Brillig Books: Maritime
found: 19 books

 
BELL, R.C.
Diaries from the Days of Sail
New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston,, 1974. F. (ISBN: 0030129419). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Large octavo, black cloth covered boards with gilt spine title. 160pp. Illustrated throughout with black and white reproductions and diagrams. Introduction by Alan Villiers. Three selections from original diaries of American ships captains including tales of early Australia and the clipper ship trade with China. 6 appendices including Sails and Rigging, CHinese Shipping and the Anglo-Chinese War. A very tight, clean, fresh, volume with a discreet prior owner blindstamp on ffep, else fine, in a crisp, clean dust jacket. Very near fine in fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 04783
USD 17.20 [Appr.: EURO 15.25 | £UK 13.25 | JP¥ 1924]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: 0030129419 Villiers, Bell, Diary, Sailor, Sailing, Sail, Ship, Log, Memoir, America, American, Captain, China, Australia, Clipper, Rigging, History, Historical, Commerce, Trade, War, Pile, Tea, Opium, Wars, Shipping, Whitehead, Clarke, Lacey, Maritime

 
BIDDLECOMBE, CAPTAIN GEORGE
The Art Of Rigging
New York: Edward W. Sweetman, 1969. F. Hardcover. Book, First printing of this edition. Octavo, tobacco brown linen covered boards with dark brown spine title and anchor decorations. Top edge stained brick red. 155pp. including appendices. Illustrated with black and white drawings, of sails, splices, rigging etc. An exhaustive and comprehensive treatment of the subject with detailed specifications. A very tight, clean, fresh bright copy without dust jacket (as issued). Barely visible small blindstamp of prior owner name and address on ffep, else fine. A beautiful unblemished and almost flawless copy. Fine.
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Book number: 04763
USD 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 35.5 | £UK 30.75 | JP¥ 4475]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Ship, Sail, Sailing, Rigging, Rope, Line, Biddlecombe, Sailmaking, History, Knot, Nautical, Naval, Merchant, Historical, Technical, Manual, Lines, Specification, Sailor, Architecture, Marine, Ocean, Sea, Vessel, Maritime

 
DAYTON, FRED E. & ADAMS, JOHN W.
Steamboat Days
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, 1925. 1925, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, navy blue cloth with gilt titles, decoration and spine titles. Top edge stained blue. 436pp. Illustrated throughout with full page black and white plates and in text drawings by John Wolcott Adams. A history of the early steamboats of New England, the Great Lakes and the Mississippi. A very tight, clean, unmarked copy with bright gilt. Topstain a bit faded and part of two letters slightly dulled on front title. Near fine (without dust jacket). Fine/No Jacket.
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Book number: 05123
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.25 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 3804]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Dayton, Adams, Illustrated, Illustrator, Illustrations, Steam, Transportation, Steamboat, Boat, Paddle Wheel, Ship, Shipping, Modern, Engine, Powered, New England, York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Providence, Hudson, River, History, Historical, John W.

 
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Navigation Charts : Ohio River, Louisville District, Cairo, Illinois to Foster, Kentucky, Revised January 1, 1969
Louisville, KY, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 1969, Revised Edition. Soft cover. Book, Oblong quarto, (14.5" x 8"), red stiff wraps with red plastic comb binding. 4 pages of contents, legends and index followed by 107 full page color navigation charts (NO. 2-108). An excellent copy with no cracking or broken combs in the binding and a crisp, bright, clean, unmarked interior and fine charts. Sign of dampstain to rear endpaper with just a spot barely showing on last map but no others and couple of flecks of grey paint(/) at very bottom of front panel not affecting interior. Internally fine. Very good plus. Uncommon. Very Good.
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Book number: 08503
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2551]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Army, Corps, Engineers, Waterway, Ohio, River, Navigable, Louisville, Caior, Illinois, Foster, Natigation, Transportaion,, Chart, Map, Soudings, Shipping, Barge, Traffic, Boat, Engineer, Huntington, Kentucky, Travel, Inalnd, American, America, United Stat

 
U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
Ohio River Navigation Charts - Foster, Ky to New Martinsville, W. Va. 1969 Revised Edition
Huntington, WV, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 1969, Revised Edition. Soft cover. Book, Oblong quarto, (14.5" x 8"), grey stiff wraps with black plastic comb binding. 4 pages of contents, legends and index followed by 168 full page color navigation charts (NO. 104-172. An excellent copy with no cracking or broken combs in the binding and a crisp, bright, clean, unmarked interior and fine charts. Sign of dampstain to upper rear cover and a small pink stain at top edge of front panel also not affecting interior. Internally fine. Very good plus. Uncommon. Very Good.
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Book number: 08502
USD 22.80 [Appr.: EURO 20.25 | £UK 17.5 | JP¥ 2551]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Army, Corps, Engineers, Waterway, Ohio, River, Navigable, Natigation, Transportaion, West Virginia, Chart, Map, Soudings, Shipping, Barge, Traffic, Boat, Engineer, Huntington, Kentucky, Foster, Travel, Inalnd, American, America, United States

 
HEAPS, LEO
Log of the Centurion
New York: Macmillan, (1973). F. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Large octavo, full navy blue leatherette with blindstamp front panel decoration of a compass rose and gilt spine titles. Map endpapers, silk ribbon marker. 270pp. including index and selected bibliography. Generously illustrated throughout in color and black and white with many in text and full page maps in color and black and white. A very tight, bright, unmarked volume with prior owner blindstamp on ffep and light foxing to half title and one or two touches of very faint foxing on a couple of later pages, in a dust jacket which also shows a touch of very faint foxing and the most minor rubbint at tips, else fine. Despite the minor defects meticulously noted, this is an excellent, tight, bright copy and near fine in near fine dust jacket. Near Fine/Dust Jacket Included.
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Book number: 04784
USD 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 16 | £UK 14 | JP¥ 2014]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Heaps, Centurion, Anson, Curcumnavigation, Sail, Sailing, Exploration, Map, Saumarez, Diary, Log, British, English, Navy, Naval, Mapping, Discovery, Maritime

 
O'HEARN, JOSEPH C.
New England Sailing Schooners
Milwaukee, WI, Kalmbach Publishing. 1947, First Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Large oblong quarto, illustrated original card boards with white comb spine binding. Ships and Sailing Series No. 4. A photographiic history of New England schooners and fishing vessels with 41 black and white photographs of sailing ships including the Checao, Pinkey, Heeltapper, Clipper, Plum-stemmer, Fredonia, Indian-header, Knockabout, and Fisherman Racing-Yacht. With errata label on inside of front board. An excellent unmarked volume with a fresh interior and the fragile plastic comb binding in fine condition. Very faint soil to white rear board and one very minor corner bump. Near Fine. Uncommon. Fine/Fair.
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Book number: 09809
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: O'Hearn, New England, History, Photographs, Photography, Photographic, Checao, Pinkey, Heeltapper, Clipper, Plum-Stemmer, Fredonia, Indian-Header, Knockabout, Fisherman, Racing, Yacht, Fishing, Ocean, Coastal, Sail, Sailing, Schooners

 
HOLMES, JAMES WILLIAM
Voyaging; Fifty Years on the Seven Seas in Sail
New York: Dodd, Mead, 1972. First Edition. (ISBN: 0396064973). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, sea green cloth covered boards. 207pp. Illustrated with 20 full page color plates of great sailing ships reproduced from paintings by the author. Holmes was not only a deeply experienced ship's captain and chronicler of the last decades of the Tall Ships but also a renowned maritime painter. These stories are the authentic rendition of life under sail in its sunset years. A very tight, fresh, clean, unmarked and apparently unread volume, in a crisp, sharp, bright dust jacket. Fine in fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 04717
USD 18.40 [Appr.: EURO 16.5 | £UK 14.25 | JP¥ 2059]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: 0396064973 0396064973 Ship, Ships, Sail, Sailing, Painting, Art, Naval, American, America, International, Marine, Holmes, Tall, Clipper, Commerce, Trade, Travel, Exploration, Ocean, Sea, Sailor, Captain, Rigging, Architecture, Seaman, Merchant, Maritime

 
KONSTAM, ANGUS
The History of Shipwrecks
New York, Lyons Press. 1999, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Quarto, navy blue cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles. 192 pp. Very generously illustrated throughout with full color photographs, maps, drawings, historic reproductions of paintings and diagrams of ship's architecture, including many undersea photographs. The extensive history of shipwrecks, their cargoes of treasure, art and history and the divers and treasure hunters who seek them out. A tight, clean, fresh, bright volume with sparkling gilt spine titles. Small 5 word gift inscription on free front endpaper, else fine in a very tight, glossy, crisp, sharp, unclipped dust jacket with one tiny, tiny nick at bottom edge, else fine. Very near fine in very near fine dust jacket. A great copy. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 09316
USD 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 17.75 | £UK 15.5 | JP¥ 2238]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Konstam, Pennington, Mariners, Museum, Ship, Shipwreck, Wreck, Flotsam, Jetsam, Disaster, Drowning, Sailing, Sea, Ocean, Naval, Maritime, History, Famous, Sinking, War, Passenger, Freighter, Treasure, Navy, Gold, Silver, Jewels, Marine, Salvage, Archaeolo

 
LAING, ALEXANDER
The Sea Witch
New York: Murray Hill, 1944. 1944, 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Octavo, blue cloth covered boards. Endpapers illustrated with sketch maps of the routes of voyage by the author. Top edge stained yellow. 487pp. Sixteen illustrations by Gordon Grant with six full page full color plates. First illustrated edition. A remarkably well-preserved copy. A very tight, fresh, bright, clean, unmarked and apparently unread volume in a tight, sharp, crisp,exceptionally bright and clean dust jacket with two small millimeter thick scratches (one 1/4" and one 1"). Fine in near fine dust jacket. With the exception of the dust jacket scratches, virtually AS NEW. As New/Fine.
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Book number: 05157
USD 52.00 [Appr.: EURO 46.25 | £UK 40 | JP¥ 5818]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Laing, Grant, Alexander, Gordon, Illustrated, Illustrator, Sea Witch, Sail, Sailing, Ship, Merchant, Clipper, Tall Sailor, Racing, Race, Orient, New England, Yankee, America, American, Map, Voyage, China, San Francisco, York, Pacific, Atlantic, Tea, Marin

 
LAUGHTON, L. G. CARR
Old Ship Figure-Heads and Sterns : With Which Are Associated Galleries, Hancing-Pieces, Catheads and Divers Other Matters That Concern the "Grace and Countenance" of Old Sailing-Ships
Ottawa, ON, Algrove Publishing. 2006, Later Printing. Soft cover. Book, Later printing. Quarto, royal blue illustrated stiff wraps. 290 pp. including index. 55 plates of which 7 plus the frontispiece, are in full color. Completely reset from the original "bad" typography into a double column format which the publisher declares makes it much more accessible and easy to read. A standard reference for historians and model makers. A very crisp, square, sharp, tight, unmarked, unread and unblemished volume with a flat uncreased spine. AS NEW. As New.
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Book number: 09913
USD 19.60 [Appr.: EURO 17.5 | £UK 15.25 | JP¥ 2193]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Laughton, Architecture, Model, Models, Building, Ship, Ships, Nautical, Sailing, Sail, Figure-Head, Stern, Gallery, Hancing-Piece, Cathead, Vintage, History, Historical, Hobby

 
LEVER, DARCY
THE YOUNG SEA OFFICER'S SHEET ANCHOR OR A KEY TO THE LEADING OF RIGGING AND TO PRACTICAL SEAMANSHIP
New York: Edward W. Sweetman, 19. 0, F. Hardcover. Book, Facsimile photolithographic reproduction from the 1819 Edition. Octavo, tobacco brown linen covered boards with dark brown spine title and anchor decorations. Top edge stained brick brown. 124pp. including index. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings and drawings. A very tight, clean, fresh bright copy without dust jacket (as issued). Barely visible small blindstamp of prior owner name and address on ffep. else fine. A beautiful and almost perfect copy. Fine.
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Book number: 04765
USD 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 31 | £UK 27 | JP¥ 3916]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Ship, Sail, Sailing, Officer, Young, Midshipman, Ensign, History, Knot, Nautical, Naval, Merchant, Historical, Technical, Manual, Lines, Specification, Sailor, Architecture, Marine, Clipper, Tall Traditions, Lever, Rules, Maritime

 
LEVER, DARCY
THE YOUNG SEA OFFICER'S SHEET ANCHOR OR A KEY TO THE LEADING OF RIGGING AND TO PRACTICAL SEAMANSHIP
New York: Edward W. Sweetman, 19. 0, F. Hardcover. Book, Facsimile photolithographic reproduction from the 1819 Edition. Octavo, tobacco brown linen covered boards with dark brown spine title and anchor decorations. Top edge stained brick brown. 124pp. including index. Illustrated throughout with black and white engravings and drawings. A very tight, clean, fresh bright copy without dust jacket (as issued). Barely visible small blindstamp of prior owner name and address on ffep. else fine. A beautiful and almost perfect copy. Fine.
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Book number: 10297
USD 32.50 [Appr.: EURO 29 | £UK 25 | JP¥ 3636]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Ship, Sail, Sailing, Officer, Young, Midshipman, Ensign, History, Knot, Nautical, Naval, Merchant, Historical, Technical, Manual, Lines, Specification, Sailor, Architecture, Marine, Clipper, Tall Traditions, Lever, Rules, Maritime

 
MCADAM, ROGER WILLIAMS
Floating Palacees: New England to New York on the Old Fall River Line
Providence, RI, Mowbray Publishing Company. 1976, Later Printing. Cloth. Book, Second Printing. Oblong quarto, (11" x 9"), dark blue cloth covered boards. Decorative endpapers. 205 pp. including photo and autobiographical note on author, index and appendix with technical details and descrriptions of all of the Fall River vessels. Very generously illustrated throughout with colorr and black and white vintage photographs, drawings and paintings. This history details every aspect of the luxury travel for which the Fall River Line was famous, including music, menus, interior decorration, officers uniforms, and other trademarked ships items as well as promotional articles and posters. Exhaustive and definitive. This volume is very tight, squrare and lean with very fresh cloth and an interior that is unmarked, unblemished and apparently unread, in a very tight matte, unclipped dust jacket, which (unusual for matte jackets) shows not the slightest trace of dust, soil, stain etc. Sliight rubbing at sppine top, else fine. A really beautiful copy. Very fine in very near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 10048
USD 38.00 [Appr.: EURO 33.75 | £UK 29.25 | JP¥ 4251]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Mcadam, Steamboat, Steam, Maritime, History, Historical, Pleasure Craft, Luxury, New York, Fall River, Massachusett, England, Tour, Tourist, Cruise, River Line, America, American, Sea, Ship, Coastal, Vessel, Powered, Menus, Interior, Decoration, Domestic,

 
PEABODY, ROBERT E.
The Log of the Grand Turks.
Boston, Houghton, Mifflin. 1926, First Edition. Cloth. Book, First Edition. Octavo, navy blue cloth covered boards. Map endpapers. 249pp. Illustrated with 26 full page black and white plates. Near fine with dust darkened top edge and moderate loss of color to spine titles. A very sound attractive copy with minor defects. Near Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 01442
USD 16.00 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 | £UK 12.5 | JP¥ 1790]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Sailing, Ships, Grand Turks, East Indies, India, Calcutta, West Tea, Sugar, China, Tall Clipper , Sail, Ship, Marine, Naval, Maritime, Merchant, Far East, Trade, Trading,

 
PEARCE, JOHN ED;NUGENT, RICHARD
The Ohio River
Lexington, KY, University Press of Kentucky. 1989, First Edition. (ISBN: 0813116937). Cloth. Book, First Edition. Folio, white buckram covered boards. Map endpapers. 191 pp. Generously illustrated throughout with full color and black and white photographs by Richard Nugent. Fine in fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 09160
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3133]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: 0813116937 Kentucky, Ohio, River, Nugent, Richard, Pearce, John, Journey, Photography, History, Historical, Photographer, Landscape, American, Trade, Commerce, Boat, Shipping, Transportation, Illinois, Indiana, Photographic,

 
PRINCE, HEZEKIAH, JR.
Journals of Hezekiah Prince, Jr., 1822-1828. Introd. by Walter Muir Whitehill. Foreword by Robert Greenhalgh Albion
New York, Crown Publishers/Maine Historical Societyq. 1965, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, blue cloth covered boards with gilt spine titles and decorations. 448 pp. including list of vessels and list of persons referred to in journals. The detailed journals of life in a Maine seaport of the 19th century. The author was a custioms official so his reporting on the ways and events of the town is also supplemented by his close observations of the maritime trade and commerce, both coastal shipping and international. A very tight, clean, fresh, bright, unmarked and urnead volume in a very tight, crisp, sharp, bright, unclipped dust jacket. A remarkably well preserved collector's copy. Fine in fine dust jacket. Virtually AS NEW. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 08989
USD 34.00 [Appr.: EURO 30.25 | £UK 26.25 | JP¥ 3804]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Hezekiah, Prince, Maine, Seaport, Port, Ships, Shipping, Maritime, History, American, America, United States, 19th, Century, Nineteenth, Coastal, Commerce, Journal, Diary, Customs, Intenational, Export, Import, Trade, Sail, Sailing, Ship, Clipper

 
RANDIER, JEAN
Nautical Antiques For The Collector
New York: Doubleday, 1977. First Edition. (ISBN: 038512712X). Hardcover. Book, First Edition. Quarto, light blue cloth covered boards. 221pp. including bibliography and list of maritime museums of the world. A comprehensive survey of collectible nautical memorabilia, antiques, objects and ephemera. Genuinely profusely illustrated throughout with color and black and white reproductions, photographs and diagrams. The items are carefully explained in terms of their function and details to enable the collector to fully understand and evaluate items for acquisition. A very tight, clean, volume with fresh cloth and no markings. One small faint spot on half title, else fine in a clean unmarked but price-clipped dust jacket. Very near fine in very near fine dust jacket. Uncommon. Fine/Fine.
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Book number: 04802
USD 28.00 [Appr.: EURO 25 | £UK 21.5 | JP¥ 3133]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: 038512712x Nautical, Ship, Collectible, Object, Artifact, Equipment, Antique, Sailing, Sailor, Ships, Naval, Marine, Ocean, Sea, Archtitecture, Design, Decor, Decorative, Arts, Art, Compass, Sextant, Ware, Rigging, Fittings, Furnishing, Yacht, Maritime

 
THOMPSON, MARGARET J.
Captain Nathaniel Lord Thompson of Kennebunk Maine
Boston, Charles E. Lauriat. 1937, First Edition. Cloth. Book, Octavo, wheat cloth covered boards with dark brown title and spine titles. 140 pp. including list of ships built by Captain Nathaniel Lord Thompson. Illustrated with almost forty full page plates, showing ships, shipyards, ship's captains and facsimile reproductions of old documents. A tight, sound, clean unmarked and apparently unread volume in a clipped dust jacket with light soil and a couple of spots and some tape reparis along edges. Fine in aboutvery good dust jacket. Fine/Very Good.
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Book number: 09494
USD 30.80 [Appr.: EURO 27.5 | £UK 23.75 | JP¥ 3446]
Catalogue: Maritime
Keywords: Thompson, Lord, Captain, Nathaniel, Ship, Builder, Building, Architect, Architecture, Naval, Marine, Maritime, History, Illustrrated, Kennebunk, Maine, Colcord, Museum Sailing, Sail, New, England, Merchant, Shipyard, Portrait, Landing, Biography, Biograph

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