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"There She Blows:" A Narrative of a Whaling Voyage, In the Indian and South Atlantic Oceans

By: Ely, Ben-Ezra Stiles

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Middletown, CT, Published for the Marine Historical Association, by Wesleyan University Press, 1971

Edition: First Edition


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 208 pages. Previous owner's bookplate. Reprint of a book originally published in Philadelphia in 1849, with additional biographical and historical information included. 5 1/4"w x 7 3/7"h. Dark gray leatherette cover. Map endpapers. View more info

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53 Boats You Can Build: With Commentary

By: Henderson, Richard

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Camden, Maine, U.S.A., Intl Marine Pub, 1985


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 129 pages. Many illustrations. Plans and specifications for 53 sailboats, rowboats, and powerboats. View more info

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All About A Container Ship

By: Boer, Friedrich

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hereford, Koehler, 1987


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 112 pages. Edge wear on dust jacket. Many b&w photos and illustrations. "This book describes in detail a modern full container ship. It indicates the functions of the many parts of the ship and how the various technical sections combine to work together. It also goes into the work of the crew that serves such a complicated whole." View more info

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All the Knots You Need: An Illustrated Guide

By: Lee, R. S.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Ottawa, ON, Canada, Algrove Publishing, 1999


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Many color photos and detailed instructions for tying knots. Full blue cloth boards. 84 pages, plus appendices. 6"w x 9 1/4"h. View more info

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Anchoring and Mooring Techniques Illustrated

By: Gree, Alain

Price: $14.95

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Limited, 1981


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 174 pages. 7 7/8"w x 9 1/4"h. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

Arctic Odyssey: Dove III Masters the Northwest Passage

By: Sherman, Len

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Anacortes, Washington, U.S.A., Fineedge.Com Llc, 1999


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. View more info

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Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook : Text and Drawings, The

By: Berthier, Marc P. G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N Y, Doubleday & Co., 1977

Edition: First Edition


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. Full blue cloth boards. Slight edge wear to dust jacket. Detailed black and white illustrations of knots faced with explanation on opposite page. 187 pages. 5 3/4"w x 8 1/2"h. View more info

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Baltimore Clipper: Its Origin and Development

By: Chapelle, Haward Irving

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Marine Research Soc., 1930

Edition: First Edition


Book is in excellent condition, showing very minor shelf wear only. Binding is solid and square, covers, in crenelated black cloth with embossed edges and gilt print on spire, have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. A study of this sleek vessel, used for slaving and privateering with plans of actual ships, measured drawings, and drawings of the ship. "This book has been written with a sincere admira... View more info

Big Book of Boat Canvas : A Complete Guide to Fabric Work on Boats, The

By: Lipe, Karen

Price: $37.95

Publisher: Whitby, ON, Canada, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, Limited, 1993


Clean text, unmarked in any way, covers show light use, 234 pages. many illustrations, technical drawings. View more info

Big Book of Boat Canvas, The

By: Lipe, Karen

Price: $11.45

Publisher: U.S.A., Seven Seas Press, 1988


Very clean book with very light wear to covers only. Sharp corners, clean text/interior with no marking of any kind. 242 pages with many b&w illustrations and photos with detailed step-by-step procedures. Covers (no pun) life jacket bag, sailboard bag, awnings, hatch dogers, deck cushions, sale covers, hatch covers and a great many other items. View more info

Boat canvas from cover to cover: How to repair, maintain, design, and make canvas for your boat

By: Lipe, Bob and Karen

Price: $21.00

Publisher: N.Y., Seven Seas, 1978


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. Text pages clean and unmarked. Tight binding. 133 pages. Many illustrations. Oblong. View more info

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Boat Modeling the Easy Way: A Scratch Builder's Guide

By: Payson, Harold "Dynamite"

Price: $23.00

Publisher: South Thomaston, ME, H.H. Payson & Co., 1999

Inscription: Signed by Author


A clean, unmarked copy with a tight binding. Inscribed, "For you, Just do it! H. H. 'Dynamite' Payson." 195 pages. Many b&w photos. View more info

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Boatbuilding with Steel

By: Klingel, Gilbert C.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Camden, ME, International Marine Publishing Company, 1978


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 248 pages. Many illustrations. View more info

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Bocks Weltschiffahrt/Bocks World Shipping

By: N/A

Price: $149.50

Publisher: Hamburg, Christian Wolff Verlag, 1955


Ex-library copy with the usual stamps and markings. 764 pages. Diagrams of ships with details such as type of ship, name of ship, owner, port of registry, year of building, buidling yard, gross tonnage, length over all, speed, net tonnage, beam, number of passengers, deadweight tonnage, draught, refrigeration space, dimensions of largest hatch, routes. Oblong format. Yellowing pages. View more info

Book of Ornamental Knots, The

By: Hensel, John

Price: $19.25

Publisher: Centreville, Maryland, U.S.A., Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub, 1990


Ex-library book with the usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. Book shows general wear but is a solid reading copy. 176 pages, lots of step-by-step b&w photos. View more info