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Image for The Man Who Bought a Navy: The Story of the World's Greatest Salvage Achievement at Scapa Flow

The Man Who Bought a Navy: The Story of the World's Greatest Salvage Achievement at Scapa Flow

By: Bowman, Gerald

Price: $31.50

Publisher: George G. Harrap & Company Ltd.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 31200


Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; London; 240 pp, red hardcover; illustrated with line drawings and b & w photographs. Very Good book, clean, tight, mild wear bottom edge & corner tips. "University Club" stamped on front endpaper. Pages clean, bright, otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket worn & lightly soiled on folds; shallow tears on top edge. Protected in new clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Mystic Seaport Watercraft

By: Bray, Maynard; Benjamin A.G.Fuller; Peter T. Vermilya

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum: 2001

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 31195

ISBN: 0913372951


Near Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 396 pages. Describes the 455 watercraft at the Mystic Seaport Museum; includes 721 photographs, illustrations and plans covering 140 sailing craft, 220 rowing craft, 51 powered vessels, 56 paddling and sailing canoes, and 4 iceboats. Clean, tightly bound; hint of shelf wear. Previous owner's small book stamp and name inside front cover. Pages clean, unmarked. View more info

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The Palatine Ship Ghost Ship of Block Island

By: Carlson, Robert W.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Archaeostronomy Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28442

ISBN: 1886066000


Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; First edition, limited to 1000 copies. 59 pages, in tan pictorial wraps. Crisp,clean, tight, unmarked. View more info

Image for Dearest Minnie; A Sailor's Story: Travel with Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet 1907-1909 through 200+ full color postcards.

Dearest Minnie; A Sailor's Story: Travel with Teddy Roosevelt's Great White Fleet 1907-1909 through 200+ full color postcards.

By: Compton, Leslie

Price: $31.50

Publisher: First Steps Publishing: 2017

Edition: First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31216

ISBN: 1937333396


Near Fine; Softcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author on title page. 221 pp, in pictorial wrap; illustrated with over 200 full color postcards. Modest wear to top corner tips of cover. Else Fine. Tight, clean; crisp pages. Includes BONUS BOOK: Theodore Roosevelt and the Great White Fleet: American Sea Power Comes of Age; by Kenneth Wimmel; 1998, Brassey's; Hardcover; Very Good book (clean, crisp, unmarked) in Near Fine jacket. ; Signed by Author View more info

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The Lake Champlain Schooner WATER WITCH; A Report on the Preliminary Survey of the Wreck

By: Crisman, Kevin; and Arthur Cohn.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1993

Seller ID: 31170


Very Good+; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 71 pp., blue pictorial card covers; plastic comb binding. Illustrated. Submitted to the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation, Montpelier, Vermont. Hint of soil on edges of back cover. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. Detailed history of the Water Witch (first a steamer, later converted to a schooner) on Lake Champlain, the account of its sinking, it's discovery and details of an archaeological survey, comparisons to other shipwrecks. Appendices include two drawings of the hull, and a partial list of 19th Century Lake Champlain Schoon... View more info

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Exploring the Design Principles of Capt. Robert P. Beebe's Ocean-Going Passagemakers

By: Doherty, Steve

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Ships Plan Division: 2003

Seller ID: 31103

ISBN: 0939510839


Near Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 67 pp. paperback. Includes 19 Passagemaker Plans. Book only. Fine but for previous owner's small stamp inside front cover. Tightly bound, crisp, clean. Also includes Two unpublished Passagemaker articles by Capt. Beebe, Notes on Sailing Rigs for Beebe Designs, A Profile of Beebe's Career by Designer Phil Bolger, 10 pages of photos and letters from Passagemaker Owners. View more info

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Merchant Sail in Six Volumes [Facsimile Edition]

By: Fairburn, William Armstrong (1876-1947), Naval Architect and Marine Engineer, University of Glasgow, 1897 ; Ethel M. Ritchie (editor for Firburn Marine Educational Foundation)

Price: $292.50

Publisher: Higginson Book Company:

Seller ID: 411


Near Fine; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 4179 pp, in six volumes, complete. Each volume bound in blue cloth; gilt lettering on spine. Facsimile reprint. No date of publication given, but contemporary 21st century. Near Fine to Fine books. Very clean, firm bindings, hinges intact; corner tips sharp. Trace of scuffing or shelf rubbing on a few volumes. Pages pristine, no markings or names. A compendium of American sailing vessels and history of merchant shipping. Description of contents from WorldCat: V. 1. Early days of exploration and the influence of shipbuilding in development of ... View more info

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The Line of Battle: The Sailing Warship 1650-1840

By: Gardiner, Robert (editor)

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Chartwell Books: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31245

ISBN: 0785812679


Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Modest shelf wear at ends of spine. Binding tight. Pages crisp, clean, unmarked. Jacket lightly rubbed top edge. ; (Conway's History of the Ship) Series View more info

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The Nuclear Navy, 1955-1965

By: General Dynamics Corporation

Price: $31.50

Publisher: General Dynamics Corporation: 1965

Seller ID: 30891


Very Good; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 44 p pamphlet; black & white photos; brief history of the nuclear powered Navy program beginning with the building of the Nautilus at General Dynamics in Groton, CT in 1954 up to the Will Rogers in 1965; list of ships by class including Seawolf, Skate, Skipjack, Triton, Permit, Sturgeon, George Washington, Ethan Allen, and Lafayette. Clean and unmarked; light rubbing; short corner crease on back cover. View more info

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Old Marine Engines The World of the One-Lunger

By: Grayson, Stan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Mystic Seaport Museum Inc: 1994

Seller ID: 29997

ISBN: 0964007002


Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 232 pp., in pictorial wraps. Illustrated with black & white photos. Bright, crisp, tight book. No names or markings. View more info

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Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects Volume XXXII

By: Holmes, George, (ed.).

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Institution of Naval Architects: 1891

Seller ID: 27940


Fair; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 262 pages text, plus 36 plates, fold-out plans for Recent War-Ship Designs. Clothbound, gilt lettering and logo. Chipping on edges of spine; corner tips worn. Cloth dull but gilt bright and intact. Rear hinge cracked at endpapers, but binding holding solidly. Pages clean, unmarked, some yellowing; pipe tobacco odor. Articles include: Future Policy of War-Ship Building; Recent War-Ship Designs for the US Navy; Boiler Deposits; Study of Compression; Boiler Construction for Forced Draught; Improvements in Armour Plates for Ships; Internal Stresses in... View more info

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"Velebit" U Plamenu. (The "Velebit" in Flames.).

By: Magazinovic, Oskar

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Logos Split: 1990

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 27220


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 o... View more info

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Charles Mitchell 1820-1895 Victorian Shipbuilder.

By: McGuire, D. G.

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne City Libraries & Arts: 1988

Seller ID: 6662

ISBN: 090265358X


Very Good-; Softcover; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" tall; 74 p in wraps; stapled binding; pamphlet style format. Cover rubbed on edges; trace of light soil. Interior crisp. Includes list of ships built at Low Walker.; View more info

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Rocking the Boat? A History of Scales Corporation Limited

By: McLean, Gavin

Price: $34.20

Publisher: Hazard Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26429

ISBN: 1877270407


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. View more info

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Glory of the Seas

By: Mjelde, Michael Jay

Price: $27.00

Publisher: The Glencannon Press: 2000

Edition: Second Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31207

ISBN: 1889901180


Fine in Fine dust jacket; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Signed by Author View more info