Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 1988. Hard Cover. First Edition. 141 pp. B/w photo ills. Blue/white cloth cover has bright blue on spine. Photo illus. of boat on dj, which is unclipped, unpriced. Eps are blue on gray maps of subject area. A detailed record of the boat necessary to the survival of the Bering Strait Eskimos. Anthropologist author traces the changes to this boat as outside influences and more modern technology appeared. A history of the region as well as the development of a boat type. Fine / Fine.
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Jersey City, NJ: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1994. Paperback. First Edition. 736 pp. B/w diagrams & photos. Brown paper covers are lettered in white front and spine, Minimal edgewear. Inside is immaculate, clean and tight, with a wide variety of maritime information. Very Good.
Jersey City, NJ: The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, 1996. Hardcover. Presumed First. 437 pp. B/w diagrams. Brown board covers are ruled front and back, lettered in bright gilt front and spine, Few if any signs of wear, but there is one mark on lower front where a coffee cup may have rested. Inside is immaculate, clean and tight. Panels highlighed in this issue include "Can Technology revitalize our shipbuilding industry?", The Future of Shipbuilding, Navy Acquisition, and the Global Market," "Second-Tier Shipyards' Approach to Beccoming Internationally Competitive," "Naval Affordability, Right Heading, Wrong Course," "Commercialization, Standardization, and Acquisition Reform," and "The President's Shipbuilding Initiative." Very Good.
Camden, ME: International Marine Publishing Company, 1985. Hardcover. First Edition. 194 pp. 4to.Dust jacket has a wraparound painting of a friendship sloop by Carlton Wilder, now in mylar cover. A small red remainder mark on bottom crosses both lower edges and covers. Touches of shelfwear to lower edges. Endpapers are a black on white sketch of the islands of Muscongus Bay, the home of the Friendship Sloop. Contents are clean and tight. Very good / Fine.
Camden, Maine: Barbara F. Dyer, 1984. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 183 pp. 4to. Dust jacket has lite wear, now in mylar cover. Green cloth boards with gold embossed titling to spine. Endpapers are illustrated with maps of Camden, pictures of Camden buildings at the edges. Signed and numbered on the first free endpaper by author/publisher. #240 of 1000.
An in-depth history of boatbuilding in Camden through the eyes of the author, whose family was part of that local industry. Fine / very good.
London: Seeley, Service & Co. Limited, 1962. Blue Cloth. 286 pp. Spine, with stamped gilt lettering, is sunned. Approx. 1-1/2" on front cover and approx. 1/4" on back cover is sunned at top. Minute shelf-wear and bumping of corners. Eps are blue prints of a yacht. Text, with 142 b/w illustrations, photos and drawings, is crisp. Very Good+.
Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company, 1983. Silver Paper Wraps. Unpag. Illustrated and printed in navy blue on white. Silver cover has blue lettering and yacht on front, blue backstrip. Fore-edge of front cover and first pps. touched w/edgewear. "International Marine Plans Portfolio #1," focusing on yacht design as a functional art form, this contains narratives and elevations of 15 yachts. New in shrink wrap, torn a bit at front edge. Near Fine.