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.
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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.
n. p. U.S. Department of the Interior, 1947. Small Quarto; pp 398; G-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; cloth has moderate rubbing to exterior; rubbing to corners; smudges to exterior; lightly sunned spine; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; cracking to rear gutter; interior clean; maps in pouch to rear pastedown; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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.
Camden: Down East Books, 1980. Octavo (oblong); VG/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with black print; DJ has mild edgewear, small tear to front bottom edge, vendor label on rear; Boards in white cloth with blue print, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xvi, 506 pages, illustrated (b&w).
London: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1991. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 206; VG/VG-; blue pictorial spine with black and white text; dust jacket has slight wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has minimal wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
London: Leo Cooper, 1993. First. Octavo; VG-/VG with plastic cover; Spine is white with black text; DJ has minor shelf wear but otherwise VG; Boards are solid and clean except for minor bumping and small 3/4" crease on back cover; Edges and text block are clean; pp. 273. This is Leach's autobiography chronicling his 45 year naval career from his days as a pre-World War II Naval Cadet to his eventual rise to Admiral of the Fleet; He was an accomplished ship commander as well as a skilled player in the highest reaches of Britain's defense community.
Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1929. Octavo; pp 362; Fair/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has noticeable sunning to spine; some spotting to head edges; slight fraying to corners; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; slightly cocked spine; interior has light dampstaining to head fore edge; some plates impacted by dampstaining; illustrated endpapers; cracking to gutters; some foxing to first and last few pages; frontispiece; illustrated; deckled fore edge.
Denver: Frank S. Thayer, Publisher, n.d. Booklet; pp ; Fair/paperback; grayish green covers have moderate wear to exterior; spine shows cracking towards tail edge; some chipping to spine; chips to fore corners; text block has rough edges, loosed pages due to cracking to spine; some toning toward edges; profusely illustrated; tissue guards to illustrations.
New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1980. First Edition. Octavo; pp 116; G/G-; green spine with white text; dust jacket has closed tear to front head edge; few small chips to edges; light wear to exterior; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean.
London: Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1966. 79th edition. Oblong octavo; vg/none; green cloth spine with gilt lettering; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; 1416 pp.; alphabetical tables and lists; two supplements, First, 54 pp.; Second, 39 pp.; all text edges, tinted green; binding shaken; minor chipping and wear; else very good.
London: Elliot and Kay and C. Elliot, 1789. Revised Second Edition [First English Language Edition]. Octavo, 500 pages, VG; three-quarter-bound in brown leather, marbled boards, paneled spine with burgundy label, gilt lettering, other compartments with blind-stamped diamond design; mild shelfwear to boards, mild waving/age-toning to text-block; mild age-toning/foxing to leaves, lettering somewhat affected and faded yet legible, occasional ink blotting to lettering, occasional marginalia in ink, last leaf [i.e., pp. 499-500] separated from text-block; collation complete, gathered in 30 quires of 8 leaves, accidental omission of "the" to first line of p. 89; additional essays by various authors to this edition from p. 382 to end of volume; shelved Case 9.
London: Percival Marshall & Company Ltd., 1955. Large Octavo; pp 283; Good+; dark blue/burgundy spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light wear to exterior; little wear to edges; slightly splayed boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; previous owner's bookplate to ffep; profusely illustrated; good binding;.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1939. First Trade Edition. Octavo; pp 274; G/no-DJ; green spine with gilt text; cloth has minor fraying to spine edges; moderate soiling to exterior; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; profusely illustrated; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; interior clean.
London, Great Britain: Mercury Books, 2005. UK Softback Edition. Qto. VG/ - no DJ. slim gray wraps spine with red uppercase title followed by black author, and tiny black logo at tail. slightly warped spine appears uneven and damaged around the foot. generally handled, with many b/w illustrations, profusely displayed throughout the textblock. 128 pp. ISBN# 184560010X.
Hamilton: Just Clicked Publications, 2000. First. Quarto; VG-/VG-; brown, blue and reddish-brown spine with white text; dustjacket has light staining and scratching to covers, light edgewear; boards are strong and clean with light bumping to corners; textblock is clean; 239pp. [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].
New York, Toronto, London, Sydney: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968. Octavo; pp 144; VG/G; blue spine with black text; dust jacket has some wear to exterior, minor chipping to corners, former bookshop's price sticker to front flap; cloth has light wear to exterior, minor edge wear; text block has light toning to exterior edges, light foxing to endpapers.
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1899. First Edition. Octavo; pp 519; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth has slight sunning to spine; etched copperplate image inlaid to front; moderate wear to exterior boards and edges; gilt titles to front; strong boards; mylar wraps; text block has some age toning to exterior edges; some uncut pages; top edge gilt; interior lightly toned; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding;.
Tours: Alfred Mame Et Fils, 1864. Large Octavo, 448 pages; VG; bound in publisher's half cloth of speckled taffeta, spine brown calf with elaborate gilt; mild rubbing and wear to boards; all edges gilt; illustrated with 163 in-text woodcuts and 16 full-page woodcuts from the drawings of W. Freeman and J. Noël.; interior clean; shelved case 10.
Bethesda, MD: David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center:, 1980. Large Octavo; pp 503; VG/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text; cloth shows very slight wear to exterior, slight sunning to exterior, minor wear to edges; text block shows very slight wear to exterior edges; interior clean;.
London: Percival Marshall & Company Limited, 1953. Large Octavo; pp 384; Good; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth has light foxing to exterior; little wear to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; former bookshop's sticker to ffep; frontispiece; light tone to first and last few pages; previous owner's name to ffep; good binding;.
London, New York & Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1961,1965,1966,1969, Octavo; VG-/G; burgundy spine with white text; 4 volumes - 1. The Road to War, 1904-1914, 2. The War Years: To the Eve of Jutland, 1914-1916, 3.Jutland and After: May 1916 - December 1916, & 4. 1917: Year of Crisis; dust jackets have mylar covering; have moderate wear at edges & corners, mainly on spine at heads & tails; lightly age toned exteriors; cloths have lightly sunned spines w/minor spotting on fronts of vols. 1 & 2; panels are study; text blocks show slight wear due to age & handling w/slightly cocked spines, but no major defects; previous owner's name on ffeps & book plate on ffep of vol. 1, otherwise have clean pages & tight bindings; good condition; pp 1594. Additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Salem, MA: Marine Research Society, 1931. Octavo; pp 358; VG-; blue spine with gilt text to black bar; no jacket; volume 2 only; cloth shows modest rubbing to joints; some rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block has light tone to exterior edges; frontispiece; light foxing to few first and last pages; interior clean; illustrated; good condition;.
London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1949. Octavo; G+ hardcover; pictorial and green spine with black and white text; dust jacket has open tear to the tail of the spine and minor tears to the corners, besides dust jacket is extremely shelf worn; boards have foxing but strong; text block is strongly tanned with foxing to the edges; pages have limited stains otherwise clean and legible; 327p.
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 634pp.; G+; spine green cloth with gilt lettering; original publisher's cloth, original orange endpapers, with the publisher's circular device blindstamped on the front and rear boards; spine partially faded to tan, with gilt lettering also partially faded, some small brown discoloration to spine edge; endpapers have some discoloration; moderate foxing throughout; six pages of publisher's ads; binding slightly loose; top edge of front hinge of front board has a repaired tear; BAL 13664; HC consignment; Shelved Case 2.
London: Ackermann and Company, 1841. First edition. Octavo, 184pp. Hardcover without jacket as issued. Bumping and shelf-wear. Mild rubbing, chipping and soiling to cloth-bound, illustrated boards. Rebacked; with original cloth laid down over portion of spine; new end-papers. Front hinge cracked. Stamp to fly-leaf and title page; previous owner's signature to title page; inscription to half-title and page 171. Foxing and age-toning to the text. Includes 8 full-colored, engraved plates of shipping scenes by W. Knell and an additional 14 in-text illustrations of flags, pendants, and ensigns. Foxing predominately to margins of plates, which still retain vibrant colors. Good copy only. Shelve: CASE #1 Spine is red leather with black leather spine-label; five raised bands and gilt text reading "EPITOME OF THE NAVAL SERVICE"
England: Fonthill Media Limited, 2014. First Edition. Octavo (landscape); VG/no-DJ paperback; spine is blue with white and pale yellow lettering; covers sturdy, clean, some wear on bottom corners, minor wear on bottom edges, minimal other wear, no marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, free of highlighting/underlining, free of markings/writing, contains many large photos (b/w and color). pp. 96.
London: Carmania Press, 1999. First Edition. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; covers sturdy, clean, minor wear at spine head and tail and at corners, slight wrinkling on front top edge (from humidity), minor edgewear, minimal wear on covers and spine, small piece of sticker stuck to spine, no other marks or stains; textblock clean, minimal wear, no writing/markings, no highlighting/underlining, contains many b/w photos. pp. 160.
Gloucestershire, UK: Amberley Publishing Plc, 2013. First. Small Oblong Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Maroon spine with white text; Covers clean with general shelfwear and edgewear, rubbing at top right-hand corner of front cover, and along tail edge of back cover, previous bookseller's price tag affixed to back cover; Textblock clean; pp 128.
Vermilion, Ohio: Great Lakes Historical Society, 2002. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, viii, 229 pages; VG-/VG; spine blue with black lettering; dust jacket protected in mylar covering, price uncut; interior has red underlining beneath all 32 passenger vessel ship names in the Ship Histories section; shelved Nautical.