Books on Marine Art
Arranged alphabetically by author.

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  • Chatterton, E. Keble:  Old Sea Paintings The Story of Maritime Art as depicted by the Great Masters.  London: John Lane the Bodley Head Limited, 1928. First Edition, First printing. Good in dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt text and decorations on the spine and front board. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is heavily rubbed and worn as well as the tips of the boards and there is a 1/4" by 1/4" deep chip to the cloth at the fore edge of the front board. The front hinge is starting and the preliminaries are lightly foxed. Without its issued dust jacket. 179 pages including an index followed by four pages of ads by the publisher. "With fifteen illustrations in colour and ninety-five in black and white mainly from the Macpherson Collection."
    TB22507  $30.00

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    Johnson, Alfred:  Ships and Shipping A Collection of Pictures Including Many American Vessels Painted by Antoine Roux and His Sons.  Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1925. First Edition. Near fine in red, ribbed cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto of 10 by 7 inches with the cloth at the head and heel of the spine lightly rubbed and worn and with two short closed tears to the heel of the spine. The contents are clean, tight and free of foxing and tanning and any prior ownership markings. In a very good+, unclipped (no price) dust jacket with a closed tear of one inch long over the front joint and with several small chips from the ends of the spine area and over the tips of the boards several of which have been repaired on the verso side with scotch tape. 270 pages including an index and 61 pages of text. Illustrated with 118 black and white plates. Introductory text by Louis Bres and reminiscences by Edouard Gaubert. Translated and annotated by Alfred Johnson. "A Dynasty of marine Painters Antoine Roux and His Sons." Originally published in Marseille in 1883. The original text in French is on the verso side of the pages of text while the corresponding English version is on the facing recto page. The ninth volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.
    TB31637  $100.00

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    Robinson, John, and George Francis Dow:  The Sailing Ships of New England 1607-1907.  Westminster, MD: J. William Eckenrode, 1922, 1953. Reprint of 1953. Very good+ in 1/4 ivory cloth and blue paper covered boards with gilt text on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" by 7" with mild spotting to the spine and to the cloth portion of the binding. Without a dust jacket. 66 pages of text followed by 308 black and white photographic reproductions of sailing vessels from New England. The first volume in the series of publications by the Marine Research Society.
    TB23688  $30.00

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    Woodman, Richard:  View From The Sea.  London: Century Publishing, 1985. First Edition, First printing. Fine in tan cloth covered boards with gilt text stamped on the spine. A small quarto measuring 10" tall by 7 1/2" deep. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 192 pages including an index. Illustrated with maps and the art of David Smith much of which is rendered into full color plates which focus on the lighthouses and the work of Trinity House in England and Wales.
    TB23081  $25.00

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