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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

The Barque of the Brothers A Tale of the Days of Henry the Navigator

By: Baumann, Hans

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Henry Z. Walck, Inc: 1958

Seller ID: 3063

Condition: Very Good


245pp. Owner's name on inside back free endpaper, and inside front free endpaper. Translated by Isabel and Florence McHugh. Spine wrinkled, Bumped and rubbed at corners. Text clean and bright, binding tight. Dust jacket is missing top and bottom portions of spine and the front and back covers leading up to the spine. Closed tears along back panel fold & chips at front panel fold. Also scuffed enough to discolor along foredge. & has some yellow spots. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall 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

Old Seaport Towns of the South

By: Cram, Mildred

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NY, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1917

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020111

Condition: Good


364pp. 1st Edition. Rebound in decorative library cloth, spine lettering stamped in gilt. Illustrated with tinted plates by Allan G. Cram. Ex-library with the usual desecrations. Corners bumped and rubbed but not rubbed through. 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

Bahama Bill; Mate of the Wrecking-Sloop Sea Horse

By: Hains, T. Jenkins

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, L.C. Page & Co.: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1560

Condition: Good


368pp. + 10pp. ads. Ex-church library with a couple of ink stamps and a date due slip affixed to the back endpaper. Front hinge cracked and lacking the front free endpaper. Otherwise a fairly clean and presentable copy of a scarce book. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" 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

Herman Melville: Voyages

By: Hendricks, Stanley (ed.)

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Kansas City, Hallmark Editions: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2929

Condition: Very Good


61pp. Pictorial endpapers. The jacket is price clipped. Traces of wear at the tips. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" 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

The American Heritage History of Seafaring America

By: Laing, Alexander

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, American Heritage Publishing Co.: 1974

Seller ID: 003640

Condition: Near Fine


344pp. + 8pp. index. Illustrated. Original slipcase. Extra shipping charges will apply. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

American Sail: A Pictorial History

By: Laing, Alexander

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NY, Bonanza Books: 1961

Seller ID: 3170

Condition: Very Good


346pp. Illustrated. Pictorial endpapers. Jacket and binding spotted. The jacket has a small closed tear to the top edge of the spine. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info