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Octavo: VG/no-DJ paperback: Green spine with black text: Print on Demand, no publisher information given: Covers are clean with some light scuffs, mild shelfwear with some slight fraying to corners, binding solid: Textblock is clean: Print on demand of the 1937 University of Oklahoma Press Edition, Norman, OK: 199.
Boston, New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1962. First U.S. Edition. Small Octavo; pp 190; VG/G+; gray/blue pictorial spine with blue and white text; dust jacket has noticeable wear to exterior; chips to edges; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; minor edge wear; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1991. First Edition. 8vo., 198pp.; VG/VG-; spine blue/green and white with white and black lettering; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering; dust jacket has some mild shelfwear, including wear to head and tail of spine, small crease on front board upper fore corners, wear to corners; inscription on ffep; text block clean; this is a catalogue of "every known and recorded scrimshaw artists through the early 20th century, together with all known biographical facts about them and all attributed works."; shelved naval history or art reference.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1994. First Printing, Octavo; VG/VG Hardcover; Blue spine with white text; Light shelf wear to dust jacket; Boards are strong and clean, binding solid, Previous rubber band mark discoloration on content and publisher's page; Toning to text block exterior, text block clean, grey-scale illustrations; 280 pp.
Annapolis, MD: Leeward Publications, Inc., 1978. First. Oblong Octavo; VG-/no-DJ staple-bound paperback; Covers age-worn otherwise clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, sticker residue at front cover top corner, front cover colors faded, light foxing peppers back cover; Textblock darkened with age otherwise clean, fold-out diagram well-maintained, staples appear rusty, tail corner of last half of text creased; pp 48.
New York: Printed by Edmunt Blunt, 1812. Seventh Edition. 8vo., 311pp., 63pp. appendix, 10pp ads; VG; spine paneled brown leather with a red label and gilt lettering; brown leather boards have moderate wear, including rubbing and scratches, bumping to corners, lower hinge on front board splitting; some foxing and age-toning to pages, mild scattered water marks; some pages pressed slightly askew; ads for Blunts on both pastedowns, page 179/180; page 187 has two lines crossed out; has 14 plates, four of which are folded; includes a foldout map of The Bay Of Chesapeake From Its Entrance To Baltimore, including part of Washington DC, just 21 years after its founding; TG consignment; shelved case 1.
Edison, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, Inc., 2000. North American Edition. super Qto. VG/VG. yellow tone, gray and white hues of painting illustrate partial rear, DJ spine and jacket front fully. black title between small brown colorblock and b/w publisher logo. edgewear light and concentrated at spine ends. dark blue clothbound HB, stamped gold titling. excellent boards, sharply cornered. large illustrations, tables and structural plans featured among the textblock. 192 pp. ISBN# 0785812695.
Edison, NJ: Chartwell Books, 2000. Quarto: VG-/VG-: Multicolored spine with black text: DJ has general shelfwear, some scuff marks, 2 inch closed tear along back head edge: Boards are strong with rubbing to edges, light bumping to head and tail of spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior is clean, some pages have minor soiling along head edge, rest unmarked: 189 pp.
Salem, MA: Peabody Museum, 1977. Octavo; pp 224; VG-/G-; sunned orange spine with ivory text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to exterior; minor chips to edges; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior; ex-library markings to exterior tail edge; interior clean; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; illustrated.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1925. first edition. Octavo; G-/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth is lightly sunned; some wear along edges & at corners; sticker residue on front toward tail edge; panels are strong & intact; text block shows slight age toning on exterior edges; ex-library with stamps on some early pages, rear pastedown; pouch remnant on rear pastedown; previous owner's book plate on front pastedown; previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, pp 17; deckled fore edge; good binding; pp 320.
London: Staples Press, 1957. Second Edition. Octavo; Second Edition (Completely Revised); G+/Fair; Hardcover w/ DJ; Spine, white with red and blue stripes and white print; DJ has tears across top and bottom edges and to spine edges, mild smudging and spotting; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, spotting, edgewear, wear to spine caps; Textblock has spotting to top and front edges, date stamp on rear endpapers, clean text; 434 pages, frontispiece, illustrated.
New York: Hearst Marine Books. Imperial octavos; vg/vg; white spines with blue and red text; dj's, chipping and small closed tears; HB.s blue cloth spines with silver text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text blocks, clean; B/W illustrations; ---v.1: BOATKEEPER; c.1984; 3rd printing; ISBN 0-688-03565-5; 238pp. ---v.2: MORE BOATKEEPER; c.1988; First Edition; ISBN 0-688-07645-9; 203pp. ----Includes separate enclosure: The Chesapeake Bay Map, c.1985.
New York: Doubleday & McLure Co., 1899. Octavo; G-/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, grey with black print on white banner; Boards in illustrated grey cloth, black print, wear to corners and spine caps, small tears at spine head, bump to top outside corner, wear to hinges; Text block has cracked front and rear hinges, tanning to endpapers, bump to top outside corner throughout, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; 307 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w plates, folded map).
Garden City: American Museum of Natural History, 1970. 1st edition. Octavo. VG/VG DJ. 1st edition; Blue and beige spine with beige text/title; dustjacket is clean with mild edgewear; dj is price-clipped on the upper lateral edge and has protective mylar covering; boards are strong and clean; pen writing on the front free end page; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Pp.498.
N/A: John M. Gore, 1998. Privately published in a Limited Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. full panoramically illustrated softcover exterior with a golden sunset in natural yellow, brown and beige. the wide spine densely titled in dark yellow, blue accented characters. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on bookplate affixed to the left inside cover. thick white wraps volume, gently thumbed, skimmed interior is mark-free. includes some b/w illustrations. unblemished outer edges. 535 pp.
Garden city, NY: Doubleday & company, Inc., 1949. First Edition. Octavo; pp 328; G/G; brown spine with dark tan text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to corners; mylar wraps; cloth shows mild shelf wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; interior clean; deckled fore edge; pictorial endpapers;.
London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1949. Reprinted. 12mo; pp 223; G-/Fair; green spine with dark blue text; dust jacket has chips to edges; sunned spine; some soiling to rear; mylar wraps; cloth has some rubbing to edges; lightly sunned exterior; slightly bowed boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; illustrated; slightly age toned endpapers; frontispiece; slight cracking to front gutter; interior clean.
New York: Scribner & Welford, 1889. Second Edition. Octavo; pp 455; G-; sun faded blue spine with gilt text; full title: The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka and New Guinea with Notices of Formosa, Liu-Kiu, and Various Island of the Malay Archipelago; cloth has slight sunning to spine; moderate rubbing to exterior, heavy wear to edges and corners, small tear to front fore edge; darkening to exterior edges, shaken spine, cracking to hinges, slight foxing to first and last few pages, interior clean; maps included;.
London: Dent, 1962. Reprint of 1907 Edition; 12mo ; VG/VG-; Hardcovers with clear, mylar protective coverings; 8 volume set is in uniform condition; Mauve spines with pictures and black texts; Dust jackets have strong rubbing to the front and rear exteriors as well as considerable scratches; Boards have minor bumping to the corners and edges but volumes have solid binding; all volumes have an inscription of the previous owner to the front free end-papers; Vol.5 has a rusty brown stain to the bottom edge; Vol. 8 has notes in ink to the rear free end-paper otherwise text blocks are clean; 468p. (Vol.1); 461p. (Vol.2); 387p. (Vol.3); 386p. (Vol.4); 355p. (Vol.5); 360p.(Vol.6); 400p (Vol.7); 355p.(Vol.8) Oversized book.Additional shipping and handling needed for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping may not be available. Contact seller for details.
West Chester, PA: Four Seasons Book Publishers. Quarto; VG/G; ivory spine with black text; 2 volumes: vol. 1, Spring-Summer, pp 128, 1980 [ISBN 0960540016]; vol. 2, Fall-Winter, pp 144, 1982 [ISBN 0960540024]; dust jackets have slight sun aging to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths show very little wear to exterior; sturdy boards; text blocks have light wear to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispieces; interiors clean; profusely illustrated; signed by Red Hamer, in vol. 1.
1981. Octavo; G-; Paperback; Spine, grey without print; Cover is grey with red print, illustrated, bottom of spine is torn away, spine has edgewear, vertical crease to rear cover, bump to front top left corner; Text block rear pages separating from binding at top spine edge, else clean and tight; iii, 100 pages, illustrated (including folded plates).
New York and Toronto: Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1947. First Edition. Octavo; pp 310; G/G-; sage green/yellow/black pictorial spine with beige text; dust jacket has noticeable soiling to exterior; light sunning to spine; few chips to edges; mylar wraps; cloth has light sun fading to exterior, mostly to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; frontispiece; illustrated; light sticker residue to rear pastedown;.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1857. Early Reprint. Octavo, 624 pages; G; bound in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine paneled with burgundy label and gilt lettering; some repair to tail end of front hinge; moderate rubbing and wear to binding; marbled text block and endpapers; sticker to front pastedown; some water-staining along edges of text block; with 9 folding maps; numerous full-page tinted lithographs and in-text woodcuts; lacking the suppressed "Public Bath at Simoda" plate at p. 408; shelved case 9.
Camden, Maine: International Marine / McGraw-Hill Book, 1991. Second Edition. Qto. VG+/ - no DJ. light gray glossy wraps spine with green uppercase title, black author, edition, and smaller black publishers. bottom right corner crease to front panel, with expanded green, black titling. neat textblock within, with figures and illustrations. 307 pp. ISBN# 0070282064.
Dobbs Ferry, NY: Sheridan House, 2007. First Paperback Edition. Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; Green spine with yellow text; Covers clean with shelfwear and edgewear, plastic coating beginning to peel away at rubbed edges, spine has been repaired multiple times with two different types of tape, detritus caught under tape resulted in bubbling, rubbing at corners and edges of spine, large crease on front cover; Textblock clean, front hinge cracked, semi-open tear along hinge-edge of inside front-cover; pp 189.
Boston: Branden Press, Publishers, 1971. Octavo; pp 173; G-/Fair; ivory spine with green and black text; dust jacket has severe chipping to edges; some soiling to exterior; light sunning to exterior; cloth has moisture staining to fore edges; strong boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; small brown spot to head edge to pp 25-31; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; some illustrations.
Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1995. US Printing. 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. medium teal/blue wraps spine and covers, titleblock centered on spine and upper cover front is dark orange with full black titling, smaller titling aside in white. smooth wraps copy, skimmed interior is free of marks/writing and its figures and images in b/w. inside covers, the endpages both illustrated. neat and complete in 366 pp. ISBN# 0804728011.
New York: Mayflower Books, Inc., 1979. First American Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; Pictorial spine with blue and white text; DJ has a touch of edgewear, crossed out adhesive price sticker on bottom of front flap; Blue boards are clean, binding tight; Textblock clean, half-title page has name and date by prior owner in ink. pp 254. ISBN: 0831776560 [Oversized book. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
Grasonville, MD: William N. Hoxter/ M.R.H. Publishing, 1996. First Edition. Octavo: VG/no-DJ hardback: Light blueish green spine with dark blue text: Boards are strong and clean with minor rubbing to edges, binding solid, front pastedown is signed by the author: Textblock exterior has small discoloration to fore edge else clean and ages unmarked: First Edition: 118 pp.
Norfolk: The Donning Company, 1984. limited edition. Small Quarto; VG/no-DJ; Navy blue spine with gilt text; 1251 of 2000 limited edition, numbered copies; Boards are clean, strong and intact without defect; Text block has very lightly ivory toned exterior edges with unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 176. Signed by authors.
Great Britain: Kingfisher Publications, 1990. UK Edition. thin Qto. VG/ - no DJ. a solid, slim wrappers spine with tiny ivory title, full author followed by ivory band and dark blue stripe. whitish where tip and tail tint is nicked off. slender softcover, front and rear are illustrated both, titling in thick bronze-tone bubble lettering followed by black subtitle, and author in small ivory script centered on dark blue band, bottom edge of cover. semi-gloss off white stock, all interior illustrations printed in b/w, unnumbered with short captions and text detail. arranged layout is basically two columns, one column width or larger for some images. no markings within or to very slender sheet margins. minimal edgewear, glossy no impressions.108 pp. ISBN # 0946184550.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1955. Ex-library, Octavo; VG-/Hardcover; Sunned burgundy spine with faded gilt text; Moderate to heavy age and wear to boards, rubbing and faded marks along surfaces, fraying to sides and edges, bumping at corners, library symbols on spine; Binding solid, Library markings on paste-down and front free end page, ivory toned pages; Text block clean; 268 pp.
London: Adlard Coles, 1969. Sixth edition, revised. Quarto; vg/good; dj, white spine with black text; HB, brown cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 336 pp.; illus., maps, charts, photos, and figures; endpapers, maps; binding shaken; dj, clear mylar protector; clipped; sunned; else very good.
London: Printed for the author in Three King Court, Lombard-Street, 1764. Small folio; , 2,  pp. Original vellum over boards, with new front endpaper inserted. Vellum soiled and rubbed, heavily chipped at lower right corner. Pages browned and chipped, with several closed tears (not affecting text). Stamped on front and rear boards with "Mercantile Library"; library bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owner's signature on page 2. Good solid copy. Has removable clear plastic covering.
New York: Arco Publishing Company, Inc, 1969. reprint. Small Quarto; G/G; Red spine with white text; Dust jacket has moderate shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior, small tears along edges and 1.5 inch tear at spine front head edge, sticker on front flap; Cloth has lightly spotted exterior with rubbing wear at corners and along edges, otherwise sturdy and intact panels; Text block shows slight toning due to age with very light foxing on first few pages with intact and secure binding; pp 218.
London, Great Britain: Bloomsbury, 1994. First UK. squarish Qto. VG+/VG. medium blue glossy DJ spine with white and red uppercase titling centered and aligned, white publisher logo just above tail. fully color pictorial jacket front and rear, with gentle superficial wear, slight edgewear minimal fine impressions. inner flaps a tinge toned. medium blue clothbound HB with stamped silver titling. decorative endpapers. illustrated textblock, basically clear, with neat unabraded edges all sides. 256 pp. ISBN# 0747519838.
Dundee, Scotland: Dundee Branch, 1996. Small Quarto: VG-/no-DJ paperback: Blue spine with white text: Covers have general shelfwear, some creasing along joints of spine, light chipping to head and spine, binding solid: Textblock exterior has minor dust staining, title page possibly signed by author, mild age toning to perimeter of pages else text clean: 120 pp.
Ipswich, UK: The Limited Editions Club, 1975. 1281/2000. Oblong Quarto; pp 174; Good; mustard yellow spine with gilt; yellow slipcase has light soiling to exterior; intact panels; no jacket; cloth has glassine wraps; minor chips to wrap edges; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block clean; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; interior clean; signed and numbered, no. 1281; signed by John Griffiths;.
London: Ward, Lock & Co. Limited, 1899. First Edition. 10mo; pp 351; G-/no-DJ; dark green spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; mild edge wear; intact panels; text block has slight age toning to exterior edges; frontispiece with tissue; interior clean; cracked front gutter; slightly cocked spine; previous owner's name to verso of ffep; profusely illustrated;.
Maryland: United States Naval Institute, 1970. Reprint. Reprint; Octavo; G+/G; Spine is tan with blue text, age-toned; DJ has general shelf wear, open and closed tears, material loss, scratches and marks, some creasing, age-toning, design is clear; Boards have edge wear, bumping and rubbing to corners, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, small amount of ink on front free-end paper, content is clear; pp 469; Additional cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
New York, Boston: Bulfinch Press, 2004. First Edition. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/VG; Spine is pink with gold and white text; DJ has general shelf wear, minimal scratches and marks, creasing along edges, design is clear; Boards have minimal edge wear, light bumping to head and tail of spine, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has general signs of handling, light age-toning, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 206; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
St. James Place, London: Collins, 1964. First edition. Octavo. VG with good+ dust jacket. Multicolor (orange, white, blue) bands on the spine with black lettering. Rubbing and age-toning to dust jacket with shelf-wear along the top and bottom edges of dust jacket spine. Covers, binding, page edges, and text pages generally very good. 224pp.