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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Austin: Sue Winton Moss Preservation Planning and Consulting, 1993. Quarto; VG/no-DJ paperback; White spine with blue text; Covers have moderate edgewear, slight creasing around edges and minor surface scuffing, 1" brown mark on rear cover head; Textblock clean; 107pp.
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.
Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1840. First edition. Small, thin octavo in beige hardcovers; VG; signs of shelf wear and soiling on boards with general fraying; strong binding; occasional foxing; age-toned paper with text in tight print; pp. 189; shelved in Case # 9.
London: Morton & Eden, 2010. Booklet [8x12]; unpaginated; VG-/paperback; black spine with gold text; full title: Morton & Eden, in minor edge wear; text block shows light shelf wear to exterior edges; interior clean; profusely illustrated.
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: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1980. Small Quarto; VG-/no-DJ; Blue spine with gilt text; Cloth has lightly sunned spine and lightly rubbed exterior, otherwise clean with strong panels; Text block has unmarked pages and tight binding; pp 318.
Washington: U.S. House of Representatives, 1911. Pamphlet; pp 9; G/paperback; covers show slight toning to exterior, light sticker residue to front, small closed tear to front fore edge, other minor chipping to edges; text block shows light toning to exterior edges; interior clean;.
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.
New York, N.Y. Stack's. First Edition. 8vo., unpage, illustrated; VG; tan cover with black print, illustrated with map and old coins, slight wear to spine edge of cover; clean inside.
Arlington: Busby Associates, Inc., 1987. Octavo; VG+/no dust jacket; Navy spine with silver text; Boards show light scuffing, undamaged; Slight age toning on edge of text block, interior is clean and undamaged; 470pp.
Connecticut: Marine Historical Assoc. 1972. 1st. octavo, NF-/none, red boards w/ gold title, light shelfwear.
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.
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.
Cairo: Farid Atiya Press, 2002. First edition, 1st printing. 9 inches square, VG/none, staplebound paperback (no visible spine). Shelf wear; edges of covers slightly creased. Pages and photographs very clean.
Auckland, CA: The Port of Aukland, 1983. first edition. oblong octavo in grey and beige hardcovers with beige letters on spine; VG+; strong binding; text and photographs clean; pp. 327; shelved in Nautical section.
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.
Kessinger Publishing. Octavo; VG/no-DJ paperback; Yellow spine with black text; Covers VG, a bit of very light corner wear, binding strong; Textblock interior clean; 281 pp.; Kessinger Publishing reprint of 1913 publication from Grosset & Dunlop, New York, place and year of reprint not indicated.
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.
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: 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.
Somers Point: The Atlantic County Historical Society, 1964. Octavo; VG-; Paperback; Spine, staple binding; Cover is blue and white with white print, slight edgewear, slight bumps to outside corners, else clean and bright; Text block clean and tight; 37 pages, illustrated.
Cranbury: Scholar's Bookshelf, 2006. Octavo. VG/no DJ - softcover; 2 volumes; White spine with navy blue text/title; covers are clean with mild edgewear; binding is strong; textblock is clean. Volume 1: Pp. 304 Volume 2: Pp. 314.
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+.
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, 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.
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, England: Imray Laurie Norie and Wilson, 1974. 2nd Edition 1984. Quarto; vg/wraps; 1-inch red band near bottom of white spine with red text; moderate shelf wear, scuffing; text block clean; illus., photos, very detailed maps; 142pp.
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, England: Imray Laurie Norie and Wilson, 1987. Quarto; vg/wraps; 1-inch red band near bottom of white spine with red text; moderate shelf wear; light chipping along spine edges; text block clean; illus., photos, very detailed maps; 133pp.
St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, England: Imray Laurie Norie and Wilson, 1975. 3rd Edition 1988. Quarto; vg/wraps; 1-inch red band near bottom of white spine with red text; moderate shelf wear; scuffing; text block clean; illus., photos, very detailed maps; 116pp.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1992. 1st Edition. Quarto; VG/VG; hardcover; dark blue spine with white text; dust jacket has considerable smudges; boards are clean and sturdy; front free end-paper has minor stains and creases; text block is clean; 191p.
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.
Massachusetts: Kendall Whaling Museum, 1969. First Edition. Folio; VG+/no-DJ; spine blue w/gold text; boards strong, clean, very little wear; binding strong; very minimal aging of pages otherwise very good. 209pp.
Gloucestershire, UK: The History Press, 2012. Oblong Quarto; G+/no-DJ paperback; Red spine with white text; Covers generally clean with shelfwear and edgewear, one large tear, and one smaller tear on the front cover have been repaired as best as possible; Textblock clean; pp 119.
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.