Here are the 206 nautical titles that are in stock as of  January 3, 2014 in Walpole, New Hampshire at Ray Boas, Bookseller. There are a large number of interesting titles on these "shelves" so do take your time reading through, and enjoy reviewing this list, as we have enjoyed processing these books and learning from them as we did. If you are searching for a specific author, ship, event, or etc. you may wish to search using the "find function" of your browser. Make a note of the order no(s) you would like to add to your collection, and, you can place your order at any time. Thank you, RAY

1. THE BAY STATE EXCURSION OF 1871, A RECORD AND SOUVENIR OF EIGHT DAYS' PLEASURE ON THE EASTERN COAST, Publ. by the Excursionists, Boston, MA, 1871 1st ed, 69pp, good, orange cloth (hardcover) fade and soiling to cloth, A trip aboard the steamer "New Brunswick" for a summer vacation by hundreds of Massachusetts residents. This copy inscribed by one of the excursionists., (Order No: 61225 ), $85.00

2. CATALOGUE OF THE HENRY HUDDLESTON ROGERS COLLECTION OF SHIP MODELS - UNITED STATES NAVAL ACADEMY MUSEUM, United States Naval Institut, Annapolis, MD, (1954), color frontis, B&W ill., 117pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 62764 ), $6.00

3. Albion, Robert Greenhalgh, NAVAL & MARITIME HISTORY: AN ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPY - FOURTH EDITION REVISED AND EXPANDED, Marine Historical Assn., Mystic, CT, 1972, 370pp, fine, light red cloth (hardcover), Contents include: Reference Works; Merchantmen and Warships; Captains and Crews; Maritime Science, Exploration and Expansion; Commerce and Shipping; Navies; Naval History by Chronological Periods; and, Special Topics., (Order No: 49321 ), $6.00

4. Allen, Everett S., CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT: THE RISE AND FALL OF NEW BEDFORD WHALING AND THE DEATH OF THE ARCTIC FLEET, Parnassus Imprints, Orleans, MA, (1983), B&W illustrations, 302pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0940160234 First published in 1973. Everett S. Allen tells for the first time the full story of this catastrophe and of the incredible rescue of the shipwrecked victims., (Order No: 54570 ), $6.00

5. Anderson, Frank J. (compiled and edited by), SUBMARINES, DIVING, AND THE UNDERWATER WORLD: A BIBLIOGRAPHY, Archon Books, Hamden, CT, 1975, 238pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0208015086 Much that man has dreamed or wondered about, witnessed or caused to happen beneath the ocean surface--and written about from the 1600's into 1975--is referenced in this bibliography of books about the underwater world., (Order No: 53415 ), $25.00

6. Atkin, William and Atkin, John, THE SECOND BOOK OF BOATS, Anchordown Company, Darien, CT, 1948, B&W illustrations, 152pp, good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 56302 ), $20.00

7. Avery, Thomas, THE MYSTERY SHIP FROM 19 FATHOMS, Avery Color Studios, AuTrain, MI, 1974, B&W illustrations, 44pp, very good, wraps (softcover), THE DISCOVERY AND RESURRECTION OF THE ALVIN CLARK, PART OF A MISSING CHAPTER IN GREAT LAKES HISTORY., (Order No: 44542 ), $35.00

8. Barlow, Peter (edited by John R. Whiting), THE MARINE PHOTOGRAPHY OF PETER BARLOW, Motor Boating & Sailing Bks, New York, [1973], B&W illustrations, 176pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) Owner's Inscription, ISBN 091099014X In this book you will find high-powered racing, seakindly cruisers, boats of character, life aboard a square-rigger, scenes in a ship graveyard, the glitter of choppy sea with a fresh breeze, and the boats of 76 different designers., (Order No: 39208 ), $10.00

9. Barton, William, A DISSERTATION ON THE FREEDOM OF NAVIGATION AND MARITIME COMMERCE, ..., John Conrad & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1802 1st ed, 339pp, append, very good+, rebound in orange buckram cloth (hardcover) spine #, "AND SUCH RIGHTS OF STATES, RELATIVE THERETO, AS ARE FOUNDED ON THE LAW OF NATIONS: ADAPTED MORE PARTICULAERLY TO THE UNITED STATES; AND INTERSPERSED WITH MORAL AND POLITICAL REFLECTIONS, AND HISTORICAL FACTS. WITH AN APPENDIX, CONTAINING SUNDRY STATE PAPERS." An exceptionally nice clean and tight copy that had been rebound (sadly in orange buckram cloth). Library spine number, but no other markings internally., (Order No: 58990 ), $1250.00

10. Baughman, James P., THE MALLORYS OF MYSTIC: SIX GENERATIONS IN AMERICAN MARITIME ENTERPRISE - SIGNED LIMITED EDITION, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1972) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 499pp, fine, green cloth spine (hardcover) in fine slipcase, ISBN 0819540498 The Mallory family of Mystic, Connecticut and New York City provides a remarkably continuous example of American maritime entrepreneurship in action., (Order No: 45586 ), $50.00

11. Beach, Edward L., MIDSHIPMAN RALPH OSBORN AT SEA: A STORY OF THE U.S. NAVY, W. A. Wilde Company, Boston, MA, (1910), B&W ill. by Frank T. Merrill, 330pp, very good, pictorial green boards (hardcover) light spine fade, "A Sequel to RALPH OSBORN - MIDSHIPMAN AT ANNAPOLIS" The aspirations and purposes of the Filipino people in their struggle for independence, as outlined in this story, were given to the author from the lips of Aguinaldo, Paterno, and other prominent Filipinos., (Order No: 53995 ), $75.00

12. Bean, Susan S., YANKEE INDIA - AMERICAN COMMERCIAL AND CULTURAL ENCOUNTERS WITH INDIA IN THE AGE OF SAIL 1784-1860, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, (2001), B&W and color illustrations, 288pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1890206296 The book charts the beginnings of America's fascination with the subcontinent. Independence from Britain in 1783 brought American merchants and shipowners the freedom to trade in Asia and the hope of handsome profits. Chapters include: Pioneering the India Trad; Halcyon Days of Neutral Trade; Transformations and New Encounters; The Doldrums; and, Revival., (Order No: 50227 ), $30.00

13. Beattie, Donald W. and Collins, J. Richard (inscribed by), WASHINGTON'S NEW ENGLAND FLEET: BEVERLY'S ROLE IN ITS ORIGINS, 1775-77 - [BEVERLY, MASSACHUSETTS], Newcomb & Causs Co., Salem, MA, 1969, 69pp, very good+, mustard colored cloth (hardcover), "This study speaks mainly to the creation of America's first naval contingent. It does not claim to tell the story of the origins of the Continental Navy or the United States Navy.", (Order No: 58419 ), $35.00

14. Beken, Frank and Beken, Keith (commentary by John Scott Hughes), THE BEAUTY OF SAIL, Adlard Coles Limited, London, (1954) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Ninety-Seven superb photographs of sailing vessels by two noted masters of yachting photography., (Order No: 60067 ), $15.00

15. Blackburn, J. A., and Watkins, Kenneth, THE BRITISH SUBMARINE IN BEING, Gieves Publishing Co., Ltd., London, [1918], B&W illustrations, 191pp, good, white cloth spine, paper covered boards (hardcover), An overview of the British submarine following World War I. Contents include: Anatomy and Habits of the Submarine; The Weapons of the Submarine; How a Submarine is Handled; A Tour of Inspection; The Human Element; Submarine Strategy and Tactics; A Quiet Patrol; and more., (Order No: 38944 ), $75.00

16. Blackford, Charles Minor, TORPEDOBOAT SAILOR, United States Naval Institut, Annapolis, MD, (1968), 156pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Charles Minor Blackford presents a colorful account of his life as a young sailor aboard a torpedoboat destroyer on convoy duty during World War I., (Order No: 47125 ), $10.00

17. Blakeslee, Victor F. (Lieutenant) (introduction by Admiral William V. Pratt) (illustrated by Charles Rosner), FIGHTING SHIPS OF THE U.S.A., Random House, New York, (1941), B&W and color illustrations, 76pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), "A first-class handbook on the ships, men, and equipment of the United States Fleet." Sharp bright colors on the dustjacket and illustrations., (Order No: 60069 ), $10.00

18. Bolander, Louis H.; Fletcher, William G.; and, Gabriel, Ralph H., SCHOOL OF THE CITIZEN SAILOR, D. Appleton-Century Company, New York, (1943), B&W maps, 616pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "Complete and authoritative information on what everyone should know about the United States Navy." Nice clean and tight copy., (Order No: 32092 ), $25.00

19. Bonyun, Bill & Bonyun, Gene, FULL HOLD AND SPLENDID PASSAGE: AMERICA GOES TO SEA, 1815-1860, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, (1969), B&W maps, prints & songs, 276pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover), This book tells about America at sea (merchant marine, not navy) from 1815 to 1860, through the journals and recollections of the men who sailed the ships., (Order No: 11334 ), $7.50

20. Bourke, Edward J., SHIPWRECKS OF THE IRISH COAST - VOLUME 1: 1105- 1993, Power Print, Dublin, Ireland, (1994), 240pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0952302705, (Order No: 61895 ), $20.00

21. Bowen, Dana Thomas, MEMORIES OF THE LAKES: TOLD IN STORY AND PICTURE, Dana Thomas Bowen, Publisher, Daytona Beach, FL, 1946 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 303pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A book on the bygone days of the Great Lakes featuring over five hundred ships., (Order No: 31857 ), $17.50

22. Bowen, Frank C., WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION, Halton & Company Limited, London, (1951), B&W and color illustrations, 144pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, This book opens with the Battle of Sluys in 1340, often described as the first English naval victory. It ends in 1866 with the engagement at Lissa, the last fleet action in which wooden walls took part. The author's secondary purpose has been to describe the evolution of naval tactics, from the soldiers-at-sea policy of Sluys to the preoccupation with ramming which followed Lissa., (Order No: 20575 ), $8.50

23. Bowman, Larned, THE CRUISE OF THE "ZARARK", Published by authors sisters, n.p., (1982), color illustrations, 200pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "A log of the trip written by Warren Larned Bowman" published by his sisters Ruth Bowman Peet and Elsie L. Sniffin. Sailing trip was in 1934 and 1935., (Order No: 47240 ), $10.00

24. Boyd-Smith, Peter and Boyd-Smith, Jan, SOUTHAMPTON IN FOCUS, Steamship Publications, Southampton, England, (1996), B&W illustrations, 86pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0952369656 Covers the period from the 1840s, when Southampton was beginning to emerge as a port of some importance, until the 1960s which saw the decline of passenger ships as the principle means of travel overseas., (Order No: 61525 ), $15.00

25. Boyer, Dwight, STRANGE ADVENTURES OF THE GREAT LAKES, Freshwater Press, Inc., Cleveland, OH, (1974), B&W illustrations, 248pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0912514523 These tales of the Great Lakes have the drama of men battling the elements; the suspense of daring rescue attempts; the mystery of inexplicable disappearances of ships, crews, or both; and a leavening humor in the anecdotes of stubborn sailors and wayward ships., (Order No: 49573 ), $5.00

26. Bragdon, Roger Weare, DOWN-EASTER: BUILDING A MODEL OF THE BENJAMIN F. PACKARD, Falmouth Publishing House, Manchester, ME, (1954) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 110pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 60679 ), $6.00

27. Braynard, Frank O., FAMOUS AMERICAN SHIPS: AN HISTORICAL SKETCH OF THE UNITED STATES AS TOLD THROUGH ITS MARITIME LIFE, Hastings House, Publishers, New York, (1957) 2nd ptg, ill. by the author, 207pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 10261 ), $6.00

28. Breyer, Siegfried; and Koop, Gerhard, THE GERMAN NAVY AT WAR 1935- 1945: VOLUME I: THE BATTLESHIPS, Schiffer Publishing Co., West Chester, PA, (1989), B&W illustrations, 188pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's bookplate, ISBN 0887402208 A history of the "Big Ships" - Pocket Battleships; Cruisers; Aircraft Carrier "Graf Zeppelin.", (Order No: 55002 ), $35.00

29. Brinnin, John Malcolm, THE SWAY OF THE GRAND SALOON: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC, Delacorte Press, New York, (1971) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 599pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscription, (Order No: 2510 ), $5.00

30. Bullen, Frank T., OUR HERITAGE THE SEA, E. P. Dutton and Company, New York, 1907, B&W frontis, 338pp, good+, green cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, (Order No: 31331 ), $25.00

31. Burtt, Frank, STEAMERS OF THE THAMES AND MEDWAY, Richard Tilling, London, 1949, color frontis, B&W ill., 192pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), A companion to CROSS-CHANNEL AND COASTAL PADDLE STEAMERS. This volume deals with the development of Passenger Steam Boats confined to the Thames and Medway and the Estuary., (Order No: 54108 ), $40.00

32. Butters, Shaan, TUDOR SEAFARERS - PRESENTING THE PAST: TOPICS, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 1989, color illustrations, 32pp, very good, pictorial boards (hardcover), ISBN 0199133506 Captures the excitement and dreams of wealth that led to the first burst of English enterprise abroad., (Order No: 59879 ), $7.50

33. Caldwell, Bill, RIVERS OF FORTUNE: WHERE MAINE TIDES AND MONEY FLOWED, Guy Gannett Publishing Co., Portland, ME, (1983) 1st ed, 113 B&W ill. and maps, 265pp, index, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0930096452 This lively book sweeps through 300 years of Maine history, from the days of pioneer settlers to sea captains, river men and lumberjacks, to the merchant princes, shipbuilders, and lumber barons who made millions from sawmills, power dams, textiles, luxury yachts and warships., (Order No: 15625 ), $10.00

34. Callender, Geoffrey, THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY, Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, MA, 1924, B&W illustrations, 305pp, good, blue cloth w/gilt stampings (hardcover), A view of England's history from the sea-angle covering four hundred and forty years., (Order No: 18104 ), $20.00

35. Captain George Spiers (foreword by Alan Villiers), THE WAVERTREE: AN OCEAN WANDERER, South Street Seaport, New York, 1969, B&W illustrations, 134pp, very good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Being an account of an ocean wandered and particularly of a voyage around the Horn in 1907-1908 from the Narrative of Captain George Spiers., (Order No: 62573 ), $12.00

36. Carrick, Robert W. and Rosenfeld, Stanley Z. (edited by), DEFENDING THE AMERICA'S CUP, AS TOLD BY THE MEN WHO DID IT, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1969 1st ed, over B&W illustrations, 189pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Bus Mosbacher, Olin Stephens, and members of Intrepid's crew and syndicate tell the full storhy - from conception to victory - of her triumph over Australia's Dame Pattie., (Order No: 31839 ), $10.00

37. Carse, Robert, THE YOUNG MARINERS: A HISTORY OF MARITIME SALEM, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., New York, (1966) 1st ed, 14 B&W ill., 191pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), The author tells the story of the young mariners and the men who led them who brought the wealth of the world to the Salem wharves and warehouses., (Order No: 12601 ), $5.00

38. Chapelle, Howard Irving, THE BALTIMORE CLIPPER: ITS ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT, Edward W. Sweetman Company, New York, 1968, B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good+, brown cloth (hardcover) w/original kraft cover, Originally published in 1930., (Order No: 60706 ), $20.00

39. Chatterton, E. Keble, OLD SEA PAINTINGS: THE STORY OF MARITIME ART AS DEPICTED BY THE GREAT MASTERS, Dodd, Mead and Company, New York, (1928), B&W and color illustrations, 179pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Traces the beginnings, the rise, and growth of marine painting from the earliest times down to the late nineteenth century., (Order No: 52410 ), $75.00

40. Chilwell, Loris (compiled by), BEFORE THE WIND: A NEW ZEALAND YACHTING ANTHOLOGY, A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, (1979), B&W illustrations, 216pp, very good w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0589011065 This book captures the highlights of the very best writing on New Zealand yachting through the years., (Order No: 18137 ), $14.50

41. Clegg, W. Paul and Styring, John S., BRITISH NATIONALISED SHIPPING, 1947-1968, David & Charles, Newton Abbot, (1969), B&W illustrations, 304pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0751343157 This book describes all the cross-channel vessels and most of the smaller ones owned by successive nationalized railway authorities and by subsidiary and allied bodies., (Order No: 54120 ), $18.50

42. Coles, Adlard, NORTH ATLANTIC: BOAT AGAINST BOAT OVER 3,000 MILES, W. W. Norton & Company Inc., New York, (1950), color frontis, B&W ill., 191pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) w/poor dustjacket, This is the story of three small yachts that came over from England to sail in the 1950 Bermuda Race, and in the 3,000-mile Race across the Atlantic to Plymouth., (Order No: 31328 ), $10.00

43. Cook, James (selected from his journals and edited by Christopher Lloyd), THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ROUND THE WORLD, The Cresset Press, London, 1949, 384pp, good, light blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, (Order No: 50046 ), $7.50

44. Cordingly, David and Falconer, John, PIRATES - FACT & FICTION, Artabras, New York, (1992) 2nd ptg, B&W and color illustrations, 128pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0896600343 Relates the History of Piracy from the Spainish Main to the China Seas touching upon the lives and criminal acts of the most notorious highwaymen of the sea., (Order No: 55008 ), $10.00

45. Course, A. G., THE DEEP SEA TRAMP, Hollis & Carter, London, n.d. c1964, B&W illustrations, 280pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Britain's continuing greatness as a trading nation and her survival in two world wars owe an incalculable debt to the Merchant Navy and especially to the masters and crews of the tramp steamers who have maintained for over a century, often in the face of incredible hardship and danger, the flow of goods on which Britain's life depends. This book is about these men, the ships they serve in, the goods they carry., (Order No: 19628 ), $20.00

46. Cousins, Geoffrey, THE STORY OF SCAPA FLOW, Frederick Muller Limited, London, (1965), B&W illustrations, 209pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), During both World Wars the Flow was the chief base of the British Atlantic Fleet, but now the whole conception of naval warfare has been altered by modern weapons and Scapa Flow has relinquished its naval-base status and again become a mere place on the map. This is the story of this historical strait separating the Orkney Islands., (Order No: 38942 ), $60.00

47. Covell, William King (introduction by); Brown, Alexander Crosby (foreword by), LONG ISLAND SOUND AND NARRAGANSETT BAY STEAM VESSELS - DRAWINGS BY SAMUEL WARD STANTON, (1962), B&W illustrations, 48pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63018 ), $10.00

48. Covey, Charles W. (publisher and editorial director), UNDERSEA TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY 1969 -- UNDER SEA TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORY, Compass Publications, Inc., Arlington, VA, 1969, B&W ill. and color ill., good, pictorial boards (hardcover) wear to corners, A comprehensive reference volume and buyers guide including selected technical and scientific reviews and reports on the ocean environment, operations in the sea and resources recovery., (Order No: 23343 ), $20.00

49. Cox, Bernard, PLEASURE STEAMERS, David & Charles, Newton Abbot, UK, (1983), B&W illustrations, 64pp, very good+, pictorial boards (hardcover) small top corner bumps, ISBN 0715383337 A history of the steamers that were part of the British seaside scene., (Order No: 55470 ), $8.50

50. Cram, W. Bartlett, PICTURE HISTORY OF NEW ENGLAND PASSENGER VESSELS, Burntcoat Corporation, Hampden Highlands, Maine, 1980 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 414pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), An illustrated review of some of the vessels that sailed in the area bounded by Passamaquoddy Bay to the East and Block Island to the West from 1850 to World War II., (Order No: 49803 ), $30.00

51. Cutler, Carl C. (with a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz), QUEENS OF THE WESTERN OCEAN: THE STORY OF AMERICA'S MAIL AND PASSENGER SAILING LINES, US Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, (1961), B&W illustrations, 673pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover) owner's name, This is a book about the American sailing packet ships, the businessmen who conceived them and made or lost fortunes on them, the captains and seamen who drove them through on schedule, and the buoyant spirit of pre-Civil War America which made possible the first real steps toward reliable, comfortable sea travel since the time of Columbus., (Order No: 45672 ), $25.00

52. Dalton, J. W., THE LIFE SAVERS OF CAPE COD, Parnassus Imprints, Orleans, MA, 1991, B&W illustrations, 152pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0940160498 First published in 1902. The aim of the author is to pen-picture some of the heroic deeds performed by these guardians of the "ocean graveyard," as the shores of Cape Cod are known, the terrible hardships they are called upon to endure, and the peril they constantly face in the work of saving life and property., (Order No: 20701 ), $5.00

53. Davis, Forrest, THE ATLANTIC SYSTEM: THE STORY OF ANGLO-AMERICAN CONTROL OF THE SEAS, Reynal & Hitchcock, New York, (1941), 363pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book is a factual, critical and realistic survey of Anglo-American relations in terms primarily of strategy, sea power and diplomacy., (Order No: 24139 ), $10.00

54. de Leeuw, Hendrik, CROSSROADS OF THE BUCCANEERS, J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1937), 414pp, good, orange cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, A look at pirates and their activities in the chain of islands from Puerto Rico to Trinada. Extensive bibliography., (Order No: 52016 ), $8.00

55. Dear, Ian, THE AMERICA'S CUP: AN INFORMAL HISTORY, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1980), B&W and color illustrations, 192pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0396078486, (Order No: 39042 ), $12.50

56. Dear, Ian, THE CHAMPAGNE MUMM BOOK OF OCEAN RACING - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY, Hearst Marine Books, New York, 1985, B&W and color illustrations, 157pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0688058221 Ocean racing has become the most prestigious, expensive and glamorous of all international sports. Here is the story of the sport from its beginnings in the nineteenth century., (Order No: 58792 ), $8.00

57. Detlefsen, Gert Uwe, VOM EWER ZUM CONTAINERSCHIFF - DIE ENTWICKLUNG DER DEUTSCHEN KUSTENMOTORSCHIFFE, Koehler Verlagsgesellschaft, Herford, Germany, (1983), B&W illustrations, 144pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 3782203216 Title and subtitle translates 'roughly to' From More Ewer to the Containership - The Development of the German Kustenmotorschiffe., (Order No: 50906 ), $40.00

58. Doliber, Earl L., LOBSTERING INSHORE AND OFFSHORE, International Marine Pub. Co, Camden, ME, (1973), B&W illustrations, 108pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0877420327 A survey of lobster fishing from its earliest times to the present day along the Northeast coast of the United States., (Order No: 39034 ), $25.00

59. Domville-Fife, Charles, SUBMARINES AND SEA POWER, G. Bell and Sons, Ltd., London, 1919, 250pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) w/faded spine as usual, Contents include: The Evolution of the Submarine; Development of the Submarine Fleets; The Development of the Counter-Attack; Influence of the Submarine on Naval Strategy and the Operations of War; Effect of the Submarine on the Duties of Battleships, Cruisers, and Destroyers; Scope and Limitations of Submarine Attack and Defence; Evolution of the Submarine Mine and its Influence on the Conduct of Naval War; and, The Influence of the Submarine on the National Life of Maritime Nations., (Order No: 24523 ), $40.00

60. Dorling, Taprell (Taffrail) (with a foreword by Reginald Custance), MEN O' WAR, Philip Allan & Co. Ltd., London, (1929), B&W illustrations, 308pp, good, blue cloth w/some fading to spine (hardcover), Captain Dorling has sketched the careers of five sea officers who were in the past much in the public eye., (Order No: 25554 ), $30.00

61. Duckworth, Christian Leslie Dyce and Langmuir, Graham Easton, WEST COAST STEAMERS, T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd, Prescot, Lancashire, 1953, B&W illustrations, 195pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), Contents include: The Isle Of Man Steam Packet Co. Ltd.; Mersey Ferries; The Liverpool And North Wales Steamship Co. Ltd.; Miscellaneous Fleets; P. & A. Campbell Ltd.; Fleet Lists; Present Fleets; General Index; Ships' Index., (Order No: 54111 ), $25.00

62. Dunbaugh, Edwin L., THE ERA OF THE JOY LINE: A SAGA OF STEAMBOATING ON LONG ISLAND SOUND, Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, (1982), over 90 B&W ill., 363pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0313228884 The first study of this small steamboat company and its struggle to remain independent. The author examines the corporate background of the Joy Line story, he concentrates on the boats themselves, their personalities and operations., (Order No: 17423 ), $12.50

63. Earle, Ralph (introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt), LIFE AT THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY - THE MAKING OF THE AMERICAN NAVAL OFFICER, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1917 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 359pp, good, blue cloth, teg (hardcover), (Order No: 54195 ), $20.00

64. Eaton, John P. & Haas, Charles A., TITANIC - DESTINATION DISASTER: THE LEGENDS AND THE REALITY, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1987) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 160pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0393304922 "An expert summary of the world's most famous maritime tragedy.", (Order No: 32710 ), $7.50

65. Edwards, Bernard, SALVO!: CLASSIC NAVAL GUN ACTIONS, Arms and Armour, London, (1995), B&W ill., 192pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1854092413 The theme of this study is the hard-fought ship-to-ship battles where the gun was all-important, and where salvo after salvo were fired by the protagonists at all ranges from maximum elevation and distance to virtual open sights point-blank actions., (Order No: 33571 ), $11.50

66. Elliott, James L., RED STACKS OVER THE HORIZON: THE STORY OF THE GOODRICH STEAMBOAT LINE, Wm Caxton Ltd., Ellison Bay, WI, (1995), B&W illustrations, 314pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0940473313, (Order No: 62925 ), $6.00

67. Etienne, A NAVAL LIEUTENANT, 1914-1918, Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1919), B&W ill., plans, 260pp,plan,ads, good, blue cloth (hardcover) lacks front free endpaper, One of the author's purposes in writing this book was to provide a personal record of the North Sea was as applied to the Grand Fleet., (Order No: 31845 ), $30.00

68. Farr, Grahame, WEST COUNTRY PASSENGER STEAMERS, T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd., Prescot, Lancashire, 1967 2nd ed, B&W illustrations, 355pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), This new edition is almost completely rewritten with the results of considerable later research, brought up to date in respect of the surviving services, and extended in scope to cover the south coast of the West Country from the Isles of Scilly to the river Dart., (Order No: 54109 ), $25.00

69. Farrell, Andrew (transcribed by), JOHN CAMERON'S ODYSSEY, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1928 3rd ptg, drawings by Charles Kuhn, 461pp, good, green cloth (light wear and spotting on rear) (hardcover), (Order No: 38821 ), $10.00

70. Ferguson, Homer L., SALVAGING REVOLUTIONARY RELICS FROM THE YORK RIVER, The Mariners' Museum, Newport News, VA, 1939, B&W illustrations, 26pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Museum Publication No. 7. Extract from WILLIAM AND MARY COLLEGE QUARTERLY HISTORICAL MAGAZINE: Series 2, Volume 19, Number 3, July, 1939., (Order No: 37110 ), $17.50

71. Fiske, Bradley A., FROM MIDSHIPMAN TO REAR-ADMIRAL, The Century Co., New York, 1919, B&W illustrations, 694pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), "During the last forty-nine years navies have increased more than a hundredfold in power; that is, in the amount of destructive power they can exert. This has been accomplished by utilizing the mechanical power of steam, electricity, gunpowder, and explosives, and by inventing instruments and methods with which to direct the mechanical power accurately at its objective. During all the time in which this increase in naval power was being accomplished I had the good fortune not only to be a close observer, but to contribute some essential parts. In fact, it has often been said to me that I did more to increase the power of navies than any other one man.", (Order No: 20310 ), $50.00

72. Forster, Honore (compiled by), THE SOUTH SEA WHALER, Kendall Whaling Museum, Sharon, MA, 1985 1st ed, 157pp, fine, gray cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket as published, ISBN 0937854220 An annotated bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century., (Order No: 44219 ), $7.50

73. Frank, William P., STORIES AND LEGENDS OF THE DELAWARE CAPES, Miles L. Frederick, Wilmington, DE, c1960, 20pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 63248 ), $25.00

74. Frappier, William J., STEAMBOAT YESTERDAYS ON CASCO BAY: THE STEAMBOAT ERA IN MAINE'S CALENDAR ISLAND REGION, Stoddard Publishing Co., Toronto, Canada, (1993), B&W illustrations, 196pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1550460862, (Order No: 62520 ), $10.00

75. Freeston, Ewart C., PRISONER OF WAR SHIP MODELS 1775-1825, Nautical Publishing Company, London, (1973), B&W illustrations, 174pp, good, olive green cloth (hardcover) no dj - DAMPSTAIN TO CLOTH, ISBN 0245504710 First published in 1973. A survey of the bone ship models made by French and American prisoners during and after the Napoleonic wars., (Order No: 55003 ), $15.00

76. Gibbs, Jim, WEST COAST LIGHTHOUSES: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE GUIDING LIGHTS OF THE SEA, Superior Publishing Company, Seattle, WA, (1974) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 207pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owner's bookplate, (Order No: 63239 ), $8.00

77. Gladwin, D. D. (with engravings by J. K. Ebblewhite), PASSENGER BOATS ON INLAND WATERWAYS, The Oakwood Press, Dorset, UK, n.d. c1970s, B&W illustrations, 63pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), This book is intended to serve as a general introduction to the subject of passenger carrying on inland and esturial waterways in England., (Order No: 44127 ), $12.50

78. Glanville, Alec, THE CRUISING APPRENTICE, Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, (1950), B&W illustrations, 247pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 17665 ), $7.50

79. Grant, Kay, ROBERT STEVENSON: ENGINEER AND SEA BUILDER, Meredith Press, New York, (1969) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 178pp, good+ (hardcover)(no dustjacket), The greatest sea builder of the early nineteenth century was Robert Stevenson. Besides the Bell Rock, Stevenson designed and built seventeen land lighthouses., (Order No: 24388 ), $12.50

80. Green, M. E. (editor), GREEN'S GREAT LAKES DIRECTORY - 46TH EDITION - 1945, Greens Great Lakes Directory, N. Olmsted, OH, 1954, B&W illustrations, 548pp, good, green cloth (hardcover), Statistics, great illustrations and advertisements relating to ships on the Great Lakes. Remember HOMES: Lakes Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior., (Order No: 53445 ), $75.00

81. Greenman, D. (compiled and edited by), JANE'S MERCHANT SHIPS 1985- 86 - SECOND EDITION, Jane's Publishing Company, London, 1985, B&W illustrations, 787pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0710608071 Merchant ship identification using the Talbot-Booth system., (Order No: 62098 ), $60.00

82. Grimshaw, Geoffrey, BRITISH PLEASURE STEAMERS, 1920-1939, Richard Tilling, London, 1945, B&W illustrations, 367pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket small corner bump, A complete account of pleasure steamer activity between 1920, the first normal post-war season, and the present time., (Order No: 54104 ), $35.00

83. Hardy, A. C. (advisory editor), THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA, Odhams Press Limited, London, n.d. c1950, over 300 B&W ill., 384pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This book tells the story of man's ceaseless struggle with the sea, from the earliest times down to the present day. The authors have covered both the hard scientific developments and the stirring adventures, which together comprise the story of the sea, the greatest of all real-life stories., (Order No: 20460 ), $17.50

84. Hardy, A. C. (introduction by), MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT - VESSELS OF 1000 TONS GROSS AND OVER COMPLETED IN 1954 - 1955 VOLUME, Adlard Coles Limited, Southampton, England, (1955), B&W illustrations, 264pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 55923 ), $14.50

85. Harris, Brayton, THE AGE OF THE BATTLESHIP: 1890-1922, Franklin Watts, Inc., New York, (1965) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 212pp, very good, light blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), (Order No: 20516 ), $14.50

86. Heald, Bruce D., STEAMBOATS IN MOTION, Winnipesaukee Flagship Corp., Meredith, NH, 1984, B&W illustrations, 104pp, very good, wraps (softcover), The author has collected the pictures and information of steamboating on Lake Winnipesaukee that collectors have sought., (Order No: 55936 ), $20.00

87. Heaton, Vernon, THE MAYFLOWER, Mayflower Books, New York, (1980) 1st Amer, B&W and color illustrations, 200pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover) owner's inscript., ISBN 0831757450 An account of the Mayflower and the personalities that eventually succeeded in establishing a stable colony., (Order No: 28008 ), $7.50

88. Heckman, Richard D. (edited by) (foreword by Robb Sagendorph), YANKEES UNDER SAIL, Yankee, Inc., Dublin, NH, (1968) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 254pp, very good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), The adventure, disaster, mystery and challenge of the age of sail brought to life in a collection of the best sea stories from YANKEE MAGAZINE., (Order No: 39237 ), $14.50

89. Helm, Thomas, ORDEAL BY SEA: THE TRAGEDY OF THE U.S.S. INDIANAPOLIS, Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, (1963) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 243pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), The author served aboard the Indianapolis and knew well both the proud ship and some of the men fated to be on her in her final hour. From this knowledge and correspondence with the survivors, the author has reconstructed the dramatic and tragic narrative of the U.S. Navy's greatest open sea disaster, which will remain one of the great chronicles of the deep. - EXCEPTIONALLY NICE ONE OWNER COPY !!!, (Order No: 23795 ), $60.00

90. Henderson, W. J., THE ELEMENTS OF NAVIGATION - DESIGNED FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF BEGINNERS: NEW EDITION, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1917), B&W illustrations, 218pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), "A short and complete explanation of the standard methods of finding the position of a ship at sea and the course to be steered.", (Order No: 53963 ), $5.00

91. Henige, David, IN SEARCH OF COLUMBUS: THE SOURCES FOR THE FIRST VOYAGE, University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ, (1991) 1st ptg, B&W maps, 360pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816510903 Henige focuses on the "diario" entries for 11-15 October and concludes that modern attempts to fix the site of Columbus's first landfall can only be speculative at best., (Order No: 37907 ), $14.50

92. Hill, John C. G., SHIPSHAPE AND BRISTOL FASHION, Jour. Commerce & Shipping, Liverpool, n.d. c1950, 5 color ill., B&W ill., 110pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), From the days of the 1700s, the author tells how the Hills came to join the Hilhouses, takes readers through the great period of commercial sail (when clipper ships and the white-winged ocean tramps really built up the firm), relates how sail gave way to steam and to the Bristol City Line, and records shipping and shipbuilding activities in two world wars., (Order No: 20683 ), $15.00

93. Hill, Ralph Nading, THE VOYAGES OF BRIAN SEAWORTHY: AN HISTORICAL ADVENTURE ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN, Vermont Life Magazine, Montpelier, Vermont, (1971), B&W illustrations, 151pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Illustrated by Robert A. Boyajian. A fresh water odyssey of the 1870's, the book tells primarily about the struggles of the youthful heir to a steamboat company, Brian Seaworthy, to live up to the heritage and responsibilities of his saltwater name., (Order No: 11341 ), $7.00

94. Hind, J. Anthony, STABILITY AND TRIM OF FISHING VESSELS FOR SKIPPERS & SECOND HANDS, Fishing News (Books) Ltd., London, (1967), B&W illustrations, 120pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), The purpose; of this book is to help masters and mates know how to load their vessels to secure stability and seakindliness., (Order No: 37034 ), $25.00

95. Hobson, Richmond Pearson, THE SINKING OF THE "MERRIMAC", The Century Co., New York, 1899 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 306pp, good, pictorial blue cloth (hardcover) SEE NOTE, A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF THE ADVENTURE IN THE HARBOR OF SANTIAGO DE CUBA, JUNE 3, 1898, AND OF THE SUBSEQUENT IMPRISONMENT OF THE SURVIVORS. Hinges very tight, but cracking to endpaper itself., (Order No: 20680 ), $45.00

96. Holland, Rupert Sargent, YANKEE SHIPS IN PIRATE WATERS, Gardem City Publishing Co., New York, (1931), col. ill by Frank Schoonover, 317pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), "Eight exciting tales of the days when Yankee captains dared make strange voyages in wild waters to trade with black devils and deal with black magic.", (Order No: 55461 ), $15.00

97. Holly, H. Hobart (compiled by - grandson of Robert Carnley), THE VESSELS OF ROBERT CARNLEY - NEW YORK SHIPBUILDER AND SHIPOWNER, The H. Hobart Holly Family, Quincy, MA, 1998, B&W illustrations, 193pp, fine, blue cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 62852 ), $75.00

98. Humiston, Fred, BLUE WATER MEN - AND WOMEN, Guy Gannett Publishing Co., Portland, ME, (1965) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 172pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), A collection of nautical articles that appeared in the Portland Press Herald., (Order No: 52949 ), $5.00

99. Jackson, Donald, VOYAGES OF THE STEAMBOAT YELLOW STONE, Ticknor & Fields, New York, 1985 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 182pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) MARGINALIA ABOUT 5 PAGES, ISBN 0899193064 "The Life and Times of an Early-American Steamboat as it Pioneered on the Upper Missouri River and played a major role in the War for Texas Independence." From the noisy, vibrating deck of the steamboat YELLOW STONE, Donald Jackson surveys the American frontier of the 1830s., (Order No: 49727 ), $5.00

100. Jackson, G. Gibbard, THE ROMANCE OF THE SUBMARINE, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, [1931], B&W illustrations, 244pp, good, grey cloth w/some light spotting (hardcover), A fascinating early history of the submarine and how it developed., (Order No: 19443 ), $47.50

101. Jane, Fred T. (assisted by Officers of the Japanese Navy), THE IMPERIAL JAPANESE NAVY - FIRST EDITION, W. Thacker & Co., London, 1904 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 410pp, very good, olive green cloth (hardcover) small corner bumps, Traces the Japanese Navy from the earliest period up to the time of the outbreak of the war with Russia in February, 1904. With over 80 illustrations from sketches and drawings by Japanese artists and from official photographs., (Order No: 39837 ), $225.00

102. Jane, Fred T. (edited by), JANE'S ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1898 - A REPRINT OF THE FIRST ANNUAL ISSUE OF ALL THE WORLD'S FIGHTING SHIPS, Arco Publishing Company, New York, (1969), B&W illustrations, 218pp, addenda, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) some light edgewear, (Order No: 55447 ), $60.00

103. Janitch, Michael, A SOURCE BOOK OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY WARSHIPS, Ward Lock Limited, London, (1977), B&W illustrations, 128pp, very good w/very good dustjacket, This review of naval evolution by the world's major ship-building countries from 1900 to the present day will provide a useful source of reference for all those interested in naval history., (Order No: 20856 ), $20.00

104. Jenney, Jim, IN SEARCH OF SHIPWRECKS, A. S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick, NJ, (1980), B&W and color illustrations, 185pp, good+, black cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, ISBN 0498023890 Discusses the research and techniques of searching for wrecks, and then provides information on many wrecks in each of the New England states and New York., (Order No: 49550 ), $10.00

105. Jobson, Gary (foreword by Ted Turner), AN AMERICA'S CUP TREASURY: THE LOST LEVICK PHOTOGRAPHS, 1893-1937, The Mariners' Museum, Newport News, VA, (1999), B&W illustrations, 159pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 091737651X A treasure-trove of exceptional pictures and insider stories that will delight America's Cup fans, sailors, and indeed anyone who has ever wondered what it would be like, just for a moment, to be on one of those incredibly beautiful old racing yachts and feel the rising breeze., (Order No: 53922 ), $30.00

106. Johnson, Eads, JOHNSON'S MARINE MANUAL 1948: A DIRECTORY OF AMERICAN-OWNED COMMERCIAL CRAFT - DIRECTORY OF STEAM VESSELS AND MOTOR SHIPS, Eads Johnson Naval Architect, New York, 1948, 286pp, good, light brown cloth (hardcover), (Order No: 61265 ), $80.00

107. Jones, Geoffrey P., DEFEAT OF THE WOLF PACKS, Presidio Press, Novato, CA, (1986), B&W illustrations, 223pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0891413146 This book describes vividly the loss of the cream of the Nazi U-boat fleet during the winter of 1943-1944., (Order No: 24181 ), $5.00

108. Kemp, Peter, THE CAMPAIGN OF THE SPANISH ARMADA, Facts on File, New York, (1988), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0816018286 The campaign of the Spanish Armada is one of the great climacterics of European history--it radically altered the balance of power in Europe. This exciting story is expertly told here, from the conception of the campaign and the reasons for it, to its effect upon naval power in subsequent years., (Order No: 14719 ), $7.50

109. Kennedy, Gavin (editor) - Sir John Barrow, THE MUTINY OF THE BOUNTY: AN ILLUSTRATED EDITION OF SIR JOHN BARROW'S ORIGINAL ACCOUNT, David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, MA, (1980) 1st US, B&W ill., 9 color plates, 208pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0879233435, (Order No: 6134 ), $5.00

110. Knipe, Emilie Benson and Knipe, Alden Arthur (introduction by Rear Admiral Willism S. Sims), THE STORY OF OLD IRONSIDES: THE CRADLE OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY, Tudor Publishing Company, New York, 1935, ill. by Mead Schaeffer, 321pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 62163 ), $10.00

111. Kortum, Karl (curator); Fairbanks, Peter M. (foreword by), VIEWS OF THE SEA - AN EXHIBITION OF MARITIME PAINTINGS AND ARTIFACTS FEBRUARY 22ND - MARCH 16TH 1985, Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1985, B&W and color illustrations, very good+, wraps (softcover), A fascinating catalogue which includes an extensive collection of California Trade vessels., (Order No: 51030 ), $15.00

112. Lawrence, Samuel A., UNITED STATES MERCHANT SHIPPING POLICIES AND POLITICS, The Brookings Institution, Washington, D. C., (1966), 405pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), This book provides a comprehensive survey of the government program to develop an American merchant marine to serve U.S. foreign trade., (Order No: 24387 ), $10.00

113. Lawrence, W. J., THE UNITED STATES NAVY ILLUSTRATED - A NEW SERIES OF OVER FIFTY REPRODUCTIONS FROM ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS, John F. Murphy, Boston, MA, 1898, B&W illustrations, 32pp, good+, wraps (softcover) light smudges on cover, Fantastic booklet depicting various vessels of the US Navy at the time of the Spainish-American War. Shown are battleships (Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Oregon, Maine (just before sinking); armoured cruisers; unarmored cruisers and gunboats; coastal defense monitors; torpedo boats; and more., (Order No: 56411 ), $100.00

114. Leacock, Stephen and Roberts, Leslie, CANADA'S WAR AT SEA - IN TWO VOLUMES: VOLUME I: CANADA AND THE SEA; VOLUME II: CANADA AND THE WAR AT SEA A - TWO VOLUMES IN ONE, Alvah M. Beatty Publisher, Montreal, 1944, B&W illustrations, 158pp, ads, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Published in a single volume: Volume I: CANADA AND THE SEA; Volume II: CANADA AND THE WAR AT SEA - Part I - THE FIGHTING NAVY, Part - THE CANADIAN MERCHANT NAVY AT WAY, Part III - OF SHIPS AND SHIPBUILDING. 100 great pages of ads follow the text., (Order No: 20859 ), $20.00

115. Lewis, Charles Lee, BOOKS OF THE SEA: AN INTRODUCTION TO NAUTICAL LITERATURE, United States Naval Inst., Annapolis, MD, (1943), B&W illustrations, 318pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), In this book are treated many types of literature, for the influence of the sea upon writers has been widespread. In it are discussed various kinds of prose fiction, full length novels and romance and short stories, in many different languages. A most varied assortment of works of nonfiction are also treated. Included also are books on ships of war and of peace, books dealing with the merchant marine, and books on such miscellaneous subjects as privateering, the slave trade, piracy, mutiny, and great disasters at sea. Full consideration is given to the writers of poetry of the sea and plays relating to the sea and seamen., (Order No: 20059 ), $45.00

116. Lewis, Charles Lee, ADMIRAL FRANKLIN BUCHANAN: FEARLESS MAN OF ACTION, The Norman, Remington Co., Baltimore, MD, 1929, color frontis, B&W ill., 285pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, The author relied on official naval records and Buchanan's manuscripts to compile this biography., (Order No: 53599 ), $10.00

117. Lewis, Michael, THE SPANISH ARMADA, Thomas Y. Crowell Company, New York, (1968), B&W illustrations, 216pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1960. The defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588 was a turning point in world history. To the surprise of King Philip II of Spain, his magnificent fleet sent to invade England was virtually destroyed in two weeks by Queen Elizabeth's navy., (Order No: 54889 ), $7.50

118. Littlewood, Kevin and Butler, Beverley, OF SHIPS AND STARS: MARITIME HERITAGE AND THE FOUNDING OF THE NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH, The Athlone Press, London, (1998), B&W illustrations, 275pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0485115379 The museum's founding in 1934 was the consequence of a growth in naval and maritme historical interest, linked to technicao change and late imperial rivalries., (Order No: 38360 ), $25.00

119. Lyon, David and Winfield, Rif (introduction by Andrew Lambert), THE SAIL & STEAM NAVY LIST: ALL THE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY 1815-1889, Chatham Publishing, London, (2004), B&W illustrations, 352pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1861760329, (Order No: 63318 ), $75.00

120. Maber, John M., NORTH STAR TO SOUTHERN CROSS: THE STORY OF THE AUSTRALASIAN SEAWAYS, T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd., Prescot, 1967, B&W illustrations, 335pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), Each company is dealt with in a separate chapter, seventy in all, and full fleet lists give details of over 800 ships which have been employed on these routes., (Order No: 54019 ), $35.00

121. MacGregor, Roger, WHEN THE CHESTNUT WAS IN FLOWER - INSIDE THE CHESTNUT CANOE, Plumsweep Press, Ontario, Canada, (1999) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 340pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, ISBN 0969824238 A history of the Chestnut canoes from the early days of R. Chestnut & Sons hardware business in 1904 to the closing of the canoe company under the more familiar name Chestnut Canoe Co. Book advertising postcard is laid in., (Order No: 56649 ), $125.00

122. MacIver, Kenneth and Thomson, William (edited by Elizabeth Knies), AN OLD NEW ENGLAND LOG, Kennebunk Book Port, Kennebunkport, ME, (1985), B&W ill., 91pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), inscribed by Bill Thomson, This volume, the eighth in the series of books about New England by the authors, is a collection of images and adventures associated with the New England sea and those who sail on it or live by it., (Order No: 22838 ), $10.00

123. Mahan, A. T., SEA POWER IN ITS RELATIONS TO THE WAR OF 1812 - TWO VOLUME SET, Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, (1905), B&W illustrations, maps, good+, blue cloth (hardcover), Two Volume Set Complete: Volume I, 423pp; Volume II, 456pp, (Order No: 38929 ), $125.00

124. Marshall, John, ROYAL NAVAL BIOGRAPHY; OF PETER HEYWOOD, ESQ. ONE OF THE SURVIVORS OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY, George R. Gorman, New York, n.d. c1930s, B&W illustrations, 77pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), This narrative is from the private journal of the late Mr. James Morrison, Gunner of H.M.S. BLENHEIM, who had the misfortune to witness all he has related. First printing in London in 1825., (Order No: 60040 ), $35.00

125. Martin, Arthur E., LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE, Peter E. Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, NH, (1990), B&W illustrations, 360pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0914339303 This is the story of Arthur E. Martin, N.A., designer of the famous Alden Ocean Shell, generally hailed as the boat which started recreational rowing, and today the most popular rowing boat in the world., (Order No: 43798 ), $10.00

126. Martin, Kenneth R., DELAWARE GOES WHALING 1833-1845, The Hagley Museum, Greenville, DE, (1974), B&W illustrations, 64pp, biblio, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 3545 ), $4.50

127. Martin, Tyrone G. (edited by), THE USS CONSTITUTION'S FINEST FIGHT, 1815 - THE JOURNAL OF ACTING CHAPLAIN ASSHETON HUMPHREYS, US NAVY, Nautical & Aviation Pub. Co., Mount Pleasant, SC, (2000), 103pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 1877853607 Humphreys was fortunate to be a crew member during the CONSTITUTION'S most successful war cruise towards the end of the War of 1812. His journal describes day-to-day experiences of an extraordinary venture., (Order No: 60053 ), $7.50

128. Masefield, John (introduction by C. C. Lloyd), SEA LIFE IN NELSON'S TIME - THIRD EDITION, U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1971, B&W illustrations, 108pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870218697 First published in 1905. Fascinating book with contents including: Ship design, building, sheathing, rigging; Guns in use; Quarter-deck officers; Civilian and warrant or standing officers; The people, the boys, manning; Sea Punishments; In Action; The daily routine; In Port., (Order No: 48975 ), $10.00

129. McAdam, Roger Williams, PRISCILLA OF FALL RIVER, Stephen Daye Press, New York, (1956) new ed, B&W illustrations, 224pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, First published in 1947. The Priscilla, which made its first voyage on June 25, 1894, was the acknowledged queen of the great ships of the Fall River Line which operated from Fall River, MA to New York., (Order No: 5730 ), $10.00

130. McKay, Colin (compiled and edited by Lewis Jackson and Ian McKay), WINDJAMMERS AND BLUENOSE SAILORS: STORIES OF THE SEA, Roseway Publishing, Lockeport, Nova Scotia, (1993), B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0969418094 This collection of stories in the "wind-and-water" tradition by the Shelburne, Nova Scotia, writer Colin McKay (1876-1939) were first published in the early part of the century., (Order No: 52345 ), $20.00

131. Mielke, Otto, DISASTER AT SEA: THE STORY OF THE WORLD'S GREAT MARITIME TRAGEDIES, Fleet Publishing Corporation, New York, (1958), B&W illustrations, 255pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), A stirring account of the world's great maritime tragedies from the Titanic to the Andrea Doria., (Order No: 20531 ), $6.00

132. Miller, Bill, OCEAN LINERS: TRAVEL ON THE OPEN SEAS, Mallard Press, New York, (1990), B&W and color illustrations, 144pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0792452410 Written by one of the world's foremost experts on the ships, this volume features breathtaking photos of the great vessels of the past, of the legends once so dominant on the Atlantic, and of the disasters that stunned a world., (Order No: 54490 ), $12.50

133. Miller, Helen Hill, CAPTAINS FROM DEVON: THE GREAT ELIZABETHAN SEAFARERS WHO WON THE OCEANS FOR ENGLAND, Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill, NC, 1985, B&W illustrations, 221pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 091269727X, (Order No: 63340 ), $5.00

134. Mitchell, Susanna Valentine, MAKE NEW BANNERS: A NARRATIVE IN VERSE OF THE DAYS OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, Farrar, Straus and Young, New York, (1954) 1st ptg, 291pp, good w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), In verse the story of Christopher Columus, and of the State of Castile - the state, which after all other countries had refused support to so new an idea as that of Columbus', rose to the great challenge. A story told in the fashion of Stephen Vincent Benet's JOHN BROWN'S BODY., (Order No: 14784 ), $6.00

135. Mitchell, C. Bradford (with the collaboration of Robert R. Dwelly), TOUCHING THE ADVENTURES & PERILS: A SEMICENTENNIAL HISTORY, THE AMERICAN HULL INSURANCE SYNDICATE, 1920-1970, Amer. Hull Ins. Syndicate, New York, 1970, B&W illustrations, 233pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), On June 30, 1970, the American Hull Insurance Syndicate was a half-century old. Here is the story of those 50 years of trial, error, setback, and success which have built one of the world's great shipping insurance markets., (Order No: 16389 ), $7.00

136. Mitchell, Mairin, THE RED FLEET AND THE ROYAL NAVY, Hodder & Stoughton Limited, London, (1942), 8 B&W ill., 98pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The first book to appear in English about the Red Fleet. A "Black Jacket" Premiere edition., (Order No: 20409 ), $7.50

137. Mjelde, Michael Jay, GLORY OF THE SEAS, Wesleyan University Press, Middletown, CT, (1970) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 305pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0819540153, (Order No: 54580 ), $6.00

138. Morgan, Charles S. (adapted from an address by), SHIPBUILDING ON THE KENNEBUNK - THE CLOSING CHAPTER - REVISED EDITION, Hist. Soc of Kennebunkport, Kennebunkport, ME, (1970), B&W illustrations, 48pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), Adapted from an Address by Charles S. Morgan to the Society on the occasion of its first public meeting February 15, 1952., (Order No: 47008 ), $14.50

139. Morris, Everett B. and Coulson, Robert (edited by), RACING AT SEA, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc, Princeton, NJ, (1959), B&W illustrations, 194pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket COUPLE UNDERLININGS, (Order No: 60039 ), $5.00

140. Morris, Richard Knowles, JOHN P. HOLLAND 1841-1914 - INVENTOR OF THE MODERN SUBMARINE, United States Naval Institut, Annapolis, MD, (1966) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 211pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), On 17 Mary 1897, a "little cigar-shaped vessel" was launched at Lewis Nixon's Crescent Shipyard in Elizabethport, New Jersey. The sixth submarine built by John P. Holland, she was purchased - three years later - by the US Government and became the USS Holland (SS-1), the first submarine of the US Navy., (Order No: 55664 ), $20.00

141. Moss, Frank T., BLUEFIN: A MODERN SEA ADVENTURE, The Perigee Press, Walpole, NH, (1985) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 288pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0961517107 Against the backdrop of an international fishing tournament, Frank Moss weaves a struggle for seapower, fame, money, romance, and the very existence of a population of magnificent fish., (Order No: 46048 ), $10.00

142. Mott, Lawrence, TO THE CREDIT OF THE SEA, Harper & Brothers, New York, 1907 1st ptg, B&W frontis, 296pp, good+, red cloth (hardcover), Seafaring fiction., (Order No: 30657 ), $7.50

143. Nance, R. Morton, SAILING-SHIP MODELS: A SELECTION FROM EUROPEAN AND AMERICAN COLLECTIONS - REVISED EDITION, Halton & Company Limited, London, 1949 rev ed, B&W illustrations, 81pp of text, fine, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, 120 fantastic black and white plates., (Order No: 60043 ), $35.00

144. Newell, Gordon and Williamson, Joe, PACIFIC COASTAL LINERS: ALL THE COLOR AND STARK DRAMA OF THE SHIPS THAT STEAMED OFFSHORE FROM BAJA CALIFORNIA TO NOME, Superior Publishing Company, Seattle, WA, (1959), B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) Ltd Signed Edition, From the pages of this book black smoke streams out of the tall stacks of such stalwart ships as the Senator, Redondo, Valencia, Victoria, Catherine Sudden, Admiral Watson and Yucatan. Their steamings and stranding, their strange voyages, their last ports--all are pictured by a profusion of photographs, many never before published, and by fascinating tales and characterizations. An exceptionally nice copy of the LIMITED SIGNED EDITION of 1000 Copies., (Order No: 20591 ), $40.00

145. Nichols, Henry C. (artwork by Adele Mroz), EASTWARD AROUND THE WORLD ON THE BARQUE EMERALD, Naumkeag Publications, Salem, MA, 1973, color frontis, B&W ill., 184pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) inscribed by author, This is the log of the Whaling Vessel as written by the copper and ship's clerk on this exciting voyage from Old Salem. The elaboration of the log is in "italics" and written by retired Navy Captain Henry C. Nichols, grandson of the author of the Emerald's Log., (Order No: 17392 ), $8.50

146. O'Brian, Patrick, BLUE AT THE MIZZEN - AN AUBREY / MATURIN NOVEL, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1999) 1st Amer, 262pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393048446, (Order No: 45916 ), $5.00

147. O'Brian, Patrick, MEN-OF-WAR - LIFE IN NELSON'S NAVY, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (1995) 1st Amer, B&W and color illustrations, 95pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393038580 "This richly illustrated book offers a concise overview of the historical background to Patrick O'Brian's acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin series, a straightforward exploration of what daily life in Nelson's navy was really like for everyone from the captain to the rawest recruit.", (Order No: 45917 ), $12.50

148. Padfield, Peter, ARMADA: A CELEBRATION OF THE FOUR HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA 1588-1988, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, (1988), B&W and color illustrations, 208pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870210068 To mark the 400th anniversary of the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588, the distinguished naval historian Peter Padfield has written a comprehensive account of the greatest sea battle of the Tudor age., (Order No: 13440 ), $7.50

149. Padfield, Peter, THE TITANIC AND THE CALIFORNIAN, Hodder and Stoughton, London, (1965) 2nd ptg, B&W ill., 318pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), The TITANIC disaster and the truth about Captain Lord of the CALIFORNIAN who was blamed by the Court of Enquiry for not going to the rescue., (Order No: 32397 ), $225.00

150. Paluka, Frank, THE THREE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK, Beta Phi Mu, Pittsburgh, PA, 1974, 80pp, fine, brown cloth (hardcover), ISBN 0910230102, (Order No: 11603 ), $5.00

151. Parsons, Wm. Barclay, ROBERT FULTON AND THE SUBMARINE, Columbia University Press, New York, 1922 1st ed, B&W plates, 154pp, very good, maroon cloth (hardcover), Based upon Fulton's papers, this is the first published record showing that Robert Fulton "was unquestionably the first one to design a practical vessel capable of submerging and rising at will...", (Order No: 19976 ), $75.00

152. Paterson, Alan J. S., THE GOLDEN YEARS OF THE CLYDE STEAMERS (1889-1914), David & Charles, Newton Abbot, UK, (1969), color frontis, B&W ill., 296pp, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0715342908 This book tells of the railways' invasion of the coast services and of their fleets, which included such famous ships as David MacBrayne's beautiful COLUMBIA and IONA, the Turbine Company's KING EDWARD, and railway vessels such as the South Western GLEN SANNOX, the Caledonian DUCHESSES and the North British WAVERLEY and her sisters., (Order No: 54106 ), $15.00

153. Paullin, Charles Oscar, COMMODORE JOHN RODGERS: CAPTAIN, COMMODORE, AND SENIOR OFFICER OF THE AMERICAN NAVY 1773-1838, U. S. Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, (1967), 434pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), First published in 1910., (Order No: 57898 ), $8.00

154. Payson, Harold H. "Dynamite", BOAT MODELING THE EASY WAY - A SCRATCH BUILDER'S GUIDE, International Marine, Camden, ME, (1993), B&W illustrations, 195pp, very good+, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0877423202, (Order No: 61872 ), $15.00

155. Pederson, Hans, THE FRENCH FULLY REFRIGERATED SHIPS 1869-1990 - LA FLOTTE FRIGORIGIQUE FRANCAISE, de L'Imprimerie Grenet, Le Havre, France, (1990), B&W illustrations, 296pp, index, very good+, wraps (softcover) inscribed by the author, Text in English and in French. Limited to 500 numbered copies., (Order No: 46600 ), $60.00

156. Peluso, A. J., J. & J. BARD: PICTURE PAINTERS, Hudson River Press, New York, (1977) 1st ed, over 140 B&W ill, 34 col plt, 136pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0930930029 "The first comprehensive and fully-illustrated book on these most important 19th-century American marine painters." Twins James and John worked together unti 1849. James worked alone until his retirement in 1890, and he claimed to have painted 4000 portraits of steamboats, schooners and sloops for his clientele - the captains of New York's then thriving maritime industry., (Order No: 31181 ), $30.00

157. Perley, Sidney, HISTORIC STORMS OF NEW ENGLAND, Commonwealth Editions, Boston, MA, (2001), 302pp, very good, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1889833274 "Its Gales, Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Showers with Thunder and Lightning, Great Snow Storms, Rains, Freshets, Floods, Droughts, Cold Winters, Hot Summers, Avalanches, Earthquakes, Dark Days, Comets, Aurora-Borealis, Phenomena in the Heavens, Wrecks Along the Coast, with Incidents and Anecdotes, Amusing and Pathetic." First published in 1891., (Order No: 55293 ), $5.00

158. Peterson, Mendel L. (editor), THE JOURNALS OF DANIEL NOBLE JOHNSON (1822-1863) UNITED STATES NAVY, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, 1959, 268pp, good, tan cloth (hardcover) (EX-LIB no spine marks), "Journal of a Cruise on the Brazils on Board of the U.S. Ship DELAWARE, 1841-1842" and "Notes by the Way While on Board the U.S. Schooner ENTERPRISE." Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections Volume 136, Number 2., (Order No: 15319 ), $10.00

159. Poor, Charles Lane, NAUTICAL SCIENCE: IN ITS RELATION TO PRACTICAL NAVIGATION TOGETHER WITH A STUDY OF THE TIDES AND TIDAL CURRENTS, G. P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1910, B&W illustrations, 329pp, good, blue cloth (hardcover), "This work is intended for the general reader as well as for the practical navigator. ... Navigation is founded upon Astronomy... ", (Order No: 53808 ), $12.50

160. Preston, Antony; Lyon, David; and, Batchelor, John H. (edited by S. L. Mayer), NAVIES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, Prentice-Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, (1975), B&W and color illustrations, 160pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 01361077454 Contents include: A Maritime War; The Ships; The Weapons; The Men; and, The Navies., (Order No: 3755 ), $7.50

161. Rear-Admiral Thornton A. Jenkins (inscribed by the Admiral on the front free endpaper Feb. 16, 1876, CATALOGUE OF THE ARTICLES AND OBJECTS EXHIBITED BY THE UNITED STATES NAVY DEPARTMENT IN THE US GOVERNMENT BUILDING FAIRMOUNT.., J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadelphia, PA, 1876, B&W illustrations, 94pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) lacks spine cloth, tad loose, "... IN THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT BUILDING, FAIRMOUNT PARK, PHILADELPHIA, PA. -- UNITED STATE INTERNATIONAL CENTENNIAL EXHIBITION OF 1876." Nice clean copy, however lacking most of spine cloth, and a tad loose at the top of the hinge of the front board. Nice presentation inscription by the Admiral in charge., (Order No: 62743 ), $100.00

162. Rienits, Rex and Rienits, Thea, THE VOYAGES OF COLUMBUS, Hamlyn, London, (1970), B&W and color ill., 152pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 060013931X The authors assemble all the important facts about the voyages of the great visionary, explorer and mystic, the man who insisted on being addressed as 'Admiral of the Ocean Sea'., (Order No: 17388 ), $5.00

163. Roberts, Bruce and Jones, Ray, WESTERN GREAT LAKES LIGHTHOUSES: MICHIGAN AND SUPERIOR - LIGHTHOUSES SERIES, The Globe Pequot Press, Old Saybrook, CT, (1996), color illustrations, 87pp, very good++, wraps (softcover), ISBN 1564409546, (Order No: 58789 ), $6.00

164. Robertson, Morgan, DOWN TO THE SEA, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1905 1st ed, 312pp, good+, decorated cloth (hardcover) clean and tight copy, (Order No: 28778 ), $7.50

165. Robinson, Bill, LEGENDARY YACHTS - REVISED AND UPDATED EDITION, David McKay Company. Inc., New York, (1978) 1st ptg, color illustrations, 310pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover) owner inscription, ISBN 067951175X First published in 1971. "The great American yachts from Crowninshield's Cleopatra's Barge to Courageous" - those ships whose grace, size, lavishness and performance made them legends., (Order No: 16995 ), $6.00

166. Robinson, Bill (foreword by Alfred F. Loomis), A BERTH TO BERMUDA, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc, Princeton, NJ, (1961) 1st ed, B&W illustrations, 120pp, good+, blue cloth (hardcover) no dustjacket, Yachting story, fully illustrated by photographs, of the Bermuda Race., (Order No: 60064 ), $7.50

167. Rogers, Stanley (illustrated by the author), THE SAILING SHIP: A STUDY IN BEAUTY, Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, (1950) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 98pp, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover), Written and illustrated by a noted English artist who has made ships a lifetime study., (Order No: 60070 ), $16.50

168. Sahlsten, Rickard; Soderberg, Bertil; and, Bang, Krister, STENA LINE'S SHIPS 1962-1992, Stena Line AB, Sweden, (1992), B&W illustrations, 104pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Stena Line, the world's largest ferry company, is an internatinal travel and transport company. With 14 strategically located ferry routes in Europe, it links Scandinavia to the Continent, UK and Ireland. This is a history of the lines vessels., (Order No: 50721 ), $40.00

169. Saunders, M. G. (editor), THE SOVIET NAVY, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London, (1958), B&W illustrations, 340pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 5445 ), $7.00

170. Sawtell, Clement Cleveland, CAPTAIN NASH DECOST AND THE LIVERPOOL PACKETS, Marine Historical Assn., Inc, Mystic, CT, 1955, B&W illustrations, 98pp, good+, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 1375 ), $5.00

171. Schubel, J. R., THE LIVING CHESAPEAKE, Johns Hopkins University Pr., Baltimore, MD, (1981) 2nd ptg, B&W illustrations, 111pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0801825474, (Order No: 60381 ), $7.00

172. Siebold, David J. and Adams, Charles J., SHIPWRECKS, SEA STORIES & LEGENDS OF THE DELAWARE COAST, Exeter House Books, Barnegat Light, NJ, (1989), B&W illustrations, 171pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0961000880, (Order No: 63082 ), $5.00

173. Simon, Philip J., LOG OF THE MAYFLOWER, Priam Press, Chicago, IL, (1956), 208pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), A vivid re-creation day-by-day of the Mayflower's dramatic crossing., (Order No: 54779 ), $7.50

174. Smith, Captain Sylvanus, FISHERIES OF CAPE ANN - [MASSACHUSETTS], Press of Gloucester Times Co, Gloucester, MA, 1915, B&W illustrations, 131pp, good, black cloth (hardcover) wear to spine and boards, A Collection of Reminiscent Narratives of Fishing and Coasting Trips; Descriptive Stories of "Sandy Bay" and "The Harbor"; also Some Interesting Comment on Fisheries Legislation and Cause of the Decline of the Fisheries; with a Prophetic Glimpse Into the Future., (Order No: 53912 ), $145.00

175. Sopocko, Eryk K. S. (with a foreword by Admiral Sir Martin E. Dunbar-Nasmith), 'GENTLEMEN, THE BISMARCK HAS BEEN SUNK', Methuen & Co. Ltd., London, (1942), 6 B&W ill., 1 B&W map, 93pp, good, green cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), "This book is intended to be a kind of looking-glass, reflecting the sensations and feelings of an Allied officer who was serving for a time among that most capable company of mariners known as the Royal Navy.", (Order No: 20326 ), $17.50

176. Spence, Bill, HARPOONED: THE STORY OF WHALING, Crescent Books, New York, (1980), 200 B&W illustrations, 192pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0517311577 Follows the fortunes not only of the whales, but also of the many nations that have hunted them - from the primitive methods of the Norseman or the American Indians to the modern factory mechanization of the Japanese and Russians., (Order No: 14787 ), $7.50

177. Spratt, H. Philip, TRANSATLANTIC PADDLE STEAMERS, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Glasgow, (1951), 9 B&W plates, 82pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), This volume covers the whole era of paddle-wheel propulsion on the Atlantic--from the famous American Savannah of 1818 to the last Cunard paddle steamer Scotia of 1861 and the last French Line paddle steamers to be built for transatlantic services., (Order No: 20691 ), $15.00

178. Stackpole, Renny A., AMERICAN WHALING IN HUDSON BAY 1861-1919, Marine Historical Assn., Mystic, CT, 1969, B&W illustrations, 68pp, very good, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 62794 ), $12.50

179. Staff, Frank, THE TRANSATLANTIC MAIL, Adlard Coles/John De Graff, UK/New York, (1956), B&W illustrations, 191pp, very good w/chipped dustjacket (hardcover), Set against the romantic background of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, this volume presents the story of the development of the transatlantic mail services., (Order No: 49337 ), $30.00

180. Stamp, Tom and Stamp, Cordelia, JAMES COOK: MARITIME SCIENTIST, Caedmon of Whitby, Whitby, Yorkshire, England, (1978), 159pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0905355040 "The Life of Captain Cook: Yorkshire Years - Family Life - The Voyages - The Man - His Method - His Achievement.", (Order No: 59085 ), $14.50

181. Stewart, Colin, YACHT CLUB BURGEES, Adlard Coles Limited, Southampton, UK, (1957), color illustrations, 55pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The purpose of this book is to illustrate the Burgees of all the yachting and sailing clubs at home and overseas which are recognized by the Royal Yachting Association., (Order No: 38943 ), $45.00

182. Straus, Ralph, LLOYD'S: THE GENTLEMEN AT THE COFFEE-HOUSE, Carrick & Evans, Inc., New York, (1938), B&W illustrations, 327pp, very good, red cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket), The first popular account of the great institution of Lloyd's to be written with access to the archives of the corporation. It is a story that spans nearly three centuries, from the early and informal days of Edward Lloyd's Coffee-House to the present time when the name of Lloyd's, so intimately involved in England's maritime history and with its venerable traditions, is known and respected in every land and on the seven seas., (Order No: 23834 ), $10.00

183. Street, Lucie, AN UNCOMMON SAILOR: A PORTRAIT OF ADMIRAL SIR WILLIAM PENN, ENGLISH NAVAL SUPREMACY, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1988) 1st US, 172pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0312015267 The story spans Penn's nautical childhood, service in the English Civil War with the Irish Guard, and his prominent and successful role in the Dutch Wars and command of Cromwell's expedition to the Spanish Main. For nine years he was a member of Parliament, a commissioner of the Navy, and a close colleague of Samuel Pepys. He served under the future James II and forged indissoluble links of friendship and patronage that bound the Penns to the crown and led to the creation of Pennsylvania., (Order No: 17408 ), $5.00

184. Taylor, Stephen, CALIBAN'S SHORE: THE WRECK OF THE GROSVENOR AND THE STRANGE FATE OF HER SURVIVORS, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, (2004) 1st ed, B&W and color illustrations, 297pp, fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0393050858 "The enthralling story of a famous eighteenth-century shipwreck and of what befell the ship's castaways on the Wild Coast of southern Africa.", (Order No: 55692 ), $5.00

185. Thomas, David A., ROYAL ADMIRALS 1327-1981, Andre Deutsch, London, (1982), B&W and color illustrations, 200pp, index, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 023397427X Looks over 700 years of English naval history to find that English kings, almost without exception, have taken to the sea themselves or raised their sons to be sailors., (Order No: 58778 ), $5.00

186. Thomas, Miriam Stover, FLOTSAM AND JETSAM, published by the author, n.p., 1973, B&W illustrations, 123pp, very good, wraps (softcover), Tales of Maine and sailing days., (Order No: 55310 ), $12.50

187. Thursfield, H. G.; Rear-Admiral (edited by), BRASSEY'S NAVAL ANNUAL 1943, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1943, B&W illustrations, 282pp, ads, very good+ w/good+ dustjacket (hardcover), 116 profiles/silhouettes of warships., (Order No: 24058 ), $15.00

188. Todorich, Charles, THE SPIRITED YEARS: A HISTORY OF THE ANTEBELLUM NAVAL ACADEMY, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD, (1984), B&W illustrations, 215pp, fine w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0870215205 The antebellum years of the U.S. Naval Academy--the period from its founding in 1845 to 1861 when it moved to Newport, Rhode Island, for the duration of the Civil War--were spirited ones. This is the story of the Academy's early struggles to establish itself., (Order No: 26471 ), $7.50

189. Turner, Frederick B. (translated from the French by), THE ALABAMA ARBITRATION GENEVA 1872, U.S. Mission, Geneva, (1988), B&W illustrations, 88pp, fine, wraps (softcover), (Order No: 60482 ), $16.50

190. Verrill, A. Hyatt, IN THE WAKE OF THE BUCCANEERS, The Rio Grande Press, Inc., Glorieta, NM, (1990) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 374pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 0873801687 First published in 1923. The author endeavors to "tell the true story of the pirate.", (Order No: 57140 ), $8.00

191. Wangard, Norm and Wangard, Jim, CLASSIC POWERCRAFT - VOLUME 1 AND VOLUME 2 - TWO VOLUME SET, Classic Powercraft, Inc., Colton, CA, B&W and color illustrations, fine, brown "leatherette" (hardcover) signed by the authors, Volume 1, (1986), 128pp; and, Volume 2, (1987), 128pp. The boats featured in this set are outstanding examples of beautifully restored classic craft., (Order No: 56836 ), $85.00

192. Warner, Oliver (a facsimile edited by), NELSON'S LAST DIARY: A FACSIMILE, Kent State University Press, Kent, OH, (1971), B&W illustrations, 80pp, good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0873381211 Nelson's final prayer, which was set down in his private diary on the eve of Trafalgar, with the enemy in sight, is world famous. The entire story of the Trafalgar diary, so far as it can now be known, is recorded in the introduction., (Order No: 55417 ), $10.00

193. Waters, Harold and Wisberg, Aubrey, PATROL BOAT 999, Chilton Company, Philadelphia, PA, (1959) 1st ed, 256pp, good, tan cloth spine (hardcover) (no dustjacket), A kaleidoscope of sea adventure., (Order No: 36642 ), $9.50

194. Welch, Wally (text and photography by), THE LIGHTHOUSES OF MASSACHUSETTS, Lighthouse Publications, Apopka, FL, (1989), color illustrations, 80pp, fine, wraps (softcover), ISBN 09611841028 "The most complete pictorial guide presently available of the historic lighthouses of Massachusetts.", (Order No: 58011 ), $8.50

195. Wemyss, Lady Wester, THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF LORD WESTER WEMYSS, ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET, Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1935, 8 B&W ill., 516pp, good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) SEE NOTE, "Lord Wester Wemyss's letters throw much new light on the naval history of the period from 1905 to 1929. They are enlivened by many pungent comments on famous men and historic events, including Lord Fisher's regime, the Gallipoli Campaign, the Submarine War and Blockade, the Armistice, the Peace Conference and the Washington Naval Conference." CONDITION NOTE - An old piece of clear tape covers the spine of the dustjacket., (Order No: 31849 ), $50.00

196. White, Colin (edited by), THE NELSON COMPANION - ROYAL NAVAL MUSEUM PUBLICATIONS, Alan Sutton Publishing, Ltd., Gloucestershire, UK, (1995), B&W and color illustrations, 228pp, very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0750906111 There are few figures in British history more famous and more influential than Vice-Admiral Horatio, Lord Nelson, KB. This book offers for the first time a comprehensive overview by the world's leading Nelson scholars of all aspects of the Nelson story., (Order No: 56823 ), $7.00

197. Whitehouse, Robert A. and Beaudoin, Cathleen C., PORT OF DOVER: TWO CENTURIES OF SHIPPING ON THE COCHECHO - DOVER, NEW HAMPSHIRE, Peter E. Randall Publisher, Portsmouth, NH, (1988), B&W illustrations, 223pp, very good w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0915819104 Few people today realize that inland Dover was an important port of call rivaling at times the success of its down river neighbor Portsmouth, New Hampshire. This is the story of a most unlikely seaport., (Order No: 49774 ), $20.00

198. Wilcox, L. A. (written and illustrated by), MR. PEPYS' NAVY, A. S. Barnes and Company, South Brunswick, NJ, (1968) 1st Amer, B&W illustrations, 189pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), From Samuel Pepys' diary and from other sources, L. A. Wilcox has extracted and assembled first a brief but informative history of the British Navy up to the time of Pepys, and then a day-to-day account of the administration of the fleet during Restoration England., (Order No: 48552 ), $5.00

199. Willoughby, Malcolm F. (Lt. j.g. (T), USCGR), THE COAST GUARD'S TRS, Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, MA, (1945), B&W illustrations, 247pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover), Temporaty members of the United States Coast Guard Reserve made a notable contribution during the Second World War toward the security of our shores and harbors in saving life and property., (Order No: 60063 ), $45.00

200. Willoughby, Malcolm F., "YANKTON" YACHT AND MAN-OF-WAR, Crimson Printing Company, Cambridge, MA, 1935, B&W illustrations, 268pp, very good, blue cloth (hardcover) owner's name, (Order No: 61549 ), $50.00

201. Wilson, Arnold, A DICTIONARY OF BRITISH MARINE PAINTERS, F. Lewis, Publishers, Ltd., Leigh-on-Sea, England, (1970), B&W plates follow text, 90pp of text, very good+ w/good dustjacket (hardcover) chip top jacket spine, ISBN 0853170517 First published in 1967., (Order No: 51029 ), $45.00

202. Wilson, Derek, THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED: FRANCIS DRAKE AND HIS GREAT VOYAGE 1577-1580, Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, (1977) 1st US, B&W illustrations, 240pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0060146796 Drake's Great Voyage 1577-1580. This book concentrates on Drake's circumnavigating the globe., (Order No: 53169 ), $5.00

203. Woodrooffe, Thomas, VANTAGE AT SEA: ENGLAND'S EMERGENCE AS AN OCEANIC POWER, St. Martin's Press, New York, (1958), 12pp of B&W ill., 301pp, good+ w/lightly chipped dustjacket (hardcover), (Order No: 3905 ), $7.50

204. Worth, George J., JAMES HANNAY: HIS LIFE AND WORKS, University of Kansas Press, Lawrence, KS, (1964), B&W frontis, 191pp, very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover), The purpose of this workmanlike study of Hannay, a labor of love, is "to trace his curiously rich, yet sad career.", (Order No: 18897 ), $15.00

205. Y. (translated from the French by Grace Fallow Norton), THE ODYSSEY OF A TORPEDOED TRANSPORT, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA, (1918), 216pp, good+, yellow cloth (hardcover) libary bookplate only, "There seems to be no information concerning the author of these letters save that contained in the letters themselves. They reached the Revue de Paris through the friend to whom they were addressed.", (Order No: 20205 ), $12.50

206. Ziegler, Philip C., AMERICA'S GUIDING LIGHTS - A LIGHTHOUSE SKETCHBOOK, Down East Books, Camden, ME, (1989) 1st ptg, B&W illustrations, 110pp, very good+ w/very good dustjacket (hardcover), ISBN 0892722711 Artist Phil Ziegler's portrayal and armchair tour of 119 scenic and historic lights., (Order No: 58920 ), $8.00

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