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Keepers of the Lights, Adamson, Hans Christian
1 Keepers of the Lights
Adamson, Hans Christian
New York Greenberg 1955 First 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Keepers of the Lights, Adamson, Hans Chritian
2 Keepers of the Lights
Adamson, Hans Chritian
New York Greenberg 1955 First 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 First 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 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 Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook, Berthier, Marc P. G.
6 The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook
Berthier, Marc P. G.
Garden City, New York Doubleday 1977 0385114648 / 9780385114646 First Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. Very tiny spots of wear to bottom spine corners. No fading. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Text and drawings by Mar. P. G. Berthier; Calligraphy by Joseph P. Ascherl. Beautifully and thoroughly illustrated. 187 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An internationally acclaimed guide to the practical art of tying knots. A welcome addition to every sailor's bookshelf. 026614

Price: 40.00 USD
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True Tales of the Great Lakes, Boyer, Dwight
7 True Tales of the Great Lakes
Boyer, Dwight
New York Dodd Mead 1971 0-396-06372-1 / 9780396063728 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean first edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Gray cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean red endpapers. Illustrated with photographs and maps. 340 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight age-toning, price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap; small closed edge tears at top spine edge. Nice author photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026254

Price: 18.00 USD
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Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore, Bridwell, Rodger
8 Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore
Bridwell, Rodger
New York Dutton 1986 0525243976 / 9780525243977 First 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage, Buckley, William F. Jr.
9 Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage
Buckley, William F. Jr.
New York Random House 1987 0394557816 / 9780394557816 First 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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10 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 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

Price: 30.00 USD
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The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
11 The Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream
Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
New York Charles Scribner 1952 First 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sails and Whales, Chippendale, Captain H. A.
12 Sails and Whales
Chippendale, Captain H. A.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1951 Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
A beautiful copy in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean turquoise cloth boards with black lettering and small whale design on both cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-decorated endpapers; very small previous owner name and date on front free endpaper. NIce frontispiece photo portrait of Captain Harry Allen Chippendale. With an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough. 231 pages with glossary of nautical terms. Clean bright dust jacket designed by Samuel Bryant is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, with two short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. PErsonal story of one of the most romantic of man's exploits, told with all the salt on the decks and the wind whistling through the lines. The biography of a man of vigor and courage who survived to serve on the seas with daring and distinction in three wars, and has retained the flavor of his varied and dangerous life. 026788

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13 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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14 Sea Fever: The Making of a Sailor
Cleaves, Emery N.
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1972 0-395-13643-1 / 9780395136430 First 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail, Colby, Jean Poindexter
15 Mystic Seaport: The Age of Sail
Colby, Jean Poindexter
New York Hastings House 1970 First 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Sailing and Cruising, Coles, K. Adlard
16 Sailing and Cruising
Coles, K. Adlard
B. T. Batsford, Ltd. 1949 Second Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Second Edition, in original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean. Sound hinges - no cracking. Clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with many photographs, drawings. 120 pages with index. Color illustrated dust jacket has chip at top left corner of front panel, a few additional tiny chips or closed edge tears. Clear tape reinforcement on front flap fold, price clip at upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025942

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Port of Gloucester, Connolly, James B.
17 The Port of Gloucester
Connolly, James B.
New York Doubleday Doran 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with blind-stamped sailing ship decoration on cover, gold lettering and nautical decorations on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with etchings by Max Kuehne. 333 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.00 on front inside flap), has chip at rear top spine corner, short closed edge tears, very shallow chipping at top and bottom spine ends (1/16"), small spot of rubbing to front panel (smaller than a pea). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. First book in the Doubleday Doran Seaport Series, the story of the most famous small port in America by a master story-teller. 026380

Price: 32.00 USD
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Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race, Cornelis Van Rietschoten
18 Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race
Cornelis Van Rietschoten
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1980 0393032485 / 9780393032482 First 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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S. S. San Pedro, Cozzens, James Gould
19 S. S. San Pedro
Cozzens, James Gould
New York Harcourt Brace 1931 First 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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From Raft to Raft, Danielsson, Bengt
20 From Raft to Raft
Danielsson, Bengt
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1960 First 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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