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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

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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.
2 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

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Racing through Paradise: A Pacific Passage, Buckley, William F. Jr.
3 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 Ocean River: The Story of the Gulf Stream, Chapin, Henry; F. G. Walton Smith
4 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.
5 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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Sailing and Cruising, Coles, K. Adlard
6 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

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The Port of Gloucester, Connolly, James B.
7 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

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S. S. San Pedro, Cozzens, James Gould
8 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

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Two Years Before the Mast, Dana, R. H.
9 Two Years Before the Mast
Dana, R. H.
New York Heritage Press 1947 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Hans Alexander Mueller, Illutrator 
Heritage Press edition in slipcase, with original "Sandglass" pamphlet laid in. Clean decorated cloth boards are unworn. Black title box with gold lettering on spine. Spine is very slightly age-toned. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. With an Introduction by William McFee. Illustrated with engravings in color by Hans Alexander Mueller. 346 pages. Solid original slipcase is clean, no cracking, a little chipping to open side corners and 1" of edge. 026948

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Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket, de Hartog, Jan
10 Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket
de Hartog, Jan
New York Atheneum 1961 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue-green boards with silver decoration, turquoise cloth spine with gold lettering and decoration. No fraying or wear. Slightest fading to board edges. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Drawings by Jo Spier. 276 pages. Dust jacket illustrated by Jo Spier is clean, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/4") and tiny chip to one corner. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Remarkable voyage by the author on the full route of the Intracoastal Waterway, through the bayous of Louisiana to New Orleans, along the coast of Mississippi, Alabama and Florida to Apalachicola, across the Gulf to Clearwater, through the Florida jungle by way of the Caloosahatchee River and Lake Okeechobee to the heart of the mysterious Everglades; then up the East Coast, through the water-wilderness of Georgia and te Carolinas, up Chesapeake Bay, down Delaware Bay and through the creeks and lagoons of New Jersey to New York; finally up Long Island Sound to the Nantucket Island. 024632

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Man and the Underwater World, De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
11 Man and the Underwater World
De Latil, Pierre and Jean Rivoire
London Jarrolds 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First British edition, published in 1956. Translated from the French by Edward Fitzgerald, with 108 illustrations. Blue cloth boards with silver illustration at lower right corner of cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 400 pages with index. 023438

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The Plover: A Novel, Doyle, Brian
12 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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Spunyarn - More True Tales of Heroism and Villainy at Sea, Duff, Douglas V.
13 Spunyarn - More True Tales of Heroism and Villainy at Sea
Duff, Douglas V.
London Jarrolds 1957 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean bright original dust jacket (unclipped). Very clean burgundy cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 200 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped, unchipped, enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here are tales of voyages long forgotten, of sailors who sailed strange craft on even stranger missions--like the mysterious Northmen who landed on the Isle of Kutch off the Indian coast when Ethelred the Unready was King in England and whose statues, seventy-two men and one woman, still stand in the Rajput temples there. 026633

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The Cruise of the Shining Light, Duncan, Norman
14 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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A Cruising Guide to the New England Coast Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound and the Coast of New Brunswick, Duncan, Roger F. and John P. Ware
15 A Cruising Guide to the New England Coast Including the Hudson River, Long Island Sound and the Coast of New Brunswick
Duncan, Roger F. and John P. Ware
New York Dodd Mead & Co. 1972 0-396-05599-0 / 9780396055990 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
603 pgs. VG+ in VG DJ - new archival quality mylar cover Very clean and tight dark blue book. No names or writing inside. Maps on endpapers. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 002823

Price: 10.00 USD
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On the Bottom, Ellsberg, Commander Edward
16 On the Bottom
Ellsberg, Commander Edward
New York Literary Guild of America 1929 Reprint Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Very nice reprint edition. Black pebbled cloth boards with green bubble trail decoration on cover and spine, gold lettering on cover and spine. Two tiny spots of wear at base spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with photographs. 324 pages. 024027

Price: 20.00 USD
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Lord Hornblower, Forester, C. S.
17 Lord Hornblower
Forester, C. S.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1946 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First Edition - Published June 1946" stated on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold sailing ship decoration on cover, gold lettering with decorative border on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking; very slight lean. Clean beautifully decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Pages and edges are clean. 318 pages. Clean jacket is price clipped at lower corner of front inside flap. Very shallow chipping/wear at top and bottom spine edges (1/16"), a few very short closed edge tears, tiny edge nicks. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 023086

Price: 65.00 USD
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Captain Cook and the South Pacific - The Voyage of the "Endeavour" 1768-1771, Gwyther, John
18 Captain Cook and the South Pacific - The Voyage of the "Endeavour" 1768-1771
Gwyther, John
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1955 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition in clean unclipped dust jacket. Very clean turquoise cloth boards with gold ship decoration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Frontispiece picture of the ship "Endeavour" at sea, additional black and white plates. 269 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped, has a few small edge chips and short closed edge tears. light dust-soiling to rear panel. Photo portrait and bio of author on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 026630

Price: 25.00 USD
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Eastward the Sea, Haywood, Charles F.
19 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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Choice Yacht Designs, Henderson, Richard
20 Choice Yacht Designs
Henderson, Richard
Camden, Maine International Marine Publishing Co. 1979 0877421129 / 9780877421122 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean unworn book in clean original dust jacket. Orange cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with great photos and detailed drawings. 239 pages with index. Dust jacket is clean, has very slight edge wear and a few short closed edge tears. 026058

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