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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.
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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

The Life of Sir Martin Frobisher [The Golden Hind Series]

By William McFee

New York, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1928. First Edition Trade. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, xiv + 276 + 4 ads; map endpapers, b&w illustrations, folding map. A very good, clean, hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear, light fading to spine cloth and gilt title dimmed, previous owner's inscription on half title page, hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed. Lacking dustjacket.

$9.50

The Glory of Sail

By Frank and Keith Beken; Foreword by Bill Smart

New York, New York: John de Graff, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. Quarto, 11" tall, 183 pages with black and white intertextual illustration throughout, blue boards. A very good, clean sturdy hardcover first American edition with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the fore-corners and spine edges; hinges and binding solid, paper slightly yellowed with light foxing at the endpapers and fore-edges and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. In a good, moderately worn dust jacket, with price clipped

$12.50

The America's Cup 1987; The Official Record (published with the cooperation of the Royal Perth Yacht Club)

By Bob Fisher and Bob Ross; introduction by John Bertrand

New York, New York: Aurum Press-A Pier House Press Book, 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 12 1/4" tall, 256 pages with color photographic illustration throughout, blue boards. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear. slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with original price. This a a large and heavy book which will require additional postage over and abve the automatic rate.

$9.50

Surf Fishing (illustrated by the author): The Barnes Sports Library

By Vlad Evanoff

New York, New York: A.S. Barnes & Company, 1948. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 83 pages with black and white line drawing, blue titles on gray boards. A very good, clean, neat hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed, with a previous owner's name penned large on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket

$9.50

Challenge '77 (1977); Newport and the America's Cup

By Ted Jones

New York, New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1978. First edition. Hardcover--quarter cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Quarto, 11 1/4" tall, 266 pages, map endpapers, blue quarter-cloth. A near fine, clean, neat, hard cover first edition with minor shelf wear. slight exterior soiling; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, with a previous owner's name penned on the half title page. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket, with sever edge tears, and with original price.

$9.50

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