New York: Privately printed by William Edwin Rudge, 1929. Belanske, William E. First edition, one of 200 specially... Read More
Philadelphia: Privately Printed 1940, 1940 & 1967. First editions.
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New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1928. First edition.
Fine sailing scene, two moored sailboats in the foreground with other moored boats visible against the shoreline behind.By Eugene V. Connett, Jr, father of the founder of the Derrydale Press, who was himself a keen sportsman and sailor.A pleasing image with choice American sporting provenance.
Boston: M.H. Keenan, 1885. First edition thus. After serving on whalers for the better part of twenty years, Crapo found life ashore difficult. His fish market went out of business and with little to do, he turned his attention back to the sea, thinking that if he could cross the...
Boston: Privately printed by D.B. Updike, The Merrymount Press, 1948. First Edition. Cleopatra's Barge II was a two-masted gaff-rigged auxiliary schooner that carried a crew of 13. The log here records a series of cruises along the north-east coast of America in the interwar years. Untouched by the Great Depression...
[Liverpool: Turner and Dunnett], December, 1905. From the Introduction: "the information comprised in the following pages has been prepared for the use of Passengers traveling by the Cunard Hungarian-American Line from New York to the Mediterranean and Adriatic."
Toronto: Adam, Stevenson & Co, 1872. First Canadian Edition.
[Norwood, Mass: Plimpton Press] Privately Printed, Christmas, 1912. Presentation Copy. Inscribed by the author on the front flyleaf, dated 21 December 1912.Memoir of travel in east Asia by Gardner, whose family owned Roque Island, Maine, and who wrote a number of accounts of his yachting adventures in American and foreign waters.
[New York: c. 1913]. Includes photographers of these Trophies:8 Photos of Silver plates for the Winner Joyant for Larchmont Race Weeks Series 1911 ; Manhasset Bay Yacht Club Race 1911; Manhasset Bay Cup Races; Interstate Races Marblehead; Larchmont Yacht Club Series 1912; New York Yacht Club Cruise 1912 Won by...
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1941. Edition of 250. Derrydale Yachting Prints. Gordon Grant’s fine yachting prints depict a sloop under sail (“The Weather Mark”) and a ketch under full sail (“Off Soundings”). Grant (1875-1962) “was considered America’s foremost marine artist when Eugene Connett commissioned him in 1941 to paint.....
New York: William Farquhar Payson, . First edition.
New York: William Farquhar Payson, 1931. Limited edition, #31 of 47 copies on Crane's Old Book Paper, signed by the Author. Lively illustrations of life at sea toward the end of the era of full-masted schooners.
Tuckahoe, New York: John de Graff, Inc, 1970. First edition.
New York: Farrar, Rinehart, .
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. First edition, no. 90 of 950 copies of the first state. A splendid collection of captioned sailing and nautical photographs of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, by the Commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron, Halifax.A beautiful copy in the pictorial box (now uncommon) and glassine (very uncommon).
New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. First edition, no. 394C of 450 copies for Canada (total edition of 1400 copies). A splendid collection of captioned sailing and nautical photographs of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, by the Commodore of the Royal Yacht Squadron, Halifax.A beautiful copy in the pictorial box.
New York: The National Association of Engine and Boat Manufacturers 430 Lexington Ave, . With photos of existin and proposed marinas.
[New York: 1944]. Centennial history of the New York Yacht Club, with much material on the America’s Cup.
New York: Thomas R. Knox & Co, 1885. First edition. "An ornately wordy account, filled with ironic humor, puns and amusing turns of phrase. Gives very detailed descriptions of soial conditions in the places visited" (Toy). Mcquade's account of the Montauk's cruise from New York to the Caribbean, which included...
Boston: Planograph Printing by Spaulding-Moss Company, nd [but 1938]. Rare and possibly unrecorded. It's not known how many copies of this book were printed but it can't have been more than a handful. Alas the attention paid to the quality of the illustrations was not directed towards the font, which...
New York: Francis Hart and Company, Printers, 1866. First edition. Privately printed. Scarce privately printed account of a cruise from New York up the east coast to Mount Desert, Maine. The party numbered 19 passengers (six of whom were women) and a crew of seven. Commencing on July 19, 1865...
np: Privately printed for the author, 1966. First edition. AN EARLY REPORT ON KIWI HERMIT TOM NEALE. Inscribed to Percy Chubb by the author, Parkinson has also signed his name to the title-page. The TLS dated, March 29, 1970 concerns sailing matters relating to his crossing of the Atlantic.Parkinson spent...
[New York: 1937]. Published in Men Against the Rule. A Century of Progress in Yacht Design, 1937, at pp. 121, 127, 131. Poor was professor of astronomy and celestial mechanics at Columbia University, and author of works on astronomy and yachting. These three drawing are the only original illustrations for...