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AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, ZUBDAT UL AKHBAR AL MUTA'ALLIQA BIL BIHAR. ON HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN MARINEAND CAPTAINS

AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, ZUBDAT UL AKHBAR AL MUTA'ALLIQA BIL BIHAR. ON HISTORY OF THE OTTOMAN MARINEAND CAPTAINS by SHEHRI ZADE (SEHRIZADE) ABD UL ALIM IBN MEHMET SAID (D. 1736 AD.)

1748 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. OTTOMAN TURKISH TEXT OF AN UN RECORDED WORK OF THIS OTTOMAN SCHOLA...

$65,000.00
AL KANZ AL MUKHTAR FI KASHF AL ARADHI WA AL BIHAR, THE SECOND AND MOST RARE ED. PRINTED IN THE OFFICE OF TOPJIYYA NEAR CAIRO

AL KANZ AL MUKHTAR FI KASHF AL ARADHI WA AL BIHAR, THE SECOND AND MOST RARE ED. PRINTED IN THE OFFICE OF TOPJIYYA NEAR CAIRO by RIFA'AA BADAWI RAFI' AL TAHTAWI (TRANSLATOR)

Egypt: Maktab ut Tobjiyya (the artillery press), 1834 Book. As New. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. ONE OF THE MOST RARE...

$6,500.00
MARDI:  AND A VOYAGE THITHER

MARDI: AND A VOYAGE THITHER by Melville, Herman

London: Richard Bentley, 1849. Three volumes. Octavo. Mottled 18th century calf (yes, 18th century!), neatly and sturdily rebac...

$6,250.00
L'ART DE NAVIGUER  de M. Pierre de Medine, Espagnol: Contenant les reigles, secrets et enseignemens necessaires a la bonne navigation,

L'ART DE NAVIGUER de M. Pierre de Medine, Espagnol: Contenant les reigles, secrets et enseignemens necessaires a la bonne navigation, by MEDINA, Pedro de.:

Lyon, Guillaume Rouille, 1569.. traduict de Castillan en Francois avec augmentation et illustration de plusieurs figures & ...

£2,500.00
A Voyage Round the World, in His Majesty's Frigate Pandora. Performed under the Direction of Captain Edwards In the Years 1790, 1791, and 1792

A Voyage Round the World, in His Majesty's Frigate Pandora. Performed under the Direction of Captain Edwards In the Years 1790, 1791, and 1792 by George Hamilton

Berwick: Printed by and for W Phorson; B. Law and Son, 1793 An extremely scarce 1st edition copy. Classed as 'fair' beca...

£2,000.00
DICTIONAIRE DE MARINE Contentant les Termes de la Navigation et de L'Architecture Navale. Avec les Regles & Proportions qui doivent y etre observees. Ouvrage Enrichi de Figures. ...

DICTIONAIRE DE MARINE Contentant les Termes de la Navigation et de L'Architecture Navale. Avec les Regles & Proportions qui doivent y etre observees. Ouvrage Enrichi de Figures. ... by Aubin, Nicolas] -

Amsterdam: Chez Jean Covens & Corneille Mortier, 1722. Pp. [xii], 776. Extra illustrated title-page, title-page in red &...

CAD $2,500.00
BRITAIN'S GLORY: OR, SHIP-BUILDING UNVAIL'D.  Being a general director, for building and compleating the said machines.

BRITAIN'S GLORY: OR, SHIP-BUILDING UNVAIL'D. Being a general director, for building and compleating the said machines. by SUTHERLAND, William.:

London, A. Bettesworth; S. Fitzer; E. Midwinter, 1729.. 2 volumes in 1, the first volume being a second edition of 1729, the se...

£1,500.00
VIE DU CAPITAINE COOK,  traduite de l'anglois du docteur Kippis, Membre de la Société Royale de Londres.

VIE DU CAPITAINE COOK, traduite de l'anglois du docteur Kippis, Membre de la Société Royale de Londres. by KIPPIS, Andrew. Translated by Jean Henri Castera. ONCE IN THE PARSON COLLECTION.:

Paris, Rue des Poitevins, Hôtel de Thou, 1789.. FIRST FRENCH 8vo EDITION 1789, FIRST ISSUE (without translator's name...

£1,500.00
THREE LOGBOOKS OF THE AMERICAN SCHOONER "L.Q.C. WISHART," SAILING OUT OF PHILADELPHIA, AND PLYING THE WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN ALONG THE EAST COAST FROM MAINE TO NORTH CAROLINA, 1867-1888, EDWARD CARLTON, MASTER:

THREE LOGBOOKS OF THE AMERICAN SCHOONER "L.Q.C. WISHART," SAILING OUT OF PHILADELPHIA, AND PLYING THE WATERS OF THE ATLANTIC OCEAN ALONG THE EAST COAST FROM MAINE TO NORTH CAROLINA, 1867-1888, EDWARD CARLTON, MASTER: by L.Q.C. Wishart

1867. Original manuscripts. various bindings. Very Good. LOG #1. 95 voyages, November 8, 1867-May 4, 1878. Written in ink on...

$1,750.00
Short Notes on the Winds, Weather, & Currents Together with Sailing Directions and Remarks on Making Passages; to Accompany a Chart of the Indian Ocean. With Two Illustrations.

Short Notes on the Winds, Weather, & Currents Together with Sailing Directions and Remarks on Making Passages; to Accompany a Chart of the Indian Ocean. With Two Illustrations. by Rosser, W, H,

London: James Imray and Son, 1883. Blue card w/ cloth spine, New Publications advertisments rear. Foldout map, Passages in the I...

$1,732.50
SPECIFICATIONS FOR BUILDING AND FITTING OUT AN IRON SHIP

SPECIFICATIONS FOR BUILDING AND FITTING OUT AN IRON SHIP by Daly, M.J. , Captain

[Glasgow, Scotland]: Manuscript on paper, 1894. Covers with obvious use and stains. Folio. 77 pp. written in ink in a fine cur...

$1,650.00



Fans of lakes and oceans will definitely enjoy Biblio's collection of antique and rare maritime books in the Biblio Rare Book Room. From books and reports on the demise of the doomed Titanic cruise to books on maritime and navel architecture, there are plenty of rare maritime books to entertain those who are passionate about travelling through water. Some of the rare maritime books in the Biblio Rare Book Room focus on specific voyages and trips, and other books focus on detailed accounts of ship maintenance.

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