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.
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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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
Albrighton UK: Waine Research Publications, 1979. First Edition. Larger Octavo; pp 133; VG/VG-; red spine with black text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; minor chips to spine edges; cloth has mild wear; strong boards; text block has mild foxing to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated;.
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, Publishers, 1972. Quarto; VG-; blue spines with gilt text and illustration to spines; 3 volumes; pictorial green and beige slipcase shows rubbed edges and corners; lightly sunned exterior; intact panels; no jackets; cloths have mild smudges exteriors; gilt lettering and illustration to fronts; embossed border to front; strong bindings; text blocks edges clean; gift inscription to ffep; pictorial endpapers; frontispieces; beautifully illustrated plates; interiors clean; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
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].
Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd, 1986. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; unpaginated; VG-/G; light blue spine with blue text; dust jacket has slight toning toward edges; minor edge wear; cloth clean; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight tone to exterior edges; interior clean; illustrated; arts-Drawings; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
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;.
Salem, MA: The Marine Research Society, 1928. Quarto; pp 154; Good-; dark blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth shows some scratches to exterior; blind-stamped borders to front panel; rubbed corners and edges; lightly sunned spine; mildly bowed boards; text block has slight age toning to exterior edge; frontispiece; interior lightly toned; illustrated; tight binding; slight adhesive residue to rear endpaper; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown; previous owner's name to ffep; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders; This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1897. First Edition. Octavo; G- Hardcovers; Brown and gold spine with Gold text on Red and Brown spine label; Boards strong, moderate edgewear, some shelfwear, rubbing and bumping to corners, small open tears at head and tail edges of joints on both covers, wear to spine ridges, Volume 1 has open tear along head edge of spine, color fading along joints of both covers, Volume 2 has brown marks along spine, open tear along head edge of spine; Textblocks have age toning, small brown marks on many pages, otherwise clean; Volume 1 454 pp, Volume 2 427 pp.
Barnsley, UK: Seaforth Publishing, 2019. First UK Edition. Square Quarto; pp 374; VG-/VG-; black pictorial spine with white text; dust jacket shows only mild wear to exterior; lightly dinged edges; cloth shows only light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block edges clean; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
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;.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1964. Octavo; G/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, white with blue and white print; DJ has tears at spine ends and flap corners, edgewear, mild shelfwear; Boards in blue cloth with silver print, wear to corners, edges and spine caps; Text block clean and tight; ix, 450 pages, illustrated (b&w).
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.
New York: Hyperion, 1998. First Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 159; VG-/VG; blue spine with white and gilt text; dust jacket has mild dings to edges; slight smudge to rear; cloth clean; text block clean; frontispiece; illustrated; arts - American; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight;.
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;.
Norwalk: The Easton Press, 1989. Collector's edition. Octavo; Collector’s edition; VG; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print; Boards in brown leather with gold print, clean and strong; Text block has gilt edges, tan silk moire endpapers, clean and tight, gold marker ribbon; xviii, 443 pages, illustrated (b&w, color plates).
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.
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.
New York: Little, Brown and Company, 1959. First American Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 243 pages; VG/G; in dark green dust jacket, dark green spine with white titling; mild rubbing and wear, particularly to spine, including chips missing to head and tail of spine, small chips and tears; dust jacket protected with a mylar covering, price uncut '$3.95'; Inscribed on the ffep by Joseph Mitchell, "To Rachel MacKenzie / with love / Joe Mitchell / November 11, 1974"; JM consignment;. Case 3.
Boston and New York: Houghton, Mifflin Company, 1922. Second Printing. Octavo; pp 400; G/G; sunned tan spine with black text; dust jacket shows age toned exterior; minor chips to edges; other slight shelf wear to exterior; price clipped flap; scarce in dj; cloth has slight wear to exterior; lightly rubbed corners; strong boards; text block shows slight age toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; interior lightly toned; illustrated; tight binding; frontispiece with tissue guard; deckled fore edge; previous owner's name to ffep;.
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1921. First Edition. 8vo., 400pp.; VG; spine blue cloth with white lettering; general shelfwear and bumping; wrapped in a mylar covering; endpapers maps; interior clean; contains 58 illustrations, including frontispiece with tissue guard; shelved naval history or new england.
Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1940. First Edition. Octavo, 151 pages; VG/VG; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has price uncut '$2.00', has minor wear along the top and bottom edges, has a small closed tear on the bottom of the front cover; binding has minimal wear along the top and bottom edges; pages have minor dust build up along the top edge; shelved Nautical.
New York: The American Past/Book-of-the-Month Club, Inc., 1992. Octavo; pp 682; VG-/VG-; blue spine with black text; navy blue slipcase has slight wear to exterior; intact panels; dust jacket has lightly sunned spine; otherwise clean; mylar wrap; cloth shows light sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows mild tone to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; frontispiece; interior clean; ribbon marker;.
Orleans: Lower Cape, 1987. First Edition. Inscription by author to previous owners on front end paper. Quarto; VG/VG-; Blue spine with white text; DJ has moderate edgewear and light surface scuffing, shows few very small (0.25") tears around edges; Boards strong, some rubbing to corners with minor dent on both board's head; Textblock clean; 188pp.
Pittsburgh, PA: Dorrance Pubklishing Co., Inc., 2003. First Printing. 8vo. VG-/ - no DJ. red wraps spine with white reading crease down the center. wraps spine ends are worn, softcover edgewear light. the interior SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. the remainder of textblock interior unmarked, no marks to its outer edges. 191 pp. ISBN# 080595998X.
Guilford, CT: The Lyons Press, 2002. First Printing. 8vo. VG/VG+. medium powder blue, a lengthy colorblock with white titling, thinly bordered with pictorial shades of blue that also extend across the jacket front. blue spine HB with ivory stamped titling, with adjacent heathered beige boards. SIGNED BY AUTHOR ON TITLE PAGE. half-title page has blank white labels covering prior owner's inscription. 306 pp. ISBN# 1585746959.