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1 American Boy Sea Stories: Selected Stories from "The American Boy"

Garden City Doubleday Doran & Co. 1935 Hard Cover Very Good Fair Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking at hinges. No names, writing or bookplates inside. Pages are clean and bright, with a little discoloration to endpapers only. 390 pgs. Colorful dustjacket with scene of boat at sea on cover, but DJ has sizeable corner chips at two front corners and base of spine, small chips at rear corners. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Boys Fiction. 004131

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2 The Glory of Sail

Dodd Mead & Co. 1966 Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
182 pgs. Blue-gray cloth book with white lettering, manufactured in France. Oversize with beautiful full page color illustrations of sailing vessels, as well as black & white illustrations. A thorough history of sailing, and a must for those who love ships, sailing and the sea. Slight discoloration to edges of cover and slight chipping to lettering. Binding firm and tight,no names or writing inside, all text very clean. Oversize. Sailing. 002014

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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

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The Running Tide, Aleksander, Irina
4 The Running Tide
Aleksander, Irina
New York Duell, Sloan, & Pearce 1943 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Tiny spots of wear at base of spine. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight browning), with small neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. Translated from the Russian by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. 264 pages. Illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped, has shallow chipping at top edge of spine, a few short closed edge tears, some age-toning. Large photo of author on rear panel holding an elegant cigarette holder. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel based on the life of a seawoman. Aboard a ship in the Baltic, she participates in the defense of Leningrade in 1941, an epic of human courage told with an intensity worthy of great Russian literature. She joins a guerrilla band and takes part in crucial action behind the German lines. Finally assigned to the sea again, she sails to America and her story reaches its climax in blazing action under submarine and air assault. 027030

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The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis, Altsheler, Joseph A.
5 The Sun of Quebec - A Story of a Great Crisis
Altsheler, Joseph A.
New York / London D. Appleton and Co. 1919 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with (1) on last page, in original unchipped jacket. Very clean unfaded brown cloth boards with bright gold stamped lettering on cover and spine, clean paste-on illustration on cover which is unchipped but has two tiny surface abrasions (each about the size of a grain of rice). Two corner tips have slight bumping. No fraying or wear to cloth. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Four color plate illustrations (including frontispiece) by Charles L. Wrenn. 334 pgs. Clean dustjacket with price on spine (1.50 net), no tears slight wear to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A story of the French and Indian War, with interesting historical descriptions of Albany in 1759, life on a slave trader, a battle at sea between a sloop of war and a pirate ship and lots of woods lore. With the fall of Quebec, an adventurous young American, Robert Lennox, solves the mystery of his life. 018661

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6 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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Rescue Ferrets at Sea (Ferret Chronicles, No. 1), Bach, Richard
7 Rescue Ferrets at Sea (Ferret Chronicles, No. 1)
Bach, Richard
New York Scribner 2002 0743227506 / 9780743227506 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
As new condition First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean yellow cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by the author. 139 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A beautiful copy. 025980

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The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia, Bailey, John Wendell
8 The Mammals of Virginia - An Account of the Furred Animals of Land and Sea Known to Exist in This Commonwealth with a List of Fossil Mammals from Virginia
Bailey, John Wendell
Richmond, Virginia John Wendell Bailey 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket Signed
First Edition, inscribed and SIGNED by author, in unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded burgundy cloth boards with unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Professor Glenn W. Herrick, My teacher and friend, with appreciation and affection, The Author, John Wendell Bailey - March 25, 1947." Small ink-stamped name of Cornell Veterinary College professor at top corner of front free endpaper. 416 pp. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has considerable edge chipping, short closed tears (one mended in clear tape). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020308

Price: 40.00 USD
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Ode to the Sea and Other Poems, Baker, Howard
9 Ode to the Sea and Other Poems
Baker, Howard
Denver Alan Swallow 1966 First Hard Cover Near Fine Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean unfaded light green cloth boards with darker green lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, with very slight offset browning from dustjacket. Endpapers intact; no names, writing or marks. 77 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has edge chipping and closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Approx. 6" x 9". Poetry. 017375

Price: 12.00 USD
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10 Sea Fights and Shipwrecks
Baldwin, Hanson W.
Garden City Hanover House 1955 Hard Cover Very Good Good Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on spine. Very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Embossed seal of previous owner on title page. Illustrated with maps. 315 pgs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has some wear to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 006787

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Explorations: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea, Ballard, Robert D., Ph.D.
11 Explorations: My Quest for Adventure and Discovery Under the Sea
Ballard, Robert D., Ph.D.
New York Hyperion 1995 0-7868-6042-1 / 9780786860425 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with blue cloth spine, red metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. Clean, crisp dustjacket has not been price clipped, is unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 005946

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12 A Rock in the Baltic
Barr, Robert
The Authors and Newspapers Association 1906 Special Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Hermann Heyer, Illust. 
Clean green cloth boards with white stamped lettering on cover, illustration of ship at sea on cover, blind-stamped lettering on spine. Some of the white lettering on cover is chipped. Tiny bit of wear to one corner (base of spine). Binding is tight, no cracking. Title page states: MacGreevey-Sleght-DeGraff Co. Special Edition for sale exclusively by us in Elmira, N.Y." Pages and edges are clean. Color frontis illustration with tissue guard, additional color plates by Hermann Heyer, facsimile page from manuscript. 321 pgs. 008634

Price: 6.00 USD
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13 Pilgrim House By the Sea
Bartlett, Robert M.
North Quincy, MA Christopher Publishing House 1973 1-8158-0298-6 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Jan Norton, Illustrator 
Very clean green cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 327 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has small (1/4") closed tear at top rear spine corner, very tiny chip at base of rear panel (size of grain of rice or smaller), slight wear at top of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A midwestern college professor and his family restore a house built by the Pilgrims after inheriting it from Great Aunt Phoebe. 8vo. New England. 009726

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H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney', Benstead, C. R.
14 H.M.S. Rodney at Sea - Being the Story of the Second Commission of His Majesty's Battleship 'Rodney'
Benstead, C. R.
London Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1932 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition in original jacket, with price intact on spine of jacket (7/6 net). Jacket design by A. E. Taylor. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine, gold navy ship on cover. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers illustrated with track charts (maps). No names, writing or bookplates. With twenty photo illustrations. 205 pages with Appendix, 8 pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. Jacket has two tiny shallow chips at top spine edge, slightly age-toned, hint of very light soiling to rear panel which advertises author's previous book, "Retreat - A Story of 1918". Jacket is enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of a British battleship in home waters, naval fact and description of how those who served on the 'Rodney", one of the two most powerful battleships in the world at the time, spent the years of her second commission. 022768

Price: 60.00 USD
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By the Iowa Sea, Blair, Joe
15 By the Iowa Sea
Blair, Joe
New York Scribner 2012 1451636059 / 9781451636055 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in a clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean charcoal gray boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 280 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (24.00/27.99 on front inside flap), no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Clean collectible quality book. The debut book of this American author -- a wrenching, unsentimental account of the heartbreaks and ecstasies of marriage, fatherhood, and small-town life in the Midwest. 025295

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The Sea of Adventure, Blyton, Enid
16 The Sea of Adventure
Blyton, Enid
New York Macmillan 1948 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Stuart Tresilian, Illustrator 
First American edition ("First Printing" stated on copyright page), in original unclipped jacket. Clean pale blue-green boards with black lettering on cover and spine. Hint of light surface wear to tip corners, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Stuart Tresilian. 220 pages. Illustrated jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), very shallow chipping at top and bottom of spine edges, very small corner chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 022142

Price: 200.00 USD
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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
17 Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began
Brittain, Sir Harry
London Hutchinson 1940 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original jacket. Clean red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 222 pp. with fold-out map at rear of book ("The Navy's Colossal Task of Guarding British Merchant Ships at Sea"). Illustrated with 48 photographs. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap, has 1/2" chip at base of spine, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 019961

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The Starship and the Canoe, Brower, Kenneth
18 The Starship and the Canoe
Brower, Kenneth
New York Harper & Row 1983 0-06-091030-5 / 9780060910303 First Paperback Very Good 
First Harper Colophon edition (trade paperback) published 1983. Clean color-illustrated cover (illustration by Abe Echevarria) with very slight edgewear, no creasing or curling. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean - slight yellowing - no names, writing or marks. Full number line on copyright page. 270 pages. The gripping story of two remarkable men, a father and son. One searched for meaning in the stars above, the other in the sea below. Freeman Dyson, world-renowned astrophysicist, dreams of exploring the heavens and has designed a spaceship to take him there. George Dyson, a brilliant high school dropout, lives in a tree house and is designing a giant canoe to explore the icy coastal wilderness of Northwest America. Here, Kenneth Brower describes with stunning impac their lives and their visions of the world. It is an extraordinary double portrait framed in the contexts of modern science and the natural world. 027732

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19 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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Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine Tides and Money Flowed, Caldwell, Bill
20 Rivers of Fortune: Where Maine Tides and Money Flowed
Caldwell, Bill
Portland, Maine Guy Gannett Publishing Co. 1983 0930096452 / 9780930096458 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear; very slight fading to edges. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 113 illustrations and maps. 262 text pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears, very slight light rubbing to edges. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Fascinating story of the great rivers of Maine...the Penobscot, the Kennebec, the Damariscotta and the Saco. This lively book sweeps through 300 years of Maine history, from the days of pioneer settlers to sea captains, river men and lumberjacks, to the merchant princes, shipbuilders and lumber barons who made millions from sawmills, power dams, textiles, luxury yachts and warships. 026850

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