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THE BOYS' BOOK OF SHIPS
New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1925. Hardcover. 326 pp; fine overview of worldwide shipping for a young adult audience; well-illustrated with detailed line drawings of a wide variety of vessels; an ex-library copy with usual stamps; card pocket etc; boards slightly rubbed on spine; lacks dj.
IF THERE WERE NO LOSSES
NY: Chubb & Son, 1957. Hardcover. 93 pp; the stopry of Chubb & Son Insurance company from its founding in 1882-1957; several b & w photos; published without a dj in full-color pictorial boards; has original bookmark that was included in distribution copies; top corners bumped; gilt lettering on spine.....
MERSEY PORTS: LIVERPOOL & BIRKENHEAD
UK: Tempus Publishing Ltd., 2001. Paperback. 128 pp; superb colection of b & w photos; each with detailed caption; which chart the developments of these two River Mersey ports from the 1950's and 1960's until the present day; in full-color photo wraps.
SHIPWRECKS IN PARADISE
Seattle, Wa: Superior Publishing Company, 1977. Hardcover. 183 pp; an informal marine history of the Hawaiin Islands; profusely illustrated with b & w photos; dj has been price-clipped and has an additional price-sticker; and noticeable rubing to front panel; less so to rear panel.
THE MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD 2 VOLUME SET
UK: Toredo Books Ltd., 1985. Hardcover. 494 pp and 419 pp respectively for each volume; a chronological survey of maritime events form 5,000 B. C. until the time of writing; supplemented by commentaries; with 203 superb b & w illustrations and 31 maps; each volume has a sticker from the.....
BRITAIN'S MARITIME HERITAGE: A GUIDE TO HISTORIC VESSELS, MUSEUMS AND MARITIME COLLECTIONS
London: Conway Maritime Press, 1988. Paperback. 127 pp; detailed guidebook to maritime museums and colections throughout the UK; in full-color photo wraps.
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SOUTHAMTON DOCKS
Dorset, UK: Waterfront Publications, 1994. Paperback. 64 pp; outstanding collection of b & w photos; all with detailed captions; in b & w photo wraps.
BEHIND THE FIRE DOORS; FOX'S CORRUGATED FURNACE 1877 AND THE "HIGH-PRESSURE" STEAMSHIP
UK: Interprint. Paperback. 46 pp; staple-bound booklet; reproduction of manuscripts and documents in records of Scotts' Shipbuilding & Engineering Company, Greenock,Scotland of works of invenor Samson Fox; several b & w line drawings and reproductions; in illustrated wraps; has minor tear to foot of spine and has original price-sticker on.....
SHIPS AND SEALING WAX: THE MEMOIRS OF BASIL, LORD SANDERSON OF AYOT
London: Heinemann, 1967. Hardcover. 282 pp; 16 pp. b & w photos and maps; captivating memoirs of distinguished business career in the UK shippig industry; inclides extracts from his WW I diaries on trench warefare; dj has rugging and creasing to edges; to spine and has chip approximately the size.....
MOTORBOAT HANDBOOK VOL. I
New York: The Motorboat Publishing Company, 1909. Hardcover. 122 pp; detailed reference guide with everything needed to know about motorboats; profusely illustrated with detailed line drawings; binding tight; interior pages all clean and free of marks; published without a dj; minor spot of staining to topr right corner of rear.....
MOTORBOAT HANDBOOK VOL. II
New York: The Motorboat Publishing Company, 1910. Hardcover. 131 pp; detailed reference guide with everything needed to know about motorboats; profusley illustrated with detailed lie drawings and one page in full-color of signal codes/flags; published without a dj.