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Lloyd's Calendar 1947
London, Lloyd's of London, 1946. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xxxvi,568.8vo,,Bound in original dark blue buckram with gilt lettering. Boards a bit wrinkled & lightly scuffed; else clean, tight and in very good condition. No internal markings.
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Book number: 9900040160
CAD 23.10 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 18.11 | £UK 14.5 | JP¥ 2297]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Merchant shipping;Insurance;Maritime law;;;;;;

 
River Cruising Atlas: Columbia Snake Willamette
Seattle, WA, Evergreen Pacific Publishing, 1991. pp. 107.Small folio,Coil bound in illustrated card covers. Measures 29 x 43 cms. Ill.: charts. Contents a bit rolled, with some light wear to covers. Charts unmarked. Good plus copy of a scarce chartbook. ISBN 0945265123.
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Book number: 9900040235
CAD 93.80 [Appr.: EURO 68.5 US$ 73.55 | £UK 58.25 | JP¥ 9328]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Columbia river;Sailing;Cruising guide;;;;;; charts

 
Ashley, Clifford W.
The Ashley Book of Knots
New York, Doubleday. Reprint. Hardcover. pp. x, 610. 4to. Heavily illustrated. Lightest shelfwear, near fine, in rubbed, near fine dust jacket. Facsimile reprint. With amendments by Geoffrey Budworth.
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Book number: 06631
CAD 62.50 [Appr.: EURO 45.75 US$ 49 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 6215]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
Atkin, William
Of Yachts and Men An account of many happy years of building, designing and living with small boats; with plans and illustrations of some of these boats, and the circumstances under which they were concieved.
Dobbs Ferry, NY, Sheridan House, 1976. Hardcover. pp. 320. 8vo. Gilt lettering to spine. Black and white illustrations. Light general shelfwear, minor spotting to top edge and rear pastedown; very good in good+ dustjacket showing short, closed tears along top edge and sunning to extremities. Drawings by C. G. Davis; designs and photographs by the author.
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Book number: 072346
CAD 37.50 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 US$ 29.4 | £UK 23.5 | JP¥ 3729]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Boats; Building; Yachts; Plans

 
Bell, Helen G.
Winning the King's Cup A Story of the Spanish Ocean Race
New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. Hardcover. 4to. Black and white maps and frontispiece. Light shelfwear, gift inscription to ffep; very good+ in very good dustjacket with chips and short closed tears to edges (protected in brodart sleeve). .
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Book number: 061829
CAD 31.30 [Appr.: EURO 23 US$ 24.54 | £UK 19.5 | JP¥ 3113]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
O'Brian, Patrick
The Wine-Dark Sea
New York, W. W. Norton, 1993. Hardcover. pp. 261. 8vo. Light shelfwear, owner's signature to ffep; else very good+ in very good dustjacket. .
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Book number: 075005
CAD 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 11 US$ 11.76 | £UK 9.5 | JP¥ 1492]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Historical Fiction;

 
BROOKS, Kenneth F.
Run to Leeward
London, Adventurer's Club, 1966. later printing. Hardcover. pp. 192.8vo,,Bds sl soiled, sl musty smell, else vg in scuffed, clipped, g dj. Ill.: Map endpapers. The tale of the voyage the Albatross made through the great storm of 1904.
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Book number: 9900025796
CAD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.8 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1243]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Chesapeake Bay;Schooner;;;;;; Map endpapers

 
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
The Ship Under Sail
Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, ND (1920s). Hardcover. pp. 224.square 8vo,Front hinge a bit weak, bds. sl. scuffed & soiled; else gd+. Ill.: folding plans, b&w photos. Small ink name and address on decorated fep. Some age-toning to margins of contents.
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Book number: 9900028262
CAD 18.80 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.74 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1870]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Naval;Rigging;;;;;; folding plans, b&w photos

 
Rudolph Chelminski
Superwreck Amoco Cadiz The Shipwreck That Had to Happen
New York, William Morrow & Co, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Black and white illustrations. Light edgewear, fading to boards and spine; good+ in very good dustjacket (protected in brodart sleeve). .
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Book number: 045538
CAD 15.60 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.23 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1551]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
CHICHESTER, Francis
Along the Clipper Way
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. 5th printing. Hardcover. pp. 257.8vo,,Sl. shelf wear; else vg/nf in torn, taped, scuffed fair/gd dj. Ill.: endpaper maps, maps in text. An anthology of the best accounts describing the nineteenth-century clipper routes to and from Australia.
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Book number: 9900030110
CAD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.8 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1243]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Australia;Clipper ships;Trade Routes;Sailing;Nautical Trade;;;; endpaper maps, maps in text

 
CHICHESTER, Sir Francis
Gipsy Moth Circles the World
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1967. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xvi, 269.8vo,,Sl. rubbed; else vg/vg+ in sl. chipped & scuffed, o/w vg dj. Ill.: color, b&w photos, maps.
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Book number: 9900014055
CAD 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 9.8 | £UK 8 | JP¥ 1243]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Solo navigation;Circumnavigation;Nautical;Chichester;;;; color, b&w photos, maps

 
CHICHESTER, FRANCIS
The Lonely Sea and the Sky
London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1964. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xvii, 352.8vo,,Front bd. bowed, spine sl. sunned; else vg in sl. sunned, gd+ dj. Ill.: maps, b&w photos, plans. A 1965 Reader's Union edition, g/vg in good dj, also available.
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Book number: 9900001425
CAD 18.80 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 14.74 | £UK 11.75 | JP¥ 1870]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Sailing;Adventurers;Sailors;Aviators;OSTAR;Sailboat racing;Saliboat races;Sea planes;Aviation maps, b&w photos, plans

 
Clarke, D. H.
The Blue Water Dream: The Escape-to-the-Sea Syndrome How to Get Away from It All-If You Really Must
New York, David McKay Company, Inc. 1981. Hardcover. pp. 277. 8vo. Light shelfwear, foxing to foredge, else contents clean and unmarked; very good in price-clipped, very good- dustjacket with a few short closed tears and some creasing to edges. .
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Book number: 062453
CAD 15.60 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 12.23 | £UK 9.75 | JP¥ 1551]
Catalogue: Nautical

 
Edited by the Secretary [Daniel H. Cox]
Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Vol. XXIII 1915
New York City, 1915. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xxxv, 224.Heavy 4to,,,Published annually by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Besides the text, this volume has 92 pages of photo plates, folding plans, and nautical diagrams at the end of the book. One sequence of photos and plans accompanies an interesting article entitled 'Inland Navigation and Barge Construction vs. Floating Bridges.' Other articles include: 'Some Comparisons Relating to Electric Propulsion of a Battleship', 'Interior Decoration of Vessels' (well-illustrated), and 'The Submarine of To-day and Tomorrow' etc. Binding scuffed and a bit soiled. Hinges tight. Small stain to top of gutter of preliminary pages, not affecting contents. Several of the folding plans are quite large and would look most attractive when matted and framed. Ill.: folding plans, b&w illusts. Bound in original brown buckram with lettering to front board and spine stamped in gilt.
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Book number: 9900043217
CAD 62.50 [Appr.: EURO 45.75 US$ 49 | £UK 39 | JP¥ 6215]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Stern wheeler;Battleship;Cruise ship;;;;;; folding plans, b&w illusts.

 
Edited by the Secretary [Daniel H. Cox]
Transactions of the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers Vol. XXIV 1916
New York City, 1916. 1st edition. Hardcover. pp. xlii, 215.Heavy 4to,,,Published annually by the Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Besides the text, this volume has 127 pages of photo plates, folding plans, and nautical diagrams at the end of the book. The last 30, or so, of these pages have been exposed to moisture and should be separated with great care. Illustrated articles include 'Salvage Equipment Used in Raising Submarine F-4', 'The Design of an Oil Engine', 'Aeronautics in Relation to Naval Architecture', 'Notes from the Model Basin', etc. The binding is spotted and scuffed, but tight. This copy priced with faults in mind. Ill.: folding plans, b&w illusts. Bound in original brown buckram with lettering to front board and spine stamped in gilt.
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Book number: 9900043218
CAD 43.80 [Appr.: EURO 32 US$ 34.34 | £UK 27.25 | JP¥ 4356]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Stern wheeler;Battleship;Cruise ship;;;;;; folding plans, b&w illusts.

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