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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex.

By Nathaniel Philbrick,

New York, New York: Viking Press, 2000. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xviii + 302 pages, black and blue boards. A fine, clean sturdy hard cover with little shelf wear; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white But with a previous owner's name stamp on the front endpaper. In a fine, lightly worn dust jacket with the original price.

$19.00

[Great] Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast

By Edward Rowe Snow; Jeremy D'Entremont (updated); William P. Quinn (forword)

Boston, Massachusetts: Yankee Publishing Company, 2003. Revised Edition. Original Wraps. Near fine. Originally published in 1943. Octavo, 9 " tall, 316 pages, stiff wraps. A near fine, clean, neat, soft cover with minor shelf wear; binding tight, paper cream white

$7.50

The Shores of Tripoli: Lieutenant Putnam and the Barbary Pirates a novel
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The Shores of Tripoli: Lieutenant Putnam and the Barbary Pirates a novel

By James L. Haley

New York, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2016. First edition, first printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 446 pages, map endpapers, blue and green boards. A fine, clean, neat hard cover first edition with minimal shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a fine lightly worn dust jacket with original price present.

$9.50

Rivers of Gold : the Rise of the Spanish Empire from Columbus to Magellen
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Rivers of Gold : the Rise of the Spanish Empire from Columbus to Magellen

By Hugh Thomas

New York, New York: Random House, 2003. Second printing thus. Paperback--trade. Near Fine. Octavo, 9" tall, xxi + 696 pages, illustrated wraps; maps; color and b&w illustrations. A near fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with minor shelf wear and slight exterior soiling, binding tight, paper cream white, but with a remainder mark on the bottom fore-edge.

$8.50

Benedict Arnold's Navy: the Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution
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Benedict Arnold's Navy: the Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution

By James L. Nelson,

New York, New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 386 pages, blue and white boards. A near fine, clean, neat hardcover firstedition with light shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper white. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket withthe original price present

$9.50

NEPTUNS HOLZERNE ENGEL: Schone Alte Galionsfiguren

By Wolfgang Rittmeister; Illustrations by Hermann Ahrens.

Hamburg, Germany: Hans Dulk, 1958. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Very good. Text in German. Oblong octavo, 9" tall, 133 pages with intertextual illustrations, yellow cloth. A very good, clean, sturdy hard cover with light foxing of preliminary pages and fore-edges; hinges and binding solid, paper cream white with foxing to the endpapers and fore-edges. Jacket worn at extremities, with light chipping at the edges of the back strip top and bottom. Ruminations on ships figureheads.

$35.00

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

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

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