New York: Random House, 1929. Hard Cover. First Edition. First US Edition. Light scuffing to dust jacket from shelf wear, minor sunning to spine, now in mylar cover. Blue cloth covered boards with black cloth spine with gold embossed lettering to cover board and spine. Profusely illustrated and limited to an edition of 1040 copies. Very Good / Very Good.
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London: The Argonaut Press, 1930. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Argonaut Press Edition. Faux vellum spine, red gray cloth covered boards with color embossed crest on front boards. Light scuffing to boards, interior clean and crisp, with some pages uncut. Limited edition printed on Japon Vellum in an edition of 1050 copies, this copy not numbered. Very Good.
London: The Argonaut Press, 1927. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Argonaut Press Edition. Faux vellum spine, red cloth covered boards with gold embossed emblem of a ship on the sea on front boards. Light scuffing to boards, small stain at base of spine. Interior clean and crisp, with some pages uncut. Limited edition printed on Japon Vellum in an edition of 975 copies, this being #825. Very Good.
Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company, 1942. Hard Cover. First Edition. First Printing. Original two-volume set in slipcase. Plain paper dust jackets with tilting only to spine, light scuffing, in mylar covers. Slipcase is missing rear panel and is in Fair condition with many losses and chipping at edges. Illustrations by Bertram Greene, Maps by Erwin Raisz. Fine / Very Good.
London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd., 1900. Hard Cover. Third Edition. Third Edition, Revised and Enlarged. 281 pp. Blue cloth covered boards with a blind embossed wave flowing across the front at midpoing, gold embossed titling to cover board and spine. Light bumping to corners, clean and crisp within. Very Good.
London: Royal Society of London, 1818. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. vi, iv, , 527, , 23 [plates] pp. 4to. Recent brown three quarter leather bindings with five raised bands at spine, burgundy title patch with gold embossed titling, gold lines offsetting bands, decorative stamp in each compartment without titling, blind embossed borders to front and rear boards. Interiors clean, ex-library stamp on title page, and occurring sporadically within. Meteorological Journal for 1817 (26 pp.) included bound in at midpoint in the volume. Pages were trimmed slightly when rebound.
Robert Seppings (1767-1840) was an English naval architect who developed a number of innovative designs that provided great assistance to the English Navy, his most noticeable being the system of cross-bracing outlined in this paper. William...
New York: Charles B. Norton, 1853. Hardcover. Second Edition. 216, 21,  pp. Folio. 33 engraved plates + engraved portrait of author at the Preface. Red publisher's binding with gold embossed maritime-themed design of ships, anchors, and seahorses on the front and rear boards, gold titling to spine. Bumping to corners with small cloth losses, overall scuffing and minor soiling. All edges gilt. Previous owner's name in ink on first free endpaper. Foxing throughout this volume, impacting both text and illustrations. Good.