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How Wooden Ships are Built: A Practical Treatise of Modern American Wooden Ship Construction with a Supplement on Laying Off Wooden Vessels

By: Estep, H. Cole

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Penton Publishing Company: 1918

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 354

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover, olive cloth with framed gilt cover titles, 9 1/8 by 12 ¼-inches, xi, 101 pp. Gilt titles are nice and bright with only very minor scuffing to a few spots on the boards and minor wear to the corners and head and tail of the spine. Hinges are NOT cracked and the interior is bright and clean aside from a previous owner's name in an old hand on the ffep and a small spot on the fore edge of the textblock. Spine in strong and stable. NOT ex-library. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member IOBA) is an open shop located in Sand Lake, Michigan, ... View more info

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Some Stories of Holland Harbor [Michigan]

By: Lane, Kit

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Saugatuck, MI, The Commercial Record: 1975

Seller ID: 2995

Condition: Good


Staple-bound self-wraps, 21.6 by 28 cm, 20 pp. incld. covers, illus. Good with light wear to the wraps including a few wrinkles, rubbing, and a few tiny edge tears. A brief history of Holland Harbor including the Colony Vessel, the wreck of the Alpena, Pereue on the Pier, the Argo aground, fire on the South American, etc. 16 black and white illustrations, photos, and maps. View more info

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The Blackwall Frigates

By: Lubbock, Basil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers: 1962

Edition: second printing of the second edition

Seller ID: 3010

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover with dust jacket, blue cloth with gilt spine titles and blindstamped cover titles, 18 by 24.5 cm, xv 280 pp., numerous plates. The hardcover is very good with only a light bump to the upper corner of the front cover; the jacket us fair with rubbing, several small edge chips and tears, and some drip marks – primarily on the spine panel. An in-depth history of the Blackwall frigates including a “History of the Blackwall Yard,” “A Voyage Out East in the Good Old Days,” and “The Blackwallers.” View more info

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Building the Six-Hour Canoe

By: O’Brien, Mike; Richard Butz; John Montague; William Bartoo

Price: $9.00

Publisher: St. Michaels, MD, Tiller Publishing: 1994

Seller ID: 2631

Condition: Very Good +


Glossy wraps, 21.5 by 28 cm, 65 pp., heavily illus. in black and white. Very good with light shelf wear to the wraps. “A guide to building a canoe that contains scale plans, specifications, a tool list, step-by-step instructions, and even a helpful explanation of how to paddle the canoe. All the building operations are clearly illustrated with photos and sketches. The canoe is constructed from a single 4'x16' (or two 4' x 8' sheets) sheet of marine plywood and a few pieces of dimensional lumber and, with epoxy glued seams, is watertight from the moment it hits the water. When completed, th... View more info

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New York Yacht Club 1910 – Copy for the Yacht Dorothy B

By: [New York Yacht Club]

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Knickerbocker Press for the New York Yacht Club: 1910

Seller ID: 2513

Condition: Good


Blue cloth with dulled gilt spine and cover titles, 12.5 by 17 cm, 314 pp. plus 42 pages of color boating signal flags. Bumping and wear at the corners and spine edges and ends; piece torn from the title page tissue guard, some greyish mottling to a few of the colored plates, and dampstains along the top edge of the least few leaves. Copy for the yacht Dorothy B with her name on the front cover. She is listed in the yacht register on p. 19. Includes members, by-laws, racing and uniform rules, bugle calls, yacht routines, etc. View more info