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Ships of the High Seas

By: Abranson, Erik

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 36117


New York: Crescent Books 1976. Abranson selects 19 ships to illustrate the history and development of deep-water vessels. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, pictorial endpapers, 20 color paintings by Edward Mortelmans, index, 124pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels: 1960

By: ABS

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 39658


New York: American Bureau of Shipping 1960. The ABS presents rules for constructing and classifying vessels, their machinery, and materials, with list of officers, committees, and surveyors. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth with gilt titles and ABS logo on front board, charts and tables, index, 426pp, EX-LIBRARY small stamp on front endpaper and notation on front board, label removed neatly from rear, despite these minor markings contents are clean and tight, overall ... View more info

Sailing Yacht, The

By: Baader

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 27857


New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1979, 2nd edition, 1st printing. A comprehensive treatise on yachts and yachting history and design, Dust jacket slightly chipped at corners, large 4to in green vinyl, 275 diagrams and line drawings, 91 photos, index, 392pp, Very Good. 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

Proper Yacht, The (2nd)

By: Beiser, Arthur

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 37926


Camden ME: International Marine Publishing Company 1978, 2nd edition. A discussion of design considerations in yacht design, with 58 proper yachts of all sizes and descriptions described in detail and illustrated in plans, cabin layouts, and action photographs. Dust jacket chipped and torn but intact, 8to in ochre cloth, illustrated throughout, index, 364pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Proper Yacht, The (2nd)

By: Beiser, Arthur

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 38128


Camden ME: International Marine Publishing Company 1978, 2nd edition. A discussion of design considerations in yacht design, with 58 proper yachts of all sizes and descriptions described in detail and illustrated in plans, cabin layouts, and action photographs. Dust jacket, 8to in ochre cloth, illustrated throughout, index, 364pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Art of Rigging, The

By: Biddlecombe, George

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 21194


Salem MA: Marine Research Society 1925. Containing an explanation of term and phrases and the progressive method of rigging expressly adapted for sailing ships. No dust jacket, blue cloth, no marks, clean and tight, near Fine. View more info

Art of Rigging, The

By: Biddlecombe, George

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 32340


New York: Edward W. Sweetman 1974 reprint, 2nd printing thus. Subtitled: containing an explanation of terms and phrases and the progressive method of rigging expressly adapted for sailing ships, with quantities and dimensions of the standing and running rigging for various types of vessels. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown buckram, 17 plates, 30 charts, no marks, contents as new, Fine. View more info

World's Most Extraordinary Yachts, The

By: Bobrow, Jill

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 44085


Stockbridge MA: Concepts Plus 1986, 1st US edition. Smashing color photographs by Dana Jinkins of the world's great yachts with special attention to the richness of the interiors, with notes by Jill Bobrow. No dust jacket, large square 4to in deep red cloth with bright gilt title on front board, pictorial endpapers, accommodation plans and photos throughout, 223pp, a few small lights spots on rear cover, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good+/-. View more info

From Carrack to Clipper

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 41801


London: Halton and Truscott Smith 1927. A survey of the various types of sailing vessels, as exemplified by notable ship models, with numerous plates, some in full color. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, illustrated with 66 b&w plates, heavy stock, a few pages of index and adverts foxed, all plats clear, 66pp of text, spine sunned, overall Fair/-. 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

Mystic Seaport Museum Watercraft

By: Bray, Maynard

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 41167


Mystic CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc. 1979, 1st edition. A unique compilation of the largest watercraft collection in the United States, arranged in four categories according to power source. No dust jacket, square 4to in green cloth, complete descriptions of the 220 vessels, 434 illustrations, selected plans, reading lists, index, 296pp, owner's embossing and date on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/-. View more info

Shipcarvers of North America

By: Brewington, Marion V.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 38552


Mineola NY: Dover Publishing Company [1962] 1972 facsimile reprint. The development of the art through its many practitioners in the US and Canada, including a geographical listing of all known shipcarvers. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, 134 illustrations all clear and sharp, bibliography, list of American shipcarvers, index, 173pp, near Fine. View more info

Twin Ships: The Use Multiple Hulled Vessels

By: Brown, Alexander C.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 42265


Newport News VA: The Mariners' Museum, Publication No. 5, 1939. Brown presents notes on the chronological history of the use of multiple hills. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, 3 b&w text figures, end-notes, addenda, 90pp, no marks, near Fine. View more info

Sailing Boats of the World: A Guide to Classes

By: Budd, Rhonda

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 39974


Englewood Cliffs NJ: Prentice-Hall 1974, 1st US edition. The classic reference work with over a thousand sailboats of all classes: dinghies, racers, and cruisers, with an index. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with titles silver-stamped, line drawings throughout, contents clean and tight, index, 1237pp, near Fine. View more info

Fine Yacht Finishes

By: Butler, Paul & Marya

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 42096


Camden ME: International Marine 1987. The Butlers explains how the right finish will make your wood or fiberglass boat look better and last longer. No dust jacket, 4to in pictorial vinyl, 20 color photos, 7 b&w photos, drawings, appendices, glossary, index, 146pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Fine Yacht Finishes

By: Butler, Paul & Marya

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 42861


Camden ME: International Marine 1987. The Butlers explains how the right finish will make your wood or fiberglass boat look better and last longer. No dust jacket, 4to in pictorial vinyl, 20 color photos, 7 b&w photos, drawings, appendices, glossary, index, 146pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents as new, Fine/-. View more info

Ship's Husband, The

By: Calahan, H. A.

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 33282


New York: The Macmillan Company [1937] 1940 3rd printing. A comprehensive introduction to the many aspects of caring for a boat, both preventive maintenance and repair. No dust jacket, small 8vo in blue canvas, 60 photos and drawings, 323pp, EX-LIBRARY bookmark and rear pocket, no spine label, contents clean and tight with no marks, Good+. View more info

Rigging

By: Calahan, Harold A.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 40176


New York: The Macmillan Company [1940] 1946, 4th printing. The master sailor presents his eighth yachting book, discussing the problems of rigging and their general solution. No dust jacket but covered in a translucent fabric hand-sewn, 8vo in blue canvas, 62 text figures, 276pp, pages beginning to age-darken but no marks, tight, overall a unique copy of this classic rigging text, Good+/-. View more info

Marine Diesel Engines

By: Calder, Nigel

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 44148


Camden ME: International Marine Publishing Company [1987] 1992, revised 2nd edition, 6th printing. Calder presents a clear and logical guide for selecting, maintaining, trouble-shooting, and repairing your diesel engine. No dust jacket issued, pictorial vinyl boards, illustrated throughout with b&w photos and line drawings, glossary, index, 212pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info