners bumped, endpapers toned, owner . name. Jacket chipped, toned, with closed tears.. 1938. Hardcover. Green cloth with green topstain. xv, 335 pages. Endpaper map, black and white illustrations, appendices, and index. The story of the first circumnavigation of the earth in the years 1519-1522, when Magellan and his 265 men departed from Seville and only 18 returned. .

$20.00

Admiral Blake
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Admiral Blake

By Hannay, David

NY: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, small stain to top center of . front endpapers.. 1886. Hardcover. Green decorative cloth. vi, 194 pp. Biography of Admiral Robert Blake (1598-1657), the British naval commander and "Father of the Royal Navy". ; English Worthies .

$25.00

A Testimonial to Charles J. Paine and Edward Burgess:  From the City of  Boston, for Their Successful Defense of the America\'s Cup
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A Testimonial to Charles J. Paine and Edward Burgess: From the City of Boston, for Their Successful Defense of the America's Cup

Boston: Boston City Council. Very Good with no dust jacket; Head and foot of spine and corners bumped . and rubbed, penciled inscription on front flyleaf, front hinge cracked, . small dampstain to the top of several pages.. 1887. First Printing. Hardcover. Brown cloth, beveled edges, gilt spine titles and front emblem. Black and white frontispiece photo with tissue guard, black and white photos and illustrations. An introductory history of the America's Cup, a complete description of the 1887 race in which Paine and Burgess represented the US with their sloop Volunteer, biographical sketches of Burgess and Paine, and details of the reception in Faneuil Hall commemorating the race. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 159 pages .

$50.00

Recreational Chart 14786: New York State Barge Canal System
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Recreational Chart 14786: New York State Barge Canal System

Silver Spring, MD: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Very Good. 1998. Twelfth Edition. Softcover. Spiral-bound paperback with heavy red plastic covers. Tables, maps, and charts. Complete nautical and navigational information on the New York State Barge Canal system including depths, landmarks, buoy placements, distances, and mileage. A beautiful copy, appears unused. ; Oblong 4to 11" - 13" tall; 75 pages .

$35.00

Maritime Auction Catalogue for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002
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Maritime Auction Catalogue for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002

NY: Christie's. Very Good. 2002. Softcover. Pictorial softcover. Auction catalogue for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2002. Many color photos. 171 lots catalogued, including navigation instruments, paintings, ship models, globes, figureheads. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 124 pages .

$10.00

Maritime Auction Catalogue for Thurs & Friday, November 14-15, 1996
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Maritime Auction Catalogue for Thurs & Friday, November 14-15, 1996

London: Christie's South Kensington. Very Good. 1996. Softcover. Pictorial softcover. Many color photos. 597 lots catalogued, including paintings, ship models, illustrations, ships fittings, etc. Prices realized list laid in. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 145 pages .

$10.00

The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1805
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The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1805

By Mahan, Alfred Thayer

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1980. Reprint. Hardcover. 0134645375 . Introduction by Anthony Preston. An illustrated, abridged edition of Mahan's classic work of history. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 256 pages .

$23.00

His Majesty\'s Minesweepers
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His Majesty's Minesweepers

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office. Very Good; Covers lightly worn.. 1943. Photo-illustrated stapled wraps. Many photos. ; 62 pages .

$15.00

The Long Harpoon:  A Collection of Whaling Anecdotes
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The Long Harpoon: A Collection of Whaling Anecdotes

By Watson, Albert C.

New Bedford, MA: George H. Reynolds. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, silverfish damage to spine, . pages toned, a few smudges.. 1930. Second Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. Illustrations by the author. A collection of tales of whaling life and history, most of which are derived from log-books in the collection of the New Bedford Whaling Museum. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 190 pages .

$25.00

Soundings: Manchester Yacht Club 1892-1964
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Soundings: Manchester Yacht Club 1892-1964

Private Printing. Very Good; Covers lightly soiled.. 1964. Softcover. Printed stapled wraps. Printed on glossy stock. Many photos. Marblehead, Massachusetts Yacht Club history. Preface by U. Haskell Crocker. ; 69 pages .

$20.00

Lore of the Lakes:  Told in Story and Picture
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Lore of the Lakes: Told in Story and Picture

By Bowen, Dana Thomas

Daytona Beach, FL: Self Published. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket chipped, faded, and torn with . several pieces missing.. 1948. Fifth Printing. Hardcover. Decorative green cloth. xv, 314 pages. Endpaper map, black and white maps, illustrations, photos, color illustrations, and index. Maritime stories and tales of the Great Lakes region featuring photographs by the author and other area residents. .

$15.00

Paul Elvstrom Explains the Yacht Racing Rules
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Paul Elvstrom Explains the Yacht Racing Rules

By Elvstrom, Paul; Creagh-Osborne, Richard (editor)

London And Tuckahoe, NY: Creagh-Osborne and Partners and John De Graff. Very Good; Vinyl cover and included plastic demonstration pieces are in . excellent condition. Wraps have owner name with edges rubbed and some . light creasing.. 1973. Seventh Edition. Softcover. 0229115314 . Stapled softcover in red vinyl wrap around cover with silver lettering on the front. Black and white and red illustrations. The complete yacht racing rules for the 4 year period 1973-1976 with a section on sailing rules and basic rules for beginners. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 98 pages .

$10.00

The Ropemakers of Plymouth:  A History of the Plymouth Cordage Company,  1824-1949
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The Ropemakers of Plymouth: A History of the Plymouth Cordage Company, 1824-1949

By Morison, Samuel Eliot

Boston: Houghton Mifflin. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and sunned at spine.. 1950. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue cloth binding. vi, 177 pp, many illustrations. Here is the art and mystery and business of ropemaking and bit of history of seafaring and Plymouth, Massachusetts. .

$15.00

Building a Strip Canoe
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Building a Strip Canoe

By Gilpatrick, Gil

Freeport, ME: Delorme Pub. Co.. Very Good; Rubbed, spine bumped, price sticker on rear cover.. 1985. Revised Edition. Softcover. 0899330266 . Black and white photos and illustrations, appendices. Plans for eight canoes, plus paddles and cane seats with easy step by step directions using the West System epoxy and featuring over one hundred photographs and illustrations. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages .

$18.00

A Cruising Guide to Narragansett Bay and the South Coast of Massachusetts:  Including Buzzards Bay, Nantucket, Martha\'s Vineyard, and Block Island
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A Cruising Guide to Narragansett Bay and the South Coast of Massachusetts: Including Buzzards Bay, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island

By Childress, Lynda Morris; Childress, Patrick; Martin, Tink

Camden, ME: International Marine. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Top corners bumped, DJ has a small . tear at the top of the spine.. 1996. First Edition. Hardcover. 0070163049 . Blue cloth boards with title stamped in gilt on spine. xi, 484 pages. Black and white photos, maps, charts, and index. Tested piloting information featuring detailed maps and charts, a marina directory with services and facilities, and a comprehensive rating system for the area's anchorages. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$100.00

The Life of Nelson:  The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain
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The Life of Nelson: The Embodiment of the Sea Power of Great Britain

By Mahan, A. T.

Boston: Little, Brown, and Company. Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, musty, some pages inexpertly cut.. 1899. Second Edition. Hardcover. Green cloth with titles stamped in gilt on spine. Top edges gilt. Many maps and illustrations, including frontispiece portrait of Lord Nelson. Xvi 764 pp, index, [4] pp publishers ads. Detailed biography of the life and career of British Vice-Admiral, Lord Nelson. .

$20.00

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"Racundra's" First Cruise Second Series

By Ransome, Arthur

London: Jonathan Cape. Very Good with no dust jacket; Waterstains to front cover.. 1927. Reprint. Hardcover. One of the titles in The Travellers' Library, a reprint series published by Jonathan Cape in the 1920s. Blue cloth with titles and gilt design of a satyr with walking stick and urn full of a decorative fruit arrangement stamped on spine. Lists of Travellers' Library titles at rear. #65 in series. Maps. A narrative of the author's yacht journey around the coasts of Latvia, Estonia, and Finland. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 224 pages .

$20.00

Old Ship Figure-Heads and Sterns:  With Which Are Associated Galleries,  Hancing-Pieces, Catheads and Divers Other Matters That Concern the "Grace  and Countenance" of Old Sailing-Ships
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Old Ship Figure-Heads and Sterns: With Which Are Associated Galleries, Hancing-Pieces, Catheads and Divers Other Matters That Concern the "Grace and Countenance" of Old Sailing-Ships

By Laughton, L. G. Carr

London: Halton & Truscott Smith. Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings.. 1925. Limited Edition. Hardcover. xv, 281 pp. Many black and white plates and illustrations, and several tipped-in color illustrations. Rebound in brown library reinforced cloth. One of 1,500 numbered copies. Visual and historical survey of ship design dealing with the stern of the ships during the Golden Age of Sail. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$60.00

Log of the Union:  John Boit's Remarkable Voyage to the Northwest Coast  and around the World, 1794-1796
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Log of the Union: John Boit's Remarkable Voyage to the Northwest Coast and around the World, 1794-1796

By Hayes, Edmund (editor)

Portland, OR: Oregon Historical Society. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Foxed at spine, front lower corner . bumped.. 1981. Softcover. 0875950892 . Cream colored cardstock covers, title in red on spine and front. xxxvii, 136 pages. Black and white and color illustrations, maps and notes. John Boyd, Jr., the master of the sloop-rigged Union, was only 19 years old, yet he embarked with his ship on a circumnavigation of the globe. He began his well-financed New England fur-trading expedition to the Northwest Coast of America and to China and kept a well-written and important journal. ; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall .

$14.00

The Marine Sextant:  Selected from American Practical Navigator
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The Marine Sextant: Selected from American Practical Navigator

By Bowditch, Nathaniel

NY: David McKay Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and sunned at the spine.. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. 0679506535 . Black cloth with silver lettering on the spine. Black and white drawings and photographs, appendices. An adaptation of a work first published in 1802 and updated with a catalog of 20th century marine sextants. ; 113 pages .

$15.00

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