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Clipper Ships and Their Makers

By Laing, Alexander

New York, NY: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1966. 220 pp. with index. Corners very slightly bumped and rubbed, and minimal rubbing to bottom and top edges; previous owner's signature, date and a temperature reading (!) in red ink on front endpage; tape marks from dust jacket being taped down to endpages; pages are crisp, clean and tightly bound. Dust jacket shows chipping and several small tears along top and bottom edges, is a little soiled and shows tape marks. History of the era of the American Clipper Ship, 1847-1857.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by John Martinez and maps by Veronica Laing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$60.00

The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea
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The Perfect Storm: A True Story of Men Against the Sea

By Junger, Sebastian

New York, NY: HarperPaperbacks, 1998. Pre-movie publication with "new" afterword by the author. Spine smooth; moderate shelf wear, rubbing, creasing to covers.. Reprint. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good+. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$4.50

My Old Man and the Sea: A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn
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My Old Man and the Sea: A Father and Son Sail Around Cape Horn

By Hays, David & Daniel Hays

Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1995. 4th Printing. Nice tight, clean copy with illustrated endpapers; appears unread. Dust jacket has some very faint rubbing/scratches. Includes an appendix with sample log entries and ship's diagrams.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$7.50

Shipwrecks of the Revolutionary & Napoleonic Eras

By Grocott, Terence

London: Chatham Publishing, 1997. 430 pp., including appendices, glossary, bibliography, and index. Comprehensive account of every British shipwreck reported between 1793-1815.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$40.00

Gipsy Moth Circles the World

By Chichester, Sir Francis

New York, NY: Coward McCann, Inc., 1968. Illustrated throughout with maps, line drawings, and photographs in full color and b&w. Copyright page states "FIRST AMERICAN EDITION", has BMOC dimple on rear board, and Book-of-the-Month Club Selection slug on front flap of dust jacket. Light bumping to spine, smudging at top corner of ffep, light foxing to bottom page edge; otherwise, lovely, clean, fairly tight copy. Dust jacket mildly chipped along edges, heavier at head and heel of spine; now in protective mylar cover.. Book Club (BCE/BOMC). Hard Cover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.00

Ship Ashore! : The U. S. Lifesavers of Coastal North Carolina
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Ship Ashore! : The U. S. Lifesavers of Coastal North Carolina

By Mobley, Joe A.

Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Division of Archives & History, 1996. Contains numerous b&w photos; bibliography & index. Smooth, straight spine; very minimal shelf wear; previous owner's address label affixed to inside front cover.. 2nd Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$12.00