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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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The Romantic Story of the Puritan Fathers - And Their Founding of New Boston and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Addison, Albert Christopher
4 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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5 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
6 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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7 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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8 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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True Tales of the Great Lakes, Boyer, Dwight
9 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
10 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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Come the Three Corners - Achievements of the Empire Overseas Since War Began, Brittain, Sir Harry
11 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

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

Price: 25.00 USD
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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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The Pilot, Cooper, James Fenimore
16 The Pilot
Cooper, James Fenimore
New York Heritage Press 1968 Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Slipcase Jacket Robert M. Quackenbush, Illustrator 
Very clean beige cloth boards with green illustration of ships on cover, green title box with silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 357 pgs. Illustrated with woodcuts by Robert M. Quackenbush. Includes original Heritage Club Sandglass pamphlet laid in. Clean original green slipcase is sturdy, uncracked, unchipped, with mere hint of fading at opening edges.Literature. 012593

Price: 20.00 USD
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S. S. San Pedro, Cozzens, James Gould
17 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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Two Years Before the Mast, Dana, R. H.
18 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

Price: 18.00 USD
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The Gentle Captain, Davis, Kennard
19 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Pirates of the Pacific, Day, A. Grove
20 Pirates of the Pacific
Day, A. Grove
New York Meredith Press 1968 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean green boards with red cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean map-illustrated endpapers - small blind-stamped circular impression with previous owner's initials on front free endpaper. Illustrated with drawings, black and white plates. 181 pages with index. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, not price clipped, a few short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 027033

Price: 15.00 USD
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