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1 Culver, Henry B. Book of Old Ships, The

New York: Garden City Publishing 1924, 1st edition. A knowledgeable survey of the major types of sailing vessels through the ages, described by Henry B. Culver and illustrated with 69 full-page line drawings by Gordon Grant, five in full color; appendix with additional drawings and detailed information. No dust jacket, 4to in blue cloth, spine somewhat sunned, pictorial endpapers, 306pp, bookplate on front endpaper o/w no marks, illustrated throughout, clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Culver, Henry B. Book of Old Ships, The

Garden City NY: Doubleday, Page and Company 1924, Flotilla Edition limited to 750 numbered copies of which this is No. 650. Contains a signed etching by Gordon Grant. Drawings and descriptions of many varieties of vessels, both long and round, showing their development from most remote times; the portraiture of their progress, their garnishment, etc., etc., dissertations on the origins of shipping, illustrated with original designs compiled from authentic sources. No dust jacket, small folio in slate paper covered with ship etching in gilt pasted down on front board, pictorial endpapers, 60 full-page pen-and-ink drawings by Gordon Grant, 7 illustrations in appendix, 306pp, joints cracked, hinges loosening but intact, contents clean with no marks, overall Fair, defects are to the case exclusively which is reflected in the heavily discounted price. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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