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Ships, Oceanliners, Sailing, Nautical From Dennis Holzman Antiques
Leather Bound. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Any type of Customisation is possible with extra charges. Map endpapers. Although he ranks with men likke John Paul Jones in the development of the navy, there has never before been a full-scale biography of this famous seaman.
Unmarked book tight and square with light wear. Above-average wear and soiling to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A sound copy. De Zeeuw [Covertitle only]. Small folio. Original wrappers.
Covertitle in bold monochrome type, also with US and Dutch Flag and Dutch navy Coat-of-Arms on friont side, printed within a simple black border. Manu photocopied captioned monochrome illustrations in text showing the frigate at sea on duty, sketch-maps in text illustrating various tours of duty, portraits of Navy personnell in text.
Very fine copy. Paris, Payot, , in 8, reliure demi-percaline, 10 cartes, 21 photographies et 9 dessins de Pierre Le Conte, pp.. In beige cloth covers with blue to spine and front.
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With original dustwrapper and original Book Society wrap around. In very good condition with very good original dustwrapper dw; spine slightly rubbed and chipped at ends. Wrap around slightly darkened at spine. Not price clipped. Mild foxing to edges and endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. In his only novel about the American Navy, C.
Forester describes the exploits of a typical U. Its captain, Josiah Peabody, demonstrates the revolutionary virtues of a new democracy fighting for its survival against an overwhelmingly superior British navy. During his daring voyage from Long Island Sound to the Caribbean, Peabody and his crew manage to outrun, outfox and outmaneuver their clumsier opponents and deal them some shrewd blows in the process. At the same time, Peabody wins the affections of the same lady admired by the captain of a British warship. Very Good. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request.
Inventory No: Berry Books anzau [Books from Berry Books]. A l's. Illustrations en noir dans le texte. Later half dark blue morocco over blue pebbled cloth boards, boards and spine gilt. Spine extremities and hinges worn. Light to Paris: J. Boudot, Titlepage vignette. Contemporary French mottled calf, spine richly gilt, raised bands, gilt leather label, a. Spine rubbed with some gilt flaking, spine ends expertly repaired.
Old stain in fore- and upper edge of text and plates. Some foxing. A good Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep, Two volumes bound in one.
Lacks the folding map, supplied in photocopy. Contemporary calf, gilt morocco label. Calf rubbed and edgeworn. Early bookplate on front pastedown. Tanned and foxed, as usual. Map badly torn, with Two volumes. Uniform contemporary decorative wrappers. Wrappers torn along spine. Front wrap and first few leaves of second volume detached.
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Scattered foxing. Good, untrimmed. This account goes beyond simple travel narrative and approaches a Tocquevillean scope, including commentary on the United States, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Peru, Chile Contemporary red morocco, ornately gilt, a. Corners worn, front hinge starting. Light tanning, scattered foxing. Nearly very good. Second edition of Radiguet's account of his voyage aboard the French frigate Reine-Blanche around the coast of South America, and his experiences in Peru, Chile Nuremberg: Johann Petri, Small quarto.
Modern calf, spine gilt, raised bands. A few instances of early manuscript notes in the margins.
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Minor, expert repair to the foredge of the titlepage. Light, even tanning. A very handsome copy. Barcelona: Imprenta de D. Albert, Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, edges painted yellow. Boards somewhat rubbed. A few leaves slightly wrinkled, but internally clean. Very good. Second edition Original cloth-backed boards, printed paper labels. Corners bumped, spine ends bit worn, first volume bit cocked, inner front hinge of first volume starting.
Else very good and clean. First London edition, after the one-volume American edition issued the previous year. The author was a Minor shelf wear. Modern bookplate on front pastedown, mild toning, light scattered foxing. An important Pacific and Arctic voyage.
Seemann was the naturalist Contemporary speckled calf, gilt. Some scuffing and wear to boards and hinge, corners lightly worn.
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Contemporary ownership inscription on titlepage. Minor scattered soiling and foxing. A nice copy in unsophisticated condition. The third and best edition Taunton: Printed for the Author by J. Marriott, Modern green calf gilt by Middleton, red morocco label. Boards slightly bowed.
Larger folding plate faintly spotted. Else a fine copy.