Barcelona: Rieusset S.A. Poster. Original lithograph. 39 1/4" x 24 1/4". Archivally mounted on linen. Beautiful 1950s travel poster advertising flights with the Spanish airline. In a dreamlike fantasy, Columbus' ship, the Santa Maria, pulls the plane to its destination in the sky above the earth.
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Philadelphia: Chilton, 1960. Many photo Illus. 116pp. Small 8vo, tan cloth, d.w. slightly chipped. Philadelphia: Chilton, 1960. Very good.
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.
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.
Illustrated with 62 large double-page folding plates. 103pp of text. Tall 4to, brown silk with pictorial cover, d.w. New York: Praeger, (1971). A fine copy in a very good dust wrapper.
London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1912. Color frontispiece and over 150 illustrations and plans. 347pp. + ads. Thick 8vo, blue cloth with color pictorial label on cover (rubbed and corners a bit bumped; some light foxing). London: Seeley, Service & Co., 1912. First edition. A very good copy.
New York: Argosy Antiquarian, 1968. 131 illustrations, 9 plans. With chapter X added. 8vo, cloth. New York: Argosy- Antiquarian, 1968. Reprint. Fine. One of 750 copies. 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.
Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1923. Color frontis., numerous b/w text illus. and photo. plates; several folding charts. 8vo, rebound in orange library cloth, ex-lib with usual markings, otherwise very good. Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1923). New edition with an additional chapter.
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."
Preface by R.B. Cunninghame Grahame. 8vo, dark green cloth, d.w. London: Fisher Unwin, (1925). First Edition. Near fine copy, with slight browning of the endpapers; bright, pictorial dust wrapper with one small chip at the top corner of the spine.
London: Fisher Unwin, 1925. Preface by R.B. Cunninghame Grahame. 8vo, dark green cloth, d.w. London: Fisher Unwin, (1925). First Edition. Fine copy in a chipped dust wrapper.
New York: Currier & Ives, 1893. Original lithograph with modern hand-coloring. 19.25 x 25.75" unframed. Color lithograph rendering the head-to-head 1893 America's Cup race between the Vigilant and the Valkyrie with supporting boats following closely behind. Currier & Ives called themselves the "Printmakers to the People" and they produced thousands of images that chronicled the growth of the United States. Founded in 1834, Currier & Ives produced high quality lithographs until the business closed in 1907. The piece has been expertly restored.
1631. Print. Engraving. Image measures 6 1/2" x 7 3/4". Early engraving of a ship surrounded by different kinds of fish, swimming and flying. Theodor de Bry (1528-1595) was a German engraver and book dealer. He produced illustrations of European and international cities which he both visited and imagined visiting, publishing them with maps and atlases by fellow engravers. After his death, his family compiled the images into two series, the Grand Voyages and the Petit Voyages. The Swiss-born Matthäus...
London: Jonathan Cape, 1937. 96 photographic illustrations and drawings. Introduction by Basil Lubbock. Small 4to, blue cloth, ex-libris. London: Jonathan Cape, 1937. Very good(+).
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 pp. small 4to, decorative beige cloth. (spotted). New York: Farquhar, (1931). First Edition. Very good. Boldly signed on half title with small pen & ink sketch and previous owner's inscription.
Lausanne: Lausanne, 1967. 268 illustrations with many in color, some mounted. Large 4to, cream cloth, d.w., board slipcase. Lausanne, (1967). Fine.
Introductory text by Louis Bres and Reminiscences by Edouard Gaubert. Frontis., 118 b/w plates, other b/w illustrations, 61pp. 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...
Paris: Librairie Rombaldi, 1946. 2 volumes. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of b/w facsimiles, several color plates. 280; 412pp with text in French. Short thick 4to, beige boards (spine ends worn and somewhat soiled; internally clean). Paris: Librairie Rombaldi, (1946). Reprint of the 1930 edition. A very good(-) usable copy of this extensive study.
Paris: Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt, 1930. 2 volumes bound in one. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of black & white facsimiles, and several color plates. 284; 412pp with text in French. Thick heavy 4to, rebound in blue cloth; uncut edges. Paris: Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt, (1930). First edition. Pages a bit toned at edges, otherwise a near fine copy of this extensive study.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1890. 328pp., with 135 b/w illustrations by the author. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt pictorial spine (cloth is lightly soiled; spine ends bumped). London: Chapman and Hall, 1890. Bookplate inside cover and light foxing throughout, otherwise very good.
Glasgow: James BRown, 1921. Frontispiece and many black & white illustrations and plans. 433pp., 8vo, gilt-lettered blue cloth. Owner's signature on flyleaf and bookplate). Glasgow: James Brown, 1921. Very good (+).
Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1927. 4 volumes bound in 3. Frontispieces, many photo illustrations and plans, some folding. Tall 8vo, blue cloth Boston: Charles E. Lauriat and Glasgow: Brown, 1927-29. Very good (+).
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1970. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, some folding. 384pp. Short thick 4to, green boards (lightly bumped and faded), worn d.w. Newton Abbot UK: David & Charles, (1970). A new impression. Ex-library copy with stamps on endpapers and page edges, otherwise clean. A very good copy in a good dust wrapper.