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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

Cardboard Ship Models
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Cardboard Ship Models

By Deason, G. H.

Hertfordshire, UK: Model & Allied Publications. Very Good; Slight foxing and creasing to spine.. 1972. Softcover. Black and white drawings and photos. Cardboard model boat making primer with sections on materials, techniques, plans and examples. Measures 5 x 7 inches. ; 74 pages .

$20.00

Steamboats Come True:  American Inventors in Action
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Steamboats Come True: American Inventors in Action

By Flexner, James Thomas

NY: Viking. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered.. 1944. First Edition. Hardcover. Index, appendix. History of steamboat innovations in America. ; 406 pages .

$10.00

American Secretaries of the Navy (Two Volume Set)
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American Secretaries of the Navy (Two Volume Set)

By Coletta, Paolo E. (editor)

Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press. Very Good; Owner name and date on front free endpapers. Boards lightly . rubbed.. 1980. Hardcover. 0870210734 . Two green clothbound volumes in green cloth slipcase. Biographies of American Secretaries of the Navy from Benjamin Stoddart (1798-1801) to John Hubbard Chaffee (1969-1972). Many illustrations. .

$35.00

The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast:  Including the Hudson River,  Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick
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The Cruising Guide to the New England Coast: Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the Coast of New Brunswick

By Duncan, Robert E.

NY: W. W. Norton and Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly scuffed.. 2002. Twelfth Edition. Hardcover. 0393048586 . xviii, 827 pp. Index, photos. .

$35.00

Empire of the Deep:  The Rise and Fall of the British Navy
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Empire of the Deep: The Rise and Fall of the British Navy

By Wilson, Ben

London: Weidenfeld & Nicholson. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket very lightly rubbed.. 2013. Second Printing. Hardcover. 9780297864080 . xxvvi, 692 pp. Index, illustrations, glossary, bibliography, notes. A history of the British navy, which rose from a "third-rate maritime power and small island nation, to rule the globe in the 19th century, and ebb in power during the 20th. .

$25.00

Sam Crocker's Boats
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Sam Crocker's Boats

By Crocker, S. Sturgis

London: Endeavor Group. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed.. 1996. Later Printing. Hardcover. xvii, 296 pp. Many photos and illustrations. .

$25.00

Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes and Bugeyes
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Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes and Bugeyes

By Brewington, M. V.

Cambridge, MD: Cornell Maritime Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and a few closed tears.. 1963. Hardcover. x, 171 pp. Bibliography, references, notes, index. Photos. Black cloth binding. Revised and enlarged edition combining "Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes" (1937) & "Chesapeake Bay Bugeyes" (1941). 25 plates of boat plans and drawings. Many other maps, drawings and photographs. Author photo on rear jacket flap. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall .

$35.00

Pepys' Memoires of the Royal Navy, 1679-1688
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Pepys' Memoires of the Royal Navy, 1679-1688

By Tanner, J. R. (editor) ; Pepys, Samuel

NY: Haskell House. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards lightly rubbed.. 1971. Reprint. Hardcover. 0838302289 . Blue cloth binding with titles stamped in silver on spine. Reprint of 1906 title, which reproduces facsimile edition of Pepys' Royal Navy Memoires. .

$20.00

Full Steam Ahead:  Reflections on the Impact of the First Steamboat on the  Ohio River, 1811-2011
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Full Steam Ahead: Reflections on the Impact of the First Steamboat on the Ohio River, 1811-2011

By Kohn, Rita (editor)

Indianapolis: Indiana Historical Society. Very Good. 2011. Softcover. 9780871952936 . xviii, 240 pp, index, appendices, photos, illustrations. Looks back at the epic voyage of the steamboat New Orleans in 1811, which traveled from Pittsburgh to New Orleans. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall .

$17.00

A Century under Sail
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A Century under Sail

By Rosenfeld, Stanley

Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. Very Good; Covers lightly scuffed.. 1984. Softcover. 0201079631 . Photographs by Stanley and Morris Rosenfeld of the America's cup races. ; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 287 pages .

$27.00

A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat:  Cruise of Daisy in the Atlantic Ocean, June  1912 - May 1913
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A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat: Cruise of Daisy in the Atlantic Ocean, June 1912 - May 1913

By Murphy, Robert Cashman

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Fair in Fair dust jacket; Musty, jacket heavily rippled.. 1967. First Printing. Hardcover. Photographs and an account of the author's voyage aboard the last whaling voyage of a Yankee square-rigger before mechanization of whaling. ; 177 pages .

$10.00

Mountain Steamboats:  The Saga of the Lake George Steamboat Company
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Mountain Steamboats: The Saga of the Lake George Steamboat Company

Lake George, NY: Lake George Steamboat Company. Very Good. 1981. Hardcover. Pictorial stapled wraps. Many newspaper clippings about steamboats and Lake George laid in. Many photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages .

$15.00

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