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Shipwright's Trade, The

By: Abell, Sir Westcott

Price: $45.00

Seller ID: 38185


Jamaica NY: Caravan Book Service [1948] 1962, reprint edition. Abell provides a detailed account of the way in which men learned to build ships, first of wood, then of iron, and later, of steel. Dust jacket chipped at corners, 8vo in green cloth, 53 text figures, 19 plates, index, 219pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Good. View more info

Steel Vessels for Rivers and Intracoastal Waterways 1980

By: ABS

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 39499


New York: American Bureau of Shipping 1980. Includes rules for building and classing vessels fir service on rivers and intracoastal waterways. No dust jacket issued, 4to in black cloth with gilt titles and ABS logo on front board, index, c300 chapter numbered pages, owner's name on front endpaper o/w contents clean and tight with no marks, Fine/-. View more info

Tate House: Crown of the Maine Mast Trade

By: Barry

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 28270


Portland ME: National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maine 1982, 1st. History of George Tate, his home, and the colonial trade in masts and spars. SOFT cover, 6x9, 116pp, 13 b&w plates, no marks, as new, Fine. View more info

Kedge-Anchor, The

By: Brady, William

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 44721


New York: William Brady 1857 [2003] facsimile reprint of the 9th improved and enlarged edition. Subtitle: Young Sailors' Assistant, appertaining to the practical evolutions of modern seamanship, rigging, knotting, splicing, blocks, purchases, running-rigging, and other miscellaneous matters applicable to ships of war and others, illustrated with 70 engravings; also, tables of rigging, spars, sails, blocks, canvass, cordage, chain and hemp cables, hawsers relative to eve... View more info

Chesapeake Bay Bugeyes

By: Brewington, Marion

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 44961


Newport News VA: The Mariners' Museum, Publication No. 8, 1941. In this companion piece to his monograph on log canoes, Brewington describes the development, construction, and lines of the two-masted dredge-boats known as bugeyes. No dust jacket, small 4to half-bound in black cloth and green paper, gilt embossed seal on front board, 49 illustrations, 21 foldout plates with lines and sail plans of 13 vessels, 5 appendices, notes, bibliography, index, 116pp, lower corner... View more info

Automation in the Design...of Large Marine Systems

By: Chryssostomidis

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 23968


New York: Hemisphere Publishing Company 1990. Full title: Automation in the Design and Manufacture of Large Marine Systems. Proceedings of the 16th annual MIT Sea Grant College Program Lecture and Seminar, with 11 papers and an index. No dust jacket, beige cloth very slightly rubbed, 8vo, 298pp, near Fine. View more info

Steamboaters, The

By: Drago, Harry S.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 40465


New York: Bramhall House 1967, 1st printing. The history of steamboats from the early side-wheelers to the big packets. Dust jacket chipped along edges, 8vo in red cloth, 16 b&w illustrations, end-notes, bibliography, index, 269pp, Very Good/Fair. View more info

Chesapeake Bay Sloops

By: Gillmer, Thomas C.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 44392


St. Michaels MD: Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 1982. A monograph on these small, shallow, open vessels both in general and the specific type evolved in the Chesapeake Bay. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, b&w photos and line drawings, vessel lines, 56pp, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Structural Mechanics

By: Goodier, J. Norman

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 33137


New York: Pergamon Press 1960. Goodier and co-editor Nicholas J. Hoff present 18 papers, the proceedings of the first symposium on naval structural mechanics, held at Stanford University in August of 1958. No dust jacket, 8vo in maroon cloth, titles gilt-stamped on front board, numerous illustrations, 594pp, slight discoloration to boards, contents clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Archaeology of the Boat

By: Greenhill, Basil

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 38361


Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press 1976, 1st US edition. Greenhill, director of the Britain's National Maritime Museum, presents a new introductory study bringing together the existing knowledge on the development of the world's boats, including the four main roots: the raft, the skin boat, the bark boat, and the dugout. Dust jacket, 4to in green cloth, profusely illustrated with photos and drawings, bibliography, glossary, index, 320pp, owner's name on front end... View more info

Shipshape and Bristol Fashion

By: Hill

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 21309


Liverpool: The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph 1951. The 250 years of the Charles Hill & Sons shipbuilding company. No dust jacket, blue cloth frayed at corners, no marks, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Carolina Watermen, The

By: Kelly, Richard

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 44978


Winston-Salem NC: John F. Blair 1993. Richard and Barbara Kelley tell the story of the 'bug hunters' (shrimp fishermen) of North Carolina and the boatbuilders who constructed their workboats. SOFT cover, 8vo, b&w photos, appendices, index, 182pp, as new, Fine. View more info

His Majesty's Ships and Their Forebears

By: King, Cecil

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 41224


London: The Studio Publications, 1940. An overview of the Royal Navy through the years. No dust jacket, small 4to, map endpapers, 56 plates, vessel list, index, 328pp, some shelf-wear, frayed at corners, tight with no marks, Fair/-. View more info

His Majesty's Ships and Their Forebears

By: King, Cecil

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 41225


London: The Studio Publications, 1940. An overview of the Royal Navy through the years. No dust jacket, small 4to, map endpapers, 56 plates, vessel list, index, 328pp, some shelf-wear, clean and tight with no marks, Good/-. View more info

Naval Engineering and American Sea Power

By: King, R. W.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 40371


Baltimore: Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America 1989. Rear Admiral King presents fifteen distinguished authors who describe the history of American naval engineering, from steam engines to nuclear power. Dust jacket, large 8vo in black faux leather with gilt lettering, over 100 line drawings and photos, bibliography, chronology, index, 487pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Clipper Ships of America and Great Britain, 1833-1869

By: La Grange, Jacques

Price: $90.00

Seller ID: 38139


New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1936, 1st edition. The text provides a panorama of US and UK shipping, spotlighting over 40 crack clippers, illustrated with 37 six-color woodblock engravings printed under supervision of the artist Jacques La Grange. Dust jacket spine sunned and a few chips, 4to in beige cloth with compass rose design on front board, record passages illustrated on endpapers, illustrated, extensive appendix on the architecture of clipper ships, another on ... View more info

Deane's Doctrine of Naval Architecture, 1670

By: Lavery, Brian

Price: $70.00

Seller ID: 44201


London: Conway Maritime Press 1981. Edited and introduced by Brian Lavery, Sir Anthony Deane's 'Doctrine' is one of the most important texts in the history of naval architecture; it is here published in its entirety for the first time. Dust jacket, tall 4to in navy cloth, illustrated with drawings and diagrams, appendix, 128pp, owner's bookplate, contents as new, near Fine/Fine. View more info

Ships

By: Lewis, Edward V.

Price: $4.00

Seller ID: 44590


New York: Time-Life Books, Life Science Library 1971. Lewis, Robert O'Brien, and the editors of Time-Life present a well-researched and profusely illustrated introduction to ships and their design. No just jacket, 4to in pictorial cloth, illustrated throughout in b&w and color, 300pp, EX-LIBRARY with pocket in rear and some markings, shelf-wear, contents clean and tight, Fair. View more info

Man-of-War

By: MacIntyre

Price: $75.00

Seller ID: 10049


New York: Castle Books / Tre Tryckare revised edition. A comprehensive of the development of the warship, with details of design and engineering by Basil W. Bathe (ancient times to 1840) and Donald Macintrye (from the steam age to the present day). No dust jacket, orange cloth, oblong 4to, pictorial endpapers, 280pp, profusely illustrated, index with 900+ vessels, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Man-of-War

By: MacIntyre

Price: $100.00

Seller ID: 24069


New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company 1968, 1st US edition. A comprehensive of the development of the warship, with details of design and engineering by Basil W. Bathe (ancient times to 1840) and Donald Macintrye (from the steam age to the present day). No dust jacket, orange cloth, oblong 4to, pictorial endpapers, 273pp, profusely illustrated, index with 900+ vessels, no marks, Very Good. View more info