Pilots of the Bay and River Delaware and Lewes lore

Marvil, James E

Published by Sussex Press], 1965
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1st edition. Nice Association copy. Square Tight Binding. Plain wraps with DUST WRAPPER. Possibly a review copy as this uncommon title is not known to have been issued in wraps. Inscribed on title page in 1975 to renowned model ship builder and restorer Charles Newcomb, whose work populates some of the finest museum nautical collections in the United States, including the Smithsonian Institute. Square Tight Binding.Clean bright interior. Dust Jacket with mild edge wear including a few short closed tears. Presents handsomely in archival mylar. Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: Pilots of the Bay and River Delaware and ...
Publisher: Sussex Press]
Publication Date: 1965
Binding: Paperback
Book Condition: Used: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition.

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James E. Marvil
Published by Sussex Press, Laurel, Delaware (1965)
ISBN 10: 9111812036 ISBN 13: 9789111812030
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Book Description Sussex Press, Laurel, Delaware, 1965. Wrappers. Book Condition: Very Good. (Laurel, Delaware). (Sussex Press). 4to. LIMITED NUMBERED EDITION, One of 3000 copies. This copy not numbered. INSCRIBED by the author. Some toning and soiling to worn wrappers. Several tears to extremities of toned dust jacket, with creasing to panels. VG/VG. Bookseller Inventory # 2820145

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Marvil, James E.
Published by Sussex Press, Laurel, DE (1965)
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Book Description Sussex Press, Laurel, DE, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Book condition: near fine, very scarce signed copy with dust jacket, signed by author on limitation page which states that this is copy 1639 out of 3,000 printed, wonderful b/w illustrations throughout, focuses on pilots and piloting along with lighthouses, the Delaware Memorial Bridge, steamboats and the ledgers of a merchant, a tavern keeper and two pilots, the dust jacket features color illustrations on front and back and shows a nickel sized chip off top front, two .25" tears on back top and bottom and light to moderate soiling to surfaces with a greater concentration on the fore edges, blue cloth boards in excellent condition, maps on pastedowns and endpapers, inscription and signature on back of ffep otherwise interior immaculate, binding tight, 400 pages plus index, 8.75 X 11.25 inches. Postage for oversized and international shipping will be calculated by size and weight. AbeBooks shipping quotes are ESTIMATES only. If actual shipping cost is less than the AbeBooks estimate, it is our practice to REFUND the difference to the buyer. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 007821

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Marvil, James E.
Published by Sussex Press, Laurel, Delaware (1965)
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Book Description Sussex Press, Laurel, Delaware, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. First Edition. Massive historical study of Delaware Bay and River pilots and their indispensable role in conducting vessels safely through the often hazardous channels of this important waterway. Blue cloth with gilt spine title. Light wear to head and base of spine. Binding firm. Color pictorial maps. Contents clean and bright with numerous black and white photographs and illustrations. Moderately edgeworn color pictorial dust jacket with chipping at head of spine and heavier wear and edge tears along rear edge of jacket; in mylar cover. Number 181 of 3000 copies. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall, 400 pp. Inscribed by author. Bookseller Inventory # 005383

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Marvil, James E. M.D.
Published by The Sussex Press, Laurel Delaware (1965)
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Book Description The Sussex Press, Laurel Delaware, 1965. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Signed Limited Edition. This hardcover book has a blue hardcover binding and is in very good condition with light bumping at the top and bottom of the spine. The author has signed on the back side of the title page that also indicates that this edition is limited to 1000 copies. (The original printing stated 3000 copies, but this has been corrected with ink to 1000 copies.) This is copy no. 916. The next page has a hand written gift inscription stating "Best Wishes from the Pilots' Association for the Bay & River Delaware". The dust jacket is in good condition with light edge wear and tears to the top and bottom edges and spine. This large and heavy book provides a history of this Pilots Association and its rules, regulations, constitution, and photographs of its members, ships, bridges, lighthouses, crews, and more. The endpapers depict maps of the town of Lewes in 1964, and the Delaware Bay from the city of Philadelphia to the Atlantic Ocean. There are 400 pages that are clean, bright and tight, and there is an index. Size: 8.75 By 11.25 Inches Tall. Signed by Author. Bookseller Inventory # 007199

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Marvil, James E.
Published by The Sussex Press, Laurel Press (1965)
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Book Description The Sussex Press, Laurel Press, 1965. cloth. 4to. cloth. 400, (4) pages. B2-1934. Limited to 3000 numbered copies; this copy is also signed by Marvil. Illustrated with pictures of boats and sailors. Bookseller Inventory # 66475

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Marvil, James E.
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Book Description The Sussex Press, Laurel, DE, 1965. Hardcover. 400, [4] p. Includes: illustrations, index, bibliography. Endpaper map. From an on-line posting: "James E. Marvil was born in Laurel, DE, in 1904, and practiced medicine in Laurel and Lewes. During World War II, he served overseas in the Army Medical Corps. Dr. Marvil was one of the founders and the first president of the Lewes Historical Society and began the practice of moving historic houses to its historic complex grounds. After the great response to the opening of the Cannonball House as a Marine Museum in Lewes, he procured the Lightship Overfalls from the U. S. Coast Guard and started the first Friends of the Overfalls. In 1977, Dr. Marvil received the Delaware Distinguished Service Award for Achievements in the Field of Historical Preservation. He published three books about the Delaware Bay: Sailing Rams, The Pilots of the Bay & River Delaware, and A Pictorial History of Lewes. Very good in fair dust jacket. DJ has wear, soiling. edge tears and chips. Signed Limited Edition Number 799 of 3000. Bookseller Inventory # 69723

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