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Among the Deep Sea Fishers, Vol. XV, No. 3, October 1917
1 Among the Deep Sea Fishers, Vol. XV, No. 3, October 1917
NY Grenfell Association of America 1917 Softcover Good; Dogeared pages, covers creased and worn, several tears to front cover. 
An issue of the quarterly magazine issued by the charitable organization founded in 1914 by physician Sir Wilfred Grenfell and still in operation today. Grenfell was instrumental in securing medical and other services for the residents of Newfoundland and Labrador and this issue of the magazine contains articles about hospital boats, a memorial to New England chapter president William DeWitt Hyde, articles about various chapters and missions, and letters from World War I soldiers. Many photos of residents, landscapes and Grenfell and his workers in Newfoundland and Labrador. Pictorial stapled wraps. Four page leaflet about Grenfell's hospital steamship, the Strathcona, laid in, along with a photograph print of nurses and doctors attending to tubercular patients on a snowy outside deck. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 48 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Marine Steam
2 Marine Steam
NY The Babcock and Wilcox Company 1928 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, owner name on front pastedown. 
Green cloth binding gilt design and lettering stamped on front boards. Titles stamped in gilt on spine. A history of the marine boiler company founded in 1867, which is still in operation today as a leading power generation corporation. Many engravings, tables, photographs and other illustrations of boilers, factories, ships, machinery and fittings. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Mountain Steamboats:  The Saga of the Lake George Steamboat Company
3 Mountain Steamboats: The Saga of the Lake George Steamboat Company
Lake George, NY Lake George Steamboat Company 1981 Hardcover Very Good 
Pictorial stapled wraps. Many newspaper clippings about steamboats and Lake George laid in. Many photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 32 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Sailing Directions for the Bay of Bengal,  The Coasts of India, Burma, and Thailand from Calimere Point to Salang Island, the Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, and the Mergui Archipelago
4 Sailing Directions for the Bay of Bengal, The Coasts of India, Burma, and Thailand from Calimere Point to Salang Island, the Andaman Islands, Nicobar Islands, and the Mergui Archipelago
Washington, D. C. U. S. Government Printing Office 1941 Third Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Spine sunned, boards worn. 
Hydrographic Office Publication No. 160. Blue printed reinforced cloth binding. Includes bound in and red inked corrections and additions in 1945 Restricted Supplement and 1945 Confidential Supplement. Maps. A World War II era U. S. Navy navigational aid. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 368 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The C. W. Morse; 1807-1904; the Magnificent Triumph of Steamboat Progress Commissioned by the People's Line
5 The C. W. Morse; 1807-1904; the Magnificent Triumph of Steamboat Progress Commissioned by the People's Line
New Jersey Steamboat Company 1904 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Slight scuffing to front cover at lower corner. 
Purple card covers with gold, white and green design of steamship and elegant passengers on shore on front covers. 9 photographs of the magnificent steamship that traveled up and down the Hudson River until the U. S. Navy pressed it into military service during World War I. There is a beautiful two-page center spread of the C. W. Morse passing Anthony's Nose, as well as photos of the main saloon, quarter-deck, dining room, kitchen and private cabin. Text describes the history of the steamships of the People's Line, the Hudson River landscape, and a full description of the lavish appointments found on The C. W. Morse. A sheet describing the different routes of the consolidated Steamship Lines is affixed to the rear page of text. OCLC only locates one copy. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 20 pages 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Weather Signs and How to Read Them, Allingham, William
6 Allingham, William Weather Signs and How to Read Them
Glasgow J. Brown 1919 Softcover Good; Splits at spine, covers tattered, spine cocked, owner name. 
Pink pictorial wraps. Several illustrations and folding maps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 117 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Sailing the Seas: the Log of Tom Darke, Baldwin, James; Livengood, W. W.
7 Baldwin, James; Livengood, W. W. Sailing the Seas: the Log of Tom Darke
NY American Book Company 1920 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards moderately worn, front endpapers smudged, homemade owner bookplate on front free endpaper. Illustrated by Kerry Eby; Leon D'Emo 
Introduction by Edward N. Hurley. Many photos. Navy cloth binding with gilt nautical design on front boards. An elementary school reader designed to supplement geography lessons with tales of shipping and nautical adventure. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown, Bancroft, Caroline
8 Bancroft, Caroline The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown
Boulder, CO Johnson Books 2001 0933472250 / 9780933472259 Reprint Softcover Very Good; The true story of Titanic shipwreck survivor, "Unsinkable Molly Brown", of Colorado. Many photographs. Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Belle of Louisiana:  Ohio River Steamboat, Bates, Alan L.
9 Bates, Alan L. Belle of Louisiana: Ohio River Steamboat
Berkeley, CA Howell-North Books 1965 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed. Signed by Author
Inscribed by the author on the title page. Glossary, photos, illustrations. ; 152 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Victorian Myths of the Sea, Behrman, Cynthia Fansler
10 Behrman, Cynthia Fansler Victorian Myths of the Sea
Athens, OH Ohio University Press 1977 0821403516 / 9780821403518 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name on front free endpaper, jacket rubbed and lightly edgeworn. 
Notes, bibliography." Focusing on three particular clusters of myths, "the English Self-Image," "the English Seaman," and "the English Navy," Behrman draws on sources of popular culture to show what the popular attitudes of the English were and how these attitudes held together a unique Victorian perspective on the history, identity and purpose of the English people." (front jacket blurb) ; 188 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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On Sailing the Sea:   A Collection of the Seagoing Writings of Hilaire Belloc, Belloc, Hilaire; Roughead, W. N. (editor)
11 Belloc, Hilaire; Roughead, W. N. (editor) On Sailing the Sea: A Collection of the Seagoing Writings of Hilaire Belloc
London Rupert Hart-Davis 1951 First Thus Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards soiled, library stamps on fore-edges, front free endpaper, musty. 
Tan cloth binding. Several pages of photos. ; The Mariners Library; Ex-Library; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 269 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Encyclopedia of American Shipwrecks, Berman, Bruce D.
12 Berman, Bruce D. Encyclopedia of American Shipwrecks
Boston The Mariners Press 1973 0913352012 / 9780913352014 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped, else a clean, tight copy. 
Blue cloth binding. A compilation of data about shipwrecks around American territorial waters. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 308 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Sailor's Sketchbook:  76 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Improve Your Sailboat, Bingham, Bruce
13 Bingham, Bruce The Sailor's Sketchbook: 76 Do-It-Yourself Projects to Improve Your Sailboat
Camden, ME Seven Seas Press 1983 0915160552 / 9780915160556 Later Printing Softcover Good with no dust jacket; Covers creased and scuffed, heel of spine worn, front cover has split at base of inner joint. 
Great illustrations throughout in the author/illustrator's wonderfully detailed pen and ink style. Projects include bookshelves, wooden hull ceiling for fiberglass boats, riding sail, boat boom, tender towing, cockpit tables and many more. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 134 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Royal Navy Battleships 1895-1946, Blundell, W. D. G.
14 Blundell, W. D. G. Royal Navy Battleships 1895-1946
Almark Publications 1973 0853240930 / 9780853240938 First Edition Softcover Very Good; Owner signature on front free endpaper. 
Many black and white photos. ; 96 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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High Latitude, North Atlantic:  30,000 Miles through Cold Seas and History, Bockstoce, John R.
15 Bockstoce, John R. High Latitude, North Atlantic: 30,000 Miles through Cold Seas and History
Mystic, CT Mystic Seaport 2003 0939510820 / 9780939510825 First Paperback Edition Softcover Very Good; Covers scuffed, corners slightly curled. 
Foreword by Dennis Conner. Many color photos. Index, notes, chronology. The author relates his journey aboard the Belvedere during two decades of research sailing through the frigid waters of the Northwest Passage. ; Maritime; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 216 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Scale Model Sailing Ships, Bowen, John (editor)
16 Bowen, John (editor) Scale Model Sailing Ships
NY Mayflower Books 1978 0831777001 / 9780831777005 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Many photos and illustrations. Glossary, bibliography. ; 192 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes and Bugeyes, Brewington, M. V.
17 Brewington, M. V. Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes and Bugeyes
Cambridge, MD Cornell Maritime Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and a few closed tears. 
x, 171 pp. Bibliography, references, notes, index. Photos. Black cloth binding. Revised and enlarged edition combining "Chesapeake Bay Log Canoes" (1937) & "Chesapeake Bay Bugeyes" (1941). 25 plates of boat plans and drawings. Many other maps, drawings and photographs. Author photo on rear jacket flap. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Wooden Ships from Texas:  A World War I Saga, Bricker, Richard W.
18 Bricker, Richard W. Wooden Ships from Texas: A World War I Saga
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1998 0890968276 / 9780890968277 First Edition Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription redacted on front free endpaper, shaken. 
Index, bibliography, notes, photos. A look at the seventeen four- and five-mast sailing ships built in Texas which served the American cause during World War I. ; The Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students; Vol. 77; 216 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Coasting Schooner, the Four-Masted Albert F. Paul, Burgess, Robert H.
19 Burgess, Robert H. Coasting Schooner, the Four-Masted Albert F. Paul
Charlottesville, VA University of Virginia 1978 0917376315 / 9780917376313 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket wrinkled and has several small tears. 
Published for the Mariners Museum, Newport News, VA by the University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Museum Publication No. 35. Navy cloth binding with gilt lettering stamped on spine. Index, appendices, index, photos. "This unusually thorough history recounts the entire career of one of the last of these colorful sailing ships in American waters, the Albert F. Paul, from construction and launching in 1917 to her loss at sea in 1942." (from jacket flap). ; 269 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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This Was Chesapeake Bay, Burgess, Robert H.
20 Burgess, Robert H. This Was Chesapeake Bay
Cambridge, MD Cornell Maritime Press 1963 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Pages toned. 
Map endpapers. Blue cloth binding. Xi, 210 pp, index. Many black and white photos. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 12.00 USD
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