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1 Altimiras, J. & Tom Willis (Trans. ) & M. Caenelles (Illus. ) Sailing Knots
New York Arco Publishing Company 1984 0668062665 / 9780668062664 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by M. Caenelles 
Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 127 pages; Square, sound and clean in original pictorial dust jacket. No marks. Trace toning to the board edges. Light crimping to jacket edges. Illustrated with color photographs and B&W and color drawings. VG+/VG+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
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2 Ansel, Willits D. The Whaleboat; A Study of Design, Construction and Use from 1850-1970
Mystic, CT Mystic Seaport Museum 1983 0913372404 / 9780913372401 Paperback Very Good 
Photographs, drawings, diagrams, some folding; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 147 pages; Medium/large, oblong format paperback in pictorial wraps. Snug, solid and clean; no marks. Light rubbing along the front edge and corners of the covers; a light curl to the cover along the front edge. Illustrated with historical photographs, as well as drawings and schematic diagrams, many of the fold-outs. Solid copy. VG 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Aubrey-Rees, William Charles Shipmaster's Business Companion and Business Guide; With 21 Actual Shipping Documents
Glasgow, Scotland Brown, Son & Ferguson 1955 Fifth Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 463 pages; 1955 Brown, Son and Ferguson. HC/DJ 5th edition. Dark blue cloth brightly lettered in gilt. Pictorial dust jacket lightly sunned at spine. Includes about 21 speciment shipping documents in publisher's special pocket inside rear board. NF/VG 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Barrett, John Admiral George Dewey; A Sketch of the Man
New York Harper and Brothers 1899 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 280 pages; HC in publisher's decorative blue cloth with title lettering in gilt to front cover and spine. 1st edition. Bright, snug and neat; no marks. Just trace shelf rub to cloth at tips. A superficial drip stain top edge, barely discernable "quareter" sized tide line in the top margin of some pages mid-book. Illustrated with photographs. VG to VG+ 
Price: 14.89 USD
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5 Baxter, Raymond J. & Arthur G. Adams Railroad Ferries of the Hudson and Stories of a Deck Hand
New York Fordham University Press 1999 0823219542 / 9780823219544 Paperback Near Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 276 pages; Large-format paperback in glossy pictorial covers. Bright, snug and neat; no marks. A pair of mild stress creases to the front cover. Profusely illustrated with B&W photographs and reproduced maps, engravings and wood cuts. NF... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 16.00 USD
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6 Buschmann, Rainer Oceans in World History
Boston McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages 2007 0073019038 / 9780073019031 Paperback Fine 
B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 138 pages; Paperback in glossy title lettered covers. Bright, tight and fresh. No marks. Illustrated with reproductions of maps, paintings and drawings. Fine. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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7 Course, A. G The Deep Sea Tramp
London Hollis & Carter 1960 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 280 pages; Solid clean copy in a crisp edged pictorial dust jacket. Spine, though slightly cocked, is very snug. Just mild shelf soiling to the whites of the rear jacket panel and a short closed tear top edge, same panel. 21s price intact on unclipped front flap. The thin strip of black tape applied to the copyright info usually found on UK books intended for sale in the US Market. Illustrated with B&W photos. NF/NF 
Price: 19.50 USD
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8 Davis, Forrest The Atlantic System; The Story of Anglo-American Control of the Seas
London George Allen & Unwin, LTD. 1943 1st UK edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket Signed by Author
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 327 pages; Snug and sound in original title lettered dust jacket. DJ spine lightly age toned and faded. Mild shelf soiling and a small drink ring to the front jacket panel. Inscribed by the author. VG+/VG; Signed by Author 
Price: 20.00 USD
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9 Dayton, Fred Erving and John Wolcott Adams Steamboat Days; The History of the Steamboat in America
New York Tudor Publishing Co 1939 reprint Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by John Wolcatt Adams 
B&W & Color Illustrations; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 436 pages; Stout HC in pictorial DJ. Snug, solid and neat; text clean and unmarked. Light shelf rub along the bottom edge. Jacket rubbed at spine ends and corners with a few closed nicks. Mild fading to DJ spine panel. Illustrated w/ color frontis and numerous plates and in text views from drawings by Adams. VG+/VG+ ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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10 Du Pont, H. A. Rear-Admiral Samuel Francis Du Pont, United States Navy: a Biography
New York National Americana Society 1926 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; Handsomely bound in ribbed blue cloth with borders and patterned design blind stamped with rope, shell and star designs. Titles brightly in gilt to cover and spine. Dust jacket with identical desing to boards patterned and lettered in blue to a white background. Jacket is well worn at edges and has separated at spine edge and one flap fold. We have preserved the jacket by reattaching the joints with application of archival paper tape to the reverse surface and then placed a fresh mylar cover over the dust cover. Illustrated with tissue guarded portraits, plates of period paintings etc. Book is in attractive NF condition but jacket good only at best. NF/G 
Price: 27.95 USD
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11 Durell, Charles Pendexter & Harold Brett (Illus. ) The Skipper of the Cynthia B
Springfield, MA Milton Bradley Co 1921 Hardcover Near Fine Illustrated by Harold Brett 
B&W Illustration; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 224 pages; HC in blue cloth with titles in black to front cover and spine; pictorial vignette stamped to front cover in black and yellow. Square, snug and sound. Prior owner's name penned neatly to front endpage. Just a hint of toning to the pagestock. Trace rub to the illustration on the front cover. Illustrated with B&W frontis plate. Handome copy. NF 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 Ellis, Frederick D The Tragedy of the Lusitania; [Salesman's Sample, Dummy]
Harrisburg PA The Minter Company 1915 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good+ 
Photos and drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 320 pages; This is a salesman's sample with selections from the text and illustrations, bound in example cloth and including a set of lined shets bound in at rear to record orders from customers solicited door to door. Publisher's green cloth with pictorial design in blind to cover and titles in rubbed and flaked gilt. Slip spine is unlettered; the spine design is impressed on the rear board to show prospective customers the shelf profile of the advertised book. Contents clean; boards rubbed a bit at edges and with gilt lettering rubbed and fading. Sound copy of this salesman's dummy sample. G++ 
Price: 37.95 USD
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13 Gwerder, Josef Dampfschiff Uri. Bordbuch
Switzerland Maihof Verlag AG, Luzern 1996 3952002763 / 9783952002766 Paperback Very Good+ 
Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages; Trade paperback in glossy illustrated covers. Tight, bright and fresh. Light shelf/handling imperfections to the rear cover and edges. Photographs and tables throughout. Bright fresh copy. VG++ to NF 
Price: 25.00 USD
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14 Jane, Cecil (Trans. ) and Christopher Columbus Select Documents Illustrating the Four Voyages of Columbus, in Two Volumes: Including Those Contained in H. Major's Select Letters of Christopher Columbus
Millwood. NY Krause 1967 Hardcover Near Fine 
Maps, some folding; Facsimile of the 1930 Halkluyt edition, complete in two volumes. Illustrated with facsimile reproductions of maps, some folding. Publisher's original light blue cloth with titles brightly in gilt to spines. Issued without dust jackets. Crisp fresh volumes. NF or about as new. ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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15 Kingston, William Henry Giles Early Days on Board a Man-Of-War
London & New York Griffith & Farron; E. P. Dutton 1887 early reissue Hardcover Very Good+ 
Taking Tales; Chromolitho vignette, frontis engraving; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 63 pages; Circa 1887 published in London by Griffith and Farran as a "Re-issue in sixpenny volumes" and apparently licensed to E P Dutton for American sales. Originally printed in the late 1860's as one of twelve "Taking Tales for Cottage Homes" to supply the "cottagers and humbler classes ..and poorer populations" with "ideas and vocabulary suited to their comprehension..." A very handsome slim volume in blue cloth with ornate pictorial and decorative border designs stamped in black to the cover. There is inset to the cover a small chromolithograph illustration of Victorian era children at play. Slim spine unlettered, as issued. Illustrated with an engraved frontis and two smaller engravings in-text. Publisher's descriptive catalogue printed to the pastedown at front with additional Griffith catlogues to rear endsheets and pastedown. Solid clean copy has a gift inscription to "Bennie Weitzel" on his 10th birthday, 1891, placed in Lancaster PA. Short run in the cloth along the spine edge, front. Expected mild toning to page stock, but overall very bright and neat. A very attractive example of one of the individual volumes in this Kingston authored series. Scarce. VG+ 
Price: 95.00 USD
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16 Lane, Carl D. Black Tide
Boston, MA Little, Brown and Company 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
B&W Drawings; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 222 pages; Bright, snug and neat in original wraparound pictorial dust jacket. Prior owner's name penned to front pastedown, under the front jacket flap. Light shelf rub to jacket edges, with severaly tiny closed nicks to the top edge of the rear panel. Illustrated from diagrams and drawings by the author. Handsome copy of this impressive maritime themed juvenile novel. NF/VG+ 
Price: 27.50 USD
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17 Lanham, Edwin M. Sailors Don't Care
New York Jonathan Cape and Harrison Smith 1930 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 302 pages; 1st American edition, scarce. Tight and clean in publisher's wove patterned red cloth with title lettering and vertical accent lines brightly in black to spine. Wraparound pictorial dust jacket is bright and clean at the front panel but with the delicate blue background sunned to tan at the spine. A few small, pin head sized rub throughs to the rear flap fold and a half-dime sized open hole mid spine. Publisher's $2.50 price intact on unclipped front flap. A fine copy in a VG or better jacket. Scarce 1st American edition of the young Lanham's 1st novel written based on his own experiences aboard and ashore while serving on a period sea tramp. 
Price: 650.00 USD
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18 Lubbock, Basil Bully Hayes, South Sea Pirate
Boston Charles E. Lauriat Company 1931 First American Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine 
Photographs, maps; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 322 pages; Large format HC in vibrant royal blue cloth with title lettering brightly in gilt to spine. Boards bordered in quadruple ruling; top edge gilt. Remarkably well preserved; snug, bright and fresh. Cloth with just a mild pull at crown. Prior owner's maritime themed bookplate mounted to the non-pictorial half-title page. Pictorial map lining sheets are bright and unmarked. Only a hint of shelf evidence at edges Illustrated with numerous full page B&W photos on glopssy stock. NF ... Oversize book may require additional charges for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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19 MacCullagh, Richard J. Vikings' Wake: Cruising Through Southern Scandinavia
London D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc. 1959 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket Illustrated by Author 
Drawings, Charts, Photos; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 239 pages; 1959 Van Nostrand oversize HC/DJ 1st edition. Superb gift quality copy. Square, snug and fresh. No marks. Original dust jacket clean and crisp with usual mild toning to buff cream highlights. Several short closed edge tears. Protective mylar DJ cover added. Illustrated by maps drawings and photographs. Includes detailed pilotage notes. An uncommon title, scarce in such fine condition. F/VG+ 
Price: 95.00 USD
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20 Maitland, Derek Setting Sails; a Tribute to the Chinese Junk
Hong Kong Publications Division, South China Morning Post 1981 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Plans, sections, photographs; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 174 pages; Small folio; about 13" tall. Solid, bright and neat. No marks. Crisp, clean dust jacket with just a hint of shelf ruffling at edges. Profusely illustrated with boat sections and plans and photographs of vessels in construction and in the water. NF/NF Uncommon. ... Oversize book may require additional funds for expedited or international shipping. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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