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1 Adams, James T. Empire on the Seven Seas

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1940, 1st US edition. Adams presents a readable and concise history of the British Empire from 1784 to 1939, from the viewpoint of a sympathetic American. No dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, chronology, index, 391pp, no marks, spine sunned darkened, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
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2 Adams, James T. Empire on the Seven Seas

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1940, 1st US edition. Adams presents a readable and concise history of the British Empire from 1784 to 1939, from the viewpoint of a sympathetic American. Dust jacket, 4to in red cloth, map endpapers, chronology, index, 391pp, no marks, previous owner's inscription on half-title, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. 
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3 Albion Naval & Maritime History: A Bibliography

Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History and the Marine Historical Association 1963, revised and expanded 3rd edition. Inscribed and SIGNED by author Robert Greenhalgh Albion. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. SOFT cover slightly rubbed with one tear on front cover tape mended, inscribed on title, viii+230pp, index by author and topic, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. 
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4 Albion Naval & Maritime History: A Bibliography

Mystic CT: Munson Institute of American Maritime History and the Marine Historical Association 1972, 4th edition of 1951 original. An annotated compendium for the maritime historian of 779 books in English, including theses and dissertations, under 72 topic headings. No dust jacket (none issued), large 8vo in red cloth, ix+370pp, index by author and topic, as new, Fine. 
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5 Armstrong, Richard Merchantmen, The

New York: Praeger Publishing 1969. Armstrong describes the evolution of shipping in response to economic pressures. Dust jacket, 4to in green cloth, b&w illustrations throughout, index, 128pp, near Fine/Very Good. 
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6 Armstrong, Warren Atlantic Highway

New York: John Day Company 1962, 1st US edition. Armstrong presents the story of the great hundred-year passenger race by sea and air on the world's busiest ocean, with list of every vessel from 1838 to the present. Dust jacket, 8vo in light gray cloth, 16 b&w photos, index of ships, 258pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. 
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7 Bailyn, Bernard Massachusetts Shipping 1697-1714: A Statistical Study

Cambridge MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press 1959. Barnard and Lotte Bailyn present a statistical analysis of extant shipping registers in colonial Massachusetts at the turn of the 18th century, yielding new insight into patterns of ownership and production in mercantile life of the period. Dust jacket wrinkled and chipped along edges with one-inch tear at top front, price clipped, 4to in burgundy cloth, numerous tables, index, 148pp, Very Good. 
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8 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. 
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9 Barry, James P. Ships of the Great Lakes

Berkeley CA: Howell-North Books 1974, 2nd edition. More than 90 ships and types are described with capsule narratives of their working lives, moments of fame, and often dramatic deaths. Dust jacket slightly rubbed with several 1-inch tears, large 4to, tan cloth, map endpapers, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Good. 
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10 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. 
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11 Bowen, E. G. Britain and the Western Seaways

New York: Praeger Publishers, No. 80 in the Ancient People and Places series, 1972. Bowen presents a history of cultural interchange through Atlantic coastal waters, from Neolithic times to the 19th century. No dust jacket, 8vo in green cloth, 61 photographs, 17 line drawings, 27 maps, 1 table, index, 196pp, fore edge of front board heavily dented, contents as new, overall a Fair copy of a useful text. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 Bronson, William Still Flying and Nailed to the Mast

New York: Doubleday and Co. 1963, stated 1st. The first 100 years of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, who have underwritten much of America's shipping industry, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket with a few small tears, 4to half-bound in black and beige cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, index, 192pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
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13 Bronson, William Still Flying and Nailed to the Mast

New York: Doubleday and Co. 1963, stated 1st. The first 100 years of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, who have underwritten much of America's shipping industry, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket with a few small tears, 4to half-bound in black and beige cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, index, 192pp, clean and tight, very small date stamped on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
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14 Bronson, William Still Flying and Nailed to the Mast

New York: Doubleday and Co. 1963, stated 1st. The first 100 years of the Fireman's Fund Insurance Company, who have underwritten much of America's shipping industry, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs. Dust jacket with a few wrinkles and price clipped, 4to half-bound in black and beige cloth, profusely illustrated with b&w photographs, index, 192pp, clean and tight with no marks, near Fine/Very Good. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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15 Bryant, Samuel W. Sea and the States, The

New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, The Growth of America series, 1947. A maritime history of the American people, with emphasis on the naval aspects, from the earliest days to the close of WWII. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 21 illustrations, bibliography, statistical appendix, index, 598pp, owner's name o/w no marks, light shelfwear, Good. 
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16 Butler, John Atlantic Kingdom

Washington DC: Brassey's, Inc. 2001, 1st printing. Butler describes in detail America's context with Cunard, the giant English company that initially monopolized shipping on the North Atlantic, in the age of sail and steam. Dust jacket, 8vo in magenta paper, map endpapers, 34 b&w illustrations, 6 maps, bibliography, glossary, notes on sources, 280pp, as new, Fine/Fine. 
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17 Caldwell, Bill Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine tides & money flowed

Portland ME: Guy Gannett 1983, stated 1st. Caldwell presents a sweep of 300 years of Maine history from the pioneer settlers to the timber men, sea captains, to the merchant princes who developed the area. Dust jacket scuffed on spine, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, 265pp, index, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Carse Seafarers, The

New York: Harper and Row 1964, stated 1st. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. Dust jacket, blue cloth, as new, near Fine. 
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19 Carse Seafarers, The

New York: Harper & Row 1964, 1st edition. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. Dust jacket, blue cloth, clean and tight, bookplate on outside front endpaper, contents as new, Very Good. 
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20 Carse, Robert Seafarers, The

New York: Bonanza Books 1964, undated reprint edition. A history of maritime America from 1620 to 1820. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, index, 306pp, both boards etched and light spotting to edges, contents clean and tight with no marks, Fair. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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