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Erastus Hodges, 1781-1847:  Connecticut Manufacturer, Merchant and Entrepreneur, Hodges, Thoedore B.
1 Erastus Hodges, 1781-1847: Connecticut Manufacturer, Merchant and Entrepreneur
Hodges, Thoedore B.
0914659685 / 9780914659686
Phoenix Pub 1994, First Edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Limited first edition of 1000 copies. 360 pages, bound in dark red cloth. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. In crisp jacket, protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28098 
Price: 31.50 USD
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"Velebit" U Plamenu. (The "Velebit" in Flames.)., Magazinovic, Oskar
2 "Velebit" U Plamenu. (The "Velebit" in Flames.).
Magazinovic, Oskar

Logos Split 1990, Revised Edition. Very Good; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by the author and inscribed to: "Dr. Robert Ballard, with compliments. Oskar Magazinovic, Split, January 20, 1993." 111 pages, bound in pictorial wraps; maps, photographs. Text in Croation with brief summary in English. Author's foreword (written in English) laid-in. The destruction of the merchant marine ship Velebit by the German ship Kormoran in the Indian Ocean in 1941 and the fate of its Yugslavian crew in the months that followed. First published in 1957, this edition contains some revised chapters. Light shelfwear on cover; corners lightly creased. Interior clean, unmarked. 27220 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Rocking the Boat? A History of Scales Corporation Limited, McLean, Gavin
3 Rocking the Boat? A History of Scales Corporation Limited
McLean, Gavin
1877270407 / 9781877270406
Hazard Press 2002, First Edition. Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Square 4to 9" - 11" tall; 324 pages. Bright, clean, crisp, tightly bound. In crisp jacket with hint of rubbing on top edge. Appears as new. Well-researched and nicely illustrated history of the Scales Corporation and the shipping industry in New Zealand. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 26429 
Price: 34.20 USD
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A Taste of the Antarctic, Richey, Michael; Libby Purves (intro).
4 A Taste of the Antarctic
Richey, Michael; Libby Purves (intro).

Nicholas Scheetz 1997, Signed/Numbered. Signed by Author Fine; Hardcover; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; Washington D. C. ; 23 unnumbered leaves : illustration on title page (wooden engraving by the author). Binding is handmade marbled paper-covered boards with silk ribbon binding. "Eighty copies have been printed for Nicholas Scheetz at the Martin Art Yonno Press in celebration of Michael Richey's 80th birthday, July 6th, 1997. The text was set in Cochin Open and Spectrum, and printed on a Vandercook Proofing Press. The wooden engravings are by the author"-- from the Colophon; Copy No. 39, SIGNED by Michael Richey. First written in 1943 (but not published til 1997) on board the HMS Carnarvon Castle, an armed British merchant cruiser, of which Michael Richey was then assistant navigator, on patrol in the South Atlantic, near the Falkland Islands. Scarce, only one copy listed in WorldCat. Richey was an avid competitive sailor who at the age of 80 achieved an entry in the Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest man who crossed the Atlantic as a solo sailor. Richey participated in unbroken succession from 1968 to 1996 at the OSTAR regattas --- in eight appearances with his small yacht Jester, Richey is still (as of 2016) the sailor with the second most competition participation (from wickipedia). This lovely Signed/Limited Edition has been carefully preserved in the publisher's envelope with velcro closure and another of Richey's woodcuts in green. A clean, bright lovely book with no visible flaws. Envelope shows slight soil. ; Signed by Author 29224 
Price: 133.20 USD
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Rum and Axes;  The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795-1850, Siskind, Janet
5 Rum and Axes; The Rise of a Connecticut Merchant Family, 1795-1850
Siskind, Janet
0801489202 / 9780801489204
Cornell University Press 2004, Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Firm binding. Crisp, clean, unmarked. Just a hint of use. 30597 
Price: 18.00 USD
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