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.
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London and Toronto, New York: J. M. Dent and Sons and E. P. Dutton & Co, (1931). Hardcover. SCARCE IN DUST JACKET. 8vo. Blue cloth covered boards with black title to front board and to spine. Minor bumping to spine ends and minor rubbing to corners. Top corner of page 110 is torn away. Else is clean and bright with lovely illustrations throughout and charts to the rear. Beige and blue illustrated dust jacket with black title to front and spine panels. Minor rubbing and browning to spine panel and a few small chips to the edges. Index, 254 pages. MAR/071319. Very Good / 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.
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.
Boston: Privately Printed at the Merrymount Press, 1913. Hardcover. Quarto. Built in 1816, the Cleopatra's Barge was the first oceangoing yacht made in the U.S. It was ultimately wrecked in Hawaii in 1824. Red cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Ring shaped dampstain from a glass to front board. Minor wear to edges of boards and gentle bumping to corners. Slight fading to spine. Offsetting to endpapers, some text, and most illustrations. Gift inscription in pen to front free endpaper dated 1922. 259 pages. MAR/062722. Very Good.
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 -.
Elliot Island MD: Dogwood Ridge Books, (2006). Paperback. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Fine in white and illustrated paper wrappers wiht dark blue and grey title to front wrapper and dark blue title to spine. Author's inscription to half title page. Else is pristine with black and white photographic illustrations throughout. 241 pages. MD/020619. Fine.
Mystic, CT: Mystic Seaport Museum, 1998. Hardcover. First Edition. Signed by the author and noted "My Copy." Occasional text markups with pen, possibly by Footner himself. Dark blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In blue illustrated dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Creasing and tears to edges of jacket. Illustrated. 305 pages. MD/011420. Very Good / Very Good.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 1868. Hardcover. SCARCE. Good 3/4 leather bound marbled boards. Leather very worn, scuffing & rubbing to boards. Front board detached but present. Interior is very brown with age, but otherwise pretty clean. Faint dampstain to bottom right corner. Contains mathematical tables. Maritime/Navigation MARI/5023. Good.
Model and Allied Publications ARGUS BOOKS LIMITED, 1977. Hardcover. A facsimilie reprint of the 1890 edition. Grey cloth boards with vertical gilt title to spine. Minor wear / short closed tear to spine ends. Rubbing and some soiling to boards. Minor foxing and occasional spots of soiling to some pages. Minor browning to margins. Previous owner sticker to front endpaper. 306 pages plus 99 plates. MAR/040919. Very Good.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin/Riverside, 1927. Hardcover. LIMITED EDITION. Number 89 of 785 copies. 4to. Very good in blue cloth backed light blue paper covered boards with gilt decoration to front board. Faded and barely visible title to spine. Spine faded to brown. Minor edgewear includes browning and bumping. Minor browning to end pages. Else is clean and bright with illustrations throughout. 288 pages. Maritime. MAR1/1172. Very Good.