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121 Parry, J. H. Romance of the Sea

Washington: National Geographic Society 1981, 1st edition of 300,000 copies. A spectacular word and picture chronicle of man's use of the oceans through history. Dust jacket, oblong 4to (14x11 inches) in royal blue canvas, marbled endpapers, 375 illustrations many in color including 14 maps, nautical terms, bibliography, index, 312pp, front board slightly concaved, contents clean and tight, a nice copy of a comprehensive account of seafaring told beautifully and knowledgably, overall Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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122 Parry, J. H. Romance of the Sea

Washington: National Geographic Society 1981, 1st edition. A spectacular word and picture chronicle of man's use of the oceans through history, thoughtfully researched and well selected. Dust jacket with several chips and tears, oblong 4to (14x11 inches) in royal blue canvas, marbled endpapers, 375 illustrations many in color including 14 maps, nautical terms, bibliography, index, 312pp, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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123 Peleso, Anthony J. Bard Brothers, The

New York: Henry N. Abrams 1997. Produced in association with The Mariners' Museum, Peleso presents a selection from the thousands of ship portraits done by the Bard Brothers from the 1830s to the turn of the century. Dust jacket, oblong 4to in navy buckram, 120 full-color reproductions, 25 pencil sketches, with notes, a list of known Bards, index, 175pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
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124 Peters, Fred J. Clipper Ship Prints by Currier and Ives

New York: Antique Bulletin Publishing Company 1930, Library Edition. Being a pictorial check list and collation together with a history of each of the 63 ships depicted. Dust jacket, 4to in black cloth, titles and ship design gilt-stamped on front board, 107pp, index, gilt bright, contents clean and tight with no marks, Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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125 Petrejus, E. W. Ships of All Ages, Series A

Hengelo Holland: De Esch Ltd, Series A. A set of ship drawings by Petrejus, numbered 1-16. Looseleaf in soft box, 8vo, heavy cream stock printed on one side only, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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126 Petrejus, E. W. Ships of All Ages, Series A

Hengelo Holland: De Esch Ltd, Series A. A set of ship drawings by Petrejus, numbered 1-16. Looseleaf in soft box, 8vo, heavy cream stock printed on one side only, no marks, Very Good. 
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127 Petrejus, E. W. Ships of All Ages, Series B

Hengelo Holland: De Esch Ltd, Series A, undated. A set of ship drawings by Petrejus, numbered 17-32. Looseleaf in soft box, 8vo, heavy cream stock printed on one side only, no marks, Very Good. 
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128 Petrejus, E. W. Ships of All Ages, Series B

Hengelo Holland: De Esch Ltd, Series A, undated. A set of ship drawings by Petrejus, numbered 17-32. Looseleaf in soft box, 8vo, heavy cream stock printed on one side only, no marks, Very Good. 
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129 Phillips, Hugh Thames The: About 1750

London: Collins 1951. The first of a contemplated series about the topography and social history of London during the middle years of the eighteenth century, focusing on the layout and features of the city in the Georgian period, profusely illustrated throughout. No dust jacket, folio in red cloth, 256 magnificent drawings, etchings, and maps, index, 227pp, no marks Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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130 Powell American Navies of the Revolutionary War, The

New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons 1974. Nowland Van Powell presents 53 glowing paintings of the vessels of the Revolution. Dust jacket, oblong 13x11, front hinge starting, EX-LIBRARY, inside read endpaper missing, stamps on outside rear endpaper, contents clean and tight with no marks, Fair. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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131 Price Made in the Pacific

New York: E. P. Dutton 1978, stated 1st. Dust jacket rubbed in protective cover, blue cloth, small label removed from inside front endpaper, o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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132 Randier, Jean Nautical Antiques for the Collector

Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company [1976] 1977, 1st US edition. Randier presents a detailed guide to all types of marine art and artifacts, including paintings, prints, sailing cards, instruments, scrimshaw, and more. Dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, profusely illustrated in b&w and color, bibliography, 222pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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133 Riesenberg, Felix Currier & Ives: Early Steamships

London: The Studio Ltd. 1933. A collection of eight color prints, with a list by W. H. Hall of 204 C&I steamship prints. No dust jacket, large 4to, with 8 color plates (approximately 7x9 inches) tipped in, exterior of book is damaged with spine missing and boards pulled, but contents clean with no marks, all plates clear and bright, a very nice print collection. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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134 Robinson, Gregory Ships That Have Made History

New York: Halcyon House [1936] 1938 reprint edition. Robinson tells the story of a dozen famous sailing ships, from the 14th to 18th centuries, with full-page color paintings by the author. No dust jacket, 4to in blue canvas, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with drawings and paintings, index, 139pp, edges and spine sunned, corners frayed, front hinge pulled, rear hinge tight, owner's name-stamp on front endpaper o/w no marks, overall a Fair reading copy of a fascinating and beautifully illustrated book, discounted here to reflect exterior wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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135 Robinson, Gregory Ships That Have Made History

New York: Halcyon House [1936] 1938 reprint edition. Robinson tells the story of a dozen famous sailing ships, from the 14th to 18th centuries, with full-page color paintings by the author. No dust jacket, 4to in blue canvas, pictorial endpapers, illustrated with drawings and paintings, index, 139pp, edges and spine sunned, contents clean and tight with no marks, overall, a Good copy of this superbly illustrated book. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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136 Robinson, M. S. Pageant of the Seas, A: The Macpherson Collection

London: Halton and Company Ltd. 1950. A British national possession since 1928, the Macpherson collection of prints runs to 20,000 items and forms the basis of the print collection at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich; Robinson here presents the scope and uses of the Collection, with sample illustrations. No dust jacket, 4to in patterned blue satin with titles gilt-stamped on front board, beveled edges, 224 plates with 16 in color, index, 264pp, owner's name on endpapers and title o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good+. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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137 Russell Ship, The: Her Story

London: Chatto and Windus 1899. An informal but well-informed discussion of the nature of the ship, through the ages, with 50 extraordinary pencil drawings by Seppings Wright. No dust jacket, small 4to in red cloth with vignette and gilt titles on front board, corners frayed, top edges gilt, both hinges pulled, considerable foxing especially in fore matter but affecting only two plates, 158pp, overall a Fair copy of a handsomely produced book, now getting scarce in this original UK edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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138 Rutland All Color World of Ships

New York: Octopus Books 1978, 1st US. Superbly illustrated with more than 70 full-color illustrations of the ship in peace and war. Dust jacket with tears at top of spine, pictorial boards, no marks, clean and tight, near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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139 Sawin Brick and Ballast

Hockessin DE: North Light Studio 1985, 1st edition. Pen and ink sketches of scenes throughout the five Maryland counties north of the Nanticoke River on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay -- Dorchester, Caroline, Talbot, Queen Anne's and Kent -- with notes by Janice M. Carper. SOFT cover, oblong 8vo 11x8.5, with 69 plates, index, 85 pages, as new, Fine. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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140 Schulz, Gunther T. Sailing Round Cape Horn

New York: Dodd, Mead and Company 1954, 1st US edition. The story, in line drawings and in text of a voyage round Cape Horn in a might nitrates barque, from Hamburg to Chile and back. Dust jacket (mis-labeled as 'Under Sail Round Cape Horn'), tall 4to in white sailcloth, over 100 drawings by the author Guenther T. Schulz, 239pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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