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ADMIRAAL DE RUYTER DE ZEESLAG OP SCHOONEVELD JUNI 1673

By: (De Ruyter, Michiel Adriaansz). Warnsinck, J. C. M

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Gravenhage, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1930.: 1930.

Seller ID: 18023


Gravenhage, Netherlands: Martinus Nijhoff, 1930.. 1930.. Fine. - Quarto [12-3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide], pictorial dark blue cloth titled in gilt within decorative frames in gilt on the front cover & spine with an image of a sailing ship stamped in gilt on the front cover & a coat of arms in gilt on the rear cover, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket has a small tear at 1 corner. xii & 178 pages. Profuse illustrations, including 4 maps, 2 of them folding, & 20 plat... View more info

ADDRESS TO THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES ON THE MERITS OF PIRSSON'S PATENT STEAM CONDENSER. (Cover title).

By: (Pirsson, J. P.). Stewart, Commodore Charles; Thompson, A. W.; Sewell, William; et al.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Washington, DC: Gideon & Co., Printers, 1850.: 1850.

Seller ID: 34387


Washington, DC: Gideon & Co., Printers, 1850.. 1850.. Good. - Octavo, printed tan wrappers sewn with tan cord titled within a decorative frame in black on the front wrap. The wraps are bumped with some light creasing. 14 pages. There are light creases to the corners of each page with an area of staining to pages 4 and 5. The pamphlet has been folded, leaving 2 horizontal creases to each wrap & each page. Good. The first text page is headed: "An Address to the Gov... View more info

SCHIP EN SCHOONHEID. Prisma der Kunsten No. 6 1937. (Cover title)

By: (Vossnack, E.; Crone, G. L. E.; et al)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: (Amsterdam: Nederlandsche Kunstenaars Vereenigingen (VANK), 1937).: 1937).

Seller ID: 11447


(Amsterdam: Nederlandsche Kunstenaars Vereenigingen (VANK), 1937).. 1937).. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial orange & dark blue wraps. The spine & extremities are faded & the spine is chipped with a small piece out of the tail. There are stains to the wraps. Pages 141-185. Black-and-white illustrations. The top edges of the leaves are lightly dampstained with heavier staining to 2 leaves & a piece out, affecting 1 of the illustrations. There is occasional lig... View more info

NORMANDIE: HER LIFE AND TIMES

By: Ardman, Harvey

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York/Toronto: Franklin Watts, 1985.: 1985.

Seller ID: 31778


New York/Toronto: Franklin Watts, 1985.. 1985.. Very good. - Octavo, paper covered boards in a dust wrapper. The binding is bumped. The top edges of the dust jacket's panels are darkened with some minor soiling to its rear panel. The head & tail of the jacket's spine are chipped & there is a crease to its front flap. [xi] & 435 pages. Black-and- white illustrations. Very good. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Image for CHASING THE BOWHEAD As told by Captain Hartson H. Bodfish and Recorded for him by Joseph C. Allen.

CHASING THE BOWHEAD As told by Captain Hartson H. Bodfish and Recorded for him by Joseph C. Allen.

By: Bodfish, Captain Hartson H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1936.: 1936.

Seller ID: 35619


- Octavo. textured green cloth with a vignette stamped in gilt on the front cover. The top edge is gilt. The spine & extremities are darkened. The spine is rubbed with its titling faded and with short tears to its tail & a piece out of its head. ix & 281 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. The gutters are darkened. There is a small crease to the top edge of the title page with some tiny stains to its bottom edge. Good. First edition.An... View more info

DEEP SEA BUBBLES / Or the Cruise of the Anna Lombard

By: Bootes, Henry H

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London: Ernest Benn Limited, (1928).: (1928).

Seller ID: 12069


London: Ernest Benn Limited, (1928).. (1928).. Good. - Octavo, maroon cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The covers are lightly rubbed & bumped with a few light stains. The spine is slightly faded with light creasing to the head. 261 & [2] pages plus colophon. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper. There is foxing to the fore-edge & prelims & to a few text pages. Good. First edition.The author looks back to the age of the sailing ship and to a voyage h... View more info

WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION

By: Bowen, Frank C

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London/New York: Halton & Company Limited, (1951).: (1951).

Seller ID: 22302


London/New York: Halton & Company Limited, (1951).. (1951).. Good. - Small quarto [9-7/8 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide], cloth in a dust wrapper. The binding is lightly bumped with the head & tail of the spine slightly chipped. There are 2 tiny gray marks to the front cover. The dust jacket is chipped & lightly soiled with small pieces out. The jacket spine is darkened with tears to the head & tail. viii & 144 pages. Illustrated with 4 color plates, including a fronti... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER REFERRING TO MARY SEWELL'S JUVENILE "DAVIE BLAKE THE SAILOR", SIGNED BY YACHTSMAN THOMAS BRASSEY.

AUTOGRAPH LETTER REFERRING TO MARY SEWELL'S JUVENILE "DAVIE BLAKE THE SAILOR", SIGNED BY YACHTSMAN THOMAS BRASSEY.

By: Brassey, Thomas, 1st Earl Brassey; (1836-1918). Governor of Victoria (Australia), 1895-1900. He circumnavigated the world in his yacht Sunbeam.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Normanhurst Court, Battle, [East Sussex, U.K.]: April 2, 1888.: 1888.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34165


Normanhurst Court, Battle, [East Sussex, U.K.]: April 2, 1888.. 1888.. Good. - Letter penned in black ink & filling both sides of a sheet of black- bordered letterhead, approximately 7 inches high by 4-3/8 widr with the address of his family seat printed in raised lettering at the top. Signed "Brassey". There is a small, light stain below the salutation with a glue mark down the right margin of the verso where the letter has been removed from an album. Folded onc... View more info

Image for COLOR PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED TO CONGRESSMAN SEYMOUR HALPERN AND SIGNED BY U.S. ADMIRAL WILLIAM BRINGLE.

COLOR PHOTOGRAPH INSCRIBED TO CONGRESSMAN SEYMOUR HALPERN AND SIGNED BY U.S. ADMIRAL WILLIAM BRINGLE.

By: Bringle, Admiral William Floyd, USN. (1913-1999). As a four star Admiral, he was Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe (1971-73).

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Naval Station, Washington, DC: March 1971.: 1971.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34335


Naval Station, Washington, DC: March 1971.. 1971.. Very good. - Original color photograph, 9-1/2 inches high by 7-1/2 inches wide, mounted on a sheet of heavy white board, approximately 13 inches high by 9- 1/2 inches wide. Boldly inscribed in black ink below the photo and signed "W. F. Bringle / Admiral US Navy". There is some minor soiling to the mount & its corners are slightly bumped. Near fine The photograph was taken at the Naval Photographic Center, Na... View more info

Image for MAGAZINE PORTRAIT INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY U.S. NAVAL OFFICER REAR ADMIRAL JEHU V. CHASE.

MAGAZINE PORTRAIT INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY U.S. NAVAL OFFICER REAR ADMIRAL JEHU V. CHASE.

By: Chase, Rear Admiral Jehu V. (1869-1937). Career naval officer best remembered for his leadership of the USS Minnesota during World War I.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Circa [1930].: [1930].

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 35011


Circa [1930].. [1930].. Good. - A black-and-white, approximately 3 inch high by 2-1/4 wide portrait has been clipped from a magazine and mounted on a piece of cream-colored paper and then on a gray card 6 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide. Inscribed and signed on the first mount below the portrait: "To Seymour Halpern / with kindest regards / J. V. Chase / Admiral US Navy". There is a piece out of the lower right edge of the gray card & its bottom left corner is c... View more info

Image for COLOR PORTRAIT SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ADMIRAL BERNARD A. CLAREY, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, U.S. PACIFIC FLEET.

COLOR PORTRAIT SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY ADMIRAL BERNARD A. CLAREY, COMMANDER IN CHIEF, U.S. PACIFIC FLEET.

By: Clarey, Bernard A. (1912-1996). An admiral of the U.S. Navy who served as Vice Chief of Naval Operations and as Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: January 11, 1973.: 1973.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34913


January 11, 1973.. 1973.. Very good. - A 9-1/4 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide color photographic portrait is mounted on a sheet of heavy white card, 12--5/8 inches high by 9 inches wide. Inscribed and signed in blue ink on the mount below the portrait: "To Congressman Seymour Halpern / With all best wishes / B. A. Clarey / Admiral, U.S. Navy / Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet / 11 January, 1973". The mount is very lightly bumped with a tiny chip to its edge a... View more info

Image for MAGAZINE PORTRAIT SIGNED BY U.S. NAVY ADMIRAL ROBERT COONTZ.

MAGAZINE PORTRAIT SIGNED BY U.S. NAVY ADMIRAL ROBERT COONTZ.

By: Coontz, Robert. (1864-1935). U.S. Navy Admiral who served in the Spanish-American War and was Chief of Naval Operations. He was Governor of Guam 1912-13.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1930.: 1930.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34762


1930.. 1930.. Very good. - Sepia-toned magazine portrait, 3 inches high by 2-1/2 inches wide, mounted on a piece of cream-colored card, approximately 4-3/4 inches high by 3 inches wide. Signed in black ink on the mount below the portrait: "R. E. Coontz / Admiral, US Navy / Retired / 1930." The mount is lightly soiled. Very good. The head-and-shoulders portrait shows the elderly admiral swimming in a slightly choppy sea.Robert Edward Coontz [1864- 1935] was ... View more info

ADVENTURES BY SEA OF EDWARD COXERE: A Relation of the Several Adventures by Sea with the Dangers, Difficulties and Hardships I Met for Several Years / As Also the Deliverances and Escapes through them for which I have Cause to Give the Glory to God For Ever

By: Coxere, Edward (1633-1694); Meyerstein, E. H. W., editor

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York and London: Oxford University Press, 1946.: 1946.

Seller ID: 29993


New York and London: Oxford University Press, 1946.. 1946.. Good. - Small quarto [6 inches high by 4-3/4 inches wide], pictorial paper covered boards backed with cream buckram in a dust wrapper. The spine is slightly darkened & there is a vertical crease to the paper on the rear cover. The dust jacket is chipped with a tear to its rear fold & with a large piece out of the tail of its spine & the adjacent corners of its panels. The jacket spine is a bit darkened & there i... View more info

L'ACTION MARITIME PENDANT LA GUERRE ANTI-GERMANIQUE [by] Contre-Amiral Rene Daveluy. 2 volumes

By: Daveluy, Rene. (1863-1939)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Paris: Augustin Challamel, Editeur, 1920.: 1920.

Seller ID: 31677


Paris: Augustin Challamel, Editeur, 1920.. 1920.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The spines & extremities are darkened & the heads & tails of the spines are chipped with a small piece out of the Vol. 1 spine near the head. There are a few small stains & some spotting to the wraps with light creasing to the corners. The endpapers are darkened. 271 & [1] pages; and 280 pages. 11 plates [maps], 10 of them folding, in blue, black & white and black-and... View more info

Image for AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS REQUESTING A DRAWING FOR HIS "TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY".

AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY SIR HOWARD DOUGLAS REQUESTING A DRAWING FOR HIS "TREATISE ON NAVAL GUNNERY".

By: Douglas, Sir Howard. (1776-1861). Soldier, colonial administrator of New Brunswick, author of the "Douglas Code" for the Ionian Islands and author of important naval treatises.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Green Street [London]: April 15, 1860.: 1860.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34086


Green Street [London]: April 15, 1860.. 1860.. Very good. - Letter penned in black ink filling most of both sides of a sheet of cream paper, approximately 8 inches high by 6 inches wide, bordered in black. The letter is tipped onto a slightly larger piece of card stock. Signed "Howard Douglas". There is a tiny chip to the left edge of the black border. Folded twice for mailing. Very good Howard Douglas writes to Colonel John St. George [1812-1891], Director o... View more info

DR. GRENFELL'S PARISH: The Deep Sea Fishermen

By: Duncan, Norman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, (1905).: (1905).

Seller ID: 2574


New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, (1905).. (1905).. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in black with image of a ship's mast stamped in black on front cover. The covers are bumped & lightly soiled & the spine is slightly rubbed. 155 pp. & 5-page publisher's catalog. B&W frontispiece & 15 B&W plates. Very good. Fourth edition.A book about Dr. Wilfred T. Grenfell of the Royal National Mission to Deep-Sea Fishermen and his work on the coasts of Newfoundland and L... View more info

L'ARSENAL DE COLBERT / ROCHEFORT. Preface d'Etienne Taillemite

By: Dupont, Maurice, Admiral; and Fardet, Marc

Price: $20.00

Publisher: (Rochefort, France): Centre International de la Mer, (1986).: (1986).

Seller ID: 17380


(Rochefort, France): Centre International de la Mer, (1986).. (1986).. Fine. - Small oblong quarto [7-3/4 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], soft cover bound in pictorial golden yellow wraps. The wraps are slightly faded along the spine. 43 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. Near fine. Inscribed by Admiral Dupont on the title page.Dupont was commander of submarine operations in the Mediterranean from 1943 to 1944 and taught at the Ecole de Guerre navale. View more info

LES GRANDS MARINS DU REGNE DE LOUIS XIV. Notices Historiques

By: Dussieux, L

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Paris: Librairie Victor Lecoffre, 1888.: 1888.

Seller ID: 11418


Paris: Librairie Victor Lecoffre, 1888.. 1888.. Good. - Octavo, marbled black & cream paper covered boards backed with gray cloth with a gilt-lettered leather label on the spine. The boards are rubbed & bumped with the paper worn away along the edges. There are stains to the cloth. The head of the spine is heavily stained with a small sticker on it. The label is rubbed & chipped with a strip of paper adhering to its top edge. xi & 364 pages. There are stamps on the half-... View more info

THE NAVY READER. With Foreword by Rear Admiral John Downes

By: Fetridge, William Harrison, Lieutenant, USNR; Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1943).: (1943).

Seller ID: 10175


Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill Company, (1943).. (1943).. Very good. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the front cover & spine. The binding is bumped & lightly rubbed with some spotting to the covers. 443 pages. There is an owner's book label on the front endpaper. There are occasional very small stains & areas of soiling. Numerous black-and-white photographic illustrations, maps & diagrams. Very good. Admiral Downes writes in his foreword: "[The Reader] is,... View more info

A SEAFARING LEGACY: The Photographs, Diaries, Letters and Memorabilia of a Maine Sea Captain and His Wife 1859-1908

By: FreeHand, Julianna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York: Random House, (1981).: (1981).

Seller ID: 24402


New York: Random House, (1981).. (1981).. Very good. - Small oblong quarto [8-3/4 inches high by 11 inches wide], cloth-backed boards, in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is rubbed. 210 & [1] pages. Profuse black-and-white illustrations & facsimiles. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info