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Pirates of the Pacific, Day, A. Grove
21 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

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22 Passage Perilous: The Stormy Saga of the Santa Maria
Day, Beth
New York G. P. Putnam's 1962 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition. Clean pale gray cloth boards with clean unfaded black cloth spine, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight edge wear and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. True story of the hijacking of a modern luxury passenger liner. 016078

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Ships of Youth - A Study of Marriage in Modern India, Diver, Maud
23 Ships of Youth - A Study of Marriage in Modern India
Diver, Maud
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1931 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, with 1931 on title page and copyright page. Clean dark green ribbed cloth boards with gold title box on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or fading. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 496 pgs. Illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has two tiny edge chips, one tiny closed chip at spine fold. Faintest hint of soiling. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Woven in with the lives of the characters is the vast background of changing India: life on the march in the silds of Sadak; camp life and work in the desert district around Kohab; life in the solitary hill state of Chitral, and glimpses of Kashmir. 017918

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Spunyarn - More True Tales of Heroism and Villainy at Sea, Duff, Douglas V.
24 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
25 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
26 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

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Hell on Ice - The Saga of the Jeannette, Ellsberg, Edward
27 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

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The Shipwreck, Falconer, William
28 The Shipwreck
Falconer, William
London - Edinburgh - New York Thomas Nelson & Sons 1887 No Edition Stated Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket Birket Foster, Illustrator 
Brown decorative cloth boards with beveled edges, gilt shipwreck vignette on front cover and decorative spine. Very lightly soiled with some surface wear to top/base of spine and corners. Gilt-edged pages. Binding is tight & square, 1-1/2 cracking to paper only at top front hinge. Book has two title pages, one illustrated with ship vignette; one plain. Endpapers designed with delicate flower print. Some browning to endpapers. Illustrations by Birket Foster. 167 pgs. 014521

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Salt Water Taffy - Or, Twenty Thousand Leagues Away from the Sea, Ford, Corey
29 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

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30 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

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Jack Holborn, Garfield, Leon
31 Jack Holborn
Garfield, Leon
New York Pantheon 1965 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Antony Maitland, Illustrator 
First Edition in clean original unclipped jacket. Very clean red cloth boards with black compass decoration on cover, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 250 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at base of rear panel (under 1"), light rubbing to corners. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A young stowaway finds that his fate is strangely bound up with pirates on the ship, as the enigmatic Captain claims to know the secret of his parentage. An exotic and adventurous tale along the lines of "Treasure Island." This was the author's first book. 018965

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Doctor at Sea, Gordon, Richard
32 Doctor at Sea
Gordon, Richard
London Michael Joseph 1954 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Later printing in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Very clean black cloth boards with white decoration, bright gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Small old book store ticket at top edge of front free endpaper. 219 pages. Dust jacket is clean, not price clipped, no fading or chips, slightest edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A hilarious sequel to that medical mirthquake, "Doctor in the House", this is the good doctor's medical misadventures on a cruise ship. 025749

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The Half Deck, Grant, Captain George H.
33 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

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Jottings From A Cruise, Green, Captain Alfred J.
34 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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Down North on the Labrador, Grenfell, Wilfred T.
35 Down North on the Labrador
Grenfell, Wilfred T.
New York Fleming H. Revell 1911 First Hardcover Very Good no dust jacket Jacket 
NIce decorated American trade binding, a scarcer title. Very clean light green cloth boards with white and black decoration (sailing ships amongst ice floes). Stamped black lettering, black line border on cover, black lettering on spine. Very slight surface wear to spine corners. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with previous owner name and place neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis photo portrait of Grenfell on his ship with tissue guard (total of 12 full page photo illustrations). 229 pages. 025412

Price: 75.00 USD
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36 The Mutineers
Hawes, Charles Boardman
Boston Little Brown 1930 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Illustrated 
Very clean bright yellow-orange cloth boards with unfaded black sailing ship illustration on cover, black lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying; slight surface wear to cloth at corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers, illustrated with color maps. 276 pgs. Illustrated in black & white (pen & ink drawings, black & white frontis plate). Dustjacket is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inside flap), has shallow chipping at top and bottom spine edge, chip at top right panel corner (1" x 1" max.). Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. "A tale of old days at sea and of adventures in the Far East as Benjamin Lathrop set it down some sixty years ago" (from the title page). 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 015288

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Eastward the Sea, Haywood, Charles F.
37 Eastward the Sea
Haywood, Charles F.
Lynn, Massachusetts Jackson & Phillips 1959 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean gray cloth boards with slight browning at top and bottom edge of spine. Red lettering on cover and spine. Surface wear at top edge of spine, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 304 pgs. Clean dustjacket has edge chipping, short closed edge tears, slight fading to spine. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A novel set in the year 1803 in the seaport of Salem, Massachusetts. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 013429

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Eastward the Sea, Haywood, Charles F.
38 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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39 The Survivor: The True Story of the Sinking of the Doggerbank
Herlin, Hans
London Leo Cooper 1994 0-85052-409-1 / 9780850524093 First Hard Cover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean navy blue boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. 163 pgs. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8 vo.. War/Military. 011096

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40 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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