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Nautical

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Nautical
   -Shipping Lines
   -Shipwrecks

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The Tall Ships: A Sailing Celebration, Clark, Hyla M.
1 Clark, Hyla M.
The Tall Ships: A Sailing Celebration
New York: Two Continents, Tree Communications/Alexis Gregory: 1976: 0846702371 / 9780846702375: First Printing: Soft Cover: Near Fine: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall: SIGNED: Introductions by Frank O. Braynard and Tony Gibbs. Picture book documentation of America's Bicentennial Celebration with Operation Sail 1976 in New York City. 128 pages, illustrated with numerous photographs of the tall ships, smaller sailing vessels, classic yachts, and other historic craft. Inscribed and signed by the publisher, Alexis Gregory, on the title page.: 03627: 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
Never Off Pay: The Story of the Independent Tanker Union, 1937-1962, Collins, John J.
2 Collins, John J.
Never Off Pay: The Story of the Independent Tanker Union, 1937-1962
New York: Fordham University Press: 1964: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good+: Foreword by Vice Admiral Emory Scott Land, U.S.N. Ret. Trace of shelf wear. Previous owner's name in small ink on front free endpaper. Jacket has light smudging or soiling and is protected in an archival sleeve. 339 pages, with Index.: 01541: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
3 Greenhill, Basil
A Quayside Camera, 1845-1917
Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press: 1975: 0819540889 / 9780819540881: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Fine: Very Good+: Jacket is price-clipped and shows some age toning, but in otherwise good shape. No tears or chips. Protected in a clear Mylar sleeve. This book presents a pictorial record of the changing patterns of coastal and harbor life in North America and England during the seventy-five year period before World War I. 112 pages with Index. Numerous historical photos.: 04796: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Gekroonde Koopvaart: Reisresultaat Van Honderd Jaar Zeevaart Door De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschppij N.V., Knap, Door Ger H.
4 Knap, Door Ger H.
Gekroonde Koopvaart: Reisresultaat Van Honderd Jaar Zeevaart Door De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschppij N.V.
Amsdterdam: J. H. De Bussy: 1956: First Edition: Hard Cover: Fair: No Jacket: Significant stain along fore-edge of both covers and small amount of staining on the top edge and along the spine. 143 pages, illustrated with black & white photos and route maps. One-hundred year history of the Dutch shipping line, Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot-Maatschppij (KNSM).: 06016: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Death Raft: The Human Drama of the Medusa Shipwreck, McKee, Alexander
5 McKee, Alexander
Death Raft: The Human Drama of the Medusa Shipwreck
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1975: 0684148099 / 9780684148090: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Several small, light spots to page edges. Jacket shows some edge wear at spine ends and a couple of short creases. Light stain across upper corner of the rear flap, which carried over to a faint spot on the rear endpaper. Protected now in a new mylar cover. 336 pages, illustrated with black & white reproductions. Frontispiece photo of the painting, The The Raft of the Medusa, by Gericault, from the Louvre, Paris. True story of the Medusa, a French frigate shipwrecked off the West African Coast in 1816 and the drama that unfolded amonthe passengers' struggle to survive. One-hundred fifty men escaped on a large raft and suffered through mutiny, slaughter, and cannibalism in an effort to live.: 03505: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
Stability and Stowage: Written Exclusively for Masters and Officers of the Mercantile Marine and Master-Stevedores, Owen, H.
6 Owen, H.
Stability and Stowage: Written Exclusively for Masters and Officers of the Mercantile Marine and Master-Stevedores
London: A. Brown & Sons, Limited: Hard Cover: Fair: No Jacket: Edge-worn, hinges repaired. One fold-out table illustration torn. Tight binding. Revised edition of the author's previous book, Aids to Stability, to include the subject of Stowage. 136 pages, illustrated with tables. Includes a section of test questions at the back of the book. This volume belonged to Merchant Marine Frank P. Barber, whose name is gilt-stamped at the tail of the spine and written on the front pastedown along with the names of the ships he sailed on (S.S. Nurani 1941-43, S.S. Maharaja 1943-?).: 06419: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Committed to the Deep: Stories and Memoirs, Parsons, Robert
7 Parsons, Robert
Committed to the Deep: Stories and Memoirs
Saint Johns, Newfoundland: Creative Book Publishing: 1999: 1894294092 / 9781894294096: Soft Cover: Fine: Thirty-nine stories of thrilling sea adventures. The author's seventh book in a series of sea stories: 04174: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
8 Pullen, Rear-Admiral H.F.
Atlantic Schooners
New Brunswick, Canada: Brunswick Press: 1967: Soft Cover: Very Good: 4to - over 9" - 12" Oblong: Commander L.B. Jenson, C.D.: Light edge wear, some spotting to rear cover. 63 pages with Bibliography. This book provides brief descriptions of the two-masted, fore-and-aft-rigged vessel, or schooner, as it developed on the Atlantic Coast of Canada.: 05750: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 



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