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1 Allen, Everett S. Children of the Light

Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1973, 1st edition. The rise and fall of the New Bedford whaling industry and the death of the Arctic fleet in 1871. Dust jacket with portion torn from bottom front edge but intact, 8vo half-bound in blue and grey cloth, pictorial endpapers, 12 illustrations, 5 plates, 2 maps, owner's inscription on front endpaper o/w no marks, Very Good/Fair. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Anderson Sailing Ship, The

New York: Bonanza Books 1963 reprint of Norton original. One of the best compact accounts of the development of the sailing ship in both northern and southern Europe, their blending in the 15th century, and their evolution thereafter. Dust jacket ragged with portions missing from head and heel of spine, small 8vo in blue cloth, illustrated throughout, index, 212pp, Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Baker Engine Powered Vessel, The

New York: Crescent 1972. The development of increased efficiency in the use of energy by ships traced in the design of 98 ships, with 175 monochrome and 50 color illustrations of exceptional quality. Dust jacket ragged but intact, red cloth pictorial boards, label on front endpaper o/w no marks, contents clean and tight, except for dj near Fine. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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4 Baker Engine Powered Vessel, The

New York: Grosset and Dunlap 1965, 1st US. The development of increased efficiency in the use of energy by ships traced in the design of 98 ships, with 175 monochrome and 50 color illustrations of exceptional quality. No dust jacket, red cloth pictorial boards slightly rubbed, one small puncture in spine, contents as new, overall Very Good. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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5 Baker Engine Powered Vessel, The

New York: Crescent 1972 reprint of 1965 original. The development of increased efficiency in the use of energy by ships from paddlewheelers to nuclear ships, traced in the design of 98 ships with 175 monochrome and 50 color illustrations of exceptional quality. Dust jacket ragged but intact, 4to in red cloth with pictorial boards, corners somewhat bumped, top inch of inside front endpaper cut out to remove name, alternating signatures of white paper (with plates) and grey (with text), contents clean and tight with no marks, Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Baker, W. A. Engine Powered Vessel, The

New York: Crescent Books, 1965 1st US edition. The development of increased efficiency in the use of energy by ships from paddlewheelers to nuclear ships, traced in the design of 98 ships with 175 monochrome and 50 color illustrations of exceptional quality. Dust jacket with light shelf-wear, 4to in red cloth with pictorial boards, alternating signatures of white paper (with plates) and grey (with text), index, 267pp, contents as new, and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Baker, William A. Sloops and Shallops

Barre MA: Barre Publishing Company 1966, 1st. Baker traces the development of the shallop along the Atlantic seaboard and the Chesapeake from open vessels to full-deck vessels for offshore fishing. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo in light blue cloth, 50 line drawings by the author, end-notes, glossary, 174pp, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Ballard Lost Ships of Guadalcanal, The

New York: Warner Books / Madison Press 1993. Exploring the ghost fleet of the South Pacific with the discoverer of the Titanic. Dust jacket, navy linen, large 4to, color and b&w photos throughout, new, Fine. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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9 Barbeau Pathfinders in the North Pacific

Caldwell ID: The Caxton Printers 1958, 1st US printing. An earlier book traced the pre-historic roots of Alaskan Indians to Siberia; the present volume enters the historical period with the arrival of the Russians in the Aleutians. Dust jacket slightly rubbed along top edge, beige cloth, 8vo, pictorial endpapers, contents clean and tight, Very Good. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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10 Barrow, Clayton R. America Spreads Her Sails: US Seapower in 19th Century

Annapolis: Naval Institute Press 1973, 1st edition. Editor Clayton Barrow presents 14 essays by various authors on significant 19th century events of US maritime history. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo in red cloth, patterned endpapers, b&w illustrations, index, 241pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Bathe Ship Models #2: Sailing Ships from 1700

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1964. SOFT cover, 6x6, 20pp, color plates, Very Good. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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12 Beach, Edward L. United States Navy, The: 200 years

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1987, 1st printing thus. A solidly researched, lively, and readable account of the ups and downs of the of this often stormy branch of the services, with special attention to the impact of technological innovation from pre-Revolutionary times to the present day. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in navy cloth and blue paper, 39 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 564pp, contents clean and tight, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Behrman, Daniel New World of the Oceans, The

Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1969, 1st edition. A layman's guide to the study of the oceans and men who study them. SOFT cover, 12mo, no marks, 436pp, Very Good. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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14 Bigelow, Henry B. Oceanography: Its Scope, Problems, and Economic Importance

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Riverside Press 1931, 1st printing. At the request of the National Academy of Sciences, a committee considered what role the U.S. should play in a world-wide program of oceanographic research; this is par to that report and Bigelow's special contribution. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth with titles and design gilt-stamped on front board, 263pp, EX-LIBRARY with bookplate of Canadian Legation (Washington) on front endpapers and number on rear endpaper o/w no marks in contents or exterior, front hinge beginning to split, binding tight, overall a Good copy of an important document in the history of U.S. oceanographic research. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Bloomster Sailing & Small Craft Down the Ages

Annapolis: USNI 1957 reprint of 1940 original. Large format treatise on ship types around the world. No dust jacket, blue cloth somewhat rubbed, edges darkened, dust jacket overleaves laid in, some glue penetration and spotting on pictorial endpapers o/w no marks, tight, overall Good. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Bonyun Full Hold and Splendid Passage

New York: Knopf Living History Library 1969, 1st. Pictorial cover, inside front endpaper clipped, no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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17 Botting, Douglas Time-Life Seafarers Series: The Pirates

Alexandria VA: Time-Life 1979, 2nd printing. The Golden Age of piracy lasted only 30 years, and the truth is even more fascinating than the romantic tales we still tell about them. No dust jacket (none issued), tall 4to in black faux leather with color plate pasted-down on front boards, illustrated throughout, map endpapers, index, 192pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Boulton Pageant of Transport Through The Ages

New York: Benjamin Blom 1969. Various modes of transportation, including land vehicles and water vessels. No dust jacket, 8vo in maroon cloth, 95 illustrations, index, 238pp, near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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19 Bowen Conquest of the Seas

New York: Travel Publishers 1940, 1st edition. The history and adventure of the sea and ships through the ages, profusely illustrated. No dust jacket, blue cloth, spine faded, no marks, Good. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Bray Discovery of the Hebrides, The

London: Collins 1986, stated 1st. Voyagers to the Western Isles 1745-1886. Dust jacket, as new, Fine. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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