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The Titanic and the Californian, Padfield, Peter
81 The Titanic and the Californian
Padfield, Peter
New York John Day 1966 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
"First American Edition" stated on copyright page, in original unclipped jacket. Clean beige cloth boards with brown lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Small price (in ink) at top corner of front free endpaper. 318 pp. with index. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Clean jacket is unchipped, not price clipped (5.95 on front inside flap), very slight edge wear. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The Titanic disaster and the truth about Captain Lord of the Californian who was blamed by two formal investigations for not going to the rescue of the sinking ocean liner. 019558

Price: 120.00 USD
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When the Giraffe Runs Down, Pillitteri, Joseph
82 When the Giraffe Runs Down
Pillitteri, Joseph
New York Dial Press 1970 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
First Edition, First Printing. Clean green cloth boards with crisp black lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Very slight water mark at lower spine edge, barely discernable. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean bright endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 284 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, not price clipped, with one 3/4" closed tear at top spine corner, faint water mark at spine base. Author's photo on rear panel. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One harrowing day in the life of three people: Claude, a medical student; Rev. Mr. Abraham, his father; and Dr. Rober Collier, a young intern suffering from an unhappy marriage and a bad head cold. 8vo. Fiction. 016734

Price: 20.00 USD
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Ida Was A Tramp - and Other Reflections, Quinby, E. J.
83 Ida Was A Tramp - and Other Reflections
Quinby, E. J.
Hicksville, NY Exposition Press 1975 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket Signed
"First Edition" stated on copyright page, SIGNED by the author, in original unclipped jacket. Clean navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on cover and spine. No fraying, fading or wear, small bump to bottom spine corner. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean map-illustrated endpapers. Inscribed and signed on blank fly leaf by author: "For Don Ringwald, Esteemed Kindred Spirit! - Cordially, Jay Quinby - 1977." 277 pages with bibliography. Illustrated with over 100 illustrations, including maps and photographs. Clean jacket is not price clipped (10.00 on front inside flap), unchipped, one long closed tear to back panel near spine (4"). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Author's fabulous voyage to the Far East on a tramp steamer named "Ida." 021445

Price: 50.00 USD
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Shipwrecks Around New England, Quinn, William P.
84 Shipwrecks Around New England
Quinn, William P.
1979 Lower Cape Publishing 1984 093697205X / 9780936972053 First Paperback Near Fine 
Fifth printing of the first edition (so stated). Clean large paperback - size approx. 8-1/2" x 11-1/2". No chipping, creasing or curling. All pages are clean and bright. No names, writing or marks. Thoroughly illustrated with awesome historical photographs. 230 pages with Bibliography. 027270

Price: 20.00 USD
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Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals, Ratigan, William
85 Great Lakes Shipwrecks and Survivals
Ratigan, William
Grand Rapids, Michigan Eerdmans Publishing Co. 1960 First Hardcover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Reynold H. Weidenaar, Illustrator 
First Edition, First Printing, in original jacket. White cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Hint of foxing to boards, otherwise clean. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Beautifully illustrated endpapers, with very small previous owner label on front fixed endpaper. 298 pgs. with index. Black & white illustrations and maps. Clean dustjacket is price clipped at upper corner of front inside flap, has slight wear at top spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. The most spectacular shipwrecks and incredible survivals in the history of the Great Lakes, with beautiful illustrations by Reynold H. Weidenaar. 018512

Price: 20.00 USD
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A Prayer for the Ship, Reeman, Douglas
86 A Prayer for the Ship
Reeman, Douglas
New York G. P. Putnam 1973 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition in clean unclipped original dust jacket. Clean blue cloth boards with small gold seagulls on cover, gold lettering on spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with clean bright yellow endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 255 pages. Clean illustrated dust jacket has slight edge wear, small shallow chip (1/4") at top spine edge, very slight rubbing. Full panel portrait of author smoking a pipe on rear. Not price clipped (6.95). Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. 025320

Price: 45.00 USD
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The Wreck of the Running Gale, Roark, Garland
87 The Wreck of the Running Gale
Roark, Garland
Garden City Doubleday & Co. 1953 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First edition. Very clean light blue cloth boards with green lettering on spine. No fraying or wear, very light bump to one corner tip. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 310 pgs. Clean unfaded dustjacket is not price clipped, unchipped, with tiny closed tears at top and bottom spine corners, very slight edge wear at upper and lower spine edge. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. The story of a stolen ship and a strange vengeance. 016416

Price: 40.00 USD
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Captain Caution A Chronicle of Arundel, Roberts, Kenneth
88 Captain Caution A Chronicle of Arundel
Roberts, Kenneth
Garden City Doubleday Doran 1934 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First Edition. Clean unfaded black cloth boards with blind-stamped decoration and gold eagle on cover, unchipped gold lettering on spine. Hint of faintest surface wear to corners; no bumping, fraying or wear-through. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean endpapers decorated with maps and ships; no names, writing or bookplates. 310 pgs. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has a few very short closed edge tears and two very tiny edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. A lovely collectable quality first edition. A stirring historical novel of the War of 1812 by the author of Arundel and Rabble in Arms. 015453

Price: 150.00 USD
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The Emigrant Ship, Russell, W. Clark
89 The Emigrant Ship
Russell, W. Clark
New York Cassell Publishing 1893 First Hardcover Very Good No Dust jacket 
Beige cloth boards (quite clean) with gold lettering, gold and green decoration on cover and spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages are clean, edges have hint of light soiling. Previous owner name neatly penned at top edge of front free endpaper. Slight foxing to endpapers. 348 pp. 019131

Price: 25.00 USD
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The Mate of the Good Ship York - Or, the Ship's Adventure, Russell, W. Clark
90 The Mate of the Good Ship York - Or, the Ship's Adventure
Russell, W. Clark
Boston L. C. Page & Co. 1902 First Hardcover Very Good+ No Dust jacket Jacket W. H. Dunton, illustrator 
First Edition, with 1902 on title page and on copyright page. Green ribbed cloth boards with gilt, white and dark green sailing ship decoration on cover, unchipped stamped white lettering on spine with small anchor below. Very light corner wear, binding is tight & square, pages and edges are clean. Mere hint of very light soiling. Clean endpapers; no names, writing or bookplates. Frontis illustration by W. H. Dunton with clean tissue guard. 351 pp. A story filled with the savor of the sea and the adventurous spirit of the old hardy merchant mariners. Scarce first edition. 019002

Price: 40.00 USD
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Mad Sea - The Life and Loves of a Windjammer Sailor, Rutzebeck, Hjalmar
91 Mad Sea - The Life and Loves of a Windjammer Sailor
Rutzebeck, Hjalmar
New York Greenberg 1956 First Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good Jacket 
First edition in original unclipped dust jacket. Clean green cloth boards with red lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean blank endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 284 pages. Clean dust jacket is not price clipped (3.75 on front inside flap), has small chips at top and bottom spine edges, slight edge wear. Jacket design from a painting by Frank Vining Smith. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Incredible adventures of the author, who ran away from his native Copenhagen for a life at sea at the turn of the century. 024248

Price: 20.00 USD
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The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works, Sanders, Michael S.
92 The Yard: Building a Destroyer at the Bath Iron Works
Sanders, Michael S.
New York Harper Collins 1999 0-06-019246-1 / 9780060192464 First Hard Cover Fine Fine Jacket 
Very clean dark blue boards with clean black spine, unchipped metallic lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & crisp, pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers; no names, writing or marks. 253 pgs. with index. Illustrated with photographs. Clean bright dustjacket is unchipped, no wear, no tears, not price clipped. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. As new book. This book captures the end of an era--ship building in Bath, Maine at the century old Bath Iron Works. 8vo. War/Military. 012891

Price: 12.00 USD
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Captain's Table, Sarah Edington
93 Captain's Table
Sarah Edington
National Maritime Museum 2005 0948065575 / 9780948065576 First Hardcover Fine 
First Edition, First Printing. Very clean illustrated cover. No bumping, fading or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. All pages and edges are clean with clean endpapers - no names, writing or marks. Beautifully illustrated with photographs, art, historical images. Chock full of recipes from the ships and the history of the great ocean liners, how passengers ate and played. 144 pages with index. 027026

Price: 20.00 USD
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Byron of the Wager, Shankland, Peter
94 Byron of the Wager
Shankland, Peter
New York Coward, McCann & Geoghegan 1975 First Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
Stated First American Edition, with publisher's review slip laid in. Clean red cloth boards with gold ship illustration on cover, gold lettering on spine. No bumping or wear. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean and bright. Clean illustrated endpapers with very slight browning to edges of front endpapers from a newspaper clipping; no names, writing or bookplates. 288 pgs. with index. Illustrated with black & white plates. Clean bright dustjacket is not price clipped, has very slight wear at top spine edge, water stain to reverse side of dustjacket invisible on printed side, no damage to book or outside of dustwrapper. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. One of the most powerful stories in the history of the sea, the wreck of the Wager, a 40-gun English supply ship detailed to accompany a squadron searching for Spanish teasure ships in the Pacific in the 1700's. 8vo. Ships & Sailing. 016723

Price: 30.00 USD
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95 The Lusitania
Simpson, Colin
Little Brown & Co. 1972 First Cloth Bds Near FIne Very Good Jacket 
303 pgs. Nr Fine in VG DJ protected in new Brodart mylar cover. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (stated) Many photos & illustrations. One small chip in DJ. The startling truth about one of the most fateful of all disasters at sea 8vo. First Edition. 001126

Price: 10.00 USD
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Castaway Boats, Slocum, Captain Victor
96 Castaway Boats
Slocum, Captain Victor
New York Lee Furman 1938 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Jacket Charles Rosner, Illustrator 
Clean blue cloth boards with black lettering and decoration on cover and spine. Tiny bump to lower front board edge; no fraying or wear, corners are sharp. Fading along front and rear spine gutter. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. Pages and edges are clean. Clean beautifully illustrated endpapers. No names, writing or bookplates. 311 pgs. with illustrations by Charles Rosner, maps by author. Clean unfaded color illustrated dustjacket is not price clipped, has slight corner wear, no tears. Enclosed in new archival quality mylar cover. Records of such castaways as the Wager longboat, Hercules lifeboat, Jeanette's gig, and many others, with the thrilling adventures of their survivors. Beautiful color frontis illustration, plus black & white illustrations throughout. 8vo. Fiction. 015708

Price: 50.00 USD
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Fire Mountain - A Thrilling Sea Story, Springer, Norman
97 Fire Mountain - A Thrilling Sea Story
Springer, Norman
New York G. Howard Watt 1923 First Hardcover Near Fine no dust jacket 
First Edition. Very clean greenish-black cloth boards with red lettering and image of sailing ship on cover, red lettering on spine. No fading or fraying. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Pages and edges are clean, with blank endpapers - no names, writing or marks. 335 pages. 027454

Price: 25.00 USD
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98 On Special Service: A Tale of Life at Sea
Stables, Gordon
Philadelphia Hubbard Brothers Hard Cover Very Good No Dustjacket Jacket 
Red cloth boards with black & silver illustration on cover and spine. Very light corner wear. Binding is tight, with very slight lean. Rear free endpaper is missing, with some cracking at rear hinge. Decorated endpapers. 16 illustrations (engravings). Pages are clean, but lightly tanned. 362 pgs. Unknown edition (no date). 8vo. Antiquarian. 008323

Price: 12.00 USD
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99 Pomona's Travels
Stockton, Frank R.
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1894 First Hard Cover Very Good+ No Dustjacket Jacket A. B. Frost, Illustrator 
Green cloth boards with two small illustrations on cover (train and ships), gilt lettering and border on cover and spine. Gilt top edges. Slight browning to spine, small black dot on back board (size of pea). Very slight wear at head and heel of spine. Binding is tight & square, no cracking. No names or bookplates. Old blank card sleeve on rear fixed endpaper, no library markings on any pages or edges. Pages are clean and bright. Very nice illustrations throughout. 275 pgs. 8vo. Travel. 007389

Price: 10.00 USD
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Modern Shipfitter's Handbook, Swanson, W. E.
100 Modern Shipfitter's Handbook
Swanson, W. E.
New York Cornell Maritime Press 1941 Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
Very clean book in original dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards with stamped gold lettering (unchipped) on cover and spine. No fraying or wear. Binding is tight and square, hinges are sound - no cracking. Previous owner name and address neatly penned on front free endpaper, along with small return address label. Fourth printing of this revised edition. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings, beautiful fold-out diagrams, blueprints in fine condition. 309 pages with index. Clean dust jacket with publisher's printed price of 4.50 on front panel has numerous small edge chips. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. An amazing book with over 200 working drawings showing how welded ships are built, written by a Master Shipfitter. Good luck finding another book like this in comparable condition. 027010

Price: 30.00 USD
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