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Empire on the Seven Seas

By: Adams, James T.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 40216


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1940, 1st US edition. Adams presents a readable and concise history of the British Empire from 1784 to 1939, from the viewpoint of a sympathetic American. No dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, chronology, index, 391pp, no marks, spine sunned darkened, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Empire on the Seven Seas

By: Adams, James T.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 43050


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1940, 1st US edition. Adams presents a readable and concise history of the British Empire from 1784 to 1939, from the viewpoint of a sympathetic American. Dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, chronology, index, 391pp, no marks, previous owner's inscription on half-title, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Naval & Maritime History: A Bibliography

By: Albion

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 24967


Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History and the Marine Historical Association 1963, revised and expanded 3rd edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by author Robert Greenhalgh Albion. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. SOFT cover slightly rubbed with one tear on front cover tape mended, inscribed on title, viii+230pp, index by author and topic, no marks, clean... View more info

Naval & Maritime History: A Bibliography

By: Albion

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 25642


Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History and the Marine Historical Association 1972, 4th edition of 1951 original. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. No dust jacket (none issued), large 8vo in red cloth, ix+370pp, index by author and topic, as new, Fine. View more info

Merchantmen, The

By: Armstrong, Richard

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 42087


New York: Praeger Publishing 1969. Armstrong describes the evolution of shipping in response to economic pressures. Dust jacket, 4to in green cloth, b&w illustrations throughout, index, 128pp, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Atlantic Highway

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 35781


New York: John Day Company 1962, 1st US edition. Armstrong presents the story of the great hundred-year passenger race by sea and air on the world's busiest ocean, with list of every vessel from 1838 to the present. Dust jacket, 8vo in light gray cloth, 16 b&w photos, index of ships, 258pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Massachusetts Shipping 1697-1714: A Statistical Study

By: Bailyn, Bernard

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 36739


Cambridge MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1959. Barnard and Lotte Bailyn present a statistical analysis of extant shipping registers in colonial Massachusetts at the turn of the 18th century, yielding new insight into patterns of ownership and production in mercantile life of the period. Dust jacket wrinkled and chipped along edges with one-inch tear at top front, price clipped, 4to in burgundy cloth, numerous tables, index, 148pp, Very Good. View more info

America Spreads Her Sails: US Seapower in 19th Century

By: Barrow, Clayton R.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 32463


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1973, 1st edition. Editor Clayton Barrow presents 14 essays by various authors on significant 19th century events of US maritime history. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo in red cloth, patterned endpapers, b&w illustrations, index, 241pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Ships of the Great Lakes

By: Barry, James P.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 44711


Berkeley CA: Howell-North Books 1974, 2nd edition. More than 90 ships and types are described with capsule narratives of their working lives, moments of fame, and often dramatic deaths. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with several 1-inch tears, large 4to, tan cloth, map endpapers, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. View more info

Pageant of Transport Through The Ages

By: Boulton

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 25002


New York: Benjamin Blom 1969. Various modes of transportation, including land vehicles and water vessels. No dust jacket, 8vo in maroon cloth, 95 illustrations, index, 238pp, near Fine. View more info

Britain and the Western Seaways

By: Bowen, E. G.

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 41667


New York: Praeger Publishers, No. 80 in the Ancient People and Places series, 1972. Bowen presents a history of cultural interchange through Atlantic coastal waters, from Neolithic times to the 19th century. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 61 photographs, 17 line drawings, 27 maps, 1 table, index, 196pp, fore edge of front board heavily dented, contents as new, overall a Fair copy of a useful text. View more info

Still Flying and Nailed to the Mast

By: Bronson, William

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 38349


New York: Doubleday and Co. 1963, stated 1st. The first 100 years of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, who have underwritten much of America's shipping industry, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket with a few small tears, 4to half-bound in black and beige cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, index, 192pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Still Flying and Nailed to the Mast

By: Bronson, William

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 38350


New York: Doubleday and Co. 1963, stated 1st. The first 100 years of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, who have underwritten much of America's shipping industry, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket with a few small tears, 4to half-bound in black and beige cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, index, 192pp, clean and tight, very small date stamped on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Still Flying and Nailed to the Mast

By: Bronson, William

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 38351


New York: Doubleday and Co. 1963, stated 1st. The first 100 years of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, who have underwritten much of America's shipping industry, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket with a few wrinkles and price clipped, 4to half-bound in black and beige cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, index, 192pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Sea and the States, The

By: Bryant, Samuel W.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33800


New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, The Growth of America series, 1947. A maritime history of the American people, with emphasis on the naval aspects, from the earliest days to the close of WWII. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 21 illustrations, bibliography, statistical appendix, index, 598pp, owner's name o/w no marks, light shelfwear, Good. View more info

Atlantic Kingdom

By: Butler, John

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 39134


Washington DC: Brassey's, Inc. 2001, 1st printing. Butler describes in detail America's context with Cunard, the giant English company that initially monopolized shipping on the North Atlantic, in the age of sail and steam. Dust jacket, 8vo in magenta paper, map endpapers, 34 b&w illustrations, 6 maps, bibliography, glossary, notes on sources, 280pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine tides & money flowed

By: Caldwell, Bill

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 13039


Portland ME: Guy Gannett 1983, stated 1st. Caldwell presents a sweep of 300 years of Maine history from the pioneer settlers to the timber men, sea captains, to the merchant princes who developed the area. Dust jacket scuffed on spine, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, 265pp, index, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Seafarers, The

By: Carse

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 13112


New York: Harper and Row 1964, stated 1st. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. Dust jacket, blue cloth, as new, near Fine. View more info

Seafarers, The

By: Carse

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 23025


New York: Harper & Row 1964, 1st edition. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. Dust jacket, blue cloth, clean and tight, bookplate on outside front endpaper, contents as new, Very Good. View more info

Seafarers, The

By: Carse, Robert

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 11196


New York: Bonanza Books 1964, undated reprint edition. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, index, 306pp, both boards etched and light spotting to edges, contents clean and tight with no marks, Fair. View more info