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The 40-Knot Sailboat.

by Smith, Bernard

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Published
1963
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New York Grosset and Dunlap, 1963, hardcover. The Aerohydrofoil which broke speed barrier. Technical summary of aerodynamics and hydrodynamics, with line drawings, also of interest to any sailing enthusiast. -- Hardcover, 140 pages, 8.5x11 inches. Condition: very good (cover faintly soiled; owner name) with very good minus dust jacket (light edgewear and soil; short tear).
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The Armada.

by Mattingly, Garrett

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Published
1989
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Norwalk CT Easton Press, 1989, hardcover. Collector's Edition, bound in genuine leather." -- Collector's Notes for The Leather-Bound Nautical Library is laid in. -- Hardcover, elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands on spine, all-edges-gilt. Condition: fine.
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The Brendan Voyage.

by Severin, Tim

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Published
1988
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Norwalk CT Easton Press, 1988, hardcover. Collector's Edition, bound in genuine leather." -- Collector's Notes for The Leather-Bound Nautical Library is laid in. Drawings by Trondur Patursson. -- Hardcover, elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands on spine, all-edges-gilt. Condition: fine.
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The Bermuda Triangle.

by Berlitz, Charles

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Published
1988
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Norwalk CT Easton Press, 1988, hardcover. Collector's Edition, bound in genuine leather." -- Collector's Notes for The Leather-Bound Nautical Library is laid in. -- Hardcover, elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands on spine, all-edges-gilt. Condition: fine.
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Gipsy Moth Circles the World.

by Chichester, Francis

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Published
1989
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Norwalk CT Easton Press, 1989, hardcover. Collector's Edition, bound in genuine leather." -- Collector's Notes for The Leather-Bound Nautical Library is laid in. -- Hardcover, elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands on spine, all-edges-gilt. Condition: fine.
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Atlantic High: A Celebration.

by Buckley, William F. Jr.

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Published
1987
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Norwalk CT Easton Press, 1987, hardcover. Collector's Edition, bound in genuine leather." -- Collector's Notes for The Leather-Bound Nautical Library is laid in. Photographs by Christopher Little. -- Hardcover, elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands on spine, all-edges-gilt. Condition: fine.
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The Sindbad Voyage.

by Severin, Tim

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Published
1988
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Norwalk CT Easton Press, 1988, hardcover. Collector's Edition, bound in genuine leather." -- Collector's Notes for The Leather-Bound Nautical Library is laid in, also the unused Easton Press bookplate. -- Hardcover, elaborate gilt decoration, raised bands on spine, all-edges-gilt. Condition: near fine (1/2-inch production tear to half-title page).
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London Constable, 1957, hardcover. Revised edition 1957; label on title-page "Dover Publications, New York." -- Includes 32 black-and-white plates; maps on endsheets; history of hydrological studies; current and proposed projects, etc. -- Bright hardcover, 331 pages. Condition: very good minus (page margins tanned; stamp on top-edge) with very good, price-clipped dust jacket (spine bit tanned). -- Dr.… Read more
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Naval Terms and Definitions.

by Soule, C. C.

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Published
1923
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New York Van Nostrand, 1923, hardcover. Second edition, fifth printing. -- Textbook for Midshipmen at the Naval Academy. Many technical engravings and drawings. Index. -- Hardcover, dark blue with gold lettering. Condition: good (cover has some dents; owner name; bookplate; --pages are bright and binding is tight).
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Chart of Navigation Aids for Hartwell Lake (South Carolina and Georgia).

by U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers

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Published
1974
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Savannah GA U.S. Army Engineer District, 1974, paperback. Eight sheets, the first one is the overall map and grid for the other seven charts. Black, red and yellow print and symbols. Softcover, sheets each 21x16 inches, stapled together. Condition: very good minus (sheet 1 has soil and chips at edge, others are clear and complete). -- (These sheets… Read more
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The Journals of Brink and Rhenius.

by Brink, Carel Frederik; Johannes Tobias Rhenius; E. E. Mossop

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Published
1947
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Cape Town Van Riebeeck Society, 1947, hardcover. Being The Journal of Carel Frederik Brink of the journey into Great Namaqualand (1761-2) made by Captain Hendrik Hop; and, The Journal of Ensign Joannes Tobias Rheinius (1724)." With 8 plates, some folding. Translated, edited, introduction and brief lives by E. E. Mossop. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good minus… Read more
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The Glorious First of June 1794; A Naval Battle and Its Aftermath.

by Duffy, Michael; Roger Morriss

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Published
2001
ISBN
9780859896894
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Exeter UK University of Exeter Press, 2001, paperback. Account of the naval engagement of England with France, which fleet was protecting American grain shipments. This encounter established British maritime supremacy for 100 years. -- Softcover. Condition: near fine (corner bump). ISBN 0859896897
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Icemen.

by Conefrey, Mick; Tim Jordan

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Published
1998
ISBN
9781575000381
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New York TV Books, 1998, hardcover. A History of the Arctic and Its Explorers. Includes map, historical photos, and index. -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine (tiny cover edge chip) with near fine dust jacket. ISBN 1575000385
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Disasters at Sea; An Anthology of Nova Scotia Shipwreck Stories.

by Sweeney, Susie; Gail Anne McNeil

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Published
1986
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Yarmouth Tony Cranston, 1986, paperback. Copiously illustrated with drawings and photos of the ships, maps, artifacts, etc. Chapters organized by location. -- Softcover. Condition: near fine, 128 pages, oblong 11x8.5 inches.
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Norwalk CT Easton Press, 1989, First Edition. hardcover. First Printing in the Easton Press Collector's Edition. Includes color photos. Laid in is the Collector's Notes for the Leather-Bound Nautical Library. -- Hardcover, gold decorations on deep red leather, all-edges-gilt. Condition: fine.
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Sailing and Cruising.

by Coles, K. Adlard

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Published
1949
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London Batsford, 1949, hardcover. Second edition 1949, revised "for the post-war yachtsman." Illustrated with many photos and drawings. -- Hardcover. Condition: very good (edges foxed) with very good minus, colorful dust jacket (spine bit tanned; small edge chip).
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Toronto James Lorimer, 2009, paperback. Amazing Stories series. New edition. --Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 9781552774151
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New York Cooper Sqaure Publishers, 1969, hardcover. Reprint of the 1926 original, which contains the 1628 work ("The World Encompassed, by Sir Francis Drake) plus the story of his explorations from his contemporaries. -- Useful contents page, plus index. Illustrations and maps. -- Hardcover, 235 pages, 7x10.5 inches. Condition: very good (spine letters rubbed; no jacket).
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Mutiny On Board HMS Bounty.

by Bligh, William; Edward Christian

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Published
2014
ISBN
9781472907219
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London Bloomsbury, 2014, paperback. Adlard Coles Maritime Classics Series. This new 2014 edition of the 1790 original includes new route map, chronology, foreward by yachtsman Pete Goss, testimonies, legal responses, and list of the crew. -- Softcover. Condition: near fine. ISBN 9781472907219
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Chesapeake Circle.

by Burgess, Robert H.

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Published
1965
ISBN
9780870330131
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Cambridge MD Cornell Maritime Press, 1965, hardcover. Includes photos from the author's private collection, and map on endsheets. Later printing. -- Hardcover. Condition: near fine, with near fine dust jacket. ISBN 0870330136
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