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Sailors' Knots

By W. W. Jacobs; Will Owen (illustrator)

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1920. Early Printing (9th). Hardcover--cloth. Good/Without dust jacket. Sold as a nice reading copy only. Oiginally published in 1909. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, 283 pages, gray decorated cloth. A good generallly clean, hardcover with minor exterior soiling, hinges and binding solid, paper just slightly yellowed, with some scattered foxing or occasional stains. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Granuaile: Ireland's Pirate Queen, Grace O'Malley c. 1530 - 1603
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Granuaile: Ireland's Pirate Queen, Grace O'Malley c. 1530 - 1603

By Anne Chambers

Dublin, Ireland: Wolfhound, 2003. Reprint. Original Wraps. Near fine. First published in hardcover, 1979. Octavo, 8" tall, xiv + 201 pages + photo plates, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white.

$9.50

Questions and Answers for Deck Officers

By H. Norby

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1944. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. A good and useful copy. Octavo, 7 1/4" tall, xi +422 pages, blue cloth. A good, clean, neat original hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips and spine cloth rubbed, cloth bleached by foxing, spine canted; hinges and bindingsolid, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing to the endpapers and the previous owner's name penned on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Merchant Marine Officers' Handbook

By Edward A. Turpin and William A. MacEwen

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 1943. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. A good and useful copy. Octavo, 7 1/2" tall, 812 pages, blue cloth. A good, generally clean, neat original hard cover edition with moderate shelf wear, fore-corner tips and spine cloth rubbed with slight fraying started at the corners, spine slightly canted; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with the previous owner's name and notes penned on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$19.00

How to use Rope Aboard Your Boat; How to put Rope to Work in Industry; Useful Knots and How To Tie Them [three individual American history pamphlets sold together] each "One of a series of Plymouth Data Books for Rope Users.

By [Plymouth Cordage Company]

PlymouthMassachusetts: Plymouth Cordage Company, 1950. First edition. Wire saddle stitch. Very good. 3 individual original pamphlets sold together; 24mo, 7" tall, 38 pages, 32 pages, 32 pages respectively, wire saddle stiched, stiff color illustrated wraps. A very good lot over all with minor shelf wear, light exterior soiling, wire saddle stitch starting to rust; binding tight, paper white. These were sold by J.T. O'Connell, Inc. Ship Chandlery in Newport Rhode Island

$9.50

The Royal Tour 1901; or, the Cruise of H. M. S. Ophir; being a lower deck account of Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire.
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The Royal Tour 1901; or, the Cruise of H. M. S. Ophir; being a lower deck account of Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York's voyage around the British Empire.

By Petty Officer Harry Price

New York, New York: William Morrow & Company, 1980. First American edition. Hardcover. Near fine/near fine. A facsimile of a hand written and illustrated acoount, written during the voyage itself. Quarto, 11 1/3" tall, unpaginated, (approx. 200 pages), blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with minor shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper antiqued and appearing aged, but clean. In a near fine clean lightly worndust jacket with the original price.

$12.50

Blue at the Mizzen (#20 of the  Aubrey / Maturin novel Series)
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Blue at the Mizzen (#20 of the Aubrey / Maturin novel Series)

By Patrick O'Brian

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999. First American edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 262 pages, blue quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a near fine dust jacket with the original price present.

$7.50

The Book of Beasts: being a translation from a Latin Bestiary of the Twelfth Century
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The Book of Beasts: being a translation from a Latin Bestiary of the Twelfth Century

By T. H. White

New York, New York: Dover, 1984. Reprint. Stiff Pictoral Wraps. Near Fine. Reprinted from the fifth edition of 1954. Octavo 8 1/8" tall, 296 pages + ads, stiff wraps. A very good, clean, neat soft cover edition with light shelf wear; binding tight, paper white, with a small notation on the front endpaper.

$9.50

Between Wind and Water; a book about the Coast of Maine.

By Gerald Warner Brace

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1966. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 219 pages; with author's black and white illustrations, blue cloth. A very good (minus), neat hardcover with light shelf wear but some color fading to the cloth at the margins and light foxing to the fore-edges; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a good+, clean, lightly edgeworn dust jacket with wear at the fore-tips, light foxing to rear panel, and with the price clipped.

$9.50

All Fishermen Are Liars: true tales from the Dry Dock Bar [signed by the author]
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All Fishermen Are Liars: true tales from the Dry Dock Bar [signed by the author]

By Linda Greenlaw

New York, New York: Hyperion Books, 2004. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/near fine. Signed by the author on the title page. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 228 pages, blue boards. A fine, clean neat hard cover with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket with an edge tear and with the original price.

$9.50

Slipknot: a novel
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Slipknot: a novel

By Linda Greenlaw

New York, New York: Hyperion Books, 2007. First edition, second printing. Hardcover. Fine/fine. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 262 pages, black and blue boards. A fine, clean neat hard cover with minimal shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a fine dust jacket with the original price.

$4.50

The Sea and the Jungle

By H. M. Tomlinson

London, England: E. P. Dutton, 1920. First edition. Hardcover. Good. First published by Dutton in 1913. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 371 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear, spine cloth darkened and the top edge frayed, fore-corner tips through to boards; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a previous owner's name inscribed on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.

$12.50

Light on the Ocean

By Rev. S. W. Hanks [Stedman Wright Hanks]

Boston, Massachusetts: Massachusetts Sabbath School Society, 1862. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Duodecimo, 6 1/4" tall, 204 pages, gilt spine titles, embossed brown cloth. Exterior cloth rubbed at all corners, especially at the spine with fraying at the top edge, hinges cracked but secure, internal binding shaken, front free endpaper missing fronticepiece loose but present, paper moderately yellowed with moderate foxing throughout. According to an internet site, Stedman Wright Hanks (1811-1889) was a longtime resident of Lowell, and Cambridge Massachusetts, as well as an artist, author, inventor, seaman, pastor, lawyer, judge, father, husband, and generally a good guy.

$25.00

Famous Lighthouses New England

By Edward Rowe Snow

Boston, Massachusetts: Yankee Publishing Company, 1945. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good / Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 457 pages, illustrated endpapersgilt titles on purple cloth. A very good, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with moderate shelf wear overall; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with light foxing started at the endpapers and fore-edges. In a good, edge worn dust jacket, with chipping at the fold edges, and with original price.

$12.50

Atlantic: great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories
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Atlantic: great sea battles, heroic discoveries, titanic storms, and a vast ocean of a million stories

By Simon Winchester

New York, New York: HarperCollins, 2010. Third printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 495 pages, blue and gray boards; b&w photographs and maps. A fine, clean neat hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with the original price present

$9.50

Wager (Mariner's Library Fiction Classics)
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Wager (Mariner's Library Fiction Classics)

By Richard Woodman

New York, New York: Sheridan House, 1998. Later printing. Original Wraps. Near Fine. Octavo,9" tall, 259 pages, stiff illustrated wraps. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover with light edge wear butbinding tight, paper white.

$7.50

Lives and Voyages of Drake, Cavendish, and Dampier; Including an Introductory View of the Earlier Discoveries in the South Sea, and the History of the Bucaniers. [this edition published as part of] The American School Library [series] - Harper's Family Library. XXX; Lives And Voyages Of The Early Navigators, With A History Of The Bucaniers, Complete In One Volume...Stereotype Edition 1838

By (Christian Isobel Johnstone), Illustrated by Gimber

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1839. Early Printing. Decorative Cloth. Good. Sextodecimo, 6" tall. 332 pages + 3 plates, printed tan cloth. A good, internally sturdy but shelf worn copy with chipping at the back strip edges, cloth yellowed, scuffed, and worn through to boards at all extremities; hinges and binding solid, paper moderately yellowed with scattered foxing .

$19.00

Byron of the Wager

By Peter Shankland

New York, New York: Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1975. First American edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 288 pages, red cloth with gilt; illustrated endpapers; b&w photographs; maps. A very good, clean, hardcover first American edition, with moderate shelf wear and slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white with light foxing to the fore-edges. Without dust jacket,

$7.50

STEAMBOATS : A History of the Early Adventure

By Ralph Ward

Caldwell, Idaho: Bobbs-Merrill, 1973. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. An ex-library volume with markings to the endpapers and title page. Oblong octavo, 7 34" tall x 9 1/4", 144 pages, blue cloth. A near fine (except for the library markings) , clean, sturdy first edition, with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with light wear at the extremities, and a small stain at the backstrip.

$9.50

Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John Franklin, 1853, '54. 55. By of Elisha Kent Kane, M.D., U.S.N; illustrated by upwards of three hundred engravings from sketches by the author (The steel plates executed under the superintendence of J.M. Butler, the wood engravings by Ungen & Snyder). Two Volumes [complete]

By Elisha Kent Kane

Philadelphia / Boston: Childs & Peterson / Phillips Sampson, 1856. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good and Good. 2 original vols--complete--but not matching cloth color. Both octavo, 9 1/4" tall; vol. 1: very good over all--ex-library with marking to the spine and endpapers, with original blind-stamped blue-gray cloth worn at the corners, frontispiece and second engraved title page + foldout map + 464 + 11 engraved pates with tissue guards--intertextual wood cut engraving scattered throughout, paper clean and relatively white with minor occasional foxing, binding solid; vol. 2: in good condition over all, frontispiece and engraved title page + 467 pages + 7 engraved plates + fold out map torn but complete plus single page map, intertextual wood cut engraving scattered throughout, gilt spine titles on original embossed brown cloth which is heavily worn and back strip split and torn at hinge, binding shaken, generally clean, paper moderately yellowed with light scattered foxing throughout. A great set of a key arctic title.

$65.00

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