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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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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

Image for Steel’s Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy, Improved: To which are added Their Stations, And a List of the Ships lost or destroyed since the Commencement of the War, with their Commanders.  Likewise A List of the Enemies Ships taken or destroyed since the Commencement of the War. With Lists of the Lords of the Admiralty, Commissioners of the Navy and Victualling, and of the other Offices in the naval Department, and the Navy-Agents

Steel’s Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy, Improved: To which are added Their Stations, And a List of the Ships lost or destroyed since the Commencement of the War, with their Commanders. Likewise A List of the Enemies Ships taken or destroyed since the Commencement of the War. With Lists of the Lords of the Admiralty, Commissioners of the Navy and Victualling, and of the other Offices in the naval Department, and the Navy-Agents

By: Steel, D.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: London, Printed for D. Steel, No. 1, Union-Row, the Lower-End of the Minories, Little Tower Hall: “Corrected to July 31, 1783, And to be continued m

Seller ID: 2771

Condition: Fair


Sewn, marbled wraps, 13 by 14.2 cm, 31 [1] pp. Front cover detached, rear cover just hanging on; rubbing to the covers and wear to the edges and corners. Published during the last year of the War of Independence, this slim volume includes a current list of British ships, with the names of the ship and captain, port, and date built. Also includes lists of captured, lost and destroyed ships—English, American, French, Spanish, and Dutch—with brief details, “Terrible, Hon. W.C. Finch / Burnt off the Chesapeak.” 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