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Image for Pacific Ocean and South Seas  Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a report of J.N. Reynolds, in relation to islands, reefs, and shoals ... &c

Pacific Ocean and South Seas Letter from the Secretary of the Navy, transmitting a report of J.N. Reynolds, in relation to islands, reefs, and shoals ... &c

By: Reynolds, J. N.

Price: $194.95

Publisher: Washington DC, Gales & Seaton: 1835

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13402

Condition: Very Good-; NOT A REPRINT. An intact original document; however missing paperback covers; minor scattered marginalia.


Jeremiah Reynolds' letter and report to the Secretary of the Navy was originally written in 1828 after he was engaged by the Secretary to gather information from whale ship owners and captains regarding observations made on voyages to the Pacific Ocean and South Seas. ; H. R. Doc. No. 105, 23d Cong. , 2d Sess. (1835) Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 28 pages View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 77, May 1951, No. 5

By: Rice, Captain R. H.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1951

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13152

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


Monthly publication, includes: The Strategic Importance of Military Air Transport by Amme; Amphibious Warfare--two Concepts by Williams; Command--The Ultimate Sepciality by Reirdon; The Cruise of Schiff 45 by Sokol; Communism and the Naval Officer by Kassell.... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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By-Ways of War The Story of the Filibusters

By: Roche, James Jeffrey

Price: $34.95

Publisher: Boston, Sherman, French & Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14008

Condition: Good+; Green cloth hardcover with cream titles and embossed decoration, rubbed, spine sunned, some color loss on boards; clean pages; bookplate removed.


Fold out map intact. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 251 pages View more info

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The First Shot

By: Rosen, Robert N. & Richard W. Hatcher III

Price: $13.49

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2011

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14098

ISBN: 0738582425

Condition: New; New Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Images of America Series; 9.20 X 6.40 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages View more info

Speech of His Excellency Antonio Salandra in the Capitol of Rome, June 2, 1915,

By: Salandra, Antonio

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin: 1915

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6261

Condition: Very Good; Printed wrappers with black titles, minor foxing, clean pages, rear corner crease; translated, with introductory note by Thomas Okey; Salandra was the Prime Minister of Italy; 32 pages.


12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages View more info

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Across the North Atlantic

By: Sawtell, Clement C

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Lincoln, MA, Sawtells of Somerset: 1973

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1524

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback decorated with illustration of packet ship and black titles, minor soiling; clean pages; tight binding; the small, unpaginated volume includes accounts of crossings between America, France and England in the 1820-1848 period;


Among the accounts in this work are those by Henry Cammyer, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Fanny Kembie, Rev. Nathaniel S. Wheaton, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Tyrone Power, James Fenimore Cooper, Bayard Taylor and George Rapelje. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Rise of the City 1878-1898

By: Schlesinger, Arthur Meier

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14535

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt series titles on the front board and gilt spine titles; frontispiece; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; maps, photos and reproductions; critical authories essay; index.


A History of American Life series editors, Arthur M. Schlesinger and Dixon Ryan Fox; This is Volume X. ; A History of American Life Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 494 pages View more info

The Swing Era The Development of Jazz, 1930-1945

By: Schuller, Gunther

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14416

ISBN: 0195071409

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial trade paperback clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


The History of Jazz Series; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.50 inches; 944 pages View more info

The Great Crusade and after 1914-1928

By: Slosson, Preston William

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1937

Edition: First Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 14537

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt series titles on the front board and gilt spine titles, spine lightly sunned; frontispiece; illustrated end papers; clean pages; tight binding; maps, photos and reproductions; critical authories essay; index.


A History of American Life series editors, Arthur M. Schlesinger and Dixon Ryan Fox, who also contributed an editorial forward to this volume; This is Volume XII. Originally published in 1930, and reprinted in 1935.; A History of American Life Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 486 pages View more info

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The Story of the American Merchant Marine

By: Spears, John R.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1910

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13357

Condition: Fair; Navy, blind, embossed cloth hardcover with white titles and white and green decoration on the front board, rubbed bumped, ; spine sunned and head and tail frayed; generally clean pages with deckled fore edges and with several loose pages now repaired; illustrated; index.


This history of America's merchant fleet and a plea for training and an expansion of the country's global economic interests. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages View more info

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The Ships That Brought Us so Far

By: Stanford, Peter

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Washington DC, National Maritime Historical Society: 1971

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7966

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial wraps; clean pages, penned note on front coover; tight binding; illustrated; 54 pages plus index on inside back cover.


. ..a brief review of efforts of historic preservation of historic ships. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 55 pages View more info

Image for Some Events of Boston and its Neighbors

Some Events of Boston and its Neighbors

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11879

Condition: Near Fine; Brown paperback with slightly faded gilt decoration and titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 94 pages View more info

Image for Boston One Hundred Years a City A Collection of Views Made from Rare Prints and Old Photographs Showing the Changes Which Have Occurred in Boston During the One Hundred Years of its Existence As a City 1822-1922

Boston One Hundred Years a City A Collection of Views Made from Rare Prints and Old Photographs Showing the Changes Which Have Occurred in Boston During the One Hundred Years of its Existence As a City 1822-1922

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11880

Condition: Very Good; NOT A REPRINT; Brown paperback with gilt decoration and titles which are faded; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston.; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 49 pages View more info

Image for Some Ships of the Clipper Ship Era: Their Builders, Owners, and Captains A Glance At an Interesting Phase of the American Merchant Marine so Far As it Relates to Boston

Some Ships of the Clipper Ship Era: Their Builders, Owners, and Captains A Glance At an Interesting Phase of the American Merchant Marine so Far As it Relates to Boston

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1913

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12137

Condition: Near Fine; Green stiff cover with silver titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; 45 pages.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston; brief biographies of the ships. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 45 pages View more info

Image for Some Events of Boston and its Neighbors

Some Events of Boston and its Neighbors

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1917

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12141

Condition: Very Good; Brown paperback with gilt decoration and titles, tears at spine head and foot; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 94 pages View more info

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Whale Fishery of New England

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1915

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12143

Condition: Very Good; Navy paperback with gilt decoration and titles; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; transmittal note laid in.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 63 pages View more info

Image for Some Interesting Boston Events

Some Interesting Boston Events

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1916

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12144

Condition: Fair; Green paperback, front cover missing; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; transmittal note laid in; 78 pages.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston.; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 78 pages View more info

Image for Some Industries of New England

Some Industries of New England

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1923

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12146

Condition: Very Good; Green paperback with gilt titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston. ; B&W Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 70 pages View more info

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Other Industries of New England

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1924

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12147

Condition: Very Good; Brown paperback with gilt and black titles and decoration; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 59 pages View more info

Image for Other Industries of New England

Other Industries of New England

By: State Street Trust Company

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Boston, State Street Trust Co: 1924

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12148

Condition: Good+; Brown paperback with gilt and black titles and decoration, top right corners soiled; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


One of a long running series by the State Street Trust Company of Boston.; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 59 pages View more info