Canberra: The Australian War Memorial, 1985. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 689; G/G; beige tan spine with burgundy and blue text; dust jacket has some soiling to exterior; minor dings to edges; lightly sunned spine; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight smudges to exterior edges; light foxing to exterior head edge; interior clean; illustrated;.
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Berlin: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam, 1996. Oblong Quarto; pp 471; G-/paperback; red spine with white text; covers have some scratches to exterior; some rubbing wear to edges and corners; crease to rear tail corner; intact panels; text block has slight smudges to exterior; inked signatures to first page; profusely illustrated; text pages clean; arts - Scandinavian; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
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;.
Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1995. Large Oblong Octavo; pp 128; G/G; blue pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; mild wear to edges; previous bookshop's sticker to rear; cloth has mild wear to exterior; some wear to corners; strong boards; text block has light wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
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.
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.
London: Horace Cox, 1908. First Edition. Octavo in dark green boards bearing gilt text on front board and spine; vi, table of contents, 172 pp; Good+ condition hardcover: minor shelfwear, edgewear, some bumping to head and tail of spine and corners of boards, some spotting/soiling to edges of boards, light touches of foxing primarily at endpapers and adjacent pages, fraying on front endpaper, gutter cracked at page 1, light age-toning to interior and edges of text block, previous bookseller's sticker affixed to rear paste-down. Includes several black-and-white illutrations, folding plates, all of which are clean. Text clean. Scarce. A first edition in good condition. [ [Transferred from Dupont to Rockville 6/20/2016] Shelved in Netdesk office, on shelf to the right of ephemera items.
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.
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.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1941. Large, Thin Octavo; unpaginated; G/Poor; blue spine with beige text; dust jacket shows some sun fading to exterior; slight damp staining to front, mainly to edges; noticeable chips to head and tail edges; mylar wraps; cloth has some staining to fore edges; lightly sunned exterior; modest wear to edges; strong boards; text block has moderate toning to edges; minor staining to edges; vividly illustrated in color;.
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].
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, 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.
London: Conway, 2003. Octavo; VG-/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, blue with red print; DJ has slight edgewear but is clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Signed in ink by the author on the half-title page; x, 310 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color). BL consignment.
New York, NY: Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1982. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG. ivory DJ spine with dark blue and red titles italicized between black author and publisher. shelfwear is minimal, enlarged, full titling centered on jacket front. under clear protective cover. medium blue clothbound HB, stamped with silver titling, gently bumped at head of spine, with adjacent gray boards. some tonal discoloration to upper and lower edges of both boards. ivory textblock clear, with some b/w illustrations. 226 pp. ISBN# 0025598805.
Wilmington, NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 1990. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/G; beige spines with black and red, green and blue text; 3 volumes: vol. 1, The Blockaders, pp 483; vol. 2, The River War, pp 490; vol. 3, The Final Effort, pp 456; dust jackets show slight soiling to exteriors; mylar wraps; cloths have 1/4 bound blue spines with beige boards; gilt, white and red text to spines; lightly sunned spines; silver embossed illustration to front boards; text blocks show slight shelf wear to exterior edges; very light foxing to exterior edges; illustrated map endpapers; interiors clean; illustrated with some photographs.
London: William Hodge and Company, Limited, 1952. First Edition. Octavo; pp 248; G/Fair; beige spine with black and red text; dust jacket shows slight soiling to exterior; some chips to edges; small price sticker to front flaps; cloth has slight wear to exterior; slight rubbing to corners; strong boards; text block has light foxing foxing to edges; light shadow toning to endpapers; interior clean; illustrated;.
New York: New York Literary Guild, 1930. Octavo; VG/no-DJ; Light tan fabric spine with light green text and compass. Boards have general shelf wear, age toned spine, slightly cocked spine, apart from that, binding strong; Textblock has light wear on edges, otherwise, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 281.
Annapolis, MD: United States Naval Academy, 1971. US Printing. Qto(s). VG/ - no DJ. three hole punched wraps volumes with stapled binding. some light discoloration to the rough ivory spine edges. title visible on wraps softcovers, they are light blue with large black capitals for lettering. TWO VOLUME SET. Vol I. : 231 pp and Vol II: 251 pp. in average, gently read condition, a bit thumbed.
Greenwich, CT: The Indian Harbor Yacht Club, 1978. Large Octavo: VG/no-DJ: Red spine with gold text: Boards are strong with light shelfwear, slight bumping to corners and head of spine, some dust staining: Textblock has age toning to exterior, pages are clean and free of markings, folds and tears: 238 pp.
Charleston, SC: Creative Holiday Guides, n.d. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 308; G-/paperback; yellow spine with black text; covers have moderate wear to exterior; slightly sunned spine; two creases to spine; minor rubbing wear to edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; pp 81-94 loosed from binding, but still present; illustrated pastedowns; previous owner's initials to title page; interior clean; signed by author.
New York, NY: Tudor Publishing Company, 1935. US Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. dark red clothbound HB with darkened gilt titling, hard to discren but centered beneath head and publisher just above foot. some surfacewear and impressions to both outer boards, corners bumped. hinge area is browned, a split reveals the binding where slit. right fep has affixed silver bookplate. full cracked rear hinge with some toning. color frontispiece faces title page, contains 4 additional illustrations. dark cherry red tinted head-edge with few minor flaws. as is. 321 pp.
New York: William Morrow & Company, 1970. Octavo; G+/VG-; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black and blue print; DJ in mylar, clean and bright; Boards in blue paper and white cloth with black print, mild wear to spine caps, mildly cocked spine; Text block has name in ink on front endpapers, spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xii, 240 pages, illustrated (color plates).
Piermont, NY: Pier Books, Inc./ Dupont Communications, 2007. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 215; VG-/VG-; dark blue spine with yellow text; dust jacket shows slight wear to exterior; minor rubbing to edges; cloth has lightly sunned exterior; slight bowing to boards; text blocks show little wear to exterior edges; profusely illustrated with color photographs; interior clean.
Paris: Duchartre, 1930. first. large quarto rebound in fine brown leatherette with moire; VG; embossed spine with burgundt sticker and gold letters; original illustrated cover faded; glossy paper faded and clean; numerous black and white illustrations throughout; app. 300 pages each volume; contain history from Antiquity to 1930s including some exotic boats worldwide; these volumes are in FRENCH; shelved in room 12.
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc., 1998. First Edition, Second Printing; Hong Kong printing. super Qto. VG+/VG. largely pictorial, in shades of blue, a seascape, nautical illustration with DJ spine and panel titling in tall black capitals, b/w publisher logo indented from tail. superficial impressions, fine lines mainly upon jacket rear and a tiny cut to upper spine. HB is navy cloth with stamped silver uppercase titling, and full blind-stamped, partial seal of US seal fills front board. richly illustrated with 71 color images, 289 archival photographs and drawings in black/white and with 10 full-color maps. clear and excellent textblock with each sheet thinly black bordered. a touch of abrasion, slightly whitish to thick navy board bottom edges. 686 pp. ISBN # 0913372811.