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Fans of lakes and oceans will definitely enjoy Biblio's collection of antique and rare maritime books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From books and reports on the demise of the doomed Titanic cruise to books on maritime and navel architecture, there are plenty of rare maritime books to entertain those who are passionate about travelling through water. Some of the rare maritime books in the Biblio Rare Book Room focus on specific voyages and trips, and other books focus on detailed accounts of ship maintenance.



AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, ZUBDAT UL AKHBAR AL MUTA'ALLIQA BIL BIHAR. ON HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN MARINEAND CAPTAINS by SHEHRI ZADE (SEHRIZADE) ABD UL ALIM IBN MEHMET SAID (D. 1736 AD.)

1748 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. OTTOMAN TURKISH TEXT OF AN UN RECORDED WORK OF THIS OTTOMAN SCHOLAR. THIS BOOK IS AN ABBREVIATION OF HIS WORK: AL TUHFAT UL MUSTAFAWIYYA, WHICH IS DEDICATED TO AN OTTOMAN OFFICIAL CALLED MU…

From Archive

$50000.00


Excursion sur les côtes et dans les ports de Normandie. by LEFEBVRE. DURUFLE Jacques Noël. BONIGTON. FIELDING

Paris, J. F. Ostervald, Imprimerie de Jules Didot l'Aîné, 1823 (1823-1825). Folio [494 x 310 mm], 1 l., (54) ll. of text, 40 plates on large Indian paper, each one mounted with printed title, (1) l. of table. Half-roan, rebacked, spine with raised …

From LIBRAIRIE CAMILLE SOURGET

€23000.00


Voyage De La Perouse Autour Du Monde, Publie Conformement Au Decret Du 22 Avril 1791, et Redige Par M. L. A. Milet-Mureau by LA PEROUSE, JEAN FRANCOIS GALAUP DE

FIRST EDITION, 5 volumes (4 of text and an atlas), 4to (290 x 215mm.) and folio (575 x 425mm.), text volumes in contemporary full mottled calf gilt, atlas bound in original boards, half-titles, text with engraved portrait frontispiece, atlas with engraved…

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£18000.00


£8500.00


A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; In which the coast of North-West America has been carefully Examined and accurately Surveyed. Undertaken By His Majesty's Command, Principally with a view to Ascertain the Existence. by Vancouver, George (1757-1798); Vancouver, John [editor]

London: Printed for G.G. And J. Robinson and J. Edwards, 1798. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4to. A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and Round the World; In which the coast of North-West America has been carefully Examined …

From Minotavros Books

CA$12500.00


Relacion del viage que por orden de su magestad, y acuerdo de el real consejo de Indias, hicieron los capitanes Bartholome Garcia de Nodal, y Gonzalo de Nodal, hermanos, naturales de Pontevedra, al descrubimento del estrecho nuevo de San Vicente, que hoy es nombrado de Maire, y reconocimiento del de Magallanes. by NODAL, BARTOLOME GARCIA & GONZALO DE

Cadiz: en la Real imprenta de Marina, 1753. Two parts in one volume,First work: [20] 1-160 159-162 [4] pp., signatures pi2 [par.]-2[par.]4 A-X4 (2[par.]4 and X4 blank), woodcut initial and head-and tailpieces, engraved folding map (titled 'Reconocimiento…

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£7500.00


AL KANZ AL MUKHTAR FI KASHF AL ARADHI WA AL BIHAR, THE SECOND AND MOST RARE ED. PRINTED IN THE OFFICE OF TOPJIYYA NEAR CAIRO by RIFA'AA BADAWI RAFI' AL TAHTAWI (TRANSLATOR)

Egypt: Maktab ut Tobjiyya (the artillery press), 1834 Book. As New. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. ONE OF THE MOST RARE PRINTING OFFICES IN THE EARLY PRINTING HISTORY IN EGYPTE AFTER THE FRENCH PRESS, MAKTAB AL TOPJIYYA (artillery office) WIH…

From Archive

$6500.00


Reize rondom de waereld. Met kaarten en plaaten. by Cook, James (with notes by George Forster, transl. by J.D. Pasteur). [14 Vols. complete. First Dutch edition]

Collected accounts of the three great voyages by James Cook (1728-1779).Cook, James (with notes by George Forster, transl. by J.D. Pasteur). Reize rondom de waereld. Met kaarten en plaaten. Vertaald door J.D. Pasteur. Leyden, Amsterdam, The Hague, Honkoop…

From Acanthus Antiquariaat

€5750.00


History of Marine Architecture. Including an enlarged and progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, both Civil and Military, of all Nations, especially of Great Britain. - 3 Vols. by Charnock, J.A. - [Including albumen photograph & note by midshipman Thomas William Oliver of the 'HMS ASIA']

Charnock, J. A. History of Marine Architecture. Including an enlarged and progressive View of the Nautical Regulations and Naval History, both Civil and Military, of all Nations, especially of Great Britain. London, R. Faulder (ao), 1800-1802. 1st. ed. 3…

From Acanthus Antiquariaat

€4250.00


ANSON, GEORGE AND WALTER, RICHARD VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD In the Years MDCCXL, I, II, III, IV. by ANSON, GEORGE AND WALTER, RICHARD

FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, [34], 417, [3]p., 42 engraved folding maps and plates, list of subscribers, final leaf of directions to the binder, occasional light foxing and offsetting, pp. 319 misnumbered as 219, contemporary catspaw calf, boards twice rul…

From Bruce Marshall Rare Books

£3500.00


TARIFFA DE I PESI E MISURE CORRISPONDENTI DAL LEVANTE AL PONENTE E DA UNA TERRA E LUOGO ALL’ALTRO QUALI TUTTE LE PARTI DIL MONDO by BARTHOLOMEO DI PASI DA VINETIA

VINETIA, 1540. Rarissima opera del 1540 di una delle prime guide per i mercanti scritto da Bartholomeo di Pasi da Venezia. Si tratta di un manuale per i pesi e misure del Mediterraneo e dell'Est ad uso dei mercanti veneziani del XVI secolo, una delle…

From Sephora di Elena Serru

€4000.00


CARSON OF VENUS by Edgar Rice Burroughs

[EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS]. CARSON OF VENUS. WWII U.S. NAVY MILITARY ASSOCIATION COPY. Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc., Tarzana, California, 1939. First Edition, First printing. Book Condition: Very Good+. Appears barely read, in original publisher's blue pebbled …

From Astro Trader Books

$4000.00


kr25000.00


A Voyage towards the North Pole undertaken by His Majesty's Command 1773. by PHIPPS, CONSTANTINE JOHN

1774. London, Bowyer and J. Nichols, 1774. 4to. Contemp. full sprinkled calf. Raised bands. Richly gilt compartments. Titlelabel with gilt lettering. Light wear to spine ends. Light wear to edges. Corners a bit bumped. Folded engraved maps as frontispi…

From Herman H. J. Lynge & Son

kr24500.00


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