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Evinrude Owner's Manual, 85HP Starflite Model 85393 (together with) Evinrude Boating Log and Safety Handbook

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Milwaukee, Evinrude Motors: 1972

Seller ID: 013365

Condition: Near Fine


46pp. (with two yellow unused response cards tipped in as issued) + 18pp. Illustrated. The boating log is unused. No previous ownership inscriptions. Traces of wear. Size: 24mo - over 5" - 5¾" tall View more info

Manual for Lifeboatmen, Able Seamen, and Qualified Members of Engine Department 1 March 1973, CG 175

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office: 1973

Seller ID: 017583

Condition: Very Good


136pp. Illustrated. Cover stained with several rust colored spots. The spine is uncreased and the binding is quite tight. Size: 16mo - over 5¾ - 6¾" tall View more info

Illustrated Seamen's Narratives

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, American Tract Society:

Seller ID: 018209

Condition: Good


284pp. Original red cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Illustrated. Ownership inscriptions to the front free endpaper. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. Faint white stain to the head of the spine and the adjoining area on the front board. Occasional foxing. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

The Merchantmen

By: Armstrong, Richard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Praeger Publications: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022939

Condition: Very Good


128pp. 1st Edition. Original dark green cloth with lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated. Unobtrusive ownership inscription to the front free endpaper. Corners gently bumped. The jacket shows some minor wear and light browning. View more info

One Hundred Years of Sea Power; The U.S. Navy, 1890-1990

By: Baer, George W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Stanford, Stanford Univ. Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 454

Condition: Near Fine


553pp. Illustrated. Gift inscription on the ffep. The jacket has one small closed tear to the bottom end of the spine and some attendant creasing at the bottom edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

Tales of the Sea (Blackwood Tales of the Outposts Series)

By: Bethell, Lieut. Col. L.A. (ed.)

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, William Blackwood & Sons: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022996

Condition: Very Good


331pp. 1st Edition. Original blue cloth, leather spine label with lettering stamped in gilt. Includes two contributions by Joseph Conrad (Initiation and Her Captivity). Corners rubbed through at the tips. Housed in a mylar protector by a previous owner (has some smudging to the same). View more info

Block Island to Nantucket; Narrangasett and Buzzard Bays Block Island, Vineyard and Nantucket Sounds

By: Blanchard, Fessenden S.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Princeton, D. Van Nostrand & Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023111

Condition: Good


253pp. 1st Edition. Original red cloth. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Jacket affixed to the binding. Corners bumped. Shelfwear. View more info

Sea Trials; A Lone Sailor's Race Toward Home

By: Bourke, Peter J.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Camden, McGraw-Hill: 2009

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 019504

Condition: Near Fine


226pp. Illustrated. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Kedge-Anchor; or, Young Sailor's Assistant

By: Brady, William

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Published By the Author: 1852

Edition: Sixth Edition.

Seller ID: 005965

Condition: Very Good


400pp. Illustrated with 70 engravings, many of which are ships of the period. Corners bumped and rubbed through. Front joint mostly split, backstrip has a tear between the words "Kedge" and "Anchor" but only extending to the "G" in the former and the "O" in the latter. Both of these flaws have been patched up with archival quality binding glue. Spine ends chipped. Some foxing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Build a Clancy, A Step-By-Step Guide to Your First Boat

By: Brown, J.D. & Bob Pickett

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Camden, International Marine: 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 021526

Condition: Near Fine


122pp. 1st Paperback Edition. Original pictorial wraps. Illustrated in text. Minor crease to the bottom corner of the front cover. View more info

Avelinda: The Legacy of a Yankee Yachtsman

By: Cabot, Thomas D.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Rockland, Island Institute: 1991

Edition: Probable 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 007961

Condition: Very Good


154pp. Illustrated. Some creasing to the wraps and rubbing to the extremities. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Whaling Off Tahiti

By: Dodge, Ernest S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Paris, Societe Des Oceanistes: 1971

Edition: Probable 1st Edition.

Seller ID: 009263

Condition: Very Good


32pp. Illustrated. Dossier 11 in the series. English language. Retail sticker on the front wrap. Size: 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall View more info

Peter Freuchen's Book of the Seven Seas

By: Freuchen, Peter & David Loth

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Julian Messner Inc.: 1958

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC).

Seller ID: 018652

Condition: Very Good


512pp. Map endpapers. Illustrated. Corners bumped. Light spotting to the top edge of the text block. Jacket edgeworn. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

The Frigates

By: Gruppe, Henry E.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Time-Life: 1980

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 011001

Condition: Very Good


176pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Top corners bumped. Indentations to the back board. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Custom of the Sea

By: Hanson, Neil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, John Wiley & Sons: 1999

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 009352

Condition: Very Good


315pp. Illustrated. Some soiling to the fore edge of the text block. Only traces of wear to the jacket. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info

Cochrane, The Life and Exploits of a Fighting Captain

By: Harvey, Robert

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Carroll & Graf: 2000

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020850

Condition: Fine


332pp. 2nd Printing. Original blue cloth, spine lettering stamped in silver foil. Pictorial endpapers. Illustrated. Cochrane was the basis for Patrick O'Brian's Jack Aubrey character in his maritime series. View more info

Wanderer

By: Hayden, Sterling

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Longmans: 1964

Edition: First UK Edition

Seller ID: 020482

Condition: Very Good


434pp. Original cream cloth with spine lettering stamped in gilt foil. Binding spotted. Top edge of the text block foxed. Two corners gently bumped. Hayden had important roles in Western and film noir, in Dr. Strangelove, The Godfather, and other films. View more info

Yankees Under Sail

By: Heckman, Richard D. (ed.)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dublin, Yankee, Inc.: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003636

Condition: Very Good


254pp. Illustrated. Three leaves moisture wrinkled. Lacking the jacket. Bookplate on the front pastedown. Ownership inscription on the front free endpaper. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Men-of-War

By: Howarth, David

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Time-Life: 1979

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 011002

Condition: Good


176pp. Illustrated. Ex-library with the usual markings. Corners bumped. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

The Race: An Inside Account of What It's Like to Compete in the Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race from Plymouth, England to Newport, Rhode Island

By: Hubbard, J.T.W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1986

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Signed By Author

Seller ID: 008053

Condition: Very Good


240pp. Illustrated. This copy warmly inscribed and signed by the author on the front free endpaper. Top corners bumped. Ownership blindstamped seal on the front free endpaper. The jacket has minor creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall View more info