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1 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

Price: 10.00 USD
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2 The Hudson-Fulton Celebration 1909 - Volume II

Albany, NY J. B. Lyon Company 1910 Cloth Very Good+ No Jacket 
Clean dark blue/grey cloth with pictoral image of ships sailing on the Hudson River on cover, gold lettering on cover and spine. Volume II (Pages 715 to 1421). Very large book. Almost no wear to cover, binding is tight and square, pages are clean. Small ink-stamp inside says "Compliments of Frank MgA Collin, Member of Assembly". Color frontis illustration of "The Clermont" steamship at New York in September 1909, with tissue guard. In special envelope at rear of book are folded ship plans (in beautiful condition) for replica of "The Half Moon"; and ship plans for "The Clermont". 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. New York State. WARD01023

Price: 35.00 USD
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Keepers of the Lights, Adamson, Hans Christian
3 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
4 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Addison, Albert Christopher
5 The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony
Addison, Albert Christopher
Boston L. C. Page & Company 1912 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition, first impression. Clean decorated American trade binding. Gray cloth boards with gold, white and black sailing ships and seagulls, gold lettering decorating cover; gold lettering and sailing ship on spine. Two very small (pin head size) spots to rear board. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Clean decorated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Frontis portrait of Joseph Cotton with clean tissue guard (total of 48 illustrations). All pages have green decorative border, including index pages. 243 pages. 022757

Price: 45.00 USD
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6 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
7 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

Price: 20.00 USD
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8 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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9 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

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Art of Knots: A Sailor's Handbook, Berthier, Marc P. G.
10 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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Boat Canvas From Cover to Cover How to Repair, Maintain, Design and Make Canvas for Your Boat, Bob Lipe, Karen Lipe
11 Boat Canvas From Cover to Cover How to Repair, Maintain, Design and Make Canvas for Your Boat
Bob Lipe, Karen Lipe
Newport, Rhode Island Seven Seas Press 1987 0915160277 / 9780915160273 First Unknown Near Fine Jim Kraft, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition, Second printing. Very clean book. Hardcover with white plastic comb binding. No bumping or wear. All pages and edges are clean and bright - no names, writing or marks. Well illustrated with detailed drawings, photographs. 134 pages. 027268

Price: 15.00 USD
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Fidelio - My Voyage to a Distant Shore, Bridwell, Rodger
12 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.
13 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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Sails and Whales, Chippendale, Captain H. A.
14 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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15 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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16 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
17 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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Liberty and Property, Coleman, R. V.
18 Liberty and Property
Coleman, R. V.
New York Charles Scribner 1951 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, Firt Printing (with "A" on copyright page), in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean red cloth boards with gold sailing ship design on cover, gold lettering and decoration on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 62 illustrations from original paintings and engravings. 28 full page maps. 606 pages with index. Clean dust jacket has slight edge wear, no chips, not price clipped (5.00 on front inside flap). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The story of tghe fabulous century in which the United States was borfn: 1664-1765. A straightforward, authoritative, fascinating account of the dramatic growth, and the commercial and political development, of the American colonies between 1664 and 1765. 023684

Price: 20.00 USD
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Sailing and Cruising, Coles, K. Adlard
19 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.
20 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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