Paris: Worms & Cie. 1978. 74 pp. Illus. with b/w photos and drawings. Sm. 4to. Cloth. First edition thus. One of 8020 copies; this copy out of sequence. Printed letter from company laid in loose. Text in French. History of the French shipping company Worms & Cie. Several tears in the cloth (including along spine), a chip to the head of the spine, small soiled spot on front board, about very good.
1953. Framed size: 14 x 17 inches; image size: 9 x 11 1/2 inches. Framed and matted. July 4, 1953 menu. Affixed to rear paper covering of frame is the menu in Italian for "Pranzo di Gala" in Classe Cabina. Silvio Polloni (1888 -1972) did a number of menus for the ill-fated Italian Lines ship. A fine copy beautifully framed and matted.
Hamburg: Arpa, 1930. 56 pp. Illus. with 43 b/w photos. 4to. Paper wrappers. First edition. Articles on freight traffic, handling, shipping, and the international world exhibition at Antwerp in 1930. Nice images of the exhibition pavillion. Introduction by Frans. Van Cauwelaert, mayor. A very good copy with tiny closed tear and some soiling on the front wrapper; mail crease.
Paris: Arts et Metiers Graphiques, (1955). 429 pp. Illus. with over 200 color drawings and b/w photos and one folding map. 4to. Cloth. First edition. Roger Vercel, preface. In French. A thorough history of the company. Scarce in dust jacket. A near fine copy, faint shelfwear, in a very good dust jacket with a few small tears and chips.
Paris: n.p. 1912. , 335-358 pp., -24. Illus. with b/w photos and maps. Folio. Stapled paper wrappers. First edition. French text. A two page painting by Andre Devambe of the sinking of the Titanic which occurred 12 days earlier, a full page drawing by Georges Scott of the rescue attempt, plus a map and 8 photographs illustrate this story of the death of the RMS Titanic. Also articles with extensive photo-illustrations on the revolt in Fez (Morocco) and North Africa and the launching of the "France," plus 24 pages of advertisements. A very good copy with small tears along fore-edge, small closed tear to inner margin of the two page spread, which has become detached from the staples.
[London]: [Printed for T. Woodward, A. Ward, S. Birt, D. Browne, T. Longman, R. Hett, C. Hitch, H. Whitridge, S. Austen, J. Hodges, J. Robinson, B. Dod, T. Harris, J. Hinton, and J. Rivington], 1748. 408 x 596 mm. sheet; image 283 x 576 mm. With cartouche and two compasses. From: Navigantium atque itinerantium bibliotheca ; or A complete collection of voyages and travels by John Harris. Printed for T. Woodward ...,1744-48, London. Vol. II. Page 792. Removed roughly along inner edge, with some loss to border and affecting a few initial numerals, tiny worn spot in blank area, folds, else strong impressions. A nice copy.
Providence, RI: William R. Brown, (1931). 112 pp. Illus. with b/w engravings and reproductions. Sm. 4to. Mottled yellow paper wrappers. First edition. Cover title: Tales of Old Ironsides. Quite uncommon. OCLC locates five copies: NYPL, AAS, US Naval Acad., Brown, Ocean Sate Lib. A very good copy, minor edgewear to wrappers, frontise torn at staples only.
New York: A.S. Barnes, 1850. 408 pp. Illus. with 4 color plates, 1 b/w map, + in-text drawings. Sm. 8vo. Cloth stamped in blind, with gilt titles and decoration. First edition. Mixed issued. Has map (2nd issue) with printed endpapers (1st issue). Provenance: From the library of Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate. A very good copy, skillfully rebacked, original spine laid down, boards rubbed, small bookplate, scattered foxing. Sabin 14799. Howes C624. Cowan, p. 237. Hill 340. Borba de Moraes I, pp. 166.