London: The Blue Peter Publishing Company Ltd., 1930, 1933. Mixed Editions. Large Quarto; G-; blue spines with gilt text and illustration to spines; 2 volumes; no jackets; original publisher's cloths have slight sun fading to exteriors; modest rubbing to edges and corners; gilt titles and illustrations to front panels; strong boards; mylar wraps to vol. 1; text blocks show slight foxing to exterior edges; deckled fore edges; frontispieces with tissue guards; interiors lightly foxed; pictorial endpapers; illustrated; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
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New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1980. Oblong quarto; pp 256; G/G-; navy blue spine with white text; dust jacket has some chips to edges; slight toning to rear; moderate wear to exterior; slight rubbing to edges; cloth has some sunning edges; slightly bowed front board; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
Kelseyville: Fred A. Stindt, 1982. Quarto; First printing; G+/G+; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, blue with white print; DJ has slight tear at top and at bottom of spine, toning to spine, slight stray mark on front bottom edge, else clean and bright; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, slight wear to spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; 319 pages, frontispiece (port.), illustrated (b&w). [NOTE: Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
San Diego, CA: TCS Publishing, Inc., 1991. First Edition. Qto. VG+/VG+. shades of orange delicately color the glossy DJ spine with dark blue titling for title, subtitle and author up to partial jacket design. bottom spine and jacket front awash in purple, maroon, coral and gray. centered, enlarged dark blue italics in upper left quadrant of jacket cover. under clear protective overlay. Qto with faux grain dark blue leatherette, silver stamped titling down spine; enlarged silver on front board. very thick, sturdy boards, marbled ivory. lavishly pictorial among other highlights of this volume's clear and excellent interior. arrangement used pale but patterned glossy stock for sheets of the heavily illustrated chapters. with pagination in white on special gold-tone centered segment at bottom edge of each sheet. followed by publisher advertisement supplement. 130 pp. ISBN# 1879589001.
New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1970. Small Quarto: VG-/VG-: Turquoise spine with yellow text: DJ has wear and tear around spine, including a small 1 inch tear and shelfwear: Boards are strong with slight shelfwear and some fading: Textblock has darkened with age but is free of markings, highlighting, folds/tears etc, book contains 420 black and white illustrations or photographs depicting it's subjects: 308 pp.
London: Cambridge University Press, 1959. [Published for The Hakluyt Society, Second Series: No. CXIII]. Octavo; vg/good; dj, sunned-to-gold spine with black text; dj, age-toned at the spine; foxing to rear cover; chipping and small open tears; price clipped; HB, blue cloth spine with gold text; boards, minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; toning at the edges; B/W illustrations; 333pp.
London: Brassey's Defence Publishers, 1987. First Edition. Octavo; VG- Paperback; Blue and white spine with blue text; Covers are minimally discolored to the top corners and edges due to exposure to the sun; Title page is inscribed with the name of the previous owner otherwise text block is clean; 179p.
Cambridge, MD: Cornell Maritime Press, 1956. Octavo; pp 64; G/paperback; beige spine with navy text; full title: A Voyage of Pleasure: The Log of Bernard Gillboy's Transpacific Cruise in the Boat "Pacific" 1882-1883; covers have moderate wear to exterior; small price sticker to rear; light crease to rear tail corner; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated; light smudges to ffep; interior clean; good binding NOTE: Shelved in 15's ephemera box 8, in Netdesk office.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1905. Octavo; G+ Hardcover; Blue spine with gold text; Boards have slight bumping to the corners and edges and also minor marks but they are sturdy; Gutter in between front free end-papers is cracked but binding is not affected; Fore edges are deckled and frayed, pages are moderately tanned otherwise text block is clean; 357p.
Indianapolis and New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Publishers, 1954. First Edition. Octavo; pp 812; Good+; blue/red spines with gilt text; no jackets; 2 volumes; cloths have modest sun fading to exteriors; strong boards; text block shows lightly toned exterior edges; frontispieces; deckled fore edges; interiors clean; illustrated;.
Toronto: Stoddart, a Boston Mills Press Book, 1992. Quarto; VG-/VG; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, green with white print; DJ is clean and bright; Boards in green cloth with silver print, slight wear to spine tail, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; Inscribed in ink by the author on stationary taped inside front flyleaf; 216 pages, illustrated (b&w). [Oversized book(s). Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to size/weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates.].
Wellsville, NY: Nautical Research Guild, Inc. Periodicals; trim size 8.5" x 11"; 22 issues, covering the period Fall 1970 through Spring 2005; all in very good condition; variously illustrated in color/black-and-white. This offer includes the following individual issues: Fall, 1970; April, 1974; Dec, 1990; Mar and Jun, 1991; Dec, 1992; Dec, 1993; Mar, 1994; Dec, 1996; Mar, Jun, Sep and Dec, 1997; Jun, 1998; Jun, 1999; Jun and Dec, 2000; Mar and Sep, 2001; Spring and Summer, 2004; and finally, Spring, 2005, for a total of 22 issues, herein offered as a set.
n.p. The Seamen's Pension Fund, 1961. Small Quarto; unpaginated; G/G-; blue/white pictorial spine without text; dust jacket shows some sun fading spine; modest wear to exterior; minor chips to corners; cloth has noticeable foxing to exterior; embossed illustration to front; strong boards; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; Greek and English texts;.
Chicago: Follett Publishing Company, 1971. Octavo; First printing; G+/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, grey with pink print; DJ has edgewear, tears to bottom edge at spine, shelfwear, price-clipped; Boards in blue cloth with pink print, mild wear to corners and spine caps, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; 216 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
Hollywood, CA: A and I Books, 2010. First Edition. Oblong folio; unpaginated; VG-/VG-; black spine without text; dust jacket shows light wear to exterior; minor chipping to edges; cloth is clean; strong boards; text block shows minimal wear to exterior edges; interior clean; inscribed by author on rear endpaper.
Cobb, CA: First Glance Books, 1998. Large Octavo: VG/VG: Black spine with off white text: DJ is in good condition, general shelfwear, some scuffing and scratches: Boards are strong and clean with very little shelfwear, mainly concentrated at corners, tail and head: Textblock is clean and free of markings, folds and tears: 191 pp.
Berkeley: Office of Naval Research, Department of Naval Architecture & Offshore Engineering, University of California, 1986. Quarto; pp 612; Good condition hardcover; navy spine with gilt text; full title: Sixteenth Symposium on Navel Hydrodynamics: Ship Wakes, Large Amplitude Waves, Real Fluid Effects in Ship Hydrodynamics, Fluid-Structure Interaction, Frontier Problems in Hydrodyamics; cloth shows light wear to exterior; light sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; profusely illustrated; interior clean; Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: Anson D. F. Randoplh & Co., 1875. First Edition. Octavo, 208 pages; VG-; spine is red with gilt lettering; binding has minor shelf wear, with chipping at the top and bottom of the spine, has minor bumping on the fore edge corners; pages have minimal detachment from pages 22-23, have minor age toning; shelved case 9.
London; Mechanicsburg, PA: Greenhill Books; Stackpole Books, 2000. First Greenhill Books Edition. Oblong Quarto; pp 206; VG/G+; ivory white spine with navy and black text; dust jacket shows lightly tone toward edges; tape mends inside dj spine edges; minor edge wear otherwise; cloth has clean exterior; slightly bumped and rubbed tail edge; strong boards; text block has minimal wear to edges; interior clean; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; arts - drawing; additional shipping may be added to items due to weight.
New York: Ziff-Davis Publishing Company, 1959. Octavo; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; Spine, white with black print; DJ in mylar, edgewear, small tears at spine ends, mild smudging, toning to spine, price-clipped; Boards in yellow cloth with brown print, slight peripheral fading, spotting to spine, mild wear to corners and spine caps; Text block has tanning to hinges at endpapers, , spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xii, 338 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, Inc., 1949. Octavo; pp 304; G-/Fair; blue pictorial spine with ivory text; dust jacket has some chipping to edges; some soiling to exterior; light sunning to spine; some toning to rear; price clipped flap; mylar wraps; cloth has some moisture staining to edges; slight foxing to spine; strong boards; text block shows minor wear to exterior edges; frontispiece; illustrated endpapers; illustrated; foxing to endpapers.
New York, Washington, Hollywood: Vantage Press, Inc., 1972. first edition. Octavo; G+/G; Blue spine with white text; Dust jacket is covered with mylar and has slightly sunned exterior but is otherwise clean and intact, price clipped front flap & light stamped text on front, rear & front flap, near head edge; Cloth has some rubbing and light spots on exterior but overall strong and sturdy panels; Text block shows slight foxing exterior edges, light soling on title page, however text pages are unmarked with tight binding; pp 241. Inscribed by author.
United Kingdom: Amberley, 2009. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG+/no-DJ(paperback); Spine is red with white text; Covers have edge wear, general marks and scratches, rubbing to corners, joints are strong; Text block has minimal signs of handling, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 119; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
United Kingdom: Tempus, 2006. Reprint. Reprint; Quarto; VG/No-DJ (paperback); Spine is mostly blue with white text; Covers have general shelf wear, some rubbing to corners, joints and hinges are strong; Text block has mild signs of use, binding is strong, content is clear; pp 95; Additional shipping cost may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions.
Annapolis: United States Naval Institute, 1941. Octavo; Corrected and reprinted April 1942; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, blue with gold print; Flexible boards in blue cloth with gold print, spotting to rear, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; vii, 319 pages, illustrated (some color), “Table of Honors” inserted in rear pocket.
Backlick, OH: McGraw-Hill, 2004. Third Edition. Quarto: VG/no-DJ paperback: Red and white spine with white, blue and yellow text: Covers are clean with light shelfwear, slight bumping at tail of spine, binding tight: Textblock exterior has some smudges along tail edge, pages clean and unmarked: CD-ROM included: Third Edition: 831 pp.
London: John W. Parker, 1850. First Edition. Octavo, 219 pages; VG-; bound in full dark brown cloth, spine has faded gilt lettering; binding has moderate wear, with chipping and tearing at the top and bottom of the spine, has tearing along the sides of the spines, has bumping and fraying on the fore edge corners; pages have age toning, have several uncut pages, have a stamp on the title page and several stamps on the inside of the front cove; shelved Case 10.
Shanghai: Statistical Department of the Inspectorate General of Customs, 1947. Octavo; G/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps, spotting and scratches, slight warping; Text block has tanning to endpapers, bookplate on front pastedown, color illustration and text pasted on to front flyleaf, clean interior; xxviii, 245 pages, frontispiece, illustrated (some color), folded plates.
Philadelphia, PA & Thomas Nelson & Sons, Ltd. Chilton Book Company & Ontario, Canada, 1970. First Edition. Octavo; VG/VG-; Inscribed by Author; First Edition; Blue-ish spine with white text; DJ clean, some age fading, small tear near spine on front cover, and small tear near edge on back cover; Boards strong, author inscription on front free-end paper, textblock clean; pp 111.
Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1981. Signed; Octavo; VG/VG; Blue spine with white and black text. DJ has general shelf wear, tiny tears on spine head; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock is clean, free of underlining/highlighting, front end paper is inscribed and signed by author; pp 121.