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1 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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Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage, Buckley, William F. Jr.
2 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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The Gentle Captain, Davis, Kennard
3 The Gentle Captain
Davis, Kennard
New York Rinehart & Co. 1955 First 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

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John Murray's Landfall - A Romance And a Foregleam, Dodge, Henry Nehemiah
4 John Murray's Landfall - A Romance And a Foregleam
Dodge, Henry Nehemiah
New York / London G. P. Putnam's Sons 1911 First Hardcover Near Fine no dustjacket 
First Edition, 1911 on title page and on copyright page. Clean unfaded burgundy ribbed cloth boards with bright gold decoration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small neatly penned previous owner name and date (1913) on front free endpaper; no other marks. Illustrative black & white plates with clean printed tissue guards (all present). 233 pgs. 018316

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The Plover: A Novel, Doyle, Brian
5 The Plover: A Novel
Doyle, Brian
New York Thomas Dunne Books 2014 1250034779 / 9781250034779 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First Edition (first printing, with full number line) in new condition with fine dust jacket. Clean brown boards with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright - clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 311 pages. Clean bright dust jacket has no wear, not price clipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A sea novel, a maritime adventure - in which a young man tries to escape other people and their problems but is soon presented with a string of odd, entertaining, and dangerous passengers, who become companions of every sort and stripe. 026211

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The Cruise of the Shining Light, Duncan, Norman
6 The Cruise of the Shining Light
Duncan, Norman
New York Harper & Brothers 1907 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
Clean green cloth boards with decorated cover (sailing ship against gold sky, blind-stamped sea surging into wave), gold lettering on cover and spine. Cover decoration by Thomas Watson Ball. No bumping ,fading or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (sea horse design); no names, writing or marks. 344 pp. 020739

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Jottings From A Cruise, Green, Captain Alfred J.
7 Jottings From A Cruise
Green, Captain Alfred J.
Alan A. Green 1947 Second edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Second Edition (November 1947) in original dust jacket with publisher's 12-page brochure summarizing the book laid in. Clean blue pebbled cloth boards with gold ship and seagull decoration on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean decorated endpapers (slight browning to edges). No names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and maps. 451 pages with Appendix. Dust jacket has wear to folds and edges, short closed edge tears, slight browning. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The captain's day by day chronicle of the ill-fated voyage of the British Barque "Mertola" from Cardiff, Wales to Durban South Africa, then around the Cape of Good Hope to the Cape Verde Islands. Following adventures in the Cape Verdes, the voyage proceeds to Brazil and up the mighty Amazon with smuggling and mutiny to add spice to the story. Leaving the Amazon with a badly leaking ship, St. Thomas in the West Indies provides facilities for needed repairs. Then the tranquil waters of the St. Marys River in Florida, where a cargo of lumber is loaded. Then homeward bound for England across the stormy North Atlantic, the hurrican and shipwreck--and the last of the "Mertola." 023933

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Eastward the Sea, Haywood, Charles F.
8 Eastward the Sea
Haywood, Charles F.
Lynn, Massachusetts Jackson & Phillips 1959 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Signed
First Edition, SIGNED by author, in clean original jacket. Very clean gray cloth boards with red lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No previous owner markings. Boldly signed "Charles F. Haywood" on half-title page. 304 pages. Clean bright jacket is unclipped, has a few tiny nicks at upper spine edge, tiny chips at two corner points. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of the sea sest in the great seaport of Salem, Massachusetts in the year 1803. 021192

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9 Up Anchor: A Sea Story
Hickey, D. Harold
The Abingdon Press 1929 First Hard Cover Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Signed
First edition, signed by author. Blue ribbed cloth boards with yellow anchor, yellow lettering on cover and spine. Has some faint water marks to edges, faint ring stains, spots to spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on front free endpaper: "Best wishes from the author - D. Harold Hickey." Previous owner name and dates for perfect church school attendance on front free endpaper. 222 pgs. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 015972

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The Last Run South, Hiscock, Robin
10 The Last Run South
Hiscock, Robin
New York Alfred A. Knopf 1958 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in clean unclipped jacket. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration on cover, bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping, no wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 242 pp. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of suspense set aboard an old cargo ship bound for South America. 020107

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Ship Model Building, Johnson, Gene
11 Ship Model Building
Johnson, Gene
New York Cornell Maritime Press 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper). 1944 on title page; Copyright, 1943 on copyright page. 242 pp. with index. Well illustrated with black and white drawings. In clean dustjacket, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), with a few tiny closed edge tears, hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges; "Back the Attack! Buy Bonds" plea on back panel with ship illustration. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020518

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The Tanker Derbent, Krymov, Yuri
12 The Tanker Derbent
Krymov, Yuri
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1959 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book in illustrated dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold and light blue lettering on cover, blue lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with drawings. 238 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/16" or less), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An oil tanker (Uzbekistan) is sinking at the opening of this tale and the ship Derbent's heroic crew race to save the men on the sinking ship. 026384

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Matthew Early, Laing, Alexander
13 Matthew Early
Laing, Alexander
New York Duell, Sloan and Pearce 1957 First Hardcover Very Good+ good Jacket 
"First Edition" stated on copyright page. Clean turquoise cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 372 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has edge and corner chips, short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A novel of freedom and slavery set amongst the young sea captains of young America. 018258

Price: 10.00 USD
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Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, Larson, Erik
14 Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania
Larson, Erik
New York Crown Publishers 2015 0307408868 / 9780307408860 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean unfaded black boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean map-illustrated endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 430 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of the sinking of the great luxury ocean liner "Lusitania" by a German U-Boat. Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history. 026852

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Moses Brown Captain U.S.N., Maclay, Edgar Stanton
15 Moses Brown Captain U.S.N.
Maclay, Edgar Stanton
New York Baker and Taylor Company 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published March, 1904" on copyright page. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean unchipped paste-on illustration of sailing ship on cover. Tiny spots of at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of Captain Brown with clean tissue guard. 220 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates, four maps. 020031

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Shape of Ships - The Story of ships from Earliest Times to the Present Day, McDowell, William
16 The Shape of Ships - The Story of ships from Earliest Times to the Present Day
McDowell, William
London Hutchinson & Co. 1952 Second Impression Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold sailiing ship on cover, gold lettering, small gold ship on spine. Slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful color plates of ships through the ages. 232 pages with index. 024742

Price: 15.00 USD
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An Ocean Tramp, McFee, William
17 An Ocean Tramp
McFee, William
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1921 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Revised edition of the author's first book, with a 50-page preface by author. Clean dark blue cloth boards with very slight fading to spine. Very slight wear to corners. Unchipped title label to spine has slight vertical crease. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 1921 on title page and copyright page. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 189 pgs. 015929

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sailors of Fortune, McFee, William
18 Sailors of Fortune
McFee, William
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1935 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing (1935) in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with clean bright unchipped paper title label on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Romance of ships and sailors in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, by the master story teller of the sea. 024282

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On the Company's Service, Meacham, Ellis K.
19 On the Company's Service
Meacham, Ellis K.
Boston/Toronto Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Samuel H. Bryant, Illustrator 
Very clean golden brown cloth boards with brown ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Clean blue endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 343 pgs. + bibliography. Dustjacket is not price clipped, very clean except for hint of light soiling to white rear panel, no chips, slight wear at base of spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011803

Price: 25.00 USD
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On the Company's Service, Meacham, Ellis K.
20 On the Company's Service
Meacham, Ellis K.
Boston Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with ship illustration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Blue endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 343 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent novel of maritme adventure, and a fitting sequel to his prize-winning first book, "The East Indiaman". 8vo. Fiction. 015404

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