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The Port of Gloucester, Connolly, James B.
21 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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Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race, Cornelis Van Rietschoten
22 Flyer - The Quest to Win the Round the World Race
Cornelis Van Rietschoten
New York W W Norton & Co Inc 1980 0393032485 / 9780393032482 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean dust jacket. Very clean unfaded blue cloth boards with metallic lettering on spine. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 191 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024301

Price: 20.00 USD
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From Raft to Raft, Danielsson, Bengt
23 From Raft to Raft
Danielsson, Bengt
Garden City, NY Doubleday 1960 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Very clean beige cloth boards with blue lettering on cover and spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with glossy black and white photographs. 264 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The account of a fantatic raft voyage from Tahiti to Chile and bak to Polynesia. 023690

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Gentle Captain, Davis, Kennard
24 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
25 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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Waters of the New World - Houston to Nantucket, de Hartog, Jan
26 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

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Plover: A Novel, Doyle, Brian
27 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

Price: 15.00 USD
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Doctor Luke of The Labrador, Duncan, Norman
28 Doctor Luke of The Labrador
Duncan, Norman
New York Fleming H. Revell 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No dustjacket 
First Edition decorated American trade binding. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with circular sailing scene on cover, bright unchipped gold lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with decorated endpapers. Small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper (business card size). Black and white illustrations and map. 327 pages. 022220

Price: 40.00 USD
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The Cruise of the Shining Light, Duncan, Norman
29 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

Price: 35.00 USD
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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
30 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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Hell on Ice - The Saga of the Jeannette, Ellsberg, Edward
31 Hell on Ice - The Saga of the Jeannette
Ellsberg, Edward
New York Dodd Mead 1938 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1938 on title page, "Copyright 1938" on copyright page, in original jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with gold sailing ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine (light chipping to lettering on spine). No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean (slight yellowing), with map-illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 421 pp. Clean dustjacket is price clipped, has slight fading to spine, shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edges and corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Story of men locked two years in the Arctic pack and their desperate flight across the cruel ice. 020590

Price: 30.00 USD
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America's Inland Waterway, Fisher, Alan C.
32 America's Inland Waterway
Fisher, Alan C.
Washington DC National Geographic Society 1973 0870441280 / 9780870441288 Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket 
Clean hardcover book - blue cloth boards with white sailboat decoration on cover, white lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Clean blue endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Illustrated with full color and black and white photographs. Photographs by James L. Amos. Foreword by Cornelius Shields. 208 pages with index. 027787

Price: 8.00 USD
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Salt Water Taffy - Or, Twenty Thousand Leagues Away from the Sea, Ford, Corey
33 Salt Water Taffy - Or, Twenty Thousand Leagues Away from the Sea
Ford, Corey
New York G. P. Putnam's Sons 1929 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Clean hardcover book and dust jacket, with crazy and cute publicity photos from the publisher laid in. The back of each photo has typed commentary pasted on back of photo. Book is very clean brown cloth boards with gray leettering and small fish decoration on cover, gray lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. No previous owner markings. Illustrated with 34 spoofy photographs. 206 pages. Dust jacket is clean and bright, not price clipped, has numerous tiny edge chips and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. "The Almost Incredible Autobiography of Capt. Ezra Triplett's Seafaring Daughter." In 1929 silent-film actress Joan Lowell published an autobiography, Cradle of the Deep, detailing a childhood spent adventuring around the South Seas as a sea captain's daughter. It was almost immediately proved to be bunkum (by, among other things, statements from her former neighbors, who remembered her actual childhood in Berkeley, California). Humorist Corey Ford published this spoof within months, "Salt Water Taffy." Tucked into this copy of Taffy are a few publicity photos from the publisher. Note that the stock model in the photo bears a striking resemblance to Lowell. Even though "Cradle of the Deep" was proven to be a work of fiction, RKO Pictures made a "documentary" based on the work, 1934's "Adventure Girl." Lowell starred in it. It was her last picture before she left the industry to get married...to a sea-captain, with whom she had a few real-life seafaring adventures. Sometimes, truth is stranger than fiction, or fiction strives to be truth! 026091

Price: 150.00 USD
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34 Lord Hornblower
Forester, C. S.
Boston Little Brown 1946 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket 
Very clean dark blue cloth boards (faint spot on rear board - smaller than a dime) with small gold ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or bumping, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Illustrated endpapers. Pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or bookplates. 318 pgs. 8vo. Fiction. 007920

Price: 10.00 USD
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Lord Hornblower, Forester, C. S.
35 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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The Frozen Ship - Or Clint Webb Among the Sealers, Foster, W. Bert
36 The Frozen Ship - Or Clint Webb Among the Sealers
Foster, W. Bert
Chicago M. A. Donohue & Co. 1913 First Hardcover Good no dust jacket 
Decorated American Trade Binding. Beige cloth boards with white, blue and brown decoration on cover (sailing ship frozen amidst glacial ice, two seals sitting on ice). White lettering and small seal decoration on spine. Moderate soiling, tiny spot of wear to one corner tip; tiny bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Decorated endpapers. Previous owner name and address at top of front fixed endpaper. 023989

Price: 15.00 USD
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Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign, Gardner, G. Peabody
37 Hard Alee - Cruising Foreign
Gardner, G. Peabody
Salem, Massachusetts Peabody Museum 1977 0875770525 / 9780875770529 First Hardcover Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers designed by Samuel H. Bryant. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dust jacket has fading to top edges and spine, no chips or tears, very small scrape (smaller than a pea) to spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An indefatigable sightseer and sailor, Peabody leads the reader through marketplaces and monasteries, temples and taverns, freely sharing his fund of classical Greek history,m literature, and mythology and his keen eye for colorful detail. Back aboard the boat, a refreshing swim, leisurely cocktails, and a memorable meal preface an exhilarating sail to the next glimpse of life and history in Grecian islands. 024963

Price: 22.00 USD
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On the Winds of Destiny, Godfrey, Betty
38 On the Winds of Destiny
Godfrey, Betty
New York Vantage Press 2002 0533138779 / 9780533138777 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Signed
Stated First Edition, with full number line, SIGNED by the author. Clean unfaded dark gray boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers. Inscribed and signed by author on title page: " TO Stella and Paul, Fairwinds, Betty Godfrey." 441 pp. Frontis photo portrait of the author and her husband on their sailboat. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A three year sailing adventure around the world. 018282

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Half Deck, Grant, Captain George H.
39 The Half Deck
Grant, Captain George H.
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1933 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
First Edition published September, 1933. Clean gray buckram cloth boards with small illustration of Captain and lettering in green on cover, green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or bookplates. Frontispiece photo portrait of Captain George Grant, with illustrations throughout by Gordon Grant. 316 pages. 026595

Price: 20.00 USD
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Teresa or Her Demon Lover, Gray, Austin K.
40 Teresa or Her Demon Lover
Gray, Austin K.
New York Scribners 1945 First Hardcover Very Good+ Good Jacket Signed
First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by author, in original unclipped jacket. "A" indicating first printing appears on copyright page. Clean red cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Fading to top spine edge and small line of fading just below center of spine. No fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Inscribed and signed by author on front free endpaper: "To Frank R. Stone with kind regards from Austin K. Gray - Nov. 9, 1945." Illustrated with black and white plates. 385 pages with index. Colorfully illustrated jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has up to 1/2" chipping at top spine edge, narrow ragged chip at spine center, edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The biography of Te3resa Guiccioli, the last of Lord Byron's "ladies." Their love affair lasted over four years, four times as long as any of Byron's other alliances -- and was terminated only by his sailing for Greece to meet his death at Missolonghi. 022847

Price: 30.00 USD
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