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Godforsaken: Sea Racing the World's Most Dangerous Waters, Lundy, Derek
61 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
62 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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Fair Winds and Far Places, Mann, Zane B.
63 Fair Winds and Far Places
Mann, Zane B.
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. Dillon Press 1978 0-87518-159-7 / 9780875181592 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
First Edition. Clean turquoise cloth boards with blue lettering and decoration on cover, blue lettering on spine. Hint of fading to edges. No fraying. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean. Small previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. 272 pgs. with index. Illustrated with color photographs. Clean dustjacket has edge wear and short closed edge tears, price clip to upper corner of front inside flap. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Author leaves behind life as a Minneapolis investment banker and sets out on a three-year cruise aboard "Serenity" a forty-five-foot sloop. 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Sailing. 017033

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64 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

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Ironclads and Paddlers, Marshall, Ian
65 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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The Shape of Ships - The Story of ships from Earliest Times to the Present Day, McDowell, William
66 The Shape of Ships - The Story of ships from Earliest Times to the Present Day
McDowell, William
London Hutchinson & Co. 1952 Second Impression Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket 
Clean dark blue cloth boards with gold sailiing ship on cover, gold lettering, small gold ship on spine. Slight fading to spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated with beautiful color plates of ships through the ages. 232 pages with index. 024742

Price: 15.00 USD
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An Ocean Tramp, McFee, William
67 An Ocean Tramp
McFee, William
Garden City Doubleday Page & Co. 1921 Revised Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket 
Revised edition of the author's first book, with a 50-page preface by author. Clean dark blue cloth boards with very slight fading to spine. Very slight wear to corners. Unchipped title label to spine has slight vertical crease. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. 1921 on title page and copyright page. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. 189 pgs. 015929

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sailors of Fortune, McFee, William
68 Sailors of Fortune
McFee, William
Garden City, NY Doubleday Doran 1935 Later printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Later printing (1935) in clean original illustrated dust jacket. Clean dark blue cloth boards with clean bright unchipped paper title label on spine. No fraying, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with beautifully decorated endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 415 pages. Clean dust jacket has a few tiny edge nicks and short closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Romance of ships and sailors in the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, by the master story teller of the sea. 024282

Price: 30.00 USD
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Stained Sails, McIntyre, John T.
69 Stained Sails
McIntyre, John T.
New York Frederick A Stokes Company 1928 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
(Very Good +) book and dustjacket. Very clean green cloth boards with blue and gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying or wear, front lower corner is bumped. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers, with small old price (15 Cents) hand written in black marker ink at top corner of front free endpaper. No other marks. 299 pgs. Clean dustjacket with very very slight fading to spine very little wear at corners, is not price clipped ($2.00 on front inner flap), unchipped, with one short closed edge tear at top of rear panel. Second Printing stated at top of dustjacket and on copyright page. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A book and dustjacket in beautiful condition. Story of the waterfront of a day that's long past; with the docks, the inns, the counting rooms; with the great square-riggers just in from deep water; with merchants and shipmen talking over their drink; with the chink of money; with barter and trade. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 015301

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On the Company's Service, Meacham, Ellis K.
70 On the Company's Service
Meacham, Ellis K.
Boston Little Brown 1971 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean brown cloth boards with ship illustration on cover, bright gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. Blue endpapers, with neatly penned previous owner name at top edge of front free endpaper. 343 pgs. Clean dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with slightest hint of edge wear at top and bottom spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A magnificent novel of maritme adventure, and a fitting sequel to his prize-winning first book, "The East Indiaman". 8vo. Fiction. 015404

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The Kid Who Beat the Dodgers, Miers, Earl Schenck
71 The Kid Who Beat the Dodgers
Miers, Earl Schenck
Cleveland / New York World Publishing Company 1954 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket Paul Galdone, Illustrator 
Stated First Edition in clean original unclipped dust jacket. Clean brown cloth-covered boards with reddish-brown illustration on cover, reddish brown title box with gold lettering on spine. No fading, fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Illustrated with drawings by Paul Galdone. 191 pages. Bright illustrated dust jacket is not price clipped (2.50 on front inside flap), has very small chip at one corner, slight edge wear at top and bottom spine edges (but not chipped). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Here is the right book for every young person whose heart lifts at the crack of a baseball bat or the sight of a football spiraling in the air. Anyone who likes athletics will find a rich and varied selection in these twelve stories, covering baseball, track, golf, football, swimming, skiing, bronco-busting, basketball, sailing, tennis, and polo! Action, adventure and laughter packed into twelve rousing stories about sports. By the author of "Monkey Shines" and "Touchdown Trouble". 027808

Price: 50.00 USD
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72 Primer of Navigation
Mixter, George W.
New York D. Van Nostrand Co. 1941 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
337 pgs. VG Beige cloth book with black lettering. Binding tight and square. Pages clean. Many illustrations, charts, and graphs. Book is clean with tiniest bit of soiling at edges from handling. P/O name on front end paper."With complete tables and work forms and special information for Yachtsmen and other mariners". A good solid book, loaded with navigational information.Ships & Sailing. 002869

Price: 10.00 USD
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73 Mariners' Prison
Mohrt, Michel (translated from the French By Xan Fielding)
New York The Viking Press 1963 Later Printing Hard Cover Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Very clean blue-green cloth boards with beige cloth spine, blue-green lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks, clean endpapers 286 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with one 1/4" closed edge tear at rear top spine fold. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Winner of the Grand Prix Du Roman of the French Academy for fiction, this is a sea-going adventure tale in the greatest tradition of the genre. 8 vo.. Ships & Sailing. 011232

Price: 12.00 USD
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The Master Mariner Running Proud, Monsarrat, Nicholas
74 The Master Mariner Running Proud
Monsarrat, Nicholas
New York William Morrow 1979 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Jacket 
Stated First U.S. Edition, with full number line on copyright page. Clean beige boards with clean blue cloth spine, bright gold lettering on spine. Very tiny bump to one corner tip. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 524 pgs. Clean dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Another excellent seafaring novel from the author of "The Cruel Sea." 6-1/2" x 9-1/2". Fiction. 017285

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Ship that Died of Shame & Other Stories, Monsarrat, Nicholas
75 The Ship that Died of Shame & Other Stories
Monsarrat, Nicholas
London Cassell 1959 First Hardcover Fine Near Fine Jacket 
First Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean unfaded blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean blank endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 228 pages. Clean bright dust jacket is not price clipped (15' net on front inside flap), unchipped, a few very tiny closed edge tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 024597

Price: 40.00 USD
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Spring Tides, Morison, Samuel Eliot
76 Spring Tides
Morison, Samuel Eliot
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1965 First Hardcover Fine Very Good+ Jacket Samuel Hanks Bryant, illustrator 
Stated First Printing in clean original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with green and white ship, green lettering on cover and 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 light green endpapers. No names, writing or marks. Illustrated by Samuel Hanks Bryant. 80 pages. Clean dust jacket is unchipped, small price clip to upper corner of front inside flap, a few very tiny closed edge tears; nice photo of author and his wife at helm of their yacht on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A wonderful narrative of sailing adventures by an enthusiastic victim of sea fever. 026867

Price: 20.00 USD
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Yankee Swanson - Chapters From A Life at Sea, Nelson, A. W.
77 Yankee Swanson - Chapters From A Life at Sea
Nelson, A. W.
New York Sturgis & Walton 1913 First Hardcover Very Good+ no dust jacket Signed
First Edition (Published September, 1913), SIGNED by the author, decorated American trade binding. Clean blue cloth boards with sailing ship decoration on cover, stamped gold lettering on cover and spine, with gold anchor decoration on spine. Inscribed and signed by author below his frontispiece portrait "A. W. Nelson, Comdr S. S. "Korea", Pacific Mail S.S. Co." (this is not a printed signature). 374 pages. 024242

Price: 35.00 USD
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Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat, Nichols, Peter
78 Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat
Nichols, Peter
New York Viking 1997 0670871796 / 9780670871797 First Hardback Very Good+ Fine Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing in clean unclipped dust jacket. Beige hardcover book is unworn but has very faint ring-stain to front board; bright gold lettering on spine. Binding is tight and square, pages and edges are clean and bright with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 239 pages. Clean bright dust jacket in as new condition - no fading, no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Riveting memoir of a single-handed transatlantic passage, as well as a poignant personal voyage that is written with great eloquence and insight. 026917

Price: 10.00 USD
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Desolation Island, O'Brian, Patrick
79 Desolation Island
O'Brian, Patrick
St. James Place, London Collins 1978 First Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition ("First Published 1978" on copyright page) in clean original dust jacket. Very clean light gray cloth boards with gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright; two very small sticker shadows on front free endpaper. No other marks. 276 pages. Dust jacket has small corner price clip at base of front inside flap, no chips, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. A Jack Aubrey story. 024329

Price: 100.00 USD
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80 The Mammoth Book of Men O' War: Stories From the Glory Days of Sail
O'Brian, Patrick, Forester, C.S., Woodman, Richard and many others
New York Carroll & Graf 1999 First Softbound Very Good 
496 pgs. VG Clean & bright with no writing or names inside. Slight creasing at bottom rear corner of cover. Wonderful collection of bet-loved writer's seafaring stories of storms and shipwrecks, sea battles and life before the mast.Ships & Sailing. 001834

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