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02839-M0594EEKS- Journal- SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, May 17, 1890. A New Submarine Boat, Progress of the Chicago Worldís Fair, Ventilator for Railway Cars, Etching Metals/Glass, Gigantic Plant From Sumatra, Gathmanís Gun for Firing High Explosives. 11-1/4" x 16-1/4" x 16 pp. $12.00


02850-M0594EEKS- Journal- SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, Sept 6, 1890. Bringing Capt. John Ericsson Home, Indianapolis Meeting--The American Assoc for Advancement of Science (w/engraving of new Indiana State House), Jet Propelled Steam Lifeboat, Electric Race Course (w/mechanical horses), Improvements in telegraph keys, culinary vessel, railroad tie. 11-1/4" x 16-1/4" x 16pp. $28.00


02856-M0594EEKS- Journal- SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, Oct. 18, 1890. U. S. Steel Cruiser San Francisco, Floating Self Propelled Islands of Steel, Monument to Daguerre, Is the Earth in Danger?, Howling Monkeys, New Jet Propelled Boat, Johnsonís Cistern. 11-1/4" x 16-1/4" x 16 pp. $28.00


02921-M0894ESEO- Catalogue- RUDDER PUBLISHING CO., NY, NY. 1931. The Rudder was the magazine for yachtsmen. This is their little catalogue of books and plans for boats of every kind: Cruisers, sea skiffs, runabouts, party launches, river cruisers, speedsters, rowboats, ice yachts, barge houseboats, sail boats, sloops, cruising yawls, ketches, etc. Small line drawing of each. Books on all things marine. Excellent condition. 4-1/2" x 6" x 64pp. $28.00


07358-M0608EAAR- Tabloid- THE SUNDAY SUN, Baltimore, Maryland. April 14, 1932. This is the Sunday magazine tabloid of the Baltimore Sun Newspaper. We bought this because of article and pictures of stern wheeler boats plying the rivers of America again after an absence of several years.  Article begins on front page and continues on page 2 for a total of about 43 column inches of text and 6-1/4" x 10" picture and 4" x 7-1/2" picture of three steamers with paddle wheels churning. The General Wood is in large picture and the Saint Paul and J.S. are in smaller picture. There are a number of articles in paper but of note is another, "Silver Treasures of Early Baltimore" with a three column picture and about 36 column inches of text and another full page article about "The Master of the Locksmiths", Charles Courtney. All in all a most interesting issue. Note in top margin referring to silver article and front page yellowed dimmed some from exposure to light. Otherwise in very good condition. 11-1/2"x 17"x 16pp. $28.00


02094-M1093LHKE- Catalogue- E. J. WILLIS CO., NY, NY, 1936. Boat Supplies. All hardware and fittings, alcohol and gas stoves, light plants, boat fireplace, cooking outfits, ice boxes, lights, lanterns, pumps, bells, horns, signals, diving helmet outfit (not deep sea), saluting cannon, navigation aids, parachute flare gun, head equipment and hundreds of other items. Near mint except for a small chip in top margin of page one. 6" x 9" x 264pp. $86.00


03362-M0195CECC- Booklet- SHIPS FOR VICTORY, Oregon Shipbuilding Corp; Kaiser Co, Portland and Vancouver. ca mid-1940s. Pictorial booster booklet of shipbuilding yards and ships of war. Good condition. 10-1/2" x 7-1/2" x 32 pp + large folder entitled ĎMaritime Memoriesí. $32.00


01242-M0792EEEE- Flyer- BOAT GULF CLIPPER, Corpus Christiís (Texas) Largest and Finest Excursion and Party Boat. ca 1948. Capt. Ben L. Herndon, Skipper & Owner. Blue ink w/half-tone of boat. 8-1/2" x 11". Letter folded. Slightly wrinkled. $6.00


01243-M0792EEEE- Flyer- THE BUCCANEER, Corpus Christiís (Texas) Largest, Finest Fishing Boat. ca 1948. Capt. Ben L. Herndon. Blue ink w/half-tone of boat. 8-1/2" x 11". Letter folded. Very good. $6.00


03592-M0495EAAC- Catalogue- JAMES BLISS & CO., Boston, MA. 1950. Marine Hardware & Boat Equipment. Slicker suits, floatation supplies, lights, lamps, bells, horns, compasses, pumps, safety equip, oars, paddles, anchors, signaling devices, stoves, navigation aids, tools, paints, much more. Excellent condition. 7-3/4" x 10-1/2" x 44pp. $28.00


04897-M0496EHEE- Catalogue- CUTTER BOAT & MOTOR CO., Atlanta, GA. 1952. Outboard Catalog of Boats, Motors, Accessories features Mercury outboards, canoes (cedar planked, canvas covered), lake boats, small cruisers, runabouts, hydroplanes, trailers; wide line of accessories, fittings, equipment, etc. Ski and safety equip, etc. Coated stock, 2-color covers. Well illustrated. Repaired cover tear, some light soil and foxing. 8" x 10-1/2" x 72pp. $36.00


03593-M0495EAAC- Catalogue- JAMES E. GRAVES MARBLEHEAD YACHT YARDS, Marblehead, MA. 1954. Wilcox, Crittenden Dependable Sailboat Fittings, Suggested Rigging Methods and Complete Lists for Penguins, Snipes, Comets and Lightnings. Well illustrated, Very good condition. 7-3/4" x 10-3/4" x 32pp. $29.00


02699-M0994EKLC- Book- IF THERE WERE NO LOSSES. The Story of Chubb & Son From Its Founding in 1882 Until 1957. Chubb & Son, NY, 1957. Some good history here on this marine insurer and the country in this era. Pretty color cover by Andrew Melrose. Hardback, 1st, illustrated, appendix. Excellent condition. 7-1/2" x 10-3/4" x 93pp. $26.00


04553-M1095ELEE- Catalogue- BOOT'S FISHING SUPPLIES, Chattanooga, TN. 1966. All the nationally known names here in a comprehensive catalogue of rods, reels, lures, baits, flies, lines, floats, hooks, sinkers, boxes, minnow buckets, nets, seines, stringers, spears, accessories of all kinds, camping gear, some boat equip. Quite complete for a regional supplier. Well illustrated. Very good condition. 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" x 192pp. $42.00


01145-M0592ELEE- Catalogue- S. T. PRESTON & SON, Long Island, NY, 1970. SHIPS & SEA. Catalogue of Marine Prints and Pictures, Ship Models, Carved Whales, Figureheads, Scrimshaw, Brass ware and a Host of Nautical Items and Gifts. Stiff wraps. Excellent condition. 5-1/4" x 8" x 126 pp. $14.00


00881-B0990EAEE- Book- BATHYMETRIC NAVIGATION AND CHARTING. Philip M. Cohen, U. S. Nava1 Institute, Annapolis, MD. 1970. Illustrated, dust jacket, fine. 6-3/4" x 9-1/2" x 138pp. Hardback. $12.00


00882-B0990EAEE- Book- NAVAL ENGINEER'S GUIDE, Joliff and Robertson, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, MD. 1972. Soiled dust jacket, otherwise fine. 5-1/2'' x 8" x 335pp. Hardback. $12.00


01756-M0693EEKE- Directory- MOTORBOAT & EQUIPMENT DIRECTORY, Motor, Inc, Boston, MA, 1976. Annual directory of everything to do with motor boating. Well illustrated. Color covers, coated stock. Minor cover soil, else very good. 8-1/2" x 11" x 318pp + inserts. $16.00


02032-M0893EELK- Catalogue- GLEN-L MARINE DESIGNS, Bellflower, CA, 1977. Boat plans catalogue offering plans, full size patterns, frame kits, etc. for 38 different runabouts, 37 cruisers, 27 sailboats, 12 "fun" boats, 9 house-boats. Well illustrated. Oblong format. A few cover indentations, otherwise very good condition. 11"x 8-1/2" x 128pp. $24.00


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