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THE SHIPWRECK, AND OTHER POEMS. With a Sketch of His Life.

by Falconer, William.

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Published
1836
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Good
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Walker, Philadelphia: ., 1836 142 p. + Four woodcut plates. Very light age stain. 24mo. 150 mm. Original leather spine over blue linen covered blue boards. Corners rubbed. Slight loss at head of spine. Hardbound. Very good. William Falconer (1732-1769) was a Scottish epic poet concerned mainly with life at sea. Early in life he became a sailor. He was… Read more
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(Printed by C. Sherman & Co. for) Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia: ., 1840 Two Volumes. Frontis map in each volumes. Volume I foxed. Volume II damp stain and foxed. Bookplate of Theodore T. (Thomas) Belote, Bridgetown, VA on paste down of both volumes. Theodore Thomas Belote (1881-1953). 225 mm. Original leather spines over cloth covered boards, worn. Leather gilt lettered… Read more
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$150.00
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NAVIGATION SPIRITUALIZED: Or A New Compass For Seamen.

by Flavel, John.

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Published
1796
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Fair
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$75.00

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Edmund M. Blunt, Newburyport: ., 1796 pp. 159, (1) [Publisher's catalogue]. Loss at bottom margin corner of title page. Title page damp stained and browned. Last leaf very stained and browned. Lacks fly leaves. 8vo. 180 mm. Disbound. Title continues: "Consisting of XXXII Points; Of Pleasant Observations, Profitable Applications, and Serious Reflections, All Concluded With So Many Spiritual Poems." John… Read more
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W. Bird, Printer, Cardiff: ., 1840 pp. viii, 100, 12 [Appendix : Rules and regulations of the Bute Docks at Cardiff] + Two engraved maps. Yellow endpapers. Thin 8vo. 230 mm. Original full cloth binding, decorated in blind. Cloth taped spine. Manuscript presentation from the Marquess of Bute to Robert Stephenson. Bute Docks: Following the development of the coal found… Read more
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Stereotyped by A. Chandler, Printed by Sleight & Robinson, Published by the Society at Their Office, New York: ., 1830 512 p. Age stain. Page 335 & 336 torn and repaired with an old straight needle. Lacks fly leaves. 32mo. 120 mm. Disbound. S&S/AI 2187. Poor condition, but very scarce and evocative of the seaman's harsh life. AI BX 8.… Read more
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Printed for S. Dodge, by George Forman, NY: ., 1811 pp. xii, 360. Fly leaves soiled. Age stain. 12mo. 175 mm. Original leather binding, very worn. Spine and joints abraded. Title continues: "To Which Is Prefixed, The Life Of The Author." James Meikle was a Surgeon at Carnwath. First American edition. "James Meikle was a Scottish doctor who served on… Read more
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$55.00
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Printed by E. & E. Hosford, Published by E. Torrey and W. Seaver, Albany, NY: ., 1812 372 p. Old damping. XLib bookplate of the Lancaster, PA Mechanics' Library Association on front paste down. XLib stamp on title page. Front fly leaves loose. 12mo. 175 mm. Original leather binding, very worn. Front board detached. Spine perished. Title continues: "To Which… Read more
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SPANNING THE ATLANTIC.

by Babcock, F. Lawrence.

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Published
1931
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Fair
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Alfred A. Knopf, New York: ., 1931 pp. 227, viii [Index] + Frontis and full page plates. XLib stamp on title page and elsewhere. 8vo. Original full green cloth binding. XLib call mark on spine. Spine faded. Very XLib condition. History of the Cunard Steam Ship Company from its earliest days to 1931. TRAVEL 2. Hardcover. Fair.
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Stereotyped by L(awrence) Johnson : Published by Uriah Hunt, And sold by the principal Booksellers throughout the U. States, Philadelphia: 1832., 1832 pp. xviii, [1], 20-234 + Woodcut frontis plate. Foxed. Small 12 mo. 150 mm. Original binding of illustrated printed paper over boards with leather spine; boards detached. Small woodcut of a ship sailing away from home on the… Read more
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Childs & Peterson, Philadelphia: 1857., 1857 Two volumes. pp. 464, (4) [Favorable reviews of the book from prominent men and newspapers - the reviews continue in Vol. II]; 467. Frontis, half titles and numerous steel engravings. Profusely illustrated with text wood engravings. Foxed. 8vo. 231 mm. Original full brown cloth binding, worn. Manuscript ownerships of Bean & Owen, March 31,… Read more
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Printed for the Members of the Limited Editions Club by The Connecticut Printers, Hartford, CT: 1961., 1961 pp. ix, 354. Illustrated by Fletcher Martin with line drawings and paintings; designed by Ernst Reichl; set in monotype Times Semi-bold and Mistral; Strathmore natural vellum-finish paper. Inked ownership of Jefford F. Oller on front fly leaf. 7 3/4 x 11 inches. Bound… Read more
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Hurst & Co., Publishers, New York: Ca. 1890's., 1890 517p. + Frontis. Illustrated with full page drawings. Inked ownership of Mrs. M. K. Gilbert, 1897. Discreet XLib number stamp on front endpaper. Paper beginning to brown but not fragile nor brittle. 8vo. Original full cloth binding, embossed and decorated in black. Spine decorated with gold label. Hardbound. Very nice example.… Read more
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$60.00
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TRACK OF THE BEAR 1873-1963.

by Bixby, William.

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Published
1965
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Very Good
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David McKay Co., New York: (1965)., 1965 pp. ix, 309 + Plus photographs. Map endpapers. 8vo. Original full cloth binding. Original dust jacket. Nice copy. Fascinating history of the ship the "Bear" which spent most of her time in the service of the Coast Guard and set an unequalled record of achievements, including Arctic and Antarctic service. **PRICE JUST REDUCED!… Read more
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WHEN COAL OIL JOHNNY GOES TO SEA.

by Hurley, Edward N.

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Published
1915
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Good
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n.p. : Ca. 1915., 1915 9 leaves. Text printed only on rectos. Photograph of the boiler room of the banana ship "Metapan". 8vo. Lacks front wrap. First page stained. Very scarce piece on the role of diesel engines at war. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! WWI 10. Soft cover. Good.
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TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST. A PERSONAL NARRATIVE OF LIFE AT SEA.

by Dana, Richard Henry, Jr. (1815-1882).

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Published
1842
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Good
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Harper & Brothers, New-York: 1842., 1842 pp. 483, (1)[Publisher's list]. Inked ownership of Benarah on title page. Badly damp stained and foxed. 12mo. Original full publisher's cloth binding. Spine gold lettered and decorated. Front joint cracked. Extremities worn. Hardbound. The Family Library No. 106. Very early reprint of the first edition of 1840. One of the earliest faithful accounts of… Read more
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Printed for the Members of the Limited Editions Club, New York: 1965., 1965 pp. xv, 176. Illustrated with casein paintings by Robert Shore, printed by Holyoke Lithograph Company; designed by Eugene Ettenberg; printed by A. Colish; set in monotype Bell; white Mohawk antique paper. Inked ownership of Jefford F. Oller on front fly leaf. 7 1/1 x 10 7/8 inches.… Read more
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Kennikat Press, Port Washington, New York: 1970., 1970 pp. (liii), 240 + Illustrations. 8vo. Original gray cloth. Reprint of the 1915 edition. PA 5. Hardcover. Very Good.
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HENRY HUDSON'S VOYAGES, from Purchas His Pilgrimes.

by Purchas, Samuel.

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Published
1966
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Fine
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Great Americana Series, Readex Microprint, New York: 1966., 1966 Facsimile of the rare original account, first published in 1625. Tall thin 8vo. Original leather grained cloth binding. Fine condition. These facsimiles are the most affordable way to study, own, and enjoy such rare Americana. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! NW29. Hardcover. Fine.
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THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED.

by Drake, Sir Francis.

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Published
1966
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Fine
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Great Americana Series, Readex Microprint, New York: 1966., 1966 Facsimile of the rare original account, first published in 1628. 8vo. Original leather grained cloth binding. Fine condition. These facsimiles are the most affordable way to study, own, and enjoy such rare Americana. NW29. **PRICE JUST REDUCED!. Hardcover. Fine.
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George Barrie, Philadelphia: 1889-1895., 1895 Issued in twelve original parts, housed in eleven very large publisher's portfolios. 400 x 515 mm. (about 16" x 20"). Printed on Japan vellum throughout. Illustrated with wonderful monochrome photogravure engravings and plates. There are no color plates in this set, nor do any seem called for. The original paper wrappers for the parts are… Read more
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$450.00