Published by Del-Mar, CA: Stevenson Projects, Inc., 1983., 1983
22pp, oblong (11 x 8.5 inches), b&w photos. Good condition in stapled wrappers (soft cover). Light general wear, corners creased, mailing label on back cover. But clean, no markings. Photos of projects with brief descriptions of the building requirements for the plans which the company sold. Sailboats, a catamaran, a swimming pool, childrens mini-racecars, a green house, et al. Not the plans themselves, but information about each project.
Seller Inventory # 20806
Published by NY: J.Lowell Pratt & Co., (1964)., 1964
96pp, mass market paperback, b&w photos, bibliography, index. NF in wrappers (soft cover), covers very lightly soiled, otherwise crisp and tight, no markings, no reading creases, appears unread.
Seller Inventory # 9370
Published by Washington: US Dept of Commerce, Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1959., 1959
25pp, (6.5 x 10 inches), color and b&w illustrations. Only Good in green stapled wrappers (soft cover). Covers soiled, with pencil markings and an ownership stamp. Pencil markings throughout. Otherwise clean and tight, no tears or creases.
Seller Inventory # 21409
Published by Truro: Tor Mark Press, (no date)., 1986.
32pp, 8vo. VeryGood condition in stapled wrappers (soft cover). Covers rubbed, otherwise clean, tight, no markings. Over 45 b&w photos of ships in distress.
Seller Inventory # 4033
Published by NY: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1970., 1970
1st edition, 217pp, 8vo, b&w photos, diagrams & drawings, bibliography. VG/no DJ. A trace of rubbing to edges, corners, front cover lightly soiled. Contents clean, tight, crisp. Hull types, construction, power plants, steering controls, instruments, fuel supply, electrical equipment, galleys, navigation, converting older boats, etc.
Seller Inventory # 6925
Published by Portland, OR: Binford & Mort, 1982., 1982
First Edition Signed
1st edition stated. 149pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), b&w photos. Very Good in wrappers (soft cover). Covers rubbed, lightly worn, no tears or creases, contents clean and tight, no markings. SIGNED by the author with a little drawing of a boat. Adventures of the author and his charter fishing operation. "Spliced into it are some history of Depoe Bay and the area (Columbia River), bits of sea-sense advice to beginning mariners, and hints on catching Pacific salmon.". Signed by Author.
Seller Inventory # 16495
Published by NY: Whittlesey House. 1945., 1945
1st edition. 206pp, black & white photos. VG/no dustjacket. Hardcover, pages yellowing, spine, covers and edges of textblock soiled, cracked open at p.50. How to choose the right boat, equip it properly and make extended cruises (power and sail).
Seller Inventory # 317
Published by NY: W.W. Norton, 1991., 1991
1st edition stated, 1st printing. 519pp, (6x9 inches), b&w illustrations, index. Mear Fine/Very Good, hardcover with dust jacket. Spine ends soft, otherwise book is clean and tight, corners sharp, no markings. DJ has edgewear with several short tears (nothing deeper than 1/2 inch), and a vertical crease on front flap. In a jacket protector. Safety, understanding your boat, leaving a dock or slip, basic boat-handling skills, piloting, docking, mooring, trailering, maintenance, et al.
Seller Inventory # 23605
Published by Perth, Australia: Philatelic International, 1987., 1987
44pp, (6.5 x 10 inches), color illustrations, maps. Good condition, hardcover, no dust jacket. Glossy illustrated boards, light wear with rubbing to spine ends and corners.Top corner bumped (pages are affected as well). Except for the bump at the top corner, the pages are clean and bright, no tears or creases, no markings. History of the races, rules and regulations, the winners, the course. Please note: NO stamps included.
Seller Inventory # 23884
Published by NY: Scholastic Magazine, 1976., 1976
Unpaginated but 20pp, oblong (11x8.5 inches), b&w illustrations by Michael Weber. VG in blue stapled wrappers (softcover). Covers and corners a little rubbed, Otherwise everything crisp and tight, no markings. Written for young readers.
Seller Inventory # 10476
Published by Brooklin, ME: Wooden Boat Publications, 1980., 1980
124pp, (8.5 x 11 inches), b&w and color photos, drawings. Very Good condition in stapled wrappers (soft cover). Crisp, clean, no tears or creases, no markings. The rebirth of a tired 8-Meter, The Stevens Family (a nova Scotia tradition), A Shipswright Co-Op, Preparation and seamanship, Festivals and events for the spring and summer, "The Backbone, Part II (Worship the stem and fuss with the forefoot)," with design details. "Marine Batteries, Part I ," "Eddie Crosby's last boat (A 12-footer reflects the skill of its designer)," A 34' Canoe Sloop & a 35' Canoe-Stern Sloop, Rollers, carts. hoists, bailers, boathooks, ballast, stowage & seats, a boathouse design, wood technology, et al.
Seller Inventory # 24501
Published by NY: A.S.Barnes and Co., 1944., 1944
3rd printing. 72pp, (6x9 inches), b&w photos, diagrams. VG/no dust jacket. Hardcover,just a trace of wear to covers, otherwise clean, tight, no tears, bumps or creases, no markings. Tactics, care of sails, racing rules, et al.
Seller Inventory # 323
Published by Princeton: D.Van Nostrand Co, 1966., 1966
1st edition. 244pp, illustrationss, including 27 charts, 84 photos of scenes encountered on their 4000 mile route. Near Fine/Good, hardcover with dust jacket. Pages yellowing, otherwise book is clean and tight, no markings. DJ has edgewear head and tail of spine, rear panel soiled. Account of an actual cruise made by the authors. Mileage tables, customs info, harbor facilities, weather conditions, points of interest ashore.
Seller Inventory # 340
Published by Camden: Interantional Marine Publishing Company, 1980., 1981
208pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), b&w photos, maps, translated from the French by Bruce Penman. Good/Good, hardcover with dust jacket. Corners of book are bumped, spine cocked (slanted). But contents clean and tight, no markings. Price clipped DJ is worn with chipping and tears to edges (longest is one inch). A rough patch on front panel, looks like sticker removal. Story of the author's 1977 travels in a 13 meter steel ketch, alone, in the arctic.
Seller Inventory # 15140
Published by Boatbuilder Magazine, 2001., 2001
14th edition. 168pp, (8.5 x 11 inches), b&w drawings and photos. Very Good condition in wrappers (soft cover). Front cover has a light vertical crease, really more of a "bend," owner's stamp inside front cover. Otherwise clean and tight, no bumps, tears or creases, no markings to text. Articles by various authors. Dinghies, daysailers, dories, cruising sailboats, racing yachts, powerboats, trawlers, sportfishermen, character boats, et al. Detailed designs and cutaway drawings for many of the boats.
Seller Inventory # 19759
Published by NY: The MacMillan Company, 1930., 1930
vii, 139pp, (6.5 x 9 inches), color frontis illustration of the ship, 38 b&w photos (plates), plans of the ship. Hardcover, green cloth, no dust jacket. Sunned (faded) on spine and edges, Corners barely bumped. The owner has pasted clippings about ships and sailing onto the front and rear endpapers, which has caused the boards to be pull away from the text. Cracked open behind the frontis page and at p.139. Owner's name on the back of the frontis illustration and on the title page (nice old fashioned writing). Otherwise the contents are clean and bright, not tears, creases or markings to text. Four sets of plans bound in (3 of them are large and fold-out style: midship section, main deck plan, sail plan). History of the ship, long poem by Masefield who was poet laureate.
Seller Inventory # 25109
Published by NY: Sheridan House, 1945., 1945
Alden McWilliams (illustrator). 251pp, (5.5 x 8 inches), b&w illustrations. Good/Poor, hardcover with a dust jacket. The book has wear to the spine ends and corners (some fraying), and pages are yellowing. Otherwise the book itself is clean and well bound, no markings. The jacket was folded into the book, in four pieces which I have reassembled and repaired with tape inside, now in a DJ protector. The "gay" yarns are NOT about gay subjects as we use the term today, but back in the 1940's it just meant "light-hearted." Stories by the likes of James Thurber, Guy Gilpatrick, Ring Lardner, Alf Loomis, et al.
Seller Inventory # 24419
Published by San Diego: Maritime Quarterly Publishing Co., 1993., 1993
120pp, (8.5x11 inches), color and b&w illustrations. Fine/no DJ. Hardcover, everything crisp, tight, bright. Corners sharp, no markings. Articles on the Congressional Cup in Long Beach, Wavertree South Street Seaport Museum, World Cup Key West, Cape Cod Canal, underwater photography, Out Islands regatta, America's Cup, celestial navigation, Bermuda, Scripps Institute research, et al.
Seller Inventory # 12986
Published by NY: David McKay, 1980., 1980
Book Club edition (BOMC). 247pp, (6x9 inches), b&w photos and drawings. Near Fine/Good, hardcover with dust jacket. One sentence underlined on page 6, otherwise book is clean, tight, crisp, corners sharp, no other markings. DJ has light wear, corners rubbed, three short tears, longest is one inch. "Matt Helm's creator gives up power and returns to sail." The author's sailing adventures alone, with his family or with a crew, everywhere from Vancouver to the Bahamas.
Seller Inventory # 21709
Published by NY: Greenberg, 1946., 1946
1st edition. 272pp, diagrams, photos, tables. VG, hardcover, no dust jacket. Boards and spine soiled, edges rubbed, pages yellowing. But no tears or creases, no markings. Celestial navigation, coastal piloting, cruising your yacht.
Seller Inventory # 309
Published by Thunder Bay, ON: Porphry Press, 1988., 1988
177pp, (5.25 x 8 inches), b&w drawings. Very Good in wrappers (soft cover). Bottom corner bumped, otherwise clean and tight, no spine creasing, no other creasing, no tears or markings. "Recounts a year spent in a defunct lighthouse once tended by the author's grandparents.
Seller Inventory # 17601
Published by MY: Viking Press, 1980., 1980
274pp, (6x9 inches), map endpapers, maps in text, b&w photos, bibliography, index. Very Good/Very Good, hard cover with dust jacket. Three little goudges to the boards and spine, otherwise the book itself is clean and tight, corners sharp, no markings. The jacket is price clipped, but very nice otherwise, in a DJ protector. The story of the shipwreck of the flagship of Spain's mexican silver fleet in 164, north of Hispaniola, near the dominican Republic. And of the efforts of Spaniards, Englishmen, West Indians, and Americans to locate the wreck and salvage the treasure.
Seller Inventory # 23345
Published by NY: J.M.Dent and Sons, Ltd., 1931., 1931
1st edition. 232pp, maps, drawings, tables. Good condition, hardcover, without jacket. Green covers are soiled, spine darkened, spine ends soft and worn, a little rub at bottom of front corner. Hinges just a little wobbly, otherwise contents clean and tight, no markings. Basic info for landlubbers.
Seller Inventory # 336
Published by NY: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1956., 1956
1st printing, A-5.56 [H]. 258pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), map endpapers, b&w photos, index. Very Good/Fair, hardcover with dust jacket. Green cloth, boards show light wear, spine ends soft, page edges dusty, owner's name on back of front endpaper. But generally clean, binding sound, corners sharp, no markings to text. Price-clipped DJ has tears, little chips, a half inch missing at top of DJ spine. Tape mended inside, now in DJ protector.
Seller Inventory # 19720
Published by NY: Oxford University Pr., 1946., 1946
1st American edition. 190pp, including illustrations, notes and genealogy. Small (4.5 x 6 inches). VG/ no DJ. Hardcover, endpapers just barely browning, spine cocked (slanted), edges and corners lightly worn. Contents clean and tight, no markings. Frontis is a fold-out map. Foreword by H.M.Tomlinson. Seventeenth century seaman's journal.
Seller Inventory # 318
Published by Socony Mobil Oil Company, 1959., 1959
160pp, (5.5 x 8 inches), illustrations. Good condition in wrappers (soft cover). Covers are lightly worn, a 3/4 inch tear at top of front cover, upper corner creased. the glossy clear coating is peeling away at the lower front corner. Covers curling at corners and along fore-edges. Contents are much better, clean, tight, no tears or creases, no markings. What you should know about your boat, safety afloat, cruising, water sports, feuls, lubricants, facilities, maintenance, america's waterways, gasoline tax refunds, digest of state boating laws, boating terms, et al. Features boats with outboard moters, rather than sailboats.
Seller Inventory # 18395
Published by H. Kneeland Whiting,, Upper Montclair:, 1963
40pp, oblong (11 x 8.5), b&w drawings. Very Good condition in blue stapled wrappers (soft cover). Corners a little rubbed, tiny bookstore label inside front cover. Otherwise clean and tight, no creases or tears, no markings. Number 3 in the American Vessels Series. Printed at the Meriden Gravure Company, designed by the Stinehour Press. Thirty six nearly full page drawings. Laid in are two articles about historic ships.
Seller Inventory # 14208
Published by Washington DC: USGPO/Dept. of Commerce, NOAA, June 1984., 1984
Sixteenth edition. 256pp, with 42 pages appendix, (8.5 x 11 inches), maps, tables, b&w photos, index. Good condition in blue wrappers (softcover). Covers are sunned (tanned) at spine and edges, a little dusty looking. Otherwise clean, tight, no tears or creases, no markings.
Seller Inventory # 22134
Published by NY: Grosset & Dunlap, [no date].
Every Boy's Library - Boy Scout Edition. 379pp, (5 x 7.5 inches), map, eight b&w plates, all present. Ex-Library with stamping and a due-date sheet pasted inside front cover. No sign of a pocket, no labels, no exterior markings or labels. Hardcover, no dust jacket. Tan with red and black cover decoration (Boy Scout insignia). Covers are worn and soiled, corners lightly worn, decoration faded. Pages are soiled too, smudges and fingermarks, page edges worn. Rear inner hinge is cracking, but still firm. No tears or creases, no markings other than the library stamping inside front cover. A sound readable copy. "The cruise of a South Sea whaler from the seaman's standpoint," written for the general reader.
Seller Inventory # 17385
Published by San Leandro: Davis Instruments, 1981., 1981
15pp, (5.5 x 8.5 inches), b&w drawings, tables. Only good condition in stapled wrappers (soft cover). Lightly soiled and worn, corners rubbed. Some underlining, But basically contents are clean, no tears or creases. Very detailed.
Seller Inventory # 24250