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Keepers of the Lights, Adamson, Hans Christian
1 Keepers of the Lights
Adamson, Hans Christian
New York Greenberg 1955 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray cloth boards with small yellow rectangle on cover, white lighthouse decoration and yellow lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Gray endpapers, with previous owner name and date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 430 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (5.50 on front inside flap), has slight edge wear with a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The history of our lighthouses, lightships, and the men who guided those who sail the seas. 023388

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Keepers of the Lights, Adamson, Hans Chritian
2 Keepers of the Lights
Adamson, Hans Chritian
New York Greenberg 1955 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
First edition in original dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with small yellow square (of "light") on cover, yellow and white lettering, white lighthouse decoration on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean gray endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Generously illustrated with photographs. 430 pages with index. Dust jacket has a few small edge chips, is price clipped at top corner of front inside flap, several closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024836

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3 New England and the Sea
Albion, Robert G.; Baker, William A.; Labaree, Benjamin Woods
Published for the Marine Historical Association, Mystic Seaport, by Wesleyan University Press 1972 0-8195-4052-8 / 9780819540522 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean gray cloth boards with red title box, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Maps on endpapers. Illustrated with photographs, drawings & maps. 299 pgs. with index. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover.New England. 009225

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty, Alexander, Caroline
4 The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
Alexander, Caroline
New York Viking 2003 0-670-03133-X / 9780670031337 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean light green boards with darker green spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 491 pgs. Illustrated with beautiful color plates. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. By the author of "The Endurance." 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 013377

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5 The Sailing Ship - Six Thousand Years of History
Anderson, Romola and R. C.
Bonanza Books 1963 Cloth Bds Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
212 pgs. Nr Fine in Nr Fine DJ - now protected in new Brodart mylar cover A classic on sailing ships with many illustrations. This book almost like new.Ships & Sailing. 001137

Price: 10.00 USD
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The Piper's Tune, Blake, George
6 The Piper's Tune
Blake, George
St. James Place, London Collins 1950 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Corner tips slightly bumped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 383 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is clean, not price clipped, but has very small previous owner inscription on front inside flap. Shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the picturesque waterway, the Firth of Clyde. 8vo. Fiction. 013283

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Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore, Bridwell, Rodger
7 Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore
Bridwell, Rodger
New York Dutton 1986 0525243976 / 9780525243977 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped jacket. Very clean pale blue boards with white cloth spine, gold and red lettering on spine. No bumping, soiling or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 227 pp. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020549

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Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage, Buckley, William F. Jr.
8 Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage
Buckley, William F. Jr.
New York Random House 1987 0394557816 / 9780394557816 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, first printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean color illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs by Christopher Little. 344 pages with index. Dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (25.00 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022504

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9 The Jonah Watch: A True-life Ghost Story in the Form of a Novel
Cady, Jack
New York Arbor House 1981 0-87795-342-2 / 9780877953425 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with blue cloth spine, black lettering on spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Very slight bump to one corner tip. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 224 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, has been price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "..masterful weave of actual incident and seaman's myth..." 8vo. Paranormal. 009713

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The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
10 The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream
Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, with "A" on copyright page, SIGNED by author Henry Chapin. Clean black cloth boards with green fish illustration on cover, silver and blue lettering on spine. Slight surface wear to edges, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean map-illustrated endpapers; no previous owner markings. 325 pp. with index. Illustrated with drawings and maps. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges; photo of authors on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019725

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11 The Tall Ships: A Sailing Celebration
Clark, Hyla M.
New York Tree Communications/Alexis Gregory 1976 0-8467-0237-1 / 9780846702375 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
Clean illustrated softcover. No creasing or chipping, very light edgewear. Binding tight. A complete documentation of a most dramatic event. Over 50 full-color photos. Pages are clean. P/O bookplate inside front cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ships & Sailing. WARD01654

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AN EVOLUTION OF SINGLEHANDERS, Clarke, D H
12 AN EVOLUTION OF SINGLEHANDERS
Clarke, D H
New York D. Mckay Co 1976 067950706X / 9780679507062 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First American Edition (stated) in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 206 pp. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped (9.95 on front inside flap), unchipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Outstanding feats of seamanship, re-creating the lore and lure of singl-handed sailing. The appendices contain a definitive compilation of singlehanded transoceanic passages, circumnavigations, Cape Horn voyages, transoceanic races, women single-handers, and the early voyages. The first authoritative reference on this subject. 020197

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13 Sea Fever: The Making of a Sailor
Cleaves, Emery N.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1972 0-395-13643-1 / 9780395136430 First Edition, First Printing Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Clean black cloth boards with bright gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean endpapers illustrated with maps. No names, writing or bookplates. Pages and edges are clean and bright. 283 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight edgewear, one 1/4" closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 009270

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Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail, Colby, Jean Poindexter
14 Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail
Colby, Jean Poindexter
New York Hastings House 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, signed by author. Clean unfaded orange-red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Boldly signed by author on front free endpaper. No previous owner names, writing or marks. 96 pgs. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny corner chips at top spine edge, very slight rubbing, 1-1/2" closed edge tear at base front flap fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 6-1/4" x 9-1/4". New England. 017346

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Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race, Cornelis Van Rietschoten
15 Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race
Cornelis Van Rietschoten
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1980 0393032485 / 9780393032482 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 191 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024301

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S. S. San Pedro, Cozzens, James Gould
16 S. S. San Pedro
Cozzens, James Gould
New York Harcourt Brace 1931 Stated First edition Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
First Edition (stated) without dust jacket. Blue cloth boards with silver anchor decoration on cover, silver lettering on spine. Slight bumping/wear to spine upper and lower edges. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (previous owner name and address ink-stamped on front free endpaper). 136 pages. 022675

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From Raft to Raft, Danielsson, Bengt
17 From Raft to Raft
Danielsson, Bengt
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1960 Stated First American Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 264 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The account of a fantatic raft voyage from Tahiti to Chile and bak to Polynesia. 023690

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The Gentle Captain, Davis, Kennard
18 The Gentle Captain
Davis, Kennard
New York Rinehart & Co. 1955 Stated First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket David Cobb, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with light blue illustration on cover, light blue lettering on spine. Tiny bump to one spine corner; no fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Small neat previous owner inscription on front free endpaper; no other marks. 175 pgs. Drawings by David Cobb. Dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, with hint of slightest soiling to rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author's first book; a full-bodied sea story which captures the atmosphere and magnetic attraction of shipboard life aboard a cargo steamer. 8vo. Fiction. 015193

Price: 15.00 USD
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Last Voyage, Davison, Ann
19 Last Voyage
Davison, Ann
New York William Sloane 1952 Stated First American Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition. Very clean light blue cloth boards with clean dark blue spine, white title box and decoration on spine. Hint of slightest surface wear to top and bottom spine edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names,writing or marks. 310 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket has corner price clip to top corner of front inside flap, shallow chipping at top spine edge, slight wear to corners and edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A young married couple's true and incredible adventure at sea. 8vo. Adventure. 015626

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20 Passage Perilous: The Stormy Saga of the Santa Maria
Day, Beth
New York G. P. Putnam's 1962 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean pale gray cloth boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story of the hijacking of a modern luxury passenger liner. 016078

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