Category: Dictionaries & Encyclopedias


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2 Vols in 1: A Distionary of Slang and Unconventional English : Sixth Edition

By: Partridge, Eric

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company, 1968

Edition: Sixth

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2 Volumes: A Dictionary of Naval Equivalents : Covering English, Spanish, Danish, French, Russian, Dutch, Italian, Swedish and German. Vol I English Section and Vol II Index

By: British Naval Staff Intelligence Division

Price: $135.00

Publisher: London, Admiralty, 1922

Edition: First Editions

Bookplates of Pangbourne (Juvenile Naval) College UK the only indication of being ex-library status. Prior owner name and address on ffep's. Vol I is 362pp including addenda and corrigenda; Vol II dated 1924 is 287pp. "The first (and only) edition does not profess to be a highly technical nature, and the fact that the work has been carried out largely under war conditions and in the compilers' own time has necessarily limited it's size'. Compilers noted as Major's S... View more info

2 VOLUMES: THE MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD, A Chronological Survey..From 5,000 B.C. until the Present Day.

By: Haws, Duncan and Alex A. Hurst

Price: $76.50

Publisher: Teredo Brighton, 1985

Edition: First UK Edition

Quarto, 2 vols., 494/419 pages supplemented by commentaries with 203 illust. and 31 maps. Pre-owned by a smoker. View more info

A Dictionary for Yachtsmen

By: Burgess, F. H.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, David & Charles, 1981

Edition: Second Impression

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A Dictionary of British Ships and Seamen

By: Uden, Grant and Richard Cooper

Price: $22.50

Publisher: New York, St Martin's Press, 1980

Edition: First American Edition

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By: Corvisier, Andre (ed.).

Price: $21.60

Publisher: Blackwell Oxford, OX 1994, 1994

Hardbound Fine in Fine DJ 916 pages. View more info

A Glossary of Modern Sailing Terms

By: Rousmaniere, John

Price: $5.85

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, 1976

Edition: First American Edition

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A Glossary of Modern Sailing Terms

By: Rousmaniere, John

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead, 1976

Edition: First American Edition

Prior Dewey number taped to bottom of spine. Front endpapers have list of terms in small neat pencil writing. View more info

A Glossary of Modern Sailing Terms : Revised and Updated

By: Rousmaniere, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1989

Edition: Second Edition

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A Hand Book of Name and Pictures for Shipbuilding : Bilingual, Chinese and English

By: Sinkiang Shipyard

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Kaohsiung, Johnson's and Macy's Book Co., 1995

Edition: Illegal Copy

Taiwan copy,( of an original of 1974 of China production?). A useful ship 'dictionary' for Chinese..181pp View more info

A New and Complete Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; Comprehending All the Branches of Useful Knowledge with Accurate Descriptions : Volume IV ONLY

By: A Society of Gentlemen

Price: $112.50

Publisher: London, W. Owen, 1764

Edition: Second

Volume IV : R to Z. Illustrated. Rear board replaced to make volume readable. Pages 2695-3506. Light foxing, browning, good illustrations by Mr. Jefferys. View more info

A Sea of Words : A Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales

By: King, Dean

Price: $5.40

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Company, LLC, 1995

Edition: First American Edition

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Aak to Zumbra : A Dictionary of the World's Watercraft

By: Mariners Museum Staff, Parry, M. H. (illustrator)

Price: $72.00

Publisher: Newport News, VA, U.S.A.: Mariners Museum,, 2000

More than 5,600 entries on watercraft that indigenous cultures from around the world have designed for work,travel and play makeup this unique reference.Each entry provides a wealth of detail on the craft,its construction,uses and cultural traditions.Line illustrations. 692pp.Index View more info


By: Bruce, Anthony and Cogar, William

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Facts On File New York 1998, 1998

1st edition. Hardbound Fine (New) no jacket (as issued) View more info