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New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1935. Large Octavo; pp 400; G+/Fair; blue spine with gilt text; dust jacket has noticeable sunning to spine; some chips to edges; slight soiling to rear; clipped flap; cloth has light sun darkening to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; small stain to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding; signed by author;.
London: T. Werner Laurie Ltd., 1924. Limited Edition (512/1000). Quarto, 84 pages/128 plates; VG; bound in full blue cloth, spine has gilt lettering, front cover has gilt lettering, tooling and rulers; binding has minor shelf wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners, spine has minor discoloration and blotching, has minor wear and scuffing on the front and back covers; pages have gilt along the top edge, have minor age toning and occasional minor detachment; signed by the author on the limitation page; shelved.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 271; VG-/G; black spine with red and peach text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing wear to exterior; small chip to fore head edge; some other rubbing to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior; illustrated endpapers; illustrated; interior clean.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1982. Octavo; pp 204; G/G-; red spine with yellow and ivory text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to exterior; moderate wear to corners; cloth has moderate sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; illustrated.
Washington, D.C. Government Printing Office, 1964. First Edition Thus. Thick octavos; seven volumes; full blue buckram cloth; varying degrees of soiling and wear; some volumes faded at spines; occasional rubbing and fraying at ends and corners; contents generally very good throughout. [Spines; gilt titles on blue].
USA: McGraw Hill Companies, 2005. First Printing. 8vo. VG+/VG+. white and black split halves, with thick red capitals for title on white and tiny white subtitle and red author above b/w publisher logo neatly aligned beneath on black. enlarged jacket tilting on b/w newsprint illustration. HB is black clothbound and stamped with bold silver titling. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. b/w maps, photos and images precede chapter 1. remainder of textblock very clear and tightly bound in solid form. bright white, smooth edges, all sides. 240 pp. ISBN # 007423001.
Gloucestershire: Amberley Publishing, 2014. First Edition. Octavo (landscape); VG/no-DJ paperback; spine yellow with red and black lettering; covers sturdy, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, minor bumping at top corner, free of markings/writing, free of highlighting/underlining, color photos.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1929. Octavo; G+/No-DJ; Spine is dark matte blue with gold text; Boards have general edge wear, rubbing and bumping to corners, joints are sprung, hinges intact, some scratches and marks, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, deckled, content is clear; pp 320.
New York, NY: Simmons Boardman, 1944. 8vo, 209pp in green boards with gilt titles on front and spine, white dust jacket with green titles and decorations. Illustrated with photo plates, fold-out charts and drawings. Book condition is Very Good, with minor rubbing and wear to boards and spine ends, moderate foxing to photo plates and fore-edge. DJ condition is Fair only, with chips along top edge with old tape mends, a closed tear at top front, some wear separation at rear hinge and about 1/4 of the blank back of the DJ missing. Overall condition is VG/Fair. This book is rarely found in the dust jacket.
London: Lutterworth Press, 1951. Octavo; vg/vg-; dj, illustrated spine with white text; dj, moderate chipping, scuffing; HB, red cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; boards, lightly bowed; illustrated map, both endpapers; text block, clean; toning starts; illus.: B/W photos, sketches, facsimiles; 188pp.
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1839. First American Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG-; bound in brown cloth, gilt embossed spine with gilt anchors; some wear to boards, including scuffing, chipping to heads and tails of spines, small staining to lower fore corners of boards; some foxing throughout; small booksellers sticker on front pastedown of volume two; frontispieces; shelved case 1.
Vancouver: Romany Publishing, 1995. Octavo: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Red spine with white text: Covers are mostly clean with light rubbing, some dust staining, creasing to front and back bottom corner, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, pages clean and unmarked, half title page inscribed by the author: 288 pp.
New York: Viking Press, 1954. First [SIGNED]. Octavo; vg/good+; dj, blue spine with black text; HB, green over blue cloth bands on spine with gilt titles; SIGNED BY BARNEY CRILE, title-page; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 263 pp.; illus., photos; light general toning; dj, [BRO-DART]; sunned; chipping and minor tears; else very good.
New York: Charles Scribners's Sons, 1884. Octavo; 2 volumes; Fair/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, shelfwear, v. 2 with mildly cocked spine; Text blocks have cracked hinges, shaken binding, intermittent spine breaks, Henry Cabot Lodge bookplate on front pastedown, vendor label to front flyleaf (v. 2), mild age-toning to paper; 2 volumes (xiii, 584; ix, 572 pages), frontispiece (port.).
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2014. First Edition. Octavo; pp 452; VG/VG; blue/gold pictorial spine with blue, white and gold text; scarce; a Dirk Pitt novel; dust jacket has very mild wear to exterior; bookshop's stickers to exterior; cloth clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; signed by author;.
Connecticut: The Marine Historical Association, 1952. Large Octavo; VG-/no-DJ; Dark blue fabric spine with no text. Boards have general shelfwear, light discoloration on front/rear edges, slight bent to front, minor edge wear, apart from that, clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has foxing to fore edge and paste downs, otherwise clean, free of marks on pages; pp 114.
Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1841. First edition. Small octavo in brown leather with spine rebound in leatherette; VG; gold letters on spine; strong binding; moderate shelf wear on boards with some fraying around edges; small number written on title page; first pages and plates foxed and stained; more foxing on some pages, but not detrimental to reading; text in tight print; pp. 223; contains 4 plates: Spars and Rigging; Sails; Frame of a Ship; Explanations; in good condition; shelved in Case # 7.
London: Peter Davies, 1956. First Printing. 10mo; pp 286; G/G-; yellow/blue pictorial spine with black text; dust jacket has minor chips to corners; lightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; cloth has light sunning to exterior; slightly bowed boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; slight shadow toning to endpapers; frontispiece; tight binding.
Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995. Octavo; VG-/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with blue print; DJ has slight stain to bottom of spine and to top left of front, slight smudging to rear top edge, vendor label on rear; Boards in blue cloth and grey cloth with blue print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 176 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (b&w), maps.
Gravenhage, Amsterdam: Gebroeders van Cleef, 1833-1843. Ten volume edition. Nine of ten paperback octavo volumes (missing volume 3, part 2). Marbled spine and covers. Most volumes fair, particularly with wear and tears to the hinges, heads, and tails of the spines along the wrappers of the books. Several of the paper spines are very worn away, but nevertheless the signatures are generally not loose. Contains volume 1, both parts of volume 2, volume 3 part 1, both parts of volume 4, volume 5, and both parts of volume 6. Comprises a major study in Dutch maritime and international history. Text in Dutch. Shelved in aisle 10.
London: George Routledge & Sons, 1943. Octavo; G/Poor; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ has portions across top and bottom edge torn away, spotting, smudging; Boards in green cloth with brown print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, mild shelfwear; Text block has names in pencil on front endpapers, slight spotting to edges, clean text; 313 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York, NY: Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd., 1967. Reprint of the 1925 original. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. flaxen cloth HB with large dark blue label with imprinted, centered titling between two ivory flourishes. aqua, barely teal cloth boards, sharply cornered. solid stone gray endpapers. tightly bound interior, heavily illustrated in b/w, titled with text detail. 207 figures within the clear and excellent textblock of 446 pp. head-edge tinted blue, spot-free fore-edge and tail.
Lublin. Poland: Kagero, 2014. Booklet [8x14]; pp 72; VG-/paperback; blue pictorial covers show only light wear to exterior; intact panels; protective cellophane wrappers; text block has light wear to exterior; light pencil inside; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; scale drawing foldout laid in at rear;.
London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1986. First English language Edition. Small Quarto; pp 251; VG/G; blue pictorial spine with orange and black text; dust jacket has modest wear to exterior; minor chip to head spine edge; lightly sunned spine; previous bookshop's sticker to front flap; cloth clean; lightly sunned spine; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955. Octavo; vg/good; dj, sunned-to-gold spine with faded red text; dj, light chipping; several small closed tears; HB, red cloth spine with red text in cream panel; quarter-bound with pink, patterned boards; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; map of the world; 198pp.
Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1957. Large Octavo; pp 561; G/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slightly sunned spine; slight spotting to exterior; lightly bumped corners; text block shows light foxing to edges; interior clean; previous owner's name to ffep; small sticker of former bookshop to front pastedown; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated; tight binding.
Newton Abbot, London, North Pomfret: David & Charles, 1982. Octavo; pp 152; VG/G-; blue spine with yellow and ivory text; dust jacket shows some soiling to exterior; mild wear to edges; cloth has moderate sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1967. Octavo; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with red and blue print; DJ has edgewear, tear at top of spine, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, slightly cocked spine; Text block clean and tight; ix, 309 pages, illustrated (b&w).
England: The Clarendon Press, 1907. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; VG+/no-DJ; Spine is green with black text; Boards have general shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to corners, and head/tail of spine, light edge wear, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, some gutters are loose but fully intact, content is clear; pp 415.
Helsinki: John Nurrminen Foundation, 1995. Quarto; pp 287; VG-/VG-; blue spine with white text; dust jacket shows slight sunning to exterior; minor chipping to edges; closed tear to front tail edge, as is; mylar wraps; cloth has lightly toned exterior edges; some rubbing wear to edges; lightly sunned exterior; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; interior clean; pictorial endpapers; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1983. Octavo; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, yellow with red print; DJ has mild edgewear, vendor label on front flap; Boards in blue paper and blue cloth with red print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight but for some bent page corners; 233 pages, illustrated (b&w).
Washington, DC: American Defense Preparedness Association, 1976. Small Quarto: VG/no-DJ wraps: No spine, book is saddle stitched: Covers have some discoloration around spine, some smudges on cover: Textblock is darkened with age but free of markings, highlighting, tears etc., book contains many black and white drawings: 32 pp.
London, Melbourne, Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd., 1972. First edition. Octavo. VG in good DJ. Red spine with white lettering. One in teach to top of front panel of dust jacket near spine. Some offsetting to interior flaps of dust jacket. Covers, edges, binding, and pages generally very good. 329pp.
Sag Harbor: William Ewers, Printers, 1975. Octavo; VG-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with black print; Boards in grey cloth with black print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the title page; 159 pages, illustrated (b&w).
New York and London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1929. First edition. Octavo; vg/none; burgundy cloth spine with gilt lettering; INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR, , half-title page; ex libris, bookplate; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 304 pp.; frontispiece, plates, and text figures; binding shaken; else very good.