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A Voyage of Pleasure, the Log of Bernard Gilboy's Transpacific Cruise in the Boat "Pacific" 1882-1883, Gilboy, Bernard ; Tompkins, John Barr [Edited and Annotated by)
1 Gilboy, Bernard ; Tompkins, John Barr [Edited and Annotated by) A Voyage of Pleasure, the Log of Bernard Gilboy's Transpacific Cruise in the Boat "Pacific" 1882-1883
Cambridge, Maryland Cornell Maritime Press (1956) Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth, silver lettering to front cover and spine, illustrated with photographs and maps, two fold-outs -- one a plan of the Pacific and the other a map of the voyage. This copy with the distinction of having two separate presentation inscriptions penned and signed by Tompkins on th half-title. The first is blue pen and is dated 1958, the later inscription is with a black marker and dated 1969. ; 6-1/4" x 9-1/2"; xiii, 64 pp; Signed by Editor; Minor rubbing and wear along edges and at corners, small spot along right edge of pages, minor handling wear to fold-outs, text clean and unmarked. Lacks dust jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Canadian Coastal and Inland Steam Vessels, 1809 - 1930, Mills, John M.
2 Mills, John M. Canadian Coastal and Inland Steam Vessels, 1809 - 1930
Providence, Rhode Island The Steamship Historical Society of America 1979 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publishers blue cloth with gilt lettering to front cover and spine, Introduction and tabular data on vessels. Protected by original publishers unprinted glassine dust jacket. ; Oblong, 11" x 8-1/2"; xii, 135 pp; A slight rippling to pages, otherwise fine, clean and unmarked within and without. Jacket has protected book but is now worn with creases, chips and closed tears. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE CHIEFLY AS APPLIED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF WOODEN VESSELS Compiled for the Use of Beginners Reprinted from the Edition of 1867, Peake, James
3 Peake, James ELEMENTARY PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE CHIEFLY AS APPLIED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF WOODEN VESSELS Compiled for the Use of Beginners Reprinted from the Edition of 1867
London Crosby Lockwood and Son 1917 Later Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Many charts, diagrams, tables, etc. including 17 fold-out plates. One of Weale's Scientific and Technical Series. Publishers mustard cloth boards, black titling.; 5 x 7"; 310 pp; Some cover soiling and light shelfwear. A few notations, including name of prior owner, all in light pencil. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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JAPAN'S INFLUENCE ON AMERICAN NAVAL POWER 1897-1917, Clinard, Outten Jones
4 Clinard, Outten Jones JAPAN'S INFLUENCE ON AMERICAN NAVAL POWER 1897-1917
Berkeley and Los Angeles University of California Press 1947 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
Issued as University of California Publications in History Volume XXXVI. Red cloth, gilt spine lettering. Beige dust jacket lettered in black. ; 6-1/2" x 9-1/2"; iv, 235 pp; Very slight cover wear, solid hinges, pages clean and unmarked, prior owner bookplate inside front cover. Jacket lightly soiled, edgeworn with tiny losses and closed tears, front panel slightly misfolded, not price clipped ($3.75), in fresh mylar cover. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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5 Make a Model TITANIC
New York Chatham River Press 1989 0-517-68131-5 / 9780517681312 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
Devised and illustrated by David Woodroffe, Text written by Fiona Macdonald. 16 pages of text, 8 color model sheets to cut out. Stiff card wraps, cover illustration of sinking ship.; 9" x 12-1/2"; Very slight edgewear else fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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MARINE ENGINEERING PRACTICE, Drover, F. J.
6 Drover, F. J. MARINE ENGINEERING PRACTICE
London Chapman & Hall, Ltd. 1924 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
Author was Engineer-Commander in Royal Navy. Blue cloth, blindstamped lettering and decoration front, gilt spine lettering, well-illustrated including several fold-outs. ; 5-3/4" x 8-1/2"; xiv, 494, [2] (ads) pp; Complete text useful as a reading copy but with many faults. Covers worn and soiled with small loss at top of spine, call number in white on spine (no other library markings), spine leaning, front and rear hinges cracked, cracked between 192-193, binding still holding well, lacking FFEP, prior owner name on front flyleaf with stamp "discarded", Plate X mis-folded with resulting edgewear, the occasional pencil annotations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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MARINE ENGINES and BOILERS: Their Design and Construction, Bauer, Dr. G.; Leslie S. Robertson (Editor)
7 Bauer, Dr. G.; Leslie S. Robertson (Editor) MARINE ENGINES and BOILERS: Their Design and Construction
London Crosby Lockwood and Son 1905 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A Handbook for the Use of Students, Engineers and Naval Constructors based on the work Berechnung und Konstruktion der Schiffsmaschinen und -Kessel by Dr. G. Bauer, Engineer-in-Chief of the Vulcan Works, Stettin. Translated from the Second German Edition by E. M. Donkin and S. Bryan Donkin, Associate Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. With over 550 Illustrations and Numerous Tables. Blue cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, black endpapers, many fold-outs. Heavy, international extra. ; 6-3/4" x 9-1/2"; xxviii, 744, 4 (ads) pp; Front cover with spot, rear cover with some abrasion, worn at corners and top/bottom of spine, rear hinge cracked though still holding well, also minor split between 128-9, first few pages fingered at right and foxed, remaining pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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8 Gribbins, Joseph (Editor) NAUTICAL QUARTERLY (Issues 1 through 12)
New York Nautical Quarterly 1977-1980 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
First twelve issues, issued in color wraps in slipcovers with color illustrations, 100+ pages per issue. Heavy, priced to include USPS Media Mail shipping within the continental U.S. for the normal shipping charge. Shipping to other locations or by other methods will cost more. ; 10" x 10"; First four issues with rubbing to covers. Remaining volumes generally show little cover wear. All pages clean and free of tears or writing, a few show minor creasing/bumped corners. Slipcovers show minor splitting and rubbing. First issue with small closed tear on rear cover. Slipcover for Issue 2 missing a small piece of the front cover pastedown. Issue 7 with sticker "Yacht Club Copy" on front cover and slipcover. Issue 9 with small closed tear to front cover and first leaf. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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One Hundred Thirty Years of Steam Navigation: A History of The Merchant Ship., Dollar, Robert
9 Dollar, Robert One Hundred Thirty Years of Steam Navigation: A History of The Merchant Ship.
San Francisco Privately Printed for the Author by Schwabacher-Frey Company 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
About the development of steamships, nicely illustrated with full-page plates. Green full-leather binding gilt titling and decorations front and titling to spine, light green endpapers. ; 6.5 x 9.5"; 138 pp; Spine and boards near spine are sunned and rubbed (worse rear than front), edges and corners lightly worn, internally fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Origins of Sea Terms, Rogers, John G.
10 Rogers, John G. Origins of Sea Terms
Mystic, Connecticut Mystic Seaport Museum 1985 0-913372-31-5 / 9780913372319 Stated Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Signed by Author
Origins of Sea Terms differs from existing glossaries and dictionaries. It emphasizes word roots and earliest meanings, making it an indispensable companion to standard maritime dictionaries. It contains 1,248 entries pertaining to life onboard ship, hulls and rigging, shiphandling, sea and weather conditions, and naval and techical terms. Volume XI in Mystic Seaport Museum's American Maritime Library. Blue cloth, gilt lettering, beige endpapers. Blue and white dust jacket. Author's signature on the half-title page. ; 5-3/4" x 8-3/4"; xv, 215 pp; Signed by Author; Book has no wear of note, jacket is lightly shelfworn along edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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PORT ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION: A Review of Systems of Management in Vogue in Various Countries, Cunningham, Brysson
11 Cunningham, Brysson PORT ADMINISTRATION AND OPERATION: A Review of Systems of Management in Vogue in Various Countries
New York John Wiley & Sons 1925 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Brown cloth, publishers logo blindstamped on front, gilt spine lettering, illustrated with photographs, charts, maps (including four fold-outs). Author was at time of this writing the editor of The Dock and Harbour Authority. Laid in is a 1924 typed letter signed (TLS) by the author to one of the principals of Leeds & Barnard thanking him for a submitted paper. ; 4-1/2" x 8-1/2"; 179 pp; Signed by Author; Bumped at lower left corner, light corner wear. Ex-library (Leeds & Barnard, Consulting Engineers, Los Angeles) marked with a discrete spine labels, their stamps twice inside each cover, and shelving info on the FFEP. Endpapers lightly toned, solid hinges, text clean and unmarked. Letter has two holes punched at left, folded in fourths. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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12 Terminal Publishing Company (Compiler) Terminal Facilities of North Pacific Ports: A Compilation of All Useful Information Concerning Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, Oregon and California Shipping
Seattle, U.S.A. Terminal Publishing Company 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Publishers gray cloth lettered front cover and spine, index at front, unnumbered pages of advertising to front and rear, 3 photographs, many tables including fold-out chart, fold-out map at rear.; 5" x 7"; 336+ pp; Cloth lightly soiled, two small holes in cloth at spine, solid and square binding, one page has small closed tear at spine, a few pages with creased corners, clean and unmarked within. Fold-out chart is in VG condition; map has edge toning and one section with splitting at folds. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Building of a Wooden Ship, "Sawn Frames and Trunnel Fastened", Story, Dana A. (Text); John M. Clayton (Photographs)
13 Story, Dana A. (Text); John M. Clayton (Photographs) The Building of a Wooden Ship, "Sawn Frames and Trunnel Fastened"
Barre, Massachusetts Barre Publishers 1971 0-8271-7115-3 / 9780827171152 Softcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Eighty-five superb photographs from John Clayton's collection document the building several decades (1930s and 1940s) of wooden vessels in Mr. Story's family shipyard in Essex, Massachusetts. Brown cloth boards, white cloth spine lettered in red, orange endpapers, b&w photographs, pages are not numbered. Light brown illustrated dust jacket. ; Oblong, 8-3/4" x 8-1/4"; Slight cover soiling, internally fine. Jacket with slight edgewear, not price clipped ($12.50). 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The Chanty Man Sings, Meloney, William Brown; John Wolcott Adams (Illustrations)
14 Meloney, William Brown; John Wolcott Adams (Illustrations) The Chanty Man Sings
New York Printed by C. J. O'Brien 1926 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Article on sea shanties here Reprinted from Everybody's Magazine, 1915. Produced by his wife in an edition of 200 copies for Christmas, 1926: The printing of this book is dedicated to the happy memory of William Brown Meloney that those who were his friends may enjoy this further record of him and of his work, and that those who did not know him may be led to a better understanding of the sea of which he sang and served so well. Decorative brown paper boards, green cloth spine, green printed labels on front cover and spine, 6 full-page illustrations on plates. This an unnumbered copy. ; 6-1/2" x 9-1/2"; xv, 30 pp; Lightly worn along edges and at corners, wear to edges of spine label, prior owner Christmas 1927 gift inscription on FFEP, no tears or writing. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Officers and Men of the USS LEYTE, CVA 32, proudly present the 6th Mediterranean Cruise, August 1952 to February 1953, Puhr, Lcdr Francis P. (Editor-in-Chief) et al
15 Puhr, Lcdr Francis P. (Editor-in-Chief) et al The Officers and Men of the USS LEYTE, CVA 32, proudly present the 6th Mediterranean Cruise, August 1952 to February 1953
Nashville, Tennessee Benson Printing Co. [1953] Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Blue cloth, embossed seal of the Navy Department and yellow decoration and lettering to front cover, well-illustrated (a few pages in color). ; 7-3/4" x 10-3/4"; 167 pp; Boards soiled and edgeworn, slightly musty, endpapers are stained (foxed), text block generally clean and unmarked. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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16 Day, Thomas Fleming (Editor) THE RUDDER. Volume XX, Numbers. 7 - 12, July - December 1908
New York The Rudder Publishing Co. 1908 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Contents of six issues, without covers or advertising. Green cloth, gilt spine lettering, well-illustrated. Heavy, extra for international postage.; 9" x 11-3/4"; 344 pp; Covers lightly rubbed, worn at corners, rear hinge partly cracked, discrete prior owner stamp inside front cover, pages clean and unmarked. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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UNIT COURSE in ADVANCED MARINE ELECTRICITY, Program of Training for War Production Workers, Bureau of Trade and Industrial Education of the California State Department of Education
17 Program of Training for War Production Workers, Bureau of Trade and Industrial Education of the California State Department of Education UNIT COURSE in ADVANCED MARINE ELECTRICITY
Sacramento California State Department of Education 1943 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
Eighth in the California series of courses dealing with various shipbuildin g trades. Green paper over thick boards with black lettering, red cloth spine, well-illustrated including three fold fold-outs at rear..; Ex-library with pocket and slip removed and with other usual library markings. Worn along edges, covers rubbed, endpapers have caused toning to adjacent leaves, pages generally clean and unmarked, first fold-out mis-folded.. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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