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BOATING & MARITIME HISTORY

BOATING & MARITIME HISTORY

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1 Brosius, Jack; Leroy, Dave Canoes & Kayaks: A Complete Buyer's Guide
IL Contemporary Books, Inc 1978 0809276917 / 9780809276912 First Edition Hardcover Good + Good + Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Tight bright 1st edition hardcover with munched upper fore edge of book and DJ, now in new mylar and shows well. Upper tip of fep clipped, initial B stamped on following pg tip. 121 pp of informative advice and safety tips for beginner and experienced alike. Well illust in b/w photos. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Whaling Days, Carrick, Carol
2 Carrick, Carol Whaling Days
NY Clarion Books 1993 0395509483 / 9780395509487 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Frampton, David 
1st edition exlib w/pocket and all pp present. Lovely HB in cream cloth boards with copper gilt illustration on cover, rust cloth spine. No rub through, negligible wear from storage. Unclipped DJ in mylar taped to pastedns, displays beautifully w/out tears or soil. Gorgeous woodcut illustrations throughout. 40 pp. Surveys the whaling industry, ranging from hunting in colonial America to modern whaling regulations and conservation efforts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Mars in Capricorn  A True Story of Brutal Experience Aboard a Tramp Steamer, Cross, Beverley
3 Cross, Beverley Mars in Capricorn A True Story of Brutal Experience Aboard a Tramp Steamer
MA Little, Brown and Co 1955 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Very Good + Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
1st edition hardcover showing light surface wear on dj, book fine. Story of the author's voyage on a Norwegian tramp steamer. It is a record of the impact that brutal experience made on an articulate romantic young man. 210 pp. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Leonard Visits The Ocean Floor, Darby, Gene
4 Darby, Gene Leonard Visits The Ocean Floor
CA Harr Wagner Publishing Co 1965 First Edition Pictorial Cloth Boards Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hugo, Ric 
1st edition hardcover in green cloth boards w/brown picture of boy & his dog in a submarine. White lettering on front board and backstrip. Very light color loss to still sharp tips, bumped lightly brushed spine ends. Internally as new save for stamp: Title 1 Project 7 on frt pastedown. 44 p. illustrated in color w/word list in rear. Appears unread. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Laws And Regulations on the Regime Of The High Seas. Vol II.  SIGNED, Division for the Development and Codification of International Law in the Legal Dept of the United Nations
5 Division for the Development and Codification of International Law in the Legal Dept of the United Nations Laws And Regulations on the Regime Of The High Seas. Vol II. SIGNED
NY United Nations 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall No Illustrations Signed by Author(s)
1st edition hardcover in navy blue cloth boards with bright gilt titles, spine cloth slightly sunned. Author sig and address on rear paste down. 142 pp crisp and unmarked. Laws relating to jurisdiction over crimes committed abroad or on the high seas. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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The Eastern Yacht Club Ditty Box 1870-1900, Foster, Charles H.W.
6 Foster, Charles H.W. The Eastern Yacht Club Ditty Box 1870-1900
Norwood, MA The Plympton Press 1932 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall Photographs 
1st edition in blue buckram cloth boards with gilt titles. Edges of book and spine soiled, spine title remains legible. 317 pages including74 pp list of members and 70 pg glossy index of sailing ships photographed in b/w. Mapped endpps, no dj. Not exlib. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Boating with Cap'n Bob and Matey An Encyclopedia For Kids of All Ages  SIGNED, Hackler, Lew
7 Hackler, Lew Boating with Cap'n Bob and Matey An Encyclopedia For Kids of All Ages SIGNED
VA Seascape Enterprises 1989 0931595037 / 9780931595035 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Basnight, Bobby Signed by Author(s)
1st edition hardcover. Author's presentation copy, signed: "To John Roman, Safe Boating, Lew Hackler" on illust front end paper. Lightly bumped tips and 1/2" closed tear at foot of title page, else as new. 32 pp. This book contains "Adventures of Cap'n Bob and Matey; illustrates over 300 boating terms; [has an] easy-to-understand glossary; more than 40 types of boats; 75 safety and navigation items; 38 types of flags, sails & canvas; and 32 lines, ropes, chains & wires." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Kalman, Maira Fireboat The Heroic Adventures of the John J. Harvey
NY Scholastic 2003 043955487X / 9780439554879 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good + No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
1st edition illustrated 44 pp. paperback with lightly curled tips, else fine. In this moving, hopeful tribute to heroes and other people who care, Kalman writes of New York City and a brave little fireboat, broaching the tragedy of 9-11 in a way that is truly accessible for children. This is a gift from a talented writer and illustrator to her beloved city. Kalman's pride is demonstrated in her usual exuberant design style, and her use of important events in the city's cultural development, and its look to the future. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The History of The Indian Harbor Yacht Club 1889-1977 Greenwich, CT, Kirkpatrick, Konstance
9 Kirkpatrick, Konstance The History of The Indian Harbor Yacht Club 1889-1977 Greenwich, CT
CT The Indian Harbor Yacht Club 1978 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
1st edition hardcover in red leatherette boards with gilt titles and club seal on frt board. 7" x 10", 239 pp. Illust with photos, b/w mapped endpapers. Lovely collectible hardcover in near fine condition with one faint rub mark on frt bd. More than suitable for gift giving or the collectors shelf. Chapters include: The Story 1889-1077 A Whale of a Tale/ Homeport - A Touch of Harbor History/ Sailors Ahoy - How It All Began/ Underweight - The Years in the Wooden Clubhouse Before the Fire 1897-1919/ Full Rigged - Where We Were and How We Got There 1929/ Listening to Leeward - The Depression and War Years/ Sailing Before The Wind - The Next Quarter Century/ Tying the Knots - The Seventies. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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10 Lawton, Harry The Knights Of The Frozen Sea A Narrative of Arctic Discovery and Adventure by the Author of "Harry Lawton's Adventures"
London Seeley, Jackson & Halliday 1868 Second Edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
2nd edition hardcover in burgundy embossed cloth with gilt clipper ship on cover, gilt spine title barely legible. Corners worn, boards soiled, page block separated from boards, front paste down partially removed with old church library sticker present. Worm holes and abrasion on edges of first few leaves, no text obscured. Book is all there, a delicate reading copy or a candidate for rebinding. Earliest Arctic voyages, Frobisher, Ross, Parry, Franklin, M'Clure, Kane, M'Clintock and discovery of the relics of the Franklin Expedition. In need of a LOT of love but remains a sought after book by maritime history buffs. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Remus the Narrowboat and His First Adventure, Lewis, Sue
11 Lewis, Sue Remus the Narrowboat and His First Adventure
England Remus Publishing 2002 0954240308 / 9780954240301 First Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Evans, Brian 
1st edition paperback with very light rubs on tips of colorful covers, internally crisp and clean. Illust in b/w. The first adventure for children of Remus the narrowboat of England. 19 pp. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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12 Lippman, Peter Busy Boats
NY Random House Pictureback 1977 0394837312 / 9780394837314 First Edition Paperback Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustsrated 
Tight bright first edition paperback. 32 pp. Identifies and discusses the uses of different types of boats. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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A Guide to Sunken Ships in American Waters FINE HB/DJ 1ST ED, Lonsdale, LCDR Adrian L.; Kaplan, H.R.
13 Lonsdale, LCDR Adrian L.; Kaplan, H.R. A Guide to Sunken Ships in American Waters FINE HB/DJ 1ST ED
VA Compass Publications Inc 1964 First Edition Gilt Lettering on Cloth Boards Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Photographs 
Brilliant copy in green cloth with gilt titles. Sharp tips and spine ends. 189 pg text flawless. No names, tears or soil. Top edge slightly dusty, else as new. Unclipped dj in new mylar shows negligible color loss at tips from storage, one 1/2" closed tear at frt upper gutter. Profusely illustrated with photos, maps and charts including copies of sections of appropriate U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey charts for plotting wrecks referred to in the text. Information on approximatley 1,100 shipwrecks along coast of the U.S.; including the Great Lakes and larger rivers. Fab copy, more than suitable for a collector's shelf or gift-giving. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Christopher Columbus, Mariner, Morison, Samuel Eliot
14 Morison, Samuel Eliot Christopher Columbus, Mariner
Atlantic-Little, Brown 1955 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Raisz, Erwin - Maps 
First edition, second printing. Straight, sharp hardcover in teal and gray boards with bright gilt title spine. 224 pp crisp and unmarked save for former owners' on mapped fep. Original, unclipped dust wrapper has good color on frt panel, backstrip of dj quite sunned. B/W photo of author on rear panel. The story of the greatest sea adventurer of all time - told by America's foremost naval historian. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Story of the Strange Fate of the ZamZam  The Miracle Ship and the Miraculous Rescue of the One Hundred Twenty Missionaries, Oiness, Sylvia M.
15 Oiness, Sylvia M. The Story of the Strange Fate of the ZamZam The Miracle Ship and the Miraculous Rescue of the One Hundred Twenty Missionaries
MN Osterhus Publishing House 1942 Eighth Printing Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Photographs 
Tight and bright 8th printing paperback in ecru card cover with two closed taped tears. Tissue guarded end pps and name/address sticker on inside cover. Page block staples rusted and pulled, remainder of text fine. 34 pp. An Account Of The Sinking Of The Egyptian Ship ZamZam In The South Atlantic In The Spring Of 1941. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Your Boat Belowdecks, Reale, Thomas; Johnson, Michael
16 Reale, Thomas; Johnson, Michael Your Boat Belowdecks
NY Hearst Marine Books 1990 0688083382 / 9780688083380 First Edition Hardcover Very Good + Very Good + Ex-Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
1st edition hardcover in cream paper covered boards with teal cloth backstrip. Exlib hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Pocket and all pgs present. Unclipped dj displays well. 256 pp. Discusses upkeep of the belowdecks systems of boats, listing the necessary tools and explaining how to maintain and repair engines, diesel fuel systems, batteries, filters, pumps, steering, and stoves and heaters. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Ran Away to Sea  An Autobiography For Boys, Reid, Captain Mayne
17 Reid, Captain Mayne Ran Away to Sea An Autobiography For Boys
MA Ticknor and Fields 1860 1st Edition Hardcover Fair No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
1st US edition hardcover (1860). 359 pp. Frt board half detached, tips and spine ends rubbed w/boards showing. Text browned, tissue guarded frontis present. Former owner's name on endpps. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Follow The Whale, Sanderson, Ivan T.
18 Sanderson, Ivan T. Follow The Whale
NY Bramhall House 1956 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Drawings & Maps by Author; Chapter Head Drawings by F. Wenderoth Saunders 
Straight and clean 1st edition hardcover with letter A on copywrite page. Light blue linen cloth with navy lettered spine shows bumped spine ends but tips remain sharp. Mapped endpps. Not exlib, no names, tears or soil in the 423 pg text. Original unclipped, unpriced dj is in good shape with small bits of loss at spine ends, still displays well in new mylar. Easily readable tale includes a complete drawing of all living whales [appendix E]. A history, from time immemorial man has pursued the whale. This is the story of the peoples who have engaged in that pursuit - its historical, cultural and economic consequences. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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Tales of Sea and Shore Selected from the Stories of Edward Rowe Snow, Snow, Edward Rowe
19 Snow, Edward Rowe Tales of Sea and Shore Selected from the Stories of Edward Rowe Snow
NY Dodd, Mead & Co. 1966 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Brilliant sharp, square 1st edition hardcover in orange cloth with black title on lightly sunned backstrip. Spine ends lightly bumped but not rubbed. 274 pp unmarked, no tears or soil. Touch of soil on edge of page block, else fine. 16 stories & 19 b/w illustrations. Gift quality. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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20 Stanitski, Diane Marie Teacher At Sea Mrs. Armwood's Hydropraphic Adventure on the NOAA Ship Fairweather
NOAA 2007 First Edition Hardcover As New No Jacket Book 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Cowden, Bruce David 
1st edition glossy hardcover as new. A true story of a teacher selected to go on a NOAA research vessel, and the things she learned about and shared with her students. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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