Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1997. Hardcover. Quarto. The American Neptune was a quarterly journal devoted to the many aspects of marine research. The field of action includes the Americas: technical nautical and marine historical research, general history articles, history of scientific navigation, sea lore, biography, marine art, documents, ship models, marine museums, bibliography, notes and queries. Turquoise cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of boards and corners. Clean interior. 375 pages. MAR/040319. Very Good.
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Salem, MA: Peabody Essex Museum, 1995. Hardcover. Quarto. The American Neptune was a quarterly journal devoted to the many aspects of marine research. The field of action includes the Americas: technical nautical and marine historical research, general history articles, history of scientific navigation, sea lore, biography, marine art, documents, ship models, marine museums, bibliography, notes and queries. Blue paper wrappers with white title to spine and front cover. Minor wear to edges of wrappers and covers. Minor soiling to fore-edge, else clean interior. 72 pages. MAR/040319. Very Good.
London and Toronto, New York: J. M. Dent and Sons and E. P. Dutton & Co, (1931). Hardcover. 8vo. Light blue cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Fading to spine. Interior is clean and bright with lovely illustrations throughout and charts to the rear. Index, 254 pages. NAV/022111. Very Good.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1967). First Edition. Hardcover. Very good white cloth boards with a little foxing and slightly faded spine. Small area of grey paint to top corner of rear board. Nice grey endpapers; Beautiful b/w and color photographs, diagrams of yachting; 164 pages. Maritime. MARIT/10032. Very Good.
Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Small 4to. Blue paper covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Rubbing to edges and minor bumping to spine ends. Author's inscription to half title page. Slight foxing to first few pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. White illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor edgewear, soiling, and rubbing to dust jacket. Index, 243 pages. VA/042219. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Whittlesey House, 1944. Hardcover. 8vo. In red cloth covered boards with blue title block with gilt title stamp to spine and gilt emblem to front board. Small stain to front board and slight overall bow to both boards. Very slight edgewear and rubbing. Interior is clean with b/w illustrations throughout. 219pp. MARI/100504. Very Good.
San Francisco: Book Club of California, 2011. First Edition. Paperback. FIRST EDITION. Blue paper wrappers with dark blue title to front wrapper and to spine. Pristine interior with full color illustrations throughout. 47 pages. Contributors are Robert Eric Barde, Robert J. Chandler, Stephen Davies, James P. Delgado, William Kooiman, Gary F. Kurutz, Stephen J. Potash, Robert V. Schwemmer. Keepsake for Book Club of California.. Maritime. NAV/101216. Fine.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1921. Hardcover. First Edition. Includes many illustrations. Grey cloth boards with white title to spine and yellow title to front cover. Illustration of a ship to spine and front cover. Rubbing to spine title. Minor wear to edges of boards, corners, hinges, and spine ends. Heavy browning to pages, especially in margins. Occasional smudge marks to margins. Previous owners name in pen to front endpaper. 259 pages. MAR/040919. Very Good.
New York: W. W. Norton & Company, (1940). First Edition. Hardcover. FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to spine and to top edge of front board. Minor rubbing to boards and bumping to spine ends and corners. Remnants of price sticker to front board. Book plate to front paste down. Previous owner's name written in pen to front free end page. Else is clean and bright with beautiful black and white photographic illustrations throughout. 192 pages. MAR/012319. Very Good.
Mystic, Connecticut: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1994. First Edition. Hardcover. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. 8vo. Near fine in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Minor fading to edges and spine ends. Interior is clean and bright with black and white illustrations throughout. In near fine illustrated dust ajcket with white title to front panel and to blue spine. Minor wear to spine ends of dust jacket. Index, 406 pages. MAR/011619. Near Fine / Near Fine.
New York: Henry Holt, (1987). Hardcover. First American Edition of this book, with wonderful color photographs taken by Peter Christopher. In very good plus dust jacket with picture of a sailing ship along with title and author. In blue cloth with some fading along top edges. Interior is fine. 176 pages. MAR/042110. Very Good + in Very Good + DJ.
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938. Hardcover. First Edition. Very good minus blue cloth boards w/bright gilt ship design and light blue border stamped on cover; gilt title to spine. Circular cup stain to front board, light soiling as well; front bottom corner is lightly bumped. In VG minus illustrated d.j. (chipping, creasing, taped along front hinge) Map endpapers, interior is yellowed but clean; hinge cracked between title page and verso but rest of binding is tight. 421 pp. + ads. Maritime. MARI/5293. Very Good -.