Washington, D.C. U.S. Department of Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1947. Quarto; pp 293; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; full title; The Colorado River: A Natural Menace Becomes a National Resource [Interim Report on the Status of the Investigations Authorized to be Made by the Boulder Canyon Project Act and the Boulder Canyon Project Adjustment Act]; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; strong boards; text block has slight toning to pages; previous owner's name to ffep; minor cracking to front gutter; bent page edges toward front; profusely illustrated with maps and photographs; maps tipped in at rear.
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Washington, D.C. National Academy Press, 1985. Large Octavo; pp 591; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; full title: Fifteenth Symposium Naval Hydrodynamics: Seakeeping Problems, Hull-Propeller Interactions, Nonlinear Free-Surface Problems, Frontier Problems in Hydrodynamics; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
Greenwich, CT: Modern Mechanix Publishing Company, 1938. Octavo; pp 146; Poor/paperback; yellow spine with black text; covers have noticeable, heavy soiling to exterior; chips to corners; heavy chipping to spine edges; text block shows slight soiling to exterior edges; frontispiece; profusely illustrated; cracking to gutters; interior shows age toning; pp 4-5 are detached but still present; split starts to gutter at p 8; profusely illustrated; some minor chips to fore edges; fragile condition.
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.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1899. Octavo; pp 144; Fair/no-DJ; blue spine with gilt text; cloth has slight soiling to exterior; slight darkening to spine; fraying to spine edges; light rubbing to edges; sturdy boards; text block shows light age toning to exterior edges; cracking to gutters; maps at rear pastedown; ex-library with markings inside; frontispiece; profusely illustrated.
n.d. U.S.S. Takanis Bay, 1946. Large Thin Octavo; unpaginated; Fair/no-DJ; sunned light blue spine without text; cloth has some moisture soiling to rear; slight sunning to spine; light spot stains to front; slightly splayed boards; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light sticker residue to verso of title page; slight cracking to front gutter; pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; some soiling to first and last few pages; profusely illustrated;.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1936. Octavo; pp 231; G/no-DJ; burgundy spine with black text to paper label; cloth shows slight sunfading to exterior; strong boards; minor rubbing to spine edges; text block has slight wear to exterior edges; light toning toward edges; previous bookshop's sticker to front pastedown; frontispiece; illustrated; good binding;.
Adelaide, Sydney, Melbourne: Rigby Limited, 1972. First Edition. Octavo; pp 62; VG/G; blue spine with ivory text; dust jacket has slightly sunned exterior, mostly to spine and flap edges; minor chipping to edges; cloth is clean, strong boards; text block has slight toning to exterior edges; illustrated; interior clean.
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.
Barre: Barre Publishing, 1962. 8vo; VG/VG-; brown and cream spine with black and white text;dust jacket, front paste down and front free- end paper have minor green stains; dust jacket, boards and text block discolored as a result of exposure to the sun; top edge of dust jacket is moderately shelf-edged; 164p.
Princeton, NJ: D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc., 1962. First Edition. Octavo; pp 200; G/G; white spine with blue and black text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to exterior; moderate wear to corners; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has moderate sunning to spine and edges; strong boards; text block shows light foxing to exterior edges; interior clean; light toning to endpapers; previous owner's name to ffrp; illustrated.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1974. first U.S. edition. Octavo; VG-/G; Blue spine with off-white text; Dust jacket has slightly sunned spine with some rubbing wear on exterior and along edges, mostly at fore corners, otherwise exterior is intact without defect; Cloth has minor shelf wear such as light, minor spots on exterior with strong and sturdy panels; Text block has light wear on exterior edges due to handling but otherwise pages are clean and intact with tight binding; pp 760.
New York: Halcyon House, 1937. Reprinted. Octavo; pp 234; G-/no-DJ; sunned blue spine with gilt text to black bar; cloth shows slight wear to exterior; rubbing to edges; strong boards; text block shows some age toning to exterior edges; deckled fore edge; interior slightly toned; previous owner's name to ffep; light blue pictorial endpapers; frontispiece; illustrated with photographs.
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: Oxford University Press, 1962. first edition. Octavo; G+/G; red/black spine with off-white text; dust jacket is covered with mylar and has some wear at fore edges & lightly sunned exterior; cloth is lightly sunned w/ light edge wear; panels are clean, sturdy & intact; text block has slight wear & toning along exterior edges; text pages have tight binding and are unmarked; pp 361. Inscribed.
London and New York: Mechanical Engineering Publications Limited, 1977. Large Octavo; pp 840; G/no-DJ; navy spine with gilt text; cloth shows light soiling to exterior; slight sunning to spine; strong boards; text block has some foxing to exterior edges; previous owner's name to ffep; illustrated; interior clean; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders;.
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., 1986. First American Edition. Quarto: G/VG-: Age toned blue, white and green spine (faded photo of ocean, sky and iceberg) with white and green text: Dj has general shelfwear, some scuff marks, age toning: Boards are strong and clean with general shelfwear, spine cocked with light cracking, pages still solid and in place: Textblock is age toned, half title pages inscribed by both authors to a previous owner, rest of pages clean and unmarked: First American Edition: 116 pp.
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.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1963. First Edition. Large Octavo; pp 320; G/G-; blue spine with white and black text; full title: Sailboat Classes of North America: Two Hundred Racers, Cruisers, and Catamarans in Stories and Pictures; dust jacket has few small chips to edges; lightly sunned exterior; price clipped front flap; mylar wraps; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight sunning to exterior, mostly to spine; rubbed corners; pictorial endpapers; profusely illustrated; minor ink to ffep; frontispiece; interior clean.
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.
London: Yale University Press, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 340 pages; VG; full bound in red cloth, spine has gilt tooling and lettering; binding has minor wear at the top and bottom of the spine, has library code on the spine, has minor discoloration; pages have minor detachment on pages 148-9, title page has small pen marks and an impression stamp; shelved case 7.
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+.
Roma: Edindustria Editoriale, 1961. Folio; VG/VG- Hardcover; Off-white spine with black text; dust jacket has close and open tears to the edges and severe stains to the spine and rear; With the exception of minor wrinkles to the front part of the boards, they are strong and clean; Margins have discoloration to the top and fore edge has minor foxing and stains; otherwise text block is clean; 37p.
Rome: Edindustria Editoriale, 1961. Quarto; VG-/VG; off-white spine with black text; dustjacket has light edgewear with light tearing, sunning to edges (including flaps), slight cracking/peeling along edges of spine, light scuffing and staining to rear cover; boards are strong and clean; textblock is clean; mixed pagination. [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].
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.
Chicago: Henry Regnery Company, 1969. Octavo; pp 194; G/G; blue/green spine with white text; dust jacket has slight sunning to exterior; minor edge wear; few chips to head edge; price clipped flap; cloth shows slight shelf wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight toning to exterior edges; interior lightly toned; profusely illustrated.
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.
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.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1984. First Edition. Octavo; pp 271; VG-/G; black spine with red and peach text; dust jacket shows slight rubbing wear to exterior; small chip to fore head edge; some other rubbing to edges; cloth has light wear to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior; illustrated endpapers; illustrated; interior clean.
New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1982. Octavo; pp 204; G/G-; red spine with yellow and ivory text; dust jacket shows some rubbing to exterior; moderate wear to corners; cloth has moderate sunning to exterior; strong boards; text block shows slight wear to exterior; interior clean; illustrated endpapers; illustrated.