Category: Boats & Watercraft

Sort

Showing 1-30 of 126

Image for Old Steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times

Old Steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1944

Seller ID: 2262611

Condition: Very Good


A few faint creases to wrappers, no publisher date (circa mid 1900s), ink notes throughout. 1944 Spiral-Bound Softcover. Unpaginated. A collection in black-and-white of old steamers of the St. Lawrence from Watertown Daily Times. Spiral-bound photocopies. View more info

Image for Motor Boating, September 1926, Volume XXXVIII, No. 3: Gold Cup Number

Motor Boating, September 1926, Volume XXXVIII, No. 3: Gold Cup Number

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: International Magazine Co., Inc.: 1926

Seller ID: 2277984

Condition: Good


Top corner bumped, bottom corner of rear wrapper creased, loss to spine head and minor loss to spine base, ink name on last page, minor pencil marginalia. 1926 Large Softcover. 184 pp. Includes fold-out plans for building a 32-foot comfy cruiser. CONTENTS: Gold Cup Entries Break Record; Argo; Savola Visits the Eastern Shore; With the American Racers in England; Scamper, A Fine Cruiser; Patricia II, A Cruising House Boat; Zinganee II, A Speedy Houseboat; Lura M. III, A Day Cruiser; Edamena IV, The Finest; Twenty-Six Feet from Broadway; Starting Them Early; Bayside Boats Beat Fog and Rain; Up an... View more info

Image for The Mighty Chain: A Guide to Canal Records in the New York State Archives

The Mighty Chain: A Guide to Canal Records in the New York State Archives

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of the State of New York: 1992

Seller ID: 2291331

Condition: Near Fine


An excellent copy. 1992 Large Softcover. 117 pp. This guide describes 360 series of records documenting New York's canals from the earliest Erie Canal surveys to the completion and operation of the Barge Canal. These records, spanning 1794-1958 (bulk 1817-1926) and totaling over 2,560 cubic feet, are part of the holdings of the New York State Archives and Records Administration. ...The guide is organized into sections reflecting current names of State agencies responsible for creating canal-related records. ...This guide includes a brief history of the development of the State's canal system d... View more info

Image for The Record of the Mediterranean Cruise of the United States Ship Saratoga CVA-60, Fall, Winter, Spring, 1959-1960

The Record of the Mediterranean Cruise of the United States Ship Saratoga CVA-60, Fall, Winter, Spring, 1959-1960

By: N/A

Price: $95.00

Publisher: H. G. Roebuck and Son, Inc.: 1960

Seller ID: 2291347

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front endpaper, ink date on title page. Ink notes by previous owner on VA-34 Blue Blasters pages, providing names, nicknames, and assignments of other members. 1960 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. Lavishly illustrated with color and black-and-white photographs. USS Saratoga (CV/CVA/CVB-60), was the second of four Forrestal-class supercarriers built for the United States Navy in the 1950s. Saratoga was the sixth U.S. Navy ship, and the second aircraft carrier, to be named for the Battles of Saratoga in the American Revolutionary War. Commissioned in 1956, she spent most of her career in th... View more info

Image for Titanic

Titanic

By: Adams, Simon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: DK Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 2284558

ISBN: 0756650364

Condition: Very Good


Includes clip-art CD. A few spots to boards. 1999 Large Hardcover. 59 pp. Discover the secrets of this luxury liner, from life on board to its underwater discovery and exploration. View more info

Image for Flush Decks and Four Pipes (Sea Power Monograph Number 2)

Flush Decks and Four Pipes (Sea Power Monograph Number 2)

By: Alden, John D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute: 1965

Seller ID: 2203507

Condition: Very Good


Ink name on front corner, 2 inch tear to spine head, ink notes related to various United States craft on blank opposite copyright page. 1965 Soft Cover. 107, [1] pp. A work on flush-deck destroyers used by the United States Navy during World War I, illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Includes a statistical summary of the hull numbers, names, first commissions, decommission date, and disposition of hundreds of ships. Bibliography follows text. KEYWORDS: MILITARY UNITED STATES NAVY NAVAL DESTROYERS WORLD WAR I WWI View more info

Image for The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

The Adventures & Brave Deeds of the Ship's Cat on the Spanish Maine, Together with the Most Lamentable Losse of the Alcestis & Triumphant Firing of the Port of Charges

By: Aldridge, Alan; Adams, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2266328

ISBN: 0224014412

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, light crease along spine, pages very faintly foxed. 1977 Large Hardcover. Unpaginated. Full-page illustrations enhance the story of a fighting cat of Good Queen Bess's time who goes to sea for the honor of fair England. View more info

Image for The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208326

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents.KEYWORDS: MUTINY BOUNTY NAUTICAL BOATS WATERCRAFT TRANSPORTATION ADVENTURE TRAVEL OCEANIA FLETCHER CHRISTIAN BLIGH View more info

Image for The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281307

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bottom edge lightly bumped. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. View more info

Image for The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Viking: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281308

ISBN: 067003133X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Corners pushed, jacket corners lightly rubbed. 2003 Hard Cover. 491 pp. An account of the actual events surrounding the legendary conflict aboard the HMS Bounty focuses on the court-martial of its ten mutineers, citing the breakdown and exile of Master's Mate Fletcher Christian and Lieutenant Bligh's navigation talents. View more info

Image for Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

Forgotten Weapon: U.S. Navy Airships and the U-Boat War

By: Althoff, William F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203995

ISBN: 1591140102

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 2009 Large Hardcover. xii, 419 pp. Airships are the forgotten weapon of World War II. Forgotten Weapons analyzes the development of airships as weapons for antisubmarine warfare, examines how scientists and airmen collaborated to combat U-boats and reveals the little-known accomplishments of airship crews. As William F. Althoff demonstrates, the naval airship logged an admirable operational record during the Battle of the Atlantic, the longest continued armed contest during the war. Their useful deployment depended first, however, on effective collaboration b... View more info

Image for The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2000-2001: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2287157

ISBN: 1557501971

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xxiii, [1], 1107, [5] pp. This biennially updated reference on the world's naval and paranaval forces presents accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of about 180 countries and territories, as well as information about coast guards and other armed maritime government services. It contains not only details about the characteristics and capabilities of ships and craft ranging from giant aircraft carriers and ballistic missile submarines to small tugboats and launches, but... View more info

Image for The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

The Naval Institute Guide to Combat Fleets of the World, 2002-2003: Their Ships, Aircraft, and Systems

By: Baker, A.D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 2002

Seller ID: 2287158

ISBN: 1557502420

Condition: Near Fine


Spine faded. 2002 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, [1], 1129, [9] pp. This popular navy guide is internationally acknowledged as the world's leading one-volume reference to the world's naval and paranaval forces. Comprehensive, authoritative and affordable, it is updated biennially to include accurate and timely data about the composition of the afloat, coastal defense, and aviation arms of more than one hundred eighty countries and territories, including coast guards and other armed maritime government services. Both major fleets like those of the United St... View more info

Image for Selected Papers on British Warship Design in World War II

Selected Papers on British Warship Design in World War II

By: Baker, R. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Naval Institute Press: 1983

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289922

ISBN: 0870219219

Condition: Very Good


Reissule. Jacket toned. 1983 Hard Cover. In 1947 the quarterly Transactions of the Institution of Naval Architects included a set of papers written by the Admiralty Naval Construction officials responsible for various types of warships. These selections from the report include a wealth of information on the design of warships during WWII. View more info

Image for Running Her Easting Down: The Story of the Cutty Sark and Other Great China Clippers

Running Her Easting Down: The Story of the Cutty Sark and Other Great China Clippers

By: Baker, William F.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1974

Seller ID: 2203216

ISBN: 0870042386

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges very lightly rubbed. 1974 Large Hardcover. xiv, 170 pp. Designed first for the China tea trade, they combined a streamlined design that made them the swiftest of the wind ships, and a greater cargo capacity than previous vessels. Many of these great ships left their imprint on history and their names in men's memories, but one of the foremost among them was the Cutty Sark. This fascinating and carefully written history of the Cutty Sark includes an account of life on board the clipper and ten informative appendices, ranging from sailing records to cargo manifests. It is enhanced b... View more info

Image for Exploring the Titanic

Exploring the Titanic

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 1988

Seller ID: 2284560

ISBN: 0600567036

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A best-selling, award-winning history of the Titanic disaster and discovery is presented in a hardcover edition and combines informative photographs and paintings with you are there text. View more info

Image for Exploring the Titanic

Exploring the Titanic

By: Ballard, Robert D.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Scholastic: 1988

Seller ID: 2284561

ISBN: 0600567036

Condition: Good


Ex-library, boards rubbed. 1988 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. A best-selling, award-winning history of the Titanic disaster and discovery is presented in a hardcover edition and combines informative photographs and paintings with you are there text. View more info

Image for The Discovery of the Titanic

The Discovery of the Titanic

By: Ballard, Robert D.; Archbold, Rick; Lord, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Warner / Madison Press: 1987

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2265854

ISBN: 0446513857

Condition: Very Good


Fourth printing. Front jacket flap price-clipped. Ink note on half-title page. 1987 Large Hardcover. 230 pp. On September 1, 1985 Ballard and a joint French/American expedition found the legendary ship. This is a firsthand account of Ballard's twelve year quest to find the Titanic. View more info

Image for Pultneyville Yacht Club 1979 Membership Log

Pultneyville Yacht Club 1979 Membership Log

By: Barker, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Pultneyville Yacht Club, Inc.: 1979

Seller ID: 1768250

Condition: Very Good


Lightly rubbed, owner sticker on rear wrapper. 1979 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 68 pp. Pages printed on recto only. Original wrappers. Includes: 1979 club calendar; names and photographs of 1979 officers' list of of committees and chairmen with associated purposes; racing schedule; chart of harbor and yacht club facilities; list of club members and family along with their boat names; 1979 in pictures; club constitution and by-laws; policies on membership and dockage; club history; list of past commodores; race trophies - winners of 1978; quick reference guide... View more info

Image for Great Lakes Sailing Ships (Ships and Sailing Albums, Book 2)

Great Lakes Sailing Ships (Ships and Sailing Albums, Book 2)

By: Barkhausen, Henry N.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co.: 1947

Seller ID: 2287648

Condition: Very Good


Minor general wear. 1947 Spiral-Bound Softcover. Unpaginated. Includes black-and-white illustrations. A photographic collection of sailing ships of the Great Lakes with description. View more info

Image for Ships and Shipwrecks of the America's: A History Based on Underwater Archaeology

Ships and Shipwrecks of the America's: A History Based on Underwater Archaeology

By: Bass, George F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267913

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1988 Large Hardcover. Tells the development of watercraft in the Americas and Canada, drawing on the work of undersea archaeologists to recount every phase of American naval history, from Native American cultures to the destruction of the Arizona at Pearl Harbor. View more info

Image for Seven Centuries of Sea Travel: From the Crusaders to the Cruises

Seven Centuries of Sea Travel: From the Crusaders to the Cruises

By: Bathe, B.W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Portland House: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2117882

Condition: Very Good


Small (1) tear to upper jacket repaired with clear tape. 1990 Large Hardcover. 295, [1] pp. This profusely illustrated book presents an authoritative account of the development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present. View more info

Image for The Coast Guard

The Coast Guard

By: Beard, Tom; Hanson, Jose; Scotti, Paul C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Foundation for Coast Guard History / Beaux Arts Editions: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2105724

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top corner faintly bumped, rear board lightly spotted. 2004 Large Hardcover. 367 pp. An illustrated history and tribute to the United States Coast Guard, from its foundation in 1790 to the date of publication. Color and black & white photographs and reproductions of historical illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for Here Comes the Polly: A Biography of a Russian Built Gunboat (The Politkofsky)

Here Comes the Polly: A Biography of a Russian Built Gunboat (The Politkofsky)

By: Becker, Ethel Anderson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Superior Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2205333

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy.Half-inch tear to top edge of jacket front, very minor surface tear to jacket front. 1971 Large Hardcover. 127 pp. Politkofsky was a small Russian-built sidewheel gunboat that patrolled the Alaskan Panhandle in the 1860s. She was built of yellow cedar at New Archangel, or Sitka, and was 120 feet (37 m) in length and 152 tons displacement. Early copper boilers and a cross-head engine installed, and these came from an earlier ship Imperator Nicholas 1. When the Czar sold Russia to the US in 1867, the steamer was included in the deal. The paddler was then sold into... View more info

Image for Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation

Wedding of the Waters: The Erie Canal and the Making of a Great Nation

By: Bernstein, Peter L.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2207849

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Sticker on jacket rear, jacket edges very lightly bumped. 2005 Hard Cover. 448 pp. The epic account of how one narrow ribbon of water forever changed the course of American history. The building of the Erie Canal, like the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge and the Panama Canal, is one of the greatest and most riveting stories of American ingenuity. Best-selling author Peter Bernstein presents the story of the canal's construction against the larger tableau of America in the first quarter-century of the 1800s. Examining the social, political, and economic ramifications of this ... View more info

Image for Jane's Fighting Ships, 1958-59: Sixty-First Year of Issue

Jane's Fighting Ships, 1958-59: Sixty-First Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1959

Seller ID: 2287496

Condition: Very Good


Jacket foxed and lightly toned, bottom corner lightly bumped. 1959 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 64, xxvi, 446 pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

Image for Jane's Fighting Ships, 1965-66: Sixty-Eighth Year of Issue

Jane's Fighting Ships, 1965-66: Sixty-Eighth Year of Issue

By: Blackman, Raymond V.B.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., Ltd.: 1966

Seller ID: 2287497

Condition: Very Good


A bit musty, jacket lightly foxed, 1/2 inch chip from top jacket corner, ink stamp on front jacket panel. 1966 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 60, vi-vii, 461, xvi pp. An annual by the authoritative publisher of reference works on military vehicles, with black-and-white photographs and detailed specifications throughout. View more info

Image for Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

Silent Victory: The U.S. Submarine War Against Japan

By: Blair, Clay, Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1976

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281647

ISBN: 0553010506

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Pages lightly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. 1072 pp. A reconstruction of United States submarine activity in the Pacific during World War II assesses the submarine's role in the overall War. View more info

Image for Arctic Passages: A Unique Small-Boat Voyage in the Great Northern Waterway

Arctic Passages: A Unique Small-Boat Voyage in the Great Northern Waterway

By: Bockstoce, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hearst Marine Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2197255

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Bookplate on paste-down endpaper. 1991 Hard Cover. 256 pp. First edition. In 1988, John Bockstoce, Arctic historian and archaeologist, became the first person to traverse the Northwest Passage west to east in a small boat. Arctic Passages is the extraordinary story of his voyage thirty-five hundred miles through this hemisphere's least explored and most dangerous waterway, from Bering Strait to Baffin Bay. Navigating largely without the benefit of a working compass, John Bockstoce made his way through thousands of uncharted islands along a shifting, featureless coastline, using ... View more info

Image for The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging, and Other Miscellaneous Matters, Applicable to Ships-of-War and Others. Illustrated with Seventy Engravings. Also, Tables of Rigging, Spars, Sails, Blocks, Canvas, Cordage, Chain and Hemp Cables, Hawsers, Etc., Relative to Every Class of Vessels.

The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging, and Other Miscellaneous Matters, Applicable to Ships-of-War and Others. Illustrated with Seventy Engravings. Also, Tables of Rigging, Spars, Sails, Blocks, Canvas, Cordage, Chain and Hemp Cables, Hawsers, Etc., Relative to Every Class of Vessels.

By: Brady, William N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company: 1882

Seller ID: 2265938

Condition: Fair


Boards heavily rubbed, front and rear hinges starting, ink stamp on front endpaper and title page, some pages lightly foxed and lightly stained. 1882 Hard Cover. 393 pp. The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailors' Assistant. Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging, and Other Miscellaneous Matters, Applicable to Ships-of-War and Others. Illustrated with Seventy Engravings. Also, Tables of Rigging, Spars, Sails, Blocks, Canvas, Cordage, Chain and Hemp Cables, Hawsers, Etc., Relative to Every Class of Vessels. View more info