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41 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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42 Sou'West in Wanderer IV
Hiscock, Eric
Cary, North Carolina, U.S.A. Oxford University Press 1973 0-19-217528-9 / 9780192175281 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with bright gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper; no other marks. 224 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color and black & white photographs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, with slight edge wear and a few tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author and his wife narrate their sea voyage from Holland to England and then to the Caribbean and through the Panama Canal; up along Central America and Mexico to California, where they stayed a year. Then they crossed the Pacific to New Zealand and cruised to the wild and remote Fiordland of the South Island,crossing the Tasman Sea to Australia in rough weather, and from Melbourne to New Zealand. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 016808

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The Franklin Comes Home, Hoehling, A. A.
43 The Franklin Comes Home
Hoehling, A. A.
New York Hawthorn Books, Inc. 1974 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing, with full number line on copyright page. Clean dark blue boards with clean beige/gray cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. Hint of very light surface wear to bottom front board edge, no fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Tiny date neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper; no names or bookplates. 132 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The saga of the most decorated ship in naval history. 6" x 8-1/2". World War II. 017082

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Voyaging, Holmes, Captain James William (Nora Coughlan, editor)
44 Voyaging
Holmes, Captain James William (Nora Coughlan, editor)
New York Dodd Mead 1972 0-396-06497-3 / 9780396064978 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket Illustrated By Author 
Stated First American Edition. Clean green cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or fraying. Binding is tight & square, no cracking; pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 207 pgs. Illustrated with paintings (20 color plates) by the author and editor (daughter of Captain James William Holmes). Foreword by John Masefield. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, has one very short closed edge tear at top rear spine corner. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Captain James William Holmes travelled the seven seas in a variety of ships under sail from the age of fourteen in 1869 to his final voyage in 1921. In this remarkable book, edited by his daughter, he passes on his recollections of the thrill of his travels. 5-1/2" x 8-3/4". Ships & Sailing. 017056

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45 Swan of the East: The Life and Death of the German Cruiser Emden in World War I
Hoyt, Edwin P.
New York MacMillan 1968 First Hard Cover Near FIne Near Fine Jacket 
Very clean blue cloth boards with blind stamped lettering on cover, silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Very small previous owner label (return address size) on front fixed endpaper. 200 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped and enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. World War I. 007287

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Sea Whispers, Jacobs, W. W.
46 Sea Whispers
Jacobs, W. W.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 Early Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Bert Thomas, Illustrator 
Decorated binding in original jacket. Very clean cream colored cloth boards with green illustration and lettering on cover and spine. No bumping or fraying. Hint of slightest wear to spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 294 pgs. 1927 on title page; 1926 copyright page. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, a few very shallow chips at top and bottom spine edge, a couple of very short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Famous humorist gives us delightful tales of seamen, longshoremen, and the people of seaport towns. 015169

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47 Sea Whispers
Jacobs, W. W.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1927 Early Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket Bert Thomas, Illustrator 
Beige cloth boards with green illustration & lettering on cover and spine. Clean boards with faint hint of soiling to spine. Tiny closed tear at top spine edge (1/16"). Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 294 pgs. with illustrations by Bert Thomas. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 016062

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Middle Passage, Johnson, Charles
48 Middle Passage
Johnson, Charles
New York Atheneum 1990 0689119682 / 9780689119682 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Signed
As-new condition First Edition, First Printing, SIGNED by the author, in clean unclipped dust jacket. Clean purple boards with black cloth spine, gold lettering on spine. No fading, bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers. Inscribed and signed by the author on title page: "For Tom, with my best to you. Charles Johnson 2/20/92." 209 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped (17.95 on front inside flap). Author's photo on rear inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Winner of the U.S. National Book Award for fiction in 1990, this historical novel is about the final voyage of an illegal American slave ship. Set in 1830, it presents a personal and historical perspective of the illegal slave trade in the United States, telling the story of Rutherford Calhoun, a freed slave who unknowingly boards a slave ship bound for Africa in order to escape a forced marriage. 027321

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Ship Model Building, Johnson, Gene
49 Ship Model Building
Johnson, Gene
New York Cornell Maritime Press 1944 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers (small previous owner name neatly penned on front fixed endpaper). 1944 on title page; Copyright, 1943 on copyright page. 242 pp. with index. Well illustrated with black and white drawings. In clean dustjacket, not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), with a few tiny closed edge tears, hint of wear at top and bottom spine edges; "Back the Attack! Buy Bonds" plea on back panel with ship illustration. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 020518

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Swept Out to Sea, Ker, David
50 Swept Out to Sea
Ker, David
Philadelphia J. B. Lippincott Company 1897 Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Decorated American trade binding. 1897 on title page, no copyright statement. Brown cloth boards with gold, blue, red, black and white illustration on cover and spine, black circular floral decoration to rear board. Slight wear to corners at base of spine. Two small white stains to rear board. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean floral endpapers; no previous owner markings. Frontis illustration with clean tissue guard; five additional illustrations by J. Ayton Symington. 297 pages + four pages of publisher's advertising at rear of book. 022672

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The Tanker Derbent, Krymov, Yuri
51 The Tanker Derbent
Krymov, Yuri
Moscow Foreign Languages Publishing House 1959 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean book in illustrated dust jacket. Dark blue cloth boards with gold and light blue lettering on cover, blue lettering on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Nicely illustrated with drawings. 238 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has very shallow chipping at spine ends (1/16" or less), enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An oil tanker (Uzbekistan) is sinking at the opening of this tale and the ship Derbent's heroic crew race to save the men on the sinking ship. 026384

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Calendar Epic, Kubeck, James
52 The Calendar Epic
Kubeck, James
New York G. P. Putnam's 1956 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean blue boards with clean beige cloth spine, black lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, slight fading to 1/16" top board edge. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. No names, writing or bookplates. 318 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has tiny closed tears and slight wear to spine edges. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Fiction. 011699

Price: 20.00 USD
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Privateersman Nat Harkins, Lane, Frederick A.
53 Privateersman Nat Harkins
Lane, Frederick A.
New York Henry Holt and Co. 1956 First Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Clifford H. Schule, Illust. 
First Edition in original jacket. 218 pgs. Exceptionally clean, tight book with no names or writing inside. Illustrations by Clifford H. Schule. . Bright clean dustjacket is price clipped but has no chipping or wear. In archival quality removable mylar cover. 002527

Price: 10.00 USD
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How to Draw Sail & Sea, Leszczynski, Michal
54 How to Draw Sail & Sea
Leszczynski, Michal
London & New York The Studio 1946 Reprint Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Michal Leszczynski, Illustrator 
Later printing (August, 1946) in original dust jacket. Clean red pebbled cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. Book size approx. 5-1/2" x 7". No fraying. Binding is tight, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by the author. 64 pages. Dust jacket has a few short closed tears, price clip at lower corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024921

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Night to Remember, Lord, Walter
55 A Night to Remember
Lord, Walter
New York Henry Holt 1955 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
Stated First Edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean midnight blue cloth boards with bright yellow cloth spine, dark blue lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear; small wrinkle to cloth at spine. Binding is tight and hinges are sound - no cracking. Illustrated endpapers (deck plan of ship). Small previous owner inscription dated Christmas 1955 neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Illustrated with photographs. 209 pages with index. Dust jacket is not price clipped (3.50 on front inside flap), has faint water stain along front inside flap fold edge; very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025963

Price: 100.00 USD
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Dive for the Sun, Love, Sandra
56 Dive for the Sun
Love, Sandra
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin 1982 0-395-32864-0 / 9780395328644 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Clean pale blue boards with yellow cloth spine, blue lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Previous owner name on front fixed endpaper. 209 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one very small (1/4" or less) closed edge tear. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Grief stricken by the deaths of his mother and sister, Kris refuses to help his father search for sunken Spanish treasure ship the Concepcion, until he realizes that his dreams hold the vital clue the treasure-seekers need. 8vo. Children's. 012150

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Godforsaken: Sea Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters, Lundy, Derek
57 Godforsaken: Sea Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters
Lundy, Derek
Chapel Hill, NC Algonquin Books 1999 1565122291 / 9781565122291 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Clean white boards with blue spine, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 272 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Hair-raising account of the world's most demanding and dangerous sailing race: around the world, one sailor, one boat, no stops, no assistance. This is the story of the 1996-1997 Vendee Globe, a grueling four-month circumnavigation of the globe in the most dangerous of all waters, the Southern Ocean. 027230

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Moses Brown Captain U.S.N., Maclay, Edgar Stanton
58 Moses Brown Captain U.S.N.
Maclay, Edgar Stanton
New York Baker and Taylor Company 1904 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket 
First Edition, with "Published March, 1904" on copyright page. Ribbed burgundy cloth boards with unchipped stamped gold lettering on cover and spine. Clean unchipped paste-on illustration of sailing ship on cover. Tiny spots of at spine corners. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with gilt top edges. Previous owner name neatly penned on front free endpaper. Frontis portrait of Captain Brown with clean tissue guard. 220 pp. with index. Illustrated with black and white plates, four maps. 020031

Price: 45.00 USD
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59 Masterman Ready or the Wreck of the "Pacific"
Marryat, Captain
New York/Chicago A. L. Burt Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
Clean navy blue cloth boards with yellow lettering on spine. No fraying, very little wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Clean decorated endpapers. No names or bookplates. Pages are clean. 446 pgs. Clean dustjacket has slight edgewear, one 2-1/2" closed tear at spine fold, several short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 009438

Price: 15.00 USD
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Ironclads and Paddlers, Marshall, Ian
60 Ironclads and Paddlers
Marshall, Ian
Charlottesville, Virginia Howell Press 1993 0943231620 / 9780943231624 First Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket Ian Marshall, Illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean unchipped dust jacket. Collectible quality. Clean pale gray cloth boards with bright silver lettering on cover and spine. No bumping, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful paintings by the author. Foreword by John Maxtone-Graham. 108 pages. Clean illustrated jacket is unchipped, unclipped, no tears. enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Thorough history of these beautiful iron-clad sailing ships, with thirty-eight magnificent, historically accurate paintings and numerous pencil sketches. 024645

Price: 25.00 USD
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