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Image for Ships and Shipmasters of Old Providence A Brief Account of Some of the Famous Merchants, Sea Captains and Ships of the Past, Together with Reminiscences of a Few Notable Voyages Made in Providence Ships

Ships and Shipmasters of Old Providence A Brief Account of Some of the Famous Merchants, Sea Captains and Ships of the Past, Together with Reminiscences of a Few Notable Voyages Made in Providence Ships

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Providence, Providence Institution for Savings: 1920

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13400

Condition: Good; Library pamphlet stiff board binding, foxing and usual ex-library marks; tight binding; illustrated; bibliography.


Issued on the 100th anniversary of the Institution's founding. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 53 pages View more info

Provincial Society 1690-1763

By: Adams, James Truslow

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, The MacMillan Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition; Later Printing

Seller ID: 14530

Condition: Very Good; Navy cloth hardcover with gilt series titles on the front board and gilt spine titles, small scratch, 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; This is Volume III. Originally published in 1927.; A History of American Life Series; B&W Illustrations; 374 pages View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 82, August 1956, No. 8

By: Adrian, Commander Robert N.

Price: $14.95

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

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13178

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


Monthly publication, includes: Japan's Losing Struggle for Guadalcanal (Part II) by Tanaka; Experiment in Total War by Alexander; The Scharnhorst-Gneisenau Team at Its Peak by Handel-Mazzetti... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 82, September 1956, No. 9

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 82, September 1956, No. 9

By: Adrian, Commander Robert N.

Price: $14.95

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

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13179

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


Monthly publication, includes: The Naked Warriors by Fane and Moore; Three Aces--Trumped! By Macintyre; T. He Pre-1941 Sinapore Naval Base by Parkinson; Ericsson, Stockton, and the USS Princeton by Watts; Lost but not Forgotten: The Final Resting Place of Heroes of the Barbary Wars by Burchis and Johnson... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 83, January 1957, No. 1

By: Adrian, Commander Robert N.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1957

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13180

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


Monthly publication, includes: The High Commissioner to Turkey by Anderson; No Birddog in the Soup by Mandel; Seaweed and Ivy by Gregory; Course Zero Nine Five by Hadaway; Afghanistan and the Great Powers by Rubenstein; The San Francisco Shipyard (Pictorial)... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

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United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 83, May 1957, No. 5

By: Adrian, Commander Robert N.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1957

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13181

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


Monthly publication, includes: Sustaining an Air-Atomic Navy by Henn; The Royal Italian Navy's Last Victory by Bragadin; Berth 124, Destroyer Pier One by Webster; Mahan--Historian with a Purpose by Duncan A Century of Port Arthur by Kublin; The Cruise of the Nancy by Alderman; The First Encounter: Roosevelt and the Russians, 1933... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 83, August 1957, No. 8

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 83, August 1957, No. 8

By: Adrian, Commander Robert N.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1957

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13182

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


Monthly publication, includes: Suex and the Indian Ocean by Clubb; Signaling in English Marine Art by Mead; Soviet Navy in World War II by Meister; The Haiphong "Misunderstanding" by Jubelin; Mars, No Bettah da Kine by Serrell; The "Clermont" and the Beginnings of Steam by Degnan... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Image for United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 83, September 1957, No. 9

United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol. 83, September 1957, No. 9

By: Adrian, Commander Robert N.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Menasha, WI, United States Naval Institute: 1957

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13183

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


Monthly publication, includes: Whether to Provide and Maintain a Navy (1787-1788) by Smelser; The Communist Challenge in Asia by Wilson; The Spanish Naval Academy by Buchalter; The U. S. Coast Guard in World War II (Pictorial)... ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall View more info

Children of the Light The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet

By: Allen, Everett S.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Orleans, MA, Parnassus Imprints: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14471

ISBN: 0940160234

Condition: Very Good


9.20 X 6.10 X 1 inches; 302 pages View more info

Image for Gems (? ) of German Thought An Anthology of the German War Scriptures

Gems (? ) of German Thought An Anthology of the German War Scriptures

By: Archer, William (compiler)

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1917

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13595

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback, creases on back cover; clean pages; tight binding


Although not from one of the publishers that usually distributed propaganda for the British government, this item appears to meet the usual anti-German (the wartime enemy at the time) criteria. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 264 pages View more info

Image for A Pictorial Treasury of the Marine Museums of the World

A Pictorial Treasury of the Marine Museums of the World

By: Aymar, Brandt

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Crown: 1967

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 970

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket; Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles, fading along top edge and spine head; dust jacket chipped, priced clipped and piece missing from spine head; clean pages and illustrations; index.


Since many of the artifacts photographed are no longer on public display or the museums described have changed or no longer exit, this book has become a historical snapshot of half a century ago. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 248 pages View more info

Image for History of Danbury, Conn. 1684-1896 From Notes and Manuscript Left by James Montgomery Bailey Compled with Additions by Susan Benedict Hill

History of Danbury, Conn. 1684-1896 From Notes and Manuscript Left by James Montgomery Bailey Compled with Additions by Susan Benedict Hill

By: Bailey, James Montgomery; Susan Benedict Hill (compiler)

Price: $89.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Burr Printing House: 1896

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14054

Condition: Very Good; Maroon cloth hardcover with gilt titles and blind embossed decoration; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 605 pages View more info

Image for Decade of the Trains the 1940s

Decade of the Trains the 1940s

By: Ball Jr. , Don & Rogers E. M. Whitaker

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, New York Graphic Society: 1980

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13238

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial large format paperback, corner crease; clean pages except small faint moisture marks on first few pages; tight binding; illustrated


Great photographs for anyone interested in trains and how railroads worked. ; B&W Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 287 pages View more info

Proceedings of the Bostonian Society Annual Meeting, January 18, 1955

By: Boston Society

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Boston, Bostonian Society: 1955

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7800

Condition: Very Good; Gray wrappers with black decoration and titles, note on front wrapper; clean pages; tight binding; contains "Three Centuries of American Jewish History in Massachusetts" by Lee M. Friedman and "Early Boston Fires (1653-1711) " by Philip E. Coyle in addition to the usual annual reports: financial and administrative information; illustrated; 83 pages.


83 pages View more info

Image for Bradford's History of Plimoth Plantation from the Original Manuscript With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts

Bradford's History of Plimoth Plantation from the Original Manuscript With a Report of the Proceedings Incident to the Return of the Manuscript to Massachusetts

By: Bradford, William

Price: $124.95

Publisher: Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts: 1899

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13356

Condition: Very Good+; Blue cloth belved hardcover with gilt spine titles, spine head and tail lightly frayed; clean pages excpt for light foxing on margins of several etchings; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep; index; illustrated.


Includes English and American decrees and communication related to the return of the original manuscript to the Commonwealth, facsimiles of several pages of the original, and etchings of the principal religious and government officials who aided in the manuscript's return to Massachusetts. ; Etching; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 555 pages View more info

The Flowering of New England 1815-1865

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1937

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 41st Printing

Seller ID: 14568

Condition: Very Good-; Black-dyed leather quarter binding with green boards, gilt spine titles and hub decoration, spine sunned returning leather to natural color; patterned endpapers; clean pages with minor dampstains on endpaper fore edges; tight binding.


Rebound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 677 pages View more info

New England Indian Summer 1866-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1940

Edition: First Edition; 12th Printing

Seller ID: 14569

Condition: Very Good; Black-dyed leather quarter binding with green boards, gilt spine titles and hub decoration, spine sunned returning leather to natural color; patterned endpapers; clean pages with minor dampstains on endpaper fore edges; tight binding.


Rebound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 557 pages View more info

The Times of Melville and Whitman

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14570

Condition: Very Good; Black-dyed leather quarter binding with green boards, gilt spine titles and hub decoration, spine sunned returning leather to natural color; patterned endpapers; clean pages with minor dampstains on endpaper fore edges; tight binding.


Rebound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 489 pages View more info

The World of Washington Irving

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14571

Condition: Very Good; Black-dyed leather quarter binding with green boards, gilt spine titles and hub decoration, spine sunned returning leather to natural color; patterned endpapers; clean pages with minor dampstains on endpaper fore edges; tight binding.


Rebound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 495 pages View more info

The Confident Years: 1885-1915

By: Brooks, Van Wyck

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, NY, E. P. Dutton & Co.: 1952

Edition: 1st Edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14572

Condition: Very Good; Black-dyed leather quarter binding with green boards, gilt spine titles and hub decoration, spine sunned returning leather to natural color, dampstain on rear board; patterned endpapers; clean pages; tight binding; index.


Rebound. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 627 pages View more info