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Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Lines, and Leaders
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Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Lines, and Leaders

By Philpott, Lindsey

Skyhorse Publishing. Near Fine. 2008. Softcover. 9781602392243 . MASS MARKET PAPERBACK in Near Fine condition " The Complete Book of Fishing Knots, Leaders, and Lines teaches anglers the best way to tie reliable, workable knots. " ; 7.40 X 4.96 X 0.55 inches; 208 pp pages .

$7.50

The Mutiny of the Bounty ;  An Illustrated Edition of Sir John Barrow's  Original Account  An Illustrated Edition of Sir John Barrow's Original  Account
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The Mutiny of the Bounty ; An Illustrated Edition of Sir John Barrow's Original Account An Illustrated Edition of Sir John Barrow's Original Account

By Barrow, John & Gavin Kennedy

D. R. Godine. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1980. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. 0879233435 . First Edition Hardcover in green cloth boards in VG unmarked in VG jacket with Protective cover. " In April 1789, her crew mutinied near the Friendly Islands and set the commander, William Bligh, and several companions adrift on the ocean in an open boat. The mutineers took Tahitian wives and settled on an uninhabited and virtually unknown island where twenty years later one survivor and many of their descendents were discovered. Bligh, himself, safely navigated his boat-load of starving shipmates thousands of miles across the ocean to Timor. " ; 9.70 X 6.60 X 0.80 inches; 208 pp pages .

$7.50

Narratives of Shipwrecks and Disasters, 1586-1860
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Narratives of Shipwrecks and Disasters, 1586-1860

By Huntress, Keith Gibson

Iowa State Pr. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1974. First Edition. Hardcover. 0813814456 . First Edition Hardcover in white cloth boards Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. Edge wear and small tares ; 9.10 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 249 pp pages .

$11.25

The Custom of the Sea ;  A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and  the Last Taboo  A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and the Last  Taboo
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The Custom of the Sea ; A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and the Last Taboo A Shocking True Tale of Shipwreck, Murder, and the Last Taboo

By Hanson, Neil

Wiley. Fine. 2001. Softcover. 9780471399773 . Trade paperback in Fine condition ; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 336 pp pages .

$5.25

An American Seafarer in the Age of Sail ;  The Erotic Diaries of Philip C.  Van Buskirk, 1851-1870  The Erotic Diaries of Philip C. Van Buskirk,  1851-1870
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An American Seafarer in the Age of Sail ; The Erotic Diaries of Philip C. Van Buskirk, 1851-1870 The Erotic Diaries of Philip C. Van Buskirk, 1851-1870

By Burg, Barry Richard

Yale University Press. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1994. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780300056372 . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in white boards in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Protective cover. " Philip C. Van Buskirk enlisted in the US Marines in 1846 at the age of 12, and from 1851 he recorded his experiences and thoughts in a diary. The author of this book draws on the diaries of Van Buskirk to paint a picture of life in 19th-century America. " ; 9.55 X 6.50 X 0.90 inches; 238 pp pages .

$15.00

Batavia's Graveyard ;  The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's  Bloodiest Mutiny  The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's  Bloodiest Mutiny
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Batavia's Graveyard ; The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny

By Dash, Mike

Crown. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780609607664 . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in white boards w blue spine, in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Protective cover. " It was the autumn of 1628, and the Batavia, the Dutch East India Company’s flagship, was loaded with a king’s ransom in gold, silver, and gems for her maiden voyage to Java. The Batavia was the pride of the Company’s fleet, a tangible symbol of the world’s richest and most powerful commercial monopoly. She set sail with great fanfare, but the Batavia and her gold would never reach Java, for the Company had also sent along a new employee, Jeronimus Corneliszoon, a bankrupt and disgraced man who possessed disarming charisma and dangerously heretical ideas. " ; 9.40 X 6.90 X 1.30 inches; 382 pp pages .

$7.50

Doctor Kane of the Arctic Seas
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Doctor Kane of the Arctic Seas

By Corner, George W.

Temple University Press,U.S.. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1972. Hardcover. 0877220220 . Hardcover in white boards in Fine unmarked in Fine jacket with Protective cover. ; 9.60 X 6.70 X 1 inches; 319 pp pages .

$7.50

Crustaceans
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Crustaceans

By Schmitt, Waldo L

Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press. Near Fine. Softcover. (1965). A clean, straight apparently unused copy. 204 pages. Illustrated with in text illustrations, 75 fig. Contents: Body organization and functions; The family album, part 1: subclass cephalocarida; Branchiopoda; The triops, artemia (brine shrimp), Daphnia pulex ; Subclass ostracoda; Mystacocarida; Copepoda; Branchiura; Cirripedia; The family album, part 2; Crustacean habits and homes; Crustacean conversation; Light and color in crustaceans; Crustaceans as food and medicine; The sins of crustaceans; Systematic index.; 8vo .

$11.25

THE OUTER SHORES Based on the Proceedings of the Queen Charlotte Islands  First International Scientific Symposium, University of British Columbia  August 1984
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THE OUTER SHORES Based on the Proceedings of the Queen Charlotte Islands First International Scientific Symposium, University of British Columbia August 1984

By SCUDDER, Geoffrey G.E.; GESSLER, Nicholas Editors

Queen Charlotte Islands Museum Press. Near Fine. 1989. First Edition. Hardcover. 0920651097 . Presumed first edition. Pictorial hardcover with surface scuff, and with the original prospectus and order form laid in. vi+327 pp., color hard cover. 880 references, 53 tables, 110 b&w line drawings, 1 color and 93 b&w photographs. "This collection of 22 papers by 27 authors consolidates a wealth of diverse and pertinent information on the unique Queen Charlotte Islands. ...the text covers the physical and historical setting, the biotic characteristics, and the history and the influence of man on the islands. Being the first of its kind, this book provides a corner-stone for future research." ; 12 X 9 X 1 inches .

$15.00

The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories
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The Gigantic Book of Sailing Stories

By Brennan, Stephen

Skyhorse Publishing. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2008. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9781602392090 . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in gray boards in Near Fine unmarked in Near Fine jacket with Protective cover.; 9.30 X 7.90 X 2.20 inches; 800 pp pages .

$13.50

The Sea Shall Embrace Them ;  The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic   The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic
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The Sea Shall Embrace Them ; The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic

By Shaw, David W.

Free Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 2002. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 9780743222174 . First Edition/First Printing. Hardcover in white boards w blue spine Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. " The Tragic Story of the Steamship Arctic " " This stirring narrative is the riveting tale of the sinking of the steamship Arctic; a story of extraordinary bravery and appalling cowardice that took nearly 400 lives and the American merchant marine business down with it. Black & white illustrations. " ; 9.56 X 6.38 X 0.91 inches; 256 pp pages .

$6.00

The Price of Admiralty  The Evolution of Naval Warfare
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The Price of Admiralty The Evolution of Naval Warfare

By Keegan, John

The Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1989. Hardcover. 9780670814169 . Hardcover in white boards w black cloth spine, in Very Good unmarked in Very Good jacket. ""Keegan illuminates the history of naval conflict as it has evolved from Nelson's day until our own, offering a brilliant dissection of four landmark sea battles, each featuring a different form of warship." ; 9.60 X 6.40 X 1.20 inches; 292 pp pages .

$7.50

Around the World Alone
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Around the World Alone

By Colas, Alain & J.K. Bernard

Barron's Educational Series Inc.,U.S.. Fine in Very Good dust jacket. 1981. Hardcover. 0812052196 . dj has edge wear. The book is clean map of journey, photos throughout plus color photo section. ; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 220 pp pages .

$7.50

The Man Who Refused to Die
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The Man Who Refused to Die

By Wynne, Barry

New York: Paperback Library. Fine. 1966. First Thus. Softcover. #52-569. First printing. FINE with a nick at the head of the spine. 64 days adrift in the South Seas. "An astonishing true story of heroism and human endurance" Publisher Weekly .

$11.25

Journal of A Voyage Around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena  A YEAR ON  THE SHIP HELENA
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Journal of A Voyage Around the World: A Year on the Ship Helena A YEAR ON THE SHIP HELENA

By King, Thomas Worthington; Steven Kagle, Editor.

Ohio State University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 9780814209110 . Xxx, 264 pp. The Diary, pages 1-240; Appendix 1, 2, &3; Notes; Bibliography; Index. Exceptionally nice copy very slight slant. From the flap: In 1841 Thomas Worthington King accepted a position as supercargo on the Helena, a ship some have called “the first American clipper,” as it was about to make its maiden voyage to China. Journal of a Voyage around the World recounts the travel of Thomas Worthington King on the Helena from 1841 to 1842. In full and well-written entries, King recounts the routines and surprises of life at sea... provides details often missing from histories that give a real sense of the period. ; 1841-1842; 9.44 X 6.18 X 0.89 inches .

$33.75

Baleia! Baleia! Whale Hunters of the Azores
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Baleia! Baleia! Whale Hunters of the Azores

By Venables, Bernard

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1969. First American. Hardcover. 1135129770 . A very good reading/working copy. First American edition, first printing. [2], 204, pp. Illustrated with photographs, maps, and drawings by the author. Dark cloth with a small area that has specks of white, corners bumped, moisture stain inside the back cover. The dust jacket is edge worn with corresponding stain on the back panel. The text block is a bit wavy. In an archival clear cover. ; 8vo .

$15.00

Ghost Ship: A Cape Cod Story
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Ghost Ship: A Cape Cod Story

By Clark, Mary Higgins & Wendell Minor

New York: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2007. First Edition. Hardcover. 9781416935148 . Beautufully illustrated by Wendell Minor. "In her first book for children Clark tells a story of mystery and adventure that will transport readers to a time and place beyond their imagination. Coupled with Wendell Minor's inspired paintings Ghost Ship will make a time long ago very real indeed." Publisher Blurb. ; Paula Wiseman Books; 10.10 X 9.80 X 0.40 inches; 40 pages .

$13.50

Round-Shot to Rockets: A History of the Washington Navy Yard and U.S.  Naval Gun Factory
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Round-Shot to Rockets: A History of the Washington Navy Yard and U.S. Naval Gun Factory

By Peck, Taylor

Annapolis, Maryland: United States Naval Institute. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Pp. xx, [2], 3-267. Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Photograph endpages. Published in the 150th anniversary year of the Navy Yard. Navy blue cloth, dulled with bumped corners. The dust jacket has overall general tone, small edge chips and creases and is price clipped. Image is without clear cover. Now in an removable clear archival cover. ; 8vo .

$21.00

Artificial Waterways of the World
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Artificial Waterways of the World

By Hepburn, A. Barton

New York: Macmillan. Very Good. 1914. Revised. Hardcover. New Revised and Enlarged Edition, November, 1914. (Janurary, 1909). Pp. xi, [3] 1-171, [6] four pages of which "contain advertisments of few of the Macmillan boos on kindred subjects." Illustrated. Contents: Foreword; The World's Canals; The Canal System of New York: (in brief) Inception, Develpment, 1867-1909, Competition, Improvements, Relation of Canals and Railways; The Panama Canal; Other Great American Canals; The Waterways Question and Conservation of Our Resources; Department of Internal Navigation. Appendix: Bibliography; Index. Some beginning seperation of text block (noted at pages 138) otherwise with solid binding. Short edge tear on the frontispiece. Very minor end and corner tip wear. Overall a handsome, solid copy. ; 8vo .

$22.50

Pieter Holm and His Tobacco Box  Marine Historical Association, No. 24,  April, 1953
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Pieter Holm and His Tobacco Box Marine Historical Association, No. 24, April, 1953

By Crone, Ernst & Dirk Brouwer & Edwin Pugsley

Literary Licensing, LLC. Very Good. 2013. Softcover. 1258781816 . A descriptive account of a sailor's method of determining the speed of a ship at sea in the mid-1700s.; 9.02 X 5.98 X 0.05 inches; 24 pp pages .

$13.50

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