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Naval Mutinies of the Twentieth Century An International Perspective

By: Bell, Christopher M. & Bruce A. Elleman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Routledge: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 65542


Glossy wraps with trace edgewear. Binding tight, spine uncreased, text clean. No names, stickers or stamps. Trace soil to text block. Tiny nicks to top edges of a handful of pages.; Cass Series: Naval Policy and History; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 312 pages View more info

Flying ships; Hovercraft and Hydrofoils

By: Cagle, Malcolm W., Rear Admiral

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 62953


Blue cloth. Well illustrated. Inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. This is dated 1970. The corners are lightly bumped, bump to the lower, rear cover edge. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Otherwise quite clean. The dust jacket has light wear at the corners, other minor edge wear. An impression from a paperclip to the upper, front. Not price clipped. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 142 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Some Principles of Maritime Strategy

By: Corbett, Julian S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 63101


Dark blue cloth covered boards with light edgewear and bumped spine ends and corners; small tears to cloth at spine ends. Spine a little darkened. Gilt title on spine. Mild foxing to text block, and scattered throughout interior. Faint ~1/2'' wide stain to lower fore edge of text block. Bookplate of Ira Copley (part of the famous Copley family of San Diego, CA) to front pastedown. Rubberstamped text to ffep. Binding a little shaken. Small amount of scattered pencil marks... View more info

Letter from the Secretary of the Navy Relative to the Loss of the Steamer Jeannette

By: Department, U.S. Navy

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Washingon, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1883

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 66801


Half leather and marbled boards. All page edges marbled. Five raised bands on the spine, gilt lettering. Marbled endpapers. Illustrated with numerous fold-out diagrams and plans. There is a 6" tear to the last large fold-out. All others are very good. Some wear to the corners and spine ends. Also wear along the spine and lower edges. Some sunning to the spine. Very tight and quite clean interior but for a few letters to the title page. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 3... View more info

PORTRAITS FROM THE PAST: STEAMBOATS OF THE WESTERN RIVERS

By: Fink, Neal R.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Fineline Co.: 1977

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: 47521


SIGNED by author on title page: "For Don Bush - who served as editor of this publication - Thanks Neal R. Fink." Illustrated white wraps bound with wire spiral. Covers and edges heavily foxed, foxing also inside covers and to first/last few pages, and to most other pages around the margins; book slightly warped; rear cover moisture wrinkled.; B&W Illustrations; Oblong 8vo; Unpaginated pages; Signed by Author & Illustrator View more info

MERCURY Outboard Motor Repair and Tune-Up Guide

By: Glenn, Harold T.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Cowles Book Company: 1969

Seller ID: 41121


Green paper-covered boards, edges lightly rubbed, light soiling, one small scuff to rear near upper edge, light foxing and soiling to textblock edges. Otherwise tight, clean, unmarked interior. ; Glenn's Marine Series; B&W Photographs and Illustrations; 4to; 176 pages View more info

A Buccaneer's Atlas Basil Ringrose's South Sea Waggoner

By: Howse, Derek & Norman J. W. Thrower & David B. Quinn

Price: $70.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 67928


Full cloth. Fading to the extreme upper and lower edges. Light spotting to the upper page edges. All else is very clean, unmarked, and tight. The dust jacket is faded at the spine but is otherwise very clean, without tears or chips. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 314 pages View more info

THE BRITISH WHALING TRADE

By: Jackson, Gordon

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hamden, CT, Archon Books (Shoe String Press): 1978

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: 55746


Minor bumping to spine ends and corners, small light price sticker stain to front pastedown, light finger smudges to rear free endpaper; dust jacket slightly yellowed and edgeworn and has light foxing to flaps (mostly around edges). ; 8vo; 310 pages View more info

Straits Steamship Fleets

By: Laxon, W. A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Malaysia, Sarawak Steamship Company: 2004

Seller ID: 67963


An excellent copy, nearly new but for a bump to the upper fore corner. All else is clean and tight. Limited to 600 copies. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 185 pages View more info

Star of India The Log of an Iron Ship

By: MacMullen, Jerry & Captain Alan Villiers

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Howell-North: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 62962


Brown cloth covered boards with trace edgewear and slightly bumped spine ends. Binding tight, text clean. Bookplate of James Strohn Copley to front pastedown. Inscribed to James Copley and signed by author on half title page, and also inscribed to James Copley and signed by Ken Reynard on the same page. Ken Reynard was the captain of the Star of India. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 133 pages; Signed by Author View more info

Ichiban USS Lexington (CVA-16), First Cruise, May - December 1956

By: no author

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Daito Art Printing Co.: 1956

Seller ID: 62825


Padded, glossy black cloth covered boards with mild edgewear and slightly bumped spine ends and corners. Binding tight, text clean. First blank page contains an inscription and signature of John W. Gannon (commanding officer) to James Copley, dated 1957. Bookplate of James Strohn Copley to verso ffep. Slight rippling to bottom edges of first few pages.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; Unpaginated pages; Signed by Associated View more info

A Sail and Tale of an Emotional Rescue Part I & II

By: Phillis, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Xlibris: 2003

Edition: First Edition; Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 64586


SIGNED by author with personalised inscription and date on ffep. Glossy paper covered boards with trace edgewear and slightly bumped corners and spine ends. Binding tight, text clean. Mild soil to top of text block.; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 77 pages; Signed by Author View more info