Horse Books Plus

Quick Search

Author
Title
Description
Keyword
Advanced Search
 
Perhaps a Gift Card?
Checkout a Gift Card


 
Browse By Category
ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES
BIOGRAPHY
CHILDRENS FICTION
COACHING & CARRIAGE DRIVING
COLLECTIBLES: JEWELRY
COOKBOOKS
DRESSAGE & EVENTING
FOX HUNTING
GARDENING
HISTORY
HORSE RACING & CHASING
HORSE STORIES
HORSEMANSHIP & CARE
HORSE BREEDS & HISTORY
LITERATURE
MILITARIA
NATURE
POLO
SHOW JUMPING
SIDESADDLE RIDING

Click Here for Full Catalog List
 
 
 
 

BOATING & MARITIME HISTORY

BOATING & MARITIME HISTORY

Click on Title to view full description

 
1 Brosius, Jack; Leroy, Dave Canoes & Kayaks: A Complete Buyer's Guide
IL Contemporary Books, Inc 1978 0809276917 / 9780809276912 First Edition Hard Cover Good + Good + 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Illustrated 
Tight bright copy 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. 121pp of informative advice and safety tips for beginner and experienced alike. Well illust in b/w photos. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Whaling Days 1st Ed/HB/DJ, Carrick, Carol
2 Carrick, Carol Whaling Days 1st Ed/HB/DJ
NY Clarion Books 1993 0395509483 / 9780395509487 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + Ex Library 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall Frampton, David 
Know what you are getting, view image. 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. 40pp. Surveys the whaling industry, ranging from hunting in colonial America to modern whaling regulations and conservation efforts. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
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 First Thus Hard Cover Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 
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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
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 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Hugo, Ric 
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 pgs. illustrated in color w/word list in rear. Appears unread. 
Price: 9.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Laws And Regulations on the Regime Of The High Seas. Vol II., 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.
NY United Nations 1952 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall No Illustrations 
Good navy cloth hardcover 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Boating with Cap'n Bob and Matey An Encyclopedia For Kids of All Ages. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY/ SIGNED, Hackler, Lew
6 Hackler, Lew Boating with Cap'n Bob and Matey An Encyclopedia For Kids of All Ages. AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY/ SIGNED
VA Seascape Enterprises 1989 0931595037 / 9780931595035 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + No Jacket Signed by Author 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Basnight, Bobby Signed by Author
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 pgs. 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
The History of The Indian Harbor Yacht Club 1889-1977 Greenwich, CT 1st Ed, Kirkpatrick, Konstance
7 Kirkpatrick, Konstance The History of The Indian Harbor Yacht Club 1889-1977 Greenwich, CT 1st Ed
CT The Indian Harbor Yacht Club 1978 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall Illustrated 
Red leatherette hardcover with gilt titles and club seal on frt board. 7" x 10", 239pp. 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/ Underweigh - 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Remus the Narrowboat and His First Adventure 1st ED PB, Lewis, Sue
8 Lewis, Sue Remus the Narrowboat and His First Adventure 1st ED PB
England Remus Publishing 2002 0954240308 / 9780954240301 First Edition Soft Cover Very Good No Jacket 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall Evans, Brian 
Very light rubs on tips of colorful paperback covers, internally crisp and clean. Illust in b/w. The first adventure for children of Remus the narrowboat of England. 19 pgs. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
9 Lippman, Peter Busy Boats. First Edition PB
NY Random House Pictureback 1977 0394837312 / 9780394837314 First Edition Paperback Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall 
Tight bright first edition paperback. 32pp. Identifies and discusses the uses of different types of boats. 
Price: 8.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
A Guide to Sunken Ships in American Waters FINE HB/DJ 1ST ED, Lonsdale, LCDR Adrian L.; Kaplan, H.R.
10 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Your Boat Belowdecks 1st ED HB/DJ, Reale, Thomas; Johnson, Michael
11 Reale, Thomas; Johnson, Michael Your Boat Belowdecks 1st ED HB/DJ
NY Hearst Marine Books 1990 0688083382 / 9780688083380 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good + Very Good + Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Cream paper boards with teal cloth backstrip. Exlib hardcover with sharp tips and spine ends. Pocket and all pgs present. Unclipped dj displays well. 256pp. 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. Books are cleaned and dust wrappers placed in new mylar whenever possible. Book images are available, just ask. Offered from a five star, full-time, professional bookseller and proud member of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Your satisfaction is our #1 priority. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Ran Away to Sea An Autobiography For Boys, Reid, Captain Mayne
12 Reid, Captain Mayne Ran Away to Sea An Autobiography For Boys
MA Ticknor and Fields 1860 Possible First Hard Cover Fair No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
Frt board half detached, tips and spine ends rubbed w/boards showing. Text browned, tissue guarded frontis present. Former owner's name on endpps. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. 
Price: 85.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Tales of Sea and Shore Selected from the Stories of Edward Rowe Snow Fine HB, Snow, Edward Rowe
13 Snow, Edward Rowe Tales of Sea and Shore Selected from the Stories of Edward Rowe Snow Fine HB
NY Dodd, Mead & Co. 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Brilliant sharp, square copy 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. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. 
Price: 18.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Polar The Titanic Bear A True Story, Spedden, Daisy Corning Stone
14 Spedden, Daisy Corning Stone Polar The Titanic Bear A True Story
Canada Madison Press/ Little, Brown & Co. 1998 0316809241 / 9780316809245 Revised Edition Paperback As New No Jacket 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall McGaw, Laurie 
48pp. This true story, told in the first-person by Polar the bear, describes the Titanic shipwreck. 
Price: 6.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
15 Stanitski, Diane Marie Teacher At Sea. Mrs. Armwood's Hydropraphic Adventure on the NOAA Ship Fairweather
NOAA 2007 First Edition Hard Cover As New No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Cowden, Bruce David 
34pp. As new glossy hardcover. 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
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Submarines, Stephens, Edward C.
16 Stephens, Edward C. Submarines
IL Science Research Associates Inc 1963 First Edition Pictorial Paperback Covers Near Fine No Jacket 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Baranovic, Lawrence 
Very light surface color loss from storage, internally as new. Brilliant, uncreased, well illustrated paperback. SRA Library Vol 71. How does a submarine "see" underwater? What is life like aboad one of these modern ships? What sort of men make up the crew? How are they selected and trained? 
Price: 28.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
17 Tre Trycare Company Historic Sailing Ships Coloring Book
NY Dover 1982 048623584X / 9780486235844 First Edition Pictorial Paperback Covers Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Illustrated 
Light wear at tips of paperback cover. 34 pg text as new. 
Price: 3.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
My Book of Ships, Unknown
18 Unknown My Book of Ships
NY Merrimack Publising Corp. 1984 Possible First Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall Unknown 
Two flat creases on cover. Fabulous vintage style illustrations and story of a little girl and her mother on vacation aboard ship. 9 pp. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. 
Price: 9.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
19 Unknown The Knights Of The Frozen Sea A Narrative of Arctic Discovery and Adventure by the Auth or "Harry Lawton's Adventures"
London Seeley, Jackson & Halliday 1868 Second Edition Hardcover Poor No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall Illustrated 
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. Priced accordingly.. 
Price: 28.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 
 
Give Me A Ship To Sail 1st ED HB, Villiers, Alan
20 Villiers, Alan Give Me A Ship To Sail 1st ED HB
NY Charles Scribner's Sons 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Jacket Ex Library 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated 
Light blue cloth boards with bumped tips and rubbed/chipped spine ends are splotchy and discolored, dark blue title on darkened backstrip is legible.312 pp exlib with pocket pulled but all pgs present. Foxed, age-toned endpps, Ex- USAF library copy. Discard stamps on endpps, one on title page and copyright pg, remainder of text crisp, tight and bright. Illust with b/w photos. Contents include: SOME WANDERING ADVENTURES: Moby Dick/ "Somehow Most Melancholy!"/ "God Helps Him Who Works"/ The Tunny Run/ The Race of the Sailing School Ships/ Two Frigates, Please/ The Brig in the Maldive Islands/ Life at Male. THE MAYFLOWER STORY: Launched, Floated, and All But Capsized/ Historically Correct!/ The Crew/ Will She Make It?/ Across the Bay and Headed West/ Columbus Did Better/ Gulf Stream Squall/ Tumultuous Welcome/ A Ship to Sail?/ Technical Appencix/ Index. Books are cleaned and mylar changed on dj's whenever possible. We gift wrap every book at no charge. Offered from a five star, full-time professional bookseller and proud members of the Virginia Antiquarian Booksellers Association. Satisfaction guarenteed. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart
 

Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@horsebooksplus.com

Copyright©2006. All Rights Reserved.




Powered by ChrisLands.com

 

 

cookie