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North Shields: Potts, 1883. Some illustrations, folding table. xv + 393pp. plus hundreds of pages of appendix, tables and index. Thick 8vo, full spotted leather; heavy foxing to endpapers and title page, hinges mended, covers worn and dampstained. North Shields: J. W. Potts, ca. 1883. Seventh edition. A worn but sound and very good copy.
New York: St. Martin's, 2004. Illustrated in black and white throughout. 254 pages. 8vo, black boards, dust wrapper. New York: St. Martin's, (2004). A very good(+) copy, clean except for jottings on back free end paper, in a poor dust wrapper, water damage along bottom edge and back cover. A rare mix of compelling history and classic adventure story. Brimming with tales of ships, sailors, and baffling bureaucracy.
1973. Lithograph. Image measures 25.5" x 19.25", sheet measures 29.75" x 21", in 33.5" x 26.75" archival mat. Signed and editioned at bottom: "109/150" "Cassigneul". Shows some mat burn (from previous mat). In very good condition. Jean-Pierre Cassigneul (1935 - ) is a French painter and illustrator best known for his portraits of women in the style of the Post-Impressionist avant-garde. Listed as number 65 in his catalogue raisonne.
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1913. 130 illustrations, including several folding plans at rear. xvi + 308 pages, thick 8vo, blue cloth with inlaid color plate front cover; gilt lettering on front cover gone, rubbed, spine ends and hinges neatly mended, ex library. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1913. First edition. Internally clean and tight, a very good copy.
New York: Argosy Antiquarian, 1968. 131 illustrations, 9 plans. With chapter X added. 8vo, pale blue cloth. New York: Argosy- Antiquarian, 1968. Reprint. A very good(+) copy. Long out of print and much sought after, this is the preferred edition with chapter 10 added, now available complete with glossary, bibliography and index. A historical treatise showing the evolution through which these wind-driven ships have passed.
San Diego: Dennis Conner Sports, Inc., 1992. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. 255 pages, folio, navy blue cloth, dust wrapper (gently worn). San Diego: Dennis Conner Sports, Inc. (1992). A near fine copy in a very good dust wrapper. Inscribed on the half-title page "To China, Good Luck in all your sailing! Dennis Conner. 11-5-93."
London: Laurie & Whittle, 1794. Sea Chart. Engraving. 21 x 70 inches. Some pencil notations along several rhumb lines but otherwise in good condition. Important chart of the West Coast of Newfoundland starting at Cape Anguille, the most Westerly point of Newfoundland in the Bay of St. George, to Point Ferolle. Inset plans of Hawkes Harbour, Port Saunders and Keppel Harbour, as well as a plan of York and Lark Harbours in the Bay of Islands. Five land views from.....
Boston: S. Thaxter & Son, 1871. Map. Engraving backed with linen. Measures 16 3/8" x 23 7/8" Rare and incredibly detailed sea chart of the Massachusetts Bay extending from Nahant Bay in the north to Cohassett in the southeast. The map shows sounding in fathoms, and includes banks, shoals, ledges, buoys, and rocks. Roads, lighthouses, utilities, lifeboat stations, and prominent houses and landmarks are labeled. Relief is shown by hachure, and towns are indicated with grids. Text includes thorough sailing.....
London: Rich & Cowan, 1932. 16 mounted color plates, numerous black & white illustrations. 338pp., large thick 4to, original blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine, tissue guards, untrimmed rag paper. London: Rich & Cowan, 1932. Very Good (+). Limited Edition, one of 1000 numbered copies. Fully documented account of British royal yachts and their owners from earliest times to 1932. Includes a listing of these yachts from the Restoration to 1932, with information on their design, building, names, armament, ceremonies.....
New York: Farquhar, 1931. 64 black & white plates. 127 pages. Small 4to, decorative beige cloth (spine sunned and boards foxed). New York: Farquhar, (1931). First Edition. A very good(-) copy, internally clean. Boldly signed on half title with small pen & ink sketch and previous owner's inscription.
Salem: Marine Research Society, 1925. Introductory text by Louis Bres and Reminiscences by Edouard Gaubert. Frontispiece, 118 b/w plates, and other b/w illustrations. 61 pages of text, 4to, red cloth. Salem MA: Marine Research Society, 1925. Text in English and French. A transl. of the work published in Marseille in 1883.
Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society. Map. Engraving. Uncolored. Image measures 12" x 20". Page measures 21.25" x 17.5". This late-18th-century map illustrates the phenomenon of the Gulf Stream as named and first charted by Benjamin Franklin in 1762. A thick band of engraved lines visualize the ocean current flowing from the Gulf of Mexico up the Eastern seaboard and then east to the coast of Africa, labelled as "Azanhaga." Jones' map builds on Franklin's initial example by providing contextual information that.....