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Glossary of Shipbuilding and Outfitting Terms

By: Eddington

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 22500


New York: Cornell Maritime Press 1944, 2nd printing. View more info

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Boating, The

By: Lucas, Alan

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 31712


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1977, 1st printing. A comprehensive alphabetic reference for things nautical, both traditional and contemporary, to assist in understanding and communicating by introducing a standard vocabulary. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photos, drawings, and diagrams, 272pp, EX-LIBRARY stamps on front endpaper and top edges, portion of inside front endpaper cut out, contents clean and tight, Good. View more info

Paasch's Illustrated Marine Dictionary

By: Paasch, Capt. H.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44300


New York: Lyons & Burford, Publishers [1885] 1997, 1st printing thus. A three-language illustrated dictionary in three languages (English, French, German) with definitions and other maritime information. Dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth, b&w illustrations throughout, 206pp plus 90 pages of indices, one for each language, no marks, Fine/Fine. View more info

From Keel to Truck (title also in French and German)

By: Paasch, H.

Price: $450.00

Seller ID: 39688


Antwerp: H. Paasch 1894, 3rd edition, 8th thousand. Titles: English 'From Keel to Truck'; French 'De la Quille a la Pomme de Mat'; German 'Vom Kiel zum Flaggenknopf', with foreword in Dutch. Paasch presents an illustrated maritime encyclopedia with over 500 pages of nautical definitions and information, in three columns (English, French, German), plus 103 engraved plates with keys in each of the three languages, plus separate indices in each language. Large 4to in fin... View more info

Origins of Sea Terms

By: Rogers, John G.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 45418


Mystic CT: Mystic Seaport Museum 1985, 4th printing. Light-hearted and witty but serious in intent, this glossary with nearly 1250 entries emphasizes word roots and earliest meanings. Dust jacket with several closed tears, 8vo in red cloth with titles gilt-stamped, bibliography, subject index, 215pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Good. View more info

Norton Encyclopedic Dictionary of Navigation, The

By: Tver, David F.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 21081


New York: Norton 1987, 1st edition. Compendium of navigation terms, methods, and procedures. Dust jacket, no marks, as new Fine. View more info

Norton Encyclopedic Dictionary of Navigation, The

By: Tver, David F.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 31992


New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1987, 1st printing. A compendium of navigation terms, methods, and procedures designed to simplify navigation terms and procedures, arranged in alphabetical order. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in ochre cloth and blue paper, numerous line drawings and diagrams, list of navigational stars, international signal codes, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Naval Phraseology

By: USN

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 21699


Annapolis: USNI 1940, 3rd corrected. Naval phrases in five languages. No dust jacket, name on front endpaper, Very Good. View more info

Dictionary of Naval Abbreviations

By: Wedertz, Bill

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 40287


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press [1970] 1977, 2nd revised edition. This expanded edition of DICNAVAB contains over 20,000 entries, with improved keyword references. Dust jacket with a small ink smudge on rear, 8vo in grey cloth, 352pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Dictionary of Naval Abbreviations

By: Wedertz, Bill

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 45176


Annapolis: Naval Institute Press [1970] 1977, 2nd revised edition. This expanded edition of DICNAVAB contains over 20,000 entries, with improved keyword references. Dust jacket spine sunned, 8vo in grey cloth, 352pp, no marks, clean and tight, Fine/Very Good. View more info

Dictionnaire de Marine, avec Huit Planches

By: Willaumez

Price: $300.00

Seller ID: 19685


Paris: 1831, 3rd edition. Text in French, with errata page bound in at end, six folding plates in fine condition some reinforced at folds, hand colored plate depicting flags and signals is excellent. Rebound in green buckram with new endpapers, spine embossed 'Dictionnaire de Marine,' very light foxing at outer edges but not effecting text, very light damping at top of first few pages. A famous work supplied to French universities and libraries at the time of publicat... View more info