Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1882. Approx. 7.25" x 10.75" VG-/No DJ. Slim, brown hardcover with blank spine and gilt lettering on front cover. Significant rubbing to surfaces and all around perimeter of lightly stained and mottled boards with mild fraying to corners and spine ends. Some penciling scattered throughout; binding tight. Scarce.
New York, NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970. Second Edition. 8vo. VG-/VG- solid dark green HC spine has dark yellow titling, centered and segmented by two red bands above mid-spine. edgewear is minor, rubbing and surfacewear, minor impressions. light green clothbound HB has stamped gilt titling between pushed in ends. includes 52 illustrations, clear textblock, no marks/writing. appendices, bibliography, index p. 389-481 pp.
Annapolis, MD: Naval Insitute, 1965. First Edition. Double-fold paperback binding. Square Octavo; VG-/no-DJ paperback; Wraps show minor soiling and edgewear, spine has a crack that extends through the corner of one of the panels -- can be repaired with tape; Interior clean except for a small smudge on title page along with an ink stamp indicating "marine archiv F.W. Jahn"; pp 105.
North Carolina: New Maritima Press, 2007. Autograph Copy. Large Octavo; VG/VG; Brown spine with light brown label and white and brown text. DJ has general shelfwear, sticker residue on front, very minimal edgewear; Boards clean, corners sharp, binding strong; Textblock has signs of light shelfwear to fore edge, othewise, clean, personal autograph by author on title page, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 523.
Seattle, WA: Univeresity of Washington Press, 1960. US Printing. 8vo. VG/VG-. gently toned DJ spine with olive illustration upon beige, titling in black overlay. jacket-wide olive on ivory illustration. discoloration lightly tones the panel upper edge, similar to toning of spine. price-clipped with clear protective cover. bright blue clothbound HB with small gilt titles, light bump to ends and outer corners. skimmed interior with some illustrations and maps. 274 pp.
New York: D. Appleton and Co. 1849. octavo in cloth. Fair. Heavy wear to boards, especially to back cover which has stains created by some type of residue. Corners of boards bumped and cloth on corners of boards frayed. Binding is solid. Book contains foxing. Former owners name written on inside of front cover along with scrawl from colored pencil. Book is 138pp. Shelve in locked case 3. Spine is blue with gold text.
Unique, ca 1956-1970 Collection of over 70 objects, mostly postcards in a 1960s era photo album, related to famous ocean liners and other ships many of which met their end in tragedy. Postcards of ships ranging from the USS Maine, to RMS Titanic and Lusitania as well as coastal, riverine and lake steamers, and shipboard-cancelled envelopes. Included is a full-page magazine ad for the Andrea Doria and a copy of Life Magazine from 1956b featuring the tragedy of the Andrea Doria. 12.5" x 12.75", 10 album pages plus magazine. Condition is Good +, most of the postcards being in plastic sleeves rather than glued in to the album. Room 429.
New York: Hyperion, 1995. First Edition. First Edition; Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with red and black text. DJ has minimal shelf wear, no major tears; Boards are clean, binding strong, corners sharp; Textblock has personal inscription by author on half title page, otherwise, clean, free of underlining/highlighting; pp 407.
New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher / Putnam, 2002. First Printing. Octavo; vg/vg; dj, blue and black text in ecru panel over illustrated, sea-blue spine; dj, light shelf wear; price clipped; HB, blue spine with silver text; quarter-bound with blue boards; boards, strong, clean; minor shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; illus.: map and photo; 204pp. ---SIGNED by author on half-title page.
London, New York: Barker & Howard, W.S. Heinman, 1972. Seventh edition, reprint. Thick octavo. Good in good dust jacket. Blue spine with black lettering. Minor rubbing to dust jacket. Occasional foxing and discoloration to parts of pages, particularly near the end pages. Foxing to book block edges. Binding and pages very good. 298pp.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc. 1962. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Volume I only; Cover has shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior with foxing on spine & rear fore edge; Text block is slightly age toned, foxing on head edge exterior; Previous owner's name on title page; pp 355.
New York: Dover Publications, Inc. 1962. Small Octavo; G/no-DJ paperback; Off-white spine with black text; Volume II only; Covers have shelf wear such as lightly rubbed exterior with foxing along front edges & on spine; Text block is slightly age toned with foxing on head edge exterior; Previous owner's on title page; pp 649.
London: Lockwood & Co. 1872. Sixth. Sixth edition, revised and corrected. 12mo; good/none; olive green silk with gilt titles; front cover detached, spine and rear cover missing; signature of previous owner to front paste down; shelf wear and bumping; text block, clean; sunned; 99 pp.; ads, 48 pp. and endpapers; illus., tables and labelled figures; some foxing; ffep, corner tear; else very good.
London: Evans Brothers Limited, 1983. Quarto; VG-/VG-; Blue spine with white & black text; Dust jacket is slightly sunned and age toned, small moisture stains on pouch attached to back with facsimile 8.5 foot map, covered in mylar; Boards have edgewear, otherwise strong; Textblock is slightly age toned; pp 128.
Great Britian: T. Stephenson & Sons, Ltd. October 1955. UK Printing. 8vo. VG-/VG-. ivory DJ spine has title in red capitals, black author and publisher, segmented by thin blue stripes and faint blue decorative stars. abrading is heavy, chips and tiny closed cuts mar the spine ends and larger tears and wear evident along the illustrated jacket front's upper and lower edges. clipped front inner flap. HB is a light blue with stamped gilt type, pushed in ends and speckled with white to cloth covers, each corner appears lightly bumped. L.O. C. surplus duplicate stamp on blue/white decorative map of Western Europe as fep, ffep is blue/white map of the Eastern Seaboard of North America. frontispiece is in striking color on white semi-glossy stock. the text includes over 50 half-tone plates, 150 of J.H. Isherwood's line drawings throughout the textblock. faintly foxed outer edges. as is. 639 pp.
Greenwich: Conway Maritime Press Limited, 1975. first. Quarto; VG-/G; Off-white spine with blue text; Dust jacket has frayed & torn edges with age toned exterior & interior; Boards have lightly sunned top edges and shelfwear; Textblock is slightly age toned with foxing at head edge exterior; pp 384.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1969. First American Edition. Octavo; VG/Fair; turquoise & black spine with white lettering; DJ missing approx. 2" x 1 1/2" piece at bottom of spine as well as 1" x 3/8 piece at top, 1 3/4" x 1/2" piece missing on back panel toward bottom of the wrap, price clipped, other minor edge-wear, protected in mylar cover; Boards strong, clean minimal bumping to corners; inside front end paper has prior owner's name and date in ink; minor pencil markings (erasable) on a few pages, otherwise textblock clean; pp, 415+. Shelved Netdesk office, above ephemera.
Charleston: VJB Press, 1996. Octavo; VG/VG; White spine with black and red text; Dustjacket VG w/some light rubbing, very light edge wear; Boards straight and strong, some very light corner wear, binding strong; Textblock: occasional light rubbing on edges, front end paper has former owner's dedication in black ink, interior clean; 292 pp.; Inscribed by author on title page.
London, Great Britain: Hutchison & Co., LTD, 1961. First Edition. small 8vo. VG/VG. black drawing on purple with white, blue and white titles near upper end of spine DJ. illustration continues on front, with larger lettering above and below nautical illustration. off white DJ rear with some mottling behind the black text. slim off white inner panels. all under clear protective cover. hot pink cloth HB spine with imprinted silver metallic lettering and some curved striping in light blue. gently worn at HB spine ends. near fine front and rear panels. maps in fushcia on endpapers. some foxing between half-title page and ix page of preface. b/w frontispiece facing title page is foxed also. textblock an even light beige as follows. lightly spotted on upper edge and foreedge, bottom unmarked. 277 pp.
Miami, Ohio: Friends of the Library Society, Miami University, 1985. Limited Edition. thin 8vo. VG/ - no DJ. mildly grained bisque spine with tiny uppercase black lettering. front shows one smudge and also some surface soiling to evenly toned wrappers. somewhat artistic black hand-drawn maps line endpapers. this edition is limited to five hundred copies of which this is number 52, hand numbered. textblock clear includes b/w photos, maps, drawings and scanned document images. 83 pp. ISBN # 0918761018.
London: W.W. Norton and Company, 1988. First American Edition. Octavo; VG+/VG-; spine has sea-side city-scape with white lettering; dust jacket clean, no marks or stains, 2.5" crease on front, several scratched on both front and back, lamination torn open 1/2"x 1/4" on back outer corner, some wear on spine head and tail, minor other edgewear; boards strong, clean, minimal edgewear; textblock clean, minimal wear, free of highlighting/underlining, includes many b/w photos and images. pp 233.
London: Henry Colburn, 1838. First Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; bould in 3/4 brown leather, marbled boards, spine brown with small gilt horizontal lines, presence of two labels in the past now represented only by the unfaded leather and faint lettering; some mild shelfwear and rubbing, primarily to corners and spine; frontispiece in volume 1 a portrait, volume 2 a map; shelved under front counter.
London: Henry Colburn, 1837. New and Greatly Improved Edition. 8vos., 2 volumes; VG; spines paneled tan leather with a red label and gilt lettering; 3/4 bound with brown leather, maroon textured cloth boards; marbled endpapers; mild shelfwear; mild-moderate foxing throughout; text block red; shelved in Aisle 7, with antiquarian items. [Two volume order. Additional postage necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy International shipping unavailable due to weight restrictions. For international/expedited customers, please inquire for rates].
London: WhiteHall Histories, 2002. small 4tos., 2 volumes; VG/VG; spines blue with white lettering; dust jackets protected with mylar coverings; minimal shelfwear; text blocks clean, small smudge to lower corner of volume 2; Volume 1; September 1939-October 1940, with 178 pages, photos and plans. Volume II; November 1940- December 1941, with 318 pages, photos and plans; ISBN 9780714652054 and 9780714651798; shelved Naval History.
Camden, Maine: McGraw Hill / International Marine, 1999. Thirtieth Anniversary Edition. 8vo. VG+/VG. bright yellow glossy DJ spine with light blue and navy titling between navy/white publisher logos at head and foot. pictorial jacket front with light edgewear, gently worn. purple clothbound HB with stamped gold type, whitish where abrading has roughened the sturdy panel boards' edges and extremities. clear, blank white fep/ffep. b/w images with 60 new color shots throughout the book. complete volume, binding strong with edges all sides likewise free of marks. as is. 296 pp. ISBN#0071353232.
Cambridge: Cornell Maritime Press, 1965. First Edition. Quarto; VG/G+; White spine with black text; DJ front cover interior flap price clipped, shows moderate wear, faint spotted staining on edges/spine, few 0.5" open tears on top/heel of spine, few minor marks on rear cover; Boards strong, light rubbing to corners; Textblock age-toned, otherwise clean; 211pp.
Cambridge: Tidewater, 1975. Quarto; VG-/G-; Blue spine with black text; DJ has moderate edgewear, multiple open/closed tears up to 1", few pieces of tape/discolorations from tape on covers, several other marks across covers; Boards strong, light rubbing to corners, stronger to spine; Textblock shows spotted stains on few early/end papers, otherwise clean; 283pp.
Boston: I.R. Butts, 1858. Third edition. 12mo; Fair-/no-DJ; Brown spine w/o text; Boards have rubbed, worn and scratched exterior panels, spine is torn with 1 inch missing from head & tail edges, panels are cracking from gutters along spine; Text block has darkened from age with stiff pages, light pencil on ffep, and foxing on first & last few pages; pp 98.