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REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONER OF NAVIGATION TO THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY. 1895

By: N/A

Price: $48.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1895

Seller ID: 001231


Full tan leather. Spine with 3 leather labels with gilt lettering. Three thick labels in Red Leather: House Documents Vol.33; in Brown Leather: No.28, Pt. 1 Navigation Report 1895, No. 28 Pt. 2 Navigation Laws and in Black Leather: 54th Congress, 1st Session 1895-96. at spine base stamped in black:3400. Leather soiled and scuffed. Front spine gutter showing signs of wear 1/2" from top. Bookplate from University of North Dakota Library on front endpaper.Hinges looseni... View more info

SCIENCE, August 28, 1885. Volume VI. No. 134

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, The Science Company: 1885

Seller ID: 003196


Articles about/or by Famous Americans: "Biographical Sketch of the President of the Association"(HUBERT ANSON NEWTON) with portrait illustration; 2 articles about HENRY STANLEY: "The Kongo Free State"; and "Stanley's Kongo" including a large foldout Map of Central Africa and the Kongo Free State. In Letters to the Editor: THEO. GILL "Man's Ancestry". Other articles: "Composite Portraiture" with illustration; and "The Yacht Pu... View more info

SCIENCE, August 27, 1886. Volume VIII. No. 186

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, The Science Company: 1886

Seller ID: 003656


Articles by Famous Americans: J. WILLARD GIBBS: Multiple algebra. in Letters to the Editor: WILLIAM NORTH RICE: The eccentricity theory of the glacial period;HENRY B. BAKER: The causation of pneumonia; and E.W.EVANS: The sweating sickness. Another article:"A New Submarine Torpedo Boat" with illustration. ex.mus.numbers on front cover. mildly soiled. watermark along top edge of front cover and on first page top margin inside. watermark at spine hinge. small c... View more info

Scribner's Magazine, Vol. II, July-December

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribners Sons: 1887

Seller ID: 004746


Six months bound into one volume. Lacks the advertisements and individual covers. Numerous articles by famous authors: "Camping and Hunting in the Shoshone" by W.S. Rainsford, with photographs; "Caverns and Cavern Life" by N.S. Shaler with illustrations and "The Instability of the Atmosphere" by Shaler with illustrations and diagrams by the author; "The Modern Nile" by Edward L. Wilson, with photos by the author; "Bucolic Dialect of th... View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITES STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, RELATING TO THE IMPRESSMENT OF SEAMEN FROM ON BOARD AMERICAN VESSELS, SINCE 18TH FEBRUARY 1815

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1827

Seller ID: 006927


Impressment of Seamen from American Vessels. 19th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Executive Doc. No. 50. January 15, 1827. Read, and referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs. 12 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book binding, chipping and creasing to spine edge. Pages are browning lightly, some foxing spots, stamp on top page edge. Document in VG condition. View more info

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, TRANSMITTING A REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF STATE, IN REPLY TO A RESOLUTION OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, OF THE 20th ULTIMO, REQUIRING INFORMATION RELATING TO SPOLIATIONS COMMITTED ON AMERICAN COMMERCE

By: Adams, John Quincy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1824

Seller ID: 006982


...By French Ships of War, Between the Years 1793 & 1800, &c. 18th Congress, 1st Session, Doc. No. 157. May 25, 1824. Read: Ordered that it lie upon the table. 5 pp. Disbound government document. Creasing and chipping along spine edge. First page is separated from rest of document. Pages are brown, some foxing spots, text is easily legible. Page Five has small tear to bottom corner of page, does not affect text. Document in Good condition. View more info

OTTER-TRAWL FISHERY

By: Alexander, A. B.; H. F. Moore and W. C. Kendall

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1915

Seller ID: 006987


Appendix VI to the Report of the U. S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1914. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 816. 97 pp. Stiff green paper covers. Ex. museum stamp and identification numbers on front cover, stamp on title page. Covers have light wear to corners and edges, bottom spine end has been bumped. Crease to middle of document that is apparent on cover and all interior pages. Interior pages clean, no marks. Document in VG- condition. View more info

AMERICA SAILS THE SEAS

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Robert M. McBride & Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006293


"The aim of this book is to trace the history of America from the time of Columbus' first voyage to the early days of the steamship." 411 pages with index. Rebound in library binding, blue cloth covers with gilt title lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are rubbed, wear to joints, spine ends are bent and worn. Red page edges. Ex. library with identification number sticker on bottom spine, library bookplate on front inside cover, hole library stamp on titl... View more info

THE STORY OF THE LEVIATHAN: "WORLD'S GREATEST SHIP". VOLUME 4

By: Braynard, Frank O.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Newport News, Virginia, Mariners Museum:

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 005765


Gift inscription by author on front free endpaper. 424 pages with index. DJ in Good+ to VG- condition with chips/small tears to edges and corners, shelfwear to lower edges. Red cloth cover with gilt lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped, spine tips are bent, small white spots on lower front cover and on back cover. Decorative endpapers. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

Boating in Mexico

By: Brow, Dix

Price: $8.00

Publisher: 1976

Seller ID: 002168


"More than a guide to anchorages, this book includes everything from where to dock, get fuel, and eat to what charts, clearance papers and first aid supplies are needed. Also included is useful information on fishing, tides and currents, spare parts, communications, anchoring, weather..." 159 pp. Softcovers with rubbing, mainly at spine and edges. Covers are Good to Good+. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

Deep Sea Sailing

By: Bruce, Erroll

Price: $15.50

Publisher: London, Stanley Paul: 1959

Seller ID: 001386


Book's spine slightly "blotchy" from fading? otherwise exterior is VG. owner's name, and references to pages in book: storms-19,26. supplies-20"etc. on front endpapers. Also bookstore sticker. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and Near Fine. Many photographs and illustrations. DJ worn with tears and missing pieces. Good-. View more info

Learning to Sail

By: Calahan, H. A.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1967

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 003200


New Edition with Supplementary Chapter. 345 pp. DJ is Good- with rubbing, creasing and small tears to edges, 1/2" tear and creasing to front top edge, dirt smudges, spine ends are bent and torn, front flap is price-clipped. Cover spine ends are slightly bent. Blue top page edge. Interior is tight and clean. View more info

A STATELY SOUTHERNER

By: Clements, Rex

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston & New York, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1926

Seller ID: 007482


With pen and ink sketches by A. Weston. 191 pp. Three pages of opinions at conclusion of text. Blue cloth covers with faded gilt text on spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, spine is discolored, spine ends are torn and chipped. Spine slightly cocked. Uncut page edges. Loose hinges and spine. Text is crisp and easily legible, interior pages are slightly browning along edges. Book in Good+ to VG- condition. View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY, TRANSMITTING INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THE DEPARTMENT, UPON THE SUBJECT OF ACCIDENTS ON BOARD OF STEAM BOATS

By: Congress

Price: $160.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1825

Seller ID: 006127


18th Congress, 2d Session [69]. January 31, 1825--Read, and orderd to lie upon the table. 21 pp. Disbound government document. Residue and string-ties from book remain along spine edge, along with creasing. Document is browning and has light foxing, but text is easily legible. Small brown ink stain (?) on page edge that bleeds through most of document, but does not affect text. Pages are cut to different sizes. Overall document in Good+ condition. Scarce. View more info

EXECUTIVE HEARING BEFORE THE COMMITTEE ON THE MERCHANT MARINE AND FISHERIES, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, SECOND SESSION, PURSUANT TO AUTHORITY OF H. RES. 281 (SUBMARINE MENACE)

By: Congress

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1942

Seller ID: 007390


A Resolution Authorizing Investigation of the National Defense Program as it Relates to the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries. March 26, 1942. Printed for the use of the Committee on the Merchant Marine and Fisheries. 131 pp. White paper covers. Staple binding. Front top corner creased, minor dirt smudges on back, creasing along joints and spine. Ex. library stamp on front cover, red ink underlining below 'Congress' on front cover title. Interior pages are c... View more info

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THE HANDY WAR BOOK

By: Hannaford, Lieut. E.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Springfield, Ohio, Mast, Crowell & Kirkpatrick: 1898

Seller ID: 005547


A New Book of Important and Authentic Information and Statistics on the Many Subjects Related to the Present War, Such as Size, Population, Climate, Commerce and Resources of the Islands Concerned in the Spanish-American Conflict, with Many Other Facts Which Readers of War News Should Have. Pictures of U.S. War Vessels and a Classification and Description of the Various Ships in Navies of Spain and America, with Definitions of Naval Terms Used in Press Dispatches. 82 p... View more info

HALL COLBY

By: House of Representatives

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1875

Seller ID: 004534


43D Congress. 2d Session. House of Representatives. Report No. 310. Report from The Committee on Claims regarding the petition of Hall Colby..."that he is the discoverer of certain principles in nautical astronomy of great importance, which he has for more than twenty years made known for the free benefit of the world:...he invented an improved mariners' compass, ...In the case of the United States naval vessels and transports, for many of which he represents that he... View more info

DESERTIONS FROM FRENCH SHIPS. CORRESPONDENCE IN RELATION TO DESERTERS FROM FRENCH SHIPS

By: House of Representatives

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, Gales & Seaton: 1826

Seller ID: 005655


19th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 54. Read, and, with a Bill to provide for the apprehension and delivery of Deserters from French Ships, in the ports of the United States, committed to a committee of the the whole House to-morrow. January 23, 1826. 13 pages. Disbound government document. Water stain to top corner that goes through entire document. Corners are bent and creased. Document pages are starting to separate. Foxing and brown... View more info

BETTER SECURITY OF LIFE ON BOARD OF VESSELS PROPELLED BY STEAM (To Accompany Bill H. R. No. 92)

By: House of Representatives

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1856

Seller ID: 006137


34th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Report No. 68. April 22, 1856. "Mr. E. B. Washburne, from the Committee on Commerce, made the following report. The Committee on Commerce, to whom was referred House bill No. 92, further amend the act entitled 'An act to amend an act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam, and for other purposes,' passed August 30, 1852, report...... View more info

RELATIVE TO STEAMBOAT EXPLOSIONS. A SUPPLEMENT TO THE PETITION OF THE PRACTICAL STEAM ENGINEERS AND OTHERS OF THE CITY OF CONCINNATI, TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Ritchie & Heiss, Printers: 1845

Seller ID: 006162


29th Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Doc. No. 25. December 11, 1845. Referred to the Committee on Commerce. 31 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine, along with creasing from binding. Corners are slightly creased, chipping to page edges, browning to paper. Document in VG condition. View more info