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Mine Hunting Ships: Land And Sea Series

By: Abramovitz, Melissa

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Mankato, Minnesota, Capstone High-Interest Books: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 005764

ISBN: 0736807586

Condition: Very Good with No Dust Jacket as issued


005764: No Jacket as Issued. Book has the usual library markings on inside of front and back covers and front flyleaf indicating it is Ex-Library, but it has no labels on outside of covers nor any pocket material. Covers and content pages are clean, tight and appear to have no markings other than Library's. Top spine corner of boards is slightly bumped. Content Chapters include Mine Hunting Ships * History * Modern Mine Hunting Ships * The Future * With Features Including: Mechanical Sweep * Gulf War Mine Operations * Photo Diagram * and More. : Ex-Library: 6.25 x 8.75 in.: 48 pages View more info

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Who Sailed On Titanic? (The Definitive Passenger Lists)

By: Beavis, Debbie

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Ian Allan Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007536

ISBN: 071102880X

Condition: Fine in Very Good Dust Jacket


007536: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has small well-repaired cut at edge of DJ. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The search for the definitive passenger list of Titanic has consumed researchers for 90 years. Lists marketed under various names invariably prove to be compilations drawn from several sources, often perpetuating earlier inaccuracies and with no citations whatsoever. Numerous lists of passengers' names were compiled before and after the tragedy by shipping lines and government departments on both sides of the Atlantic. Now here for the first ti... View more info

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Who Sailed On Titanic? (The Definitive Passenger Lists)

By: Beavis, Debbie

Price: $24.50

Publisher: Surrey, England, Ian Allan Publishing: 2002

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 007781

ISBN: 071102880X

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


007781: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket has a long well-repaired cut in front of dustjacket and the edge of pp.225-226 is wrinkled. Otherwise, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, sharp cornered and tightly bound. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The search for the definitive passenger list of Titanic has consumed researchers for 90 years. Lists marketed under various names invariably prove to be compilations drawn from several sources, often perpetuating earlier inaccuracies and with no citations whatsoever. Numerous lists of passengers' names were compil... View more info

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Q-Ships Versus U-Boats: America's Secret Project

By: Beyer, Kenneth M.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 015018

ISBN: 1557500444

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


015018: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Stated First Printing. "In a desperate attempt to counteract the deadly onslaught of U-boats in the Atlantic, President Franklin D. Roosevelt initiated a secret project in 1942 that called for the use of decoys disguised as merchant ships. These heavily armed warships were referred to as Q-ships, and very little information about them has been recorded over the past fifty years. Now a U.S. naval officer who served in ... View more info

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The Directory Of Wooden Boat Builders

By: Bray , Anne (Editor) / Curtis, Cynthia (Editor) / Woodenboat Magazine Editors

Price: $15.50

Publisher: Brooklin, Maine, Wooden Boat Publications: 1986

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003106

ISBN: 093782206X

Condition: Very Good


003106: "A Guide to the Building and Repair Shops in North America. The business of wooden boat building and repair in North America has enjoyed a resurgence in recent years. ... The individual builders and shops listed in the following pages represent our best efforts to uncover the artisans who make up this industry. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. : 5.75 x 8.75 in.: 300 pages View more info

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The Wooden Boat

By: Gribbins, Joseph

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Friedman / Fairfax Publishers: 1996

Store ID: 006048

ISBN: 1567993710

Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Jacket


006048: Dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Dustjacket is price clipped and lightly scuffed on back side. Book has neat gift inscription in upper corner of front flyleaf. "Wooden boats possess a magic that metal and plastic vessels, though useful, cannot match. With their mellow richness of finish and unparalleled craftsmanship, these unique vessels have long inspired passion. The Wooden Boat is an eloquently written and exquisitely photographed celebration of this hand-crafted beauty, from the traditional small boat to the elegant speedboat t... View more info

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Duel of the Ironclads : USS Monitor and CSS Virginia at Hampton Roads 1862

By: Konstam, Angus

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: 2003

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011482

ISBN: 1841767212

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


011482: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Dustjacket, boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Printing Number Line (10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1). Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "When the ironclad USS Monitor steamed out to meet the CSS Virginia on 9 March 1862, the face of naval warfare was changed forever. A four-hour duel left neither ship victorious, but in the wake of the battle wooden warships were rendered obsolete. This book details the clash at Hampton Roads, as well as tracing the development of ironclads within the Un... View more info

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Smoke And Mirrors : Q-Ships Against The U-Boats In The First World War

By: Lake, Deborah

Price: $26.00

Publisher: England, Sutton Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 015019

ISBN: 0750946059

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


015019: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a New Brodart Mylar Cover. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "The Q-ship, an ordinary merchant vessel with concealed guns, came into its own during World War I, when the Royal Navy used it to trap and destroy German U-boats. Deborah Lake uses a wide range of primary and secondary source material drawn from archives in the UK, Germany and the USA to tell the compelling story of the Q-ships and their U-boat adversaries. The Q-ship operations themselves are covered by follo... View more info

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Keepers Of The Sea (United States Navy)

By: Maroon, Fred J. / Beach, Edward L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 003188

ISBN: 0870217275

Condition: Good with no Dust Jacket


003188: Copy has small worn spot at bottom edge of back board. And corner; also is numbered "81" with label from U. S. Navy on inside of front cover. One page (33-34) has a short tear, repaired with archival tape. Beautiful, impressive photographic account of the U. S. Navy. Full-page, many covering two full pages, full-color as well as black & white photographs throughout.: Photographs: 9.25 x 12.25 in.: 256 pages View more info

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The Only Way to Cross : The Golden Era of the Great Atlantic Express Liners from the Mauretania to the France and the Queen Elizabeth 2

By: Maxtone-Graham, John (Author) / Lord, Walter (Foreword)

Price: $49.00

Publisher: New York, New York, The Macmillan Company: 1972

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011230

Condition: Very Good in Good Dust Jacket


011230: Bookjacket/dustjacket is protected by a Mylar Cover. "The reverse side of the dust jacket unfolds to form a poster-size chart (19" x 24") of the principal Atlantic ocean liners. It is suitable for framing." The dustjacket has several edge chips, but is complete otherwise. The page block's front edge is stained, but it does not appear to extend to the pages. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book.: B&W Photographs: 6.5 x 9.5 in.: 434 pages View more info

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The Bard Brothers : Painting America Under Steam and Sail

By: Peluso Jr., Anthony J. / Mariners' Museum

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams / The Mariners' Museum: 1997

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011368

ISBN: 0810912406

Condition: Fine in Fine Dust Jacket


011368: Bookjacket/dustjacket now protected by a new Brodart Mylar Cover. Contains 152 illustrations, including 121 plates in full color. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Much of what we know about how steamboats looked between about 1835 and 1900 comes from the meticulously detailed paintings of John and James Bard, twin brothers who were born in New York City in 1815, coincidentally the same year that Robert Fulton died. The Bard brothers taught themselves to paint, turning out their first joint work at the age ... View more info

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American Battleships

By: Reynolds-Wood, Pamela (Editor)

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Paducah, Kentucky, Turner Publishing: 1991

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Store ID: 011800

ISBN: 0938021966

Condition: Fine with No Dust Jacket as issued


011800: No Jacket As Issued. LCCN# 90-070688. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked, bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. "Includes a history of the battleship class of ship, a chapter on the American Battleship Association, first-person 'sea-stories' by battleship crew members, biographical sketches of crew members, photos of members, maps, charts, other battleship veteran groups, and much more! It is interesting to note that several of our states lent their name to more than one battleship. There were two named: USS MAINE, TEXAS, INDIANA, MASSACHUSETTS,... View more info

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Ships & How They Sailed The Seven Seas (5000 B. C. - A. D. 1935)

By: Van Loon, Hendrik Willem

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New York, New York, Simon & Schuster: 1935

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Store ID: 005573

Condition: Very Good with no Dust Jacket


005573: "New York Readers' League of America. " Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. Boards and pages are clean, unmarked (except for prior owner's name and date - 5/4/42 neatly inscribed at top of front flyleaf) , bright (with overall even page tanning) , tightly bound and sharp cornered. Contains many line drawings throughout. Content Chapters include: In The Beginning * The Early Ships of the River Nile and of the Eastern Mediterranean * The Beginning of Shipbuilding in the Eastern Half of the Mediterranean * The Beginning of Navigation in Northern Europe * Ships of the Mediterranean During ... View more info