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Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 82, April 1956, No. 4

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 82, April 1956, No. 4

By: Kinney, Commander Sheldon H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1956

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13176

Condition: Very Good; Stapled pictorial binding, shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Monthly publication, includes: Sea Power and the Struggle for Asia by Hellner; The Oldenwald Incident by Oliver; The American Merchant Marine and World War III by Collins; Joe Fyffe--Officer and Gentleman by Daly... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 82, July 1956, No. 7

By: Kinney, Commander Sheldon H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1956

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13177

Condition: Very Good; Stapled pictorial binding, shelf wear; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Monthly publication, includes: Japan's Losing Struggle for Guadalcanal by Tanaka; Must We Have World War III? By Atkinson and Yeuell; Italian Naval Policy Under Facism by Bernolli; Jefferson's Plans for Mothballing the Frigates by Norton; Zeppelines in the German Navy, 1914-1918 by Robinson... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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France At War

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Garden City, New York:, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1916

Edition: First English Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12215

Condition: Good; Brown cloth hardcover with color pastedown titles, spine head frayed; clean pages; tight binding; ffep missing.


16mo 6" - 7" tall; 130 pages View more info

Image for The Log of Mystic Seaport, July 1976 (Vol. 28, No. 2)  Bicentennial Issue

The Log of Mystic Seaport, July 1976 (Vol. 28, No. 2) Bicentennial Issue

By: Knauth, Percy (editor)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Mystic, CT, Mystic Seaport: 1976

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13362

Condition: Very Good; Pictorical magazine format with stapled binding, shelfwear; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; address label on back cover.


Contents include American Colonial Shipbuilding by Baker; Revolutionary Broadsides by Brewington; The Hart Brothers of Saybrook by Frank & Whaleboat Warfare on the Sound by Gardner. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 72 pages View more info

Mexico The Colonial Era, Vol. 2

By: Knight, Alan

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14715

ISBN: 0521891965

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial trade paperback, back cover crease; remainder mark; clean pages; tight binding; 353 pages.


Trade PB; 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.83 (d); 353 pages View more info

Image for The Perils and Romance of Whaling

The Perils and Romance of Whaling

By: Kobbe, Gustav

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ithaca, NY, Century Magazine: 1890

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14131

Condition: Very Good; Library style stiff paper pamphlet binding with photograph pasted to front cover. This is the original article from The Century Magazine, August 1890, Vol. 40, Issue 4, Pages 509-524, removed and separately bound.


B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 15 pages View more info

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Clipper Ship Men

By: Laing, Alexander

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, & Pearce: 1944

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 3162

Condition: Very Good in Poor dust jacket; Blue cloth hardcover with blind embossed clipper ship on front board and white spine titles, rubbed; dust jacket chipped and pieces missing from back panel and spine tail; illustrated endpapers; clean pages; tight binding.


The development over many centuries of "the perfect ship." A 1/30/1945 New York Times book review clipping laid in. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 279 pages View more info

Clipper Ship Men

By: Laing, Alexander

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan, & Pearce: 1944

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14469

Condition: Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with blind stamped sailing ship on front board and white spine titles, spine sunned; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; index


The development over many centuries of "the perfect ship." ; Drawings; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 279 pages View more info

The Peace Negotiations A Personal Narrative

By: Lansing, Robert

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1921

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 14404

Condition: Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles, rubbed, bumped; SIGNED by author on ffep, bottom right corner torn; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages except for usual ex-library markings, deckled edges; tight binding; index, illustrated.


Frist edition with 1921 on title page. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 328 pages; Signed by Author View more info

A Nation of Sheep

By: Lederer, William J

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 14617

Condition: Good+; Red cloth hardover with one quarter black spine and gilt spine titles; clean pages; tight binding.


8vo 8" - 9" tall; 194 pages View more info

Image for The State A Lecture Delivered At the Sverslov University, July 11, 1919

The State A Lecture Delivered At the Sverslov University, July 11, 1919

By: Lenin, V. I.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 13323

Condition: Very Good+; Usual Foreign Languages Press binding with black titles and drawing of the author on the cover; clean pages; tight binding.


First published by the Foreign Languages Press in 1965, this is the second printing of the translation of a short-hand account of the lecture. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 25 pages View more info

Image for In the Eye of the Typhoon An American Woman in China During the Cultural Revolution

In the Eye of the Typhoon An American Woman in China During the Cultural Revolution

By: Lo, Ruth Earnshaw and Katharine S. Kinderman

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Da Capo Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 10699

ISBN: 030680283X

Condition: As New; Pictorial paperback; appears unread; clean pages; tight binging.


The wife of a Chinese professor and a teacher herself, the author describes her experiences and the people affected by the Cultural Revolution. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 289 pages View more info

Image for Exploring Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard 100 Years Ago, Cheap Yachting - Whaling and Exploring Cape Cod, Monomoy - Small Craft Mania 100 Years Ago

Exploring Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard 100 Years Ago, Cheap Yachting - Whaling and Exploring Cape Cod, Monomoy - Small Craft Mania 100 Years Ago

By: Ludlum, Stuart D. (editor)

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Utica, NY, Brodock & Ludlum: 1973

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 9923

Condition: Very Good+; Pictorial stiff paper covers; clean pages; 31 and 33 pages.


Two titles bound back-to-back in single volume; illustrated with reproductions of 18th and 19th century drawings and engravings. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 64 pages View more info

Image for Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review

By: Macaulay, Lord

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Osgood and Company: 1879

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13905

Condition: Near Fine; Brown cloth beveled hardcover with stamped black and gilt titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding; uncommon single volume "Popular Edition."


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 850 pages View more info

THE COMPASS, Summer 1974 A Magazine of the Sea

By: Mackenzie, R. Gordon (editor)

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Marine Sales Dept. , Mobil: 1974

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14389

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial magazine; clean pages; tight binding; color photographs; 40 pages


Includes: To Catch a Whale, R. Clancy; Nature's Deadly Genus, I. Ross; The New Bedford Whaling Museum, R. Hendrickson; Revisiting the Northwest Passage, E. R. Yarham; Westward Ho, The Whalers! , W. Childress; First Whaler through the Bering Strait, F. P. Schmitt & F. H. Winter; Whaling from New Bedford to Sausalito, L. Rosenhouse; Ishikawajima-Harima Heavy Industries Company, W. Seabrook. ; Number 3 Series; Color Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 40 pages View more info

Image for Modern Chinese History: Selected Readings (Vol. 1 & Vol. 2)

Modern Chinese History: Selected Readings (Vol. 1 & Vol. 2)

By: MacNair, Harley Farnsworth

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Taipei, The Commercial Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12339

Condition: Very Good; Softcover; clean pages; tight bindings; illustrations; former owner's chop on ffep; index.


These two volumes are a 1966 reprint of the original 1927 edition; ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 992 pages View more info

Image for The Volsunga Saga Translated from the Icelandic

The Volsunga Saga Translated from the Icelandic

By: Magnusson, Eirikr & William M. Morris (translators)

Price: $74.95

Publisher: London, Norrcena Society: 1906

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13807

Condition: Very Good; NOT A REPRINT; Original green cloth hardcover with paper spine label, lightly rubbed; color frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages, gilt top edges, deckled fore edges; tight binding; illustrated; bookplate on ffep.


Viking Edition No. 55 of 650 limited edition copies. Also includes Legends of the Wagner Trilogy by Jessie L. Weston and Old Norse Sagas Kindred to the Volsung and Niblung Tale. Introduction by H. Halliday Sparling. ; Viking Edition Series; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 340 pages View more info

Image for China: Land of Famine

China: Land of Famine

By: Mallory, Walter H.

Price: $59.95

Publisher: New York, NY, American Geographic Society: 1926

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13067

Condition: Very Good; Grey cloth hardcover with gilt titles in black rectangle, lightly rubbed; frontispiece; clean pages except for usual ex-library marks; tight binding; maps; illustrated; index


Lose the Mandate of Heaven, and a revolution will follow. This is China in the midst of 20th century change. Foreword by Dr. John H. Finley; American Geographical Society Special Publication Series; Ex-Library; Vol. 6; B&W Photographs; 10 x 6.8 x 0.9 inches; 199 pages View more info

Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 78, March 1952, No. 3

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 78, March 1952, No. 3

By: McCandless, Captain Bruce

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1952

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13165

Condition: Very Good; Stapled pictorial binding, minor soiling to front cover; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Monthly publication, includes: Korea: Acid Test of Containment by Stratton; Naval Aviation, An Evolution of Naval Gunfire by Standley; The Cyprus Bastion by Leopold; Theodorus Bailey Meyers Mason, Founder of the Office of Naval Intelligence by Ellicott; The "Long March" as Extended Guerrilla Warfare by Dinegar; Lookouts--The Fleet's Forgotten Men by Miller; Commodore Perry and the Bonin Islands by Kublin.... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Some Famous Sailing Ships and Their Builder Donald Mckay A Study of the American Sailing Packet and Clipper Eras, with Biographical Sketches of America's Foremost Designer and Master-Builder of Ships, and a Comprehensive History of His Many Famous Ships...

By: McKay, Richard C.

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1931

Edition: First Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 14464

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt titles, minor discoloration; illustrated end papers; frontispiece with tissue guard; clean pages, top edges gilt; tight binding index; illustrated; 395 pages.


10 color plates and 48 others. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 395 pages View more info