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My Ditty-Bag

by Charles W. Brown

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$30.00

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Boston: Small, Maynard and Co. Publishers, 1925. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/good. Light shelf wear to the book; more to tips, corners, and edges of the jacket which is edgeworn with loss at the tips. Inscribed and signed by the author. First printing, no additional printings noted. Sea going tales from the days of sail. Every effort is… Read more
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Voyage around the World on the Corvette "La Favorite", 1830, 1831, 1832 under the Command of Captain Laplace

by Barbara Earman, editor

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Published
1991
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9789810025397
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$25.00

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Singapore: Antiques of the Orient Pte Ltd., 1991. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/no jacket, as issued. Light shelf wear to the book; laminated boards, no jacket as issued. Clean and unmarked. First English translation from the French edition of 1833. An important account of a 19th century French circumnavigation of the globe. "Cyrille Pierre Théodore Laplace (7 November… Read more
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Railroading on the Boston and Maine

by Boston and Maine Railroad

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Good
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$20.00

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Boston: Boston and Maine Railroad. Paperback. Good. Two inch split at lower spine, covers spotted. 24 page staplebound booklet, undated but a notation places it in the late 40's early 50's. "The following pages illustrate some of the tools e use in the normal operation of our business." Route map, hsitorical facts, photographs of the old B &… Read more
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The Pennsylvania Railroad: A Pictorial History

by Edwin P. Alexander

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Published
1967
Condition
Very Good
Edition
reprint
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$25.00

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New York: Bonanza Books, 1967. reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/very good. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book and jacket. First printing of the Bonanza edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Hard Cover. First published by W.W. Norton in 1947. Edwin P. Alexander was the author of a number of railroad history… Read more
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Diary of an Idle Woman in Constantinople ... With map and illustrations.

by Frances Elliot

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$175.00

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New York: D. Appleton, 1893. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Later printing. Light shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, next to last page (417-18) is loose. Mrs. Elliot's last and scarcest "Idle Woman" title. Perhaps also the most interesting. From Wikipedia: "Frances Minto Elliot (1820–1898) was a prolific English writer, primarily of non-fiction… Read more
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$175.00
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Railroads of Vermont: Volume I

by Robert C. Jones

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Published
1993
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9781881535010
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$150.00

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Shelburne, VT: New England Press, 1993. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/near fine. Signed by the author on the title page. As new in all respects. First printing / edition stated, no others noted. Volume 1 only. "Railroads of Vermont is the most comprehensive history of railroading in Vermont ever published. Volume I covers 27 Vermont railroads (Addison through… Read more
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L. T. Myers, 1912. Hardcover. Good. spine rubbed but legible, covers soiled, tips, corners, and edges worn, page edges darkened. In tan, red and black decorated cloth with photo of the ship. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Cover. Floods, fires, wars, sea disasters, polar exploration Logan Marshall was your man. Every effort is made to… Read more
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$60.00
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A Voyage in the 'Sunbeam' - Our Home on the Ocean for Eleven Months

by Mrs. Brassey

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Published
1881
Condition
Very Good
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$75.00

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London: Longmans Green & Co., 1881. Hardcover. Very Good. The "New Edition" of 1881. Blue and gilt decorated cloth. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book; a few pages proud with gutter repairs. According to the OCLC the book was "Deemed by the "Wall Street Journal" as one of the five best books about female… Read more
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The United States with Excursions to Mexico, Cuba, Porto Rico and Alaska: handbook for Travellers

by Karl Baedeker, editor; J. F. Muirhead, author

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Published
1909
Condition
Good
Edition
Revised Edition
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$175.00

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Leipsic: Karl Baedeker Publisher, 1909. Revised Edition. Hardcover. Good. Shelf wear to covers, splits beginning on spine, previous owner's name. Published in Leipsic by Baedeker, New York by Scribner's, London by Fisher Unwin. Thirty-three maps and forty-eight plans.The first edition to include Cuba, Porto Rico and Alaska. Scarce, the WorldCat locates 6 copies of this edition, just 2… Read more
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The United States with an Excursion into Mexico: handbook for Travellers

by Karl Baedeker, editor

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Published
1893
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$250.00

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Leipsic: Karl Baedeker Publisher, 1893. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. light wear to covers, which are uniformly faded, previous owner's inscription of 1897, chip to the title page edge. Published in Leipsic by Baedeker and London by Dulau & Co. Quite scarce, the WorldCat locates 5 copies of this edition, 4 in thee UK and 1 in Australia.… Read more
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$250.00
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Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax

by Samuel Bowles

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Published
1865
Condition
Good
Edition
First edition
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$45.00

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Springfield, Mass.: Samuel Bowles & Company, 1865. First edition. Hardcover. Good/no jacket, as issued. wear to tips, corners and edges of book, bookplate removal evidence, lacks first blank page, else clean and unmarked. In original publishers cloth. Map has a tear along the right edge through the states of Iowa and Illinois. First printing, no others noted. … Read more
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A Motor Flight Through France

by Edith Wharton

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Published
1908
Condition
Good
Edition
First U.K. Edition
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$35.00

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London: Macmillan, 1908. First U.K. Edition. Hardcover. Good/no jacket. shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, a bit of mottling to the front cover, previous owner's bookplate with brief notations to the front endpaper; no jacket. First printing, no others noted. 201 pages. Travel through France by car in 1906-07. In addition to her… Read more
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North-Eastern France: The Blue Guides

by Muirhead, Findlay and Monmarche, Marcel (editors)

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Published
1930
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$20.00

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London: Macmillan & Co Ltd., 1930. Second Edition. Hardcover. Good. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, some pages dog-eared; no jacket, as issued. Map endpapers with 53 maps and "a complete atlas of north eastern France." Findlay Muirhead brought out the Blue Guides after splitting with the German publisher Baedeker during the Great War.… Read more
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Crofutt's Trans-Continental Tourist's Guide

by George A. Crofutt

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Published
1872
Condition
Good
Edition
Fourth Edition
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$50.00

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New York: Geo. A. Crofutt, 1872. Fourth Edition. Hardcover. Good. Fourth volume, third revise. Much shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, fold-outs ripped, torn, lacks world map at rear. Full title: Crofutt's trans-continental tourist's guide : containing a full and authentic description of over five hundred cities, towns, villages, stations, government forts and camps,… Read more
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The Loss of the S.S. Titanic; Its Story and Its Lessons

by Lawrence Beesley

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Published
1912
Condition
Good
Edition
First American Edition
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$200.00

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1912. First American Edition. Hardcover. Good/no jacket. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book; no jacket; offsetting to the title page from the frontis of the ship. First printing, same date, published June, 1912. This First American edition is quite scarce. Beesley, the author of this early survivors account was an English… Read more
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The Titanic Tragedy God Speaking to the Nations

by Mrs Alma White

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Published
1912
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$200.00

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Bound Brook, NJ: The Pentecostal Union (Pillar of Fire), 1912. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. much wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, covers rubbed, mottled. First printing, no others noted. The place of publication is misspelled as Bound Bbook, New Jersey so perhaps a very early printing of the first edition. Alma Bridwell White (June 16,… Read more
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The Mega Yachts USA: Vol. 2

by Chris Caswell (Editor, Introduction), Jim Clark (Foreword) Jill Bobrow (Editor)

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781898524014
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$35.00

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Kingston-upon-Thames: Boat International Publications, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/very good. lightest shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book and jacket. Clean and unmarked. As well as featuring below decks tours of 21 mega yachts it is also a sort of an advertising and trade catalog for the top American yacht builders. Every effort is… Read more
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St. Barth: French West Indies (A Concepts Book)

by Charles Didcott and Christine Didcott

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Published
1997
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393046120
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$20.00

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Waitsfield VT: Concepts Publishing, 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. New/new. New in publisher's shrink wrap. Charles and Christine Didcott lived full time on St. Barth for several years and were able to capture the seasons, topography, people, and daily life, as well as the carnivals and holidays. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items… Read more
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In the Spirit of Tradition: Old and New Classic Yachts

by Jill Bobrow; Dana Jinkins

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Published
1997
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780393045567
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$35.00

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Waitsfield VT: W. W. Norton & Co., 1997. First Edition. Hardcover. New/new. New in publisher's shrink wrap."Fifty yachts are shown with historical and current photographs and textual information. Additionally, there are profiles of the people today who love and restore classic yachts. This lush, beautiful book is the most complete, up-to-date book on classic yachts ever produced. 250… Read more
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The Mega Yachts USA: Vol. 2

by Chris Caswell (Editor, Introduction), Jim Clark (Foreword) Jill Bobrow (Editor)

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Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781898524014
Item Price
$18.00

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Kingston-upon-Thames: Boat International Publications, 2000. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/no jacket. Shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book, no jacket. Clean and unmarked. As well as featuring below decks tours of 21 mega yachts it is also a sort of an advertising and trade catalog for the top American yacht builders. Every effort is made… Read more
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$18.00