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Mr. Hardy Lee, His Yacht: Being XXIV Sketches on Stone
CHINKS [Dr. Charles Ellery Stedman]

Reprinted from the 1857 edition with an introduction by Alexander Crosby Brown. Boston: Club of Odd Volumes, 1950. 8vo. Oblong cloth-backed pictorial boards. [30] p. One of 150 copies. One tiny spot on front cover; else about fine. [97048] (show more)

Price: $135.00

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Wooden Ships and Iron Men: The Story of the Square-Rigged Merchant Marine of British North America, the Ships, Their Builders and Owners, and the Men Who Sailed Tham
WALLACE, Frederick William

Illus. with photos & drawings. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Co., 1937. 8vo. White cloth-backed blue cloth, stamped in gilt. T.e.g. xviii, 356 p. "First Edition." One of 121 copies. SIGNED. Spine leaning a bit; else very good in original cloth d.w. [71665] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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The Cruise of the Cachalot: Round the World after Sperm Whales
BULLEN, Frank T., First Mate

Illustrated with a frontispiece, 8 plates & a map. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1899. 12mo. Green pictorial cloth, stamped in Yellow, black & gilt. xx, 379 p. + folding map. 1st authorized American edition. Tiny bookplate on front paste-down, just a touch of wear at extremities; else a fine copy. [83978] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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Great Storms and Famous Shipwrecks of the New England Coast
SNOW, Edward Rowe

Illustrated with b/w photos. Boston: Yankee Publishing Company, (1943). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 365 p. 1st edition. No. 161 of an suspecified number of SIGNED copies with a "fragment from door of Steamer Portland lost November 27, 1898" affixed to rear paste-down + three maps in pocket at rear. Fine in lightly edgeworn d.w. [87288] (show more)

Price: $100.00

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Marine Radar and How to Use It
FONDA, Gilbert C. and Hilliard L. Lubin

Illus. with over 50 b/w & color figures. Chester, Pa.: Operational Radar Service Publications, (1970). Oblong small 4to. Stiff wraps, spiralbound. iv, 115 p. Errata slip stapled in. EX-LIB. Stamps on front cover, inside rear cover & title page, 1" sticker on front cover & verso of same. Light wear to extremities, plastic spiralbinding cracked & separating 3" at heel of spine; else Very Good. Uncommon. Oversize - extra postage. [61539] (show more)

Price: $80.00

"What we want to do now is present, as clearly as possible, in plain seaman's language, how to get the most from the equipment you have..".

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Western Shipbuilders in World War II: A Detailed Review of Wartime Activities of Leading Maritime and Navy Contractors
MASLIN, Marshall, editor-in-chief

Illus. with photos. Oakland: Shipbuilding Review Publishing Association, (1945). Small 4to. 160 p. 1st ed. Name, name stamps on endpapers; else very good. [28223] (show more)

Price: $75.00

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All's Well: A Story of the Sea
HARRIS, Fred

New York: Vantage Press, (1953). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. vi, 214 p. 1st ed. Review copy, so stamped on the front free endpaper. About fine in like d.w. [80407] (show more)

Price: $50.00

Maritime novel set during the Great War written by a German emigré author who was a seaman for 13 years and was a member of the Sailors Union of the Pacific. An uncommon book.

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The Book of the Sailboat: How to Rig, Sail and Handle Small Boats
VERRILL, A. Hyatt

Illustrated with b/w drawings. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1916. 12mo. Green pictorial cloth, stamped in pale green & black. 192 p. 1st edition. Inscription on front free endpaper, a trifle sunned at spine; else very good. [93458] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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Mischief in Patagonia
TILMAN, H. W

Illustrated with b/w photos. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1957. 8vo. Boards. 185 p. 1st edition. Small bookstore label on front paste-down; else about fine in d.w. with minor wear & a short tear at bottom edge of front panel. [95408] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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The Track of the Golden Bear: The California Maritime Academy Schoolships
JAFFEE, Capt. Walter W

Illus. with photos. Palo Alto, Calif.: Glencannon Press, (1996). 4to. Cloth. xii, 212 p. 1st ed. Fine in fine d.w. [77653] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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Songs of Seas and Tall Ships: A Collection of Sea Ballads
MANNERS, Tom E

Foreword by Hobart Bosworth. Illustrated with a signed original etching & 16 reproductions by the author. Hollywood: Murray & Gee, 1942. 4to. Cloth-backed boards, stamped in gilt. 143 p. 1st edition. No. 527 of 1000 SIGNED copies. Very good. [83008] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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Dinner Menus aboard S.S. Mariposa en Route from Bora Bora to Auckland for July 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 & August 1, 1966
MATSON LINES

No place: Matson Lines, 1966. 7 9 x 12 inch 4-page menus printed on heavy matte stock. [83238] (show more)

Price: $45.00

All seven menus have watercolors by Louis Macouillard on the covers.

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The Last Voyage of the Independence: The Story of a Shipwreck and South Sea Sketches 1833 to 1836
CALKIN, Milo

Introduction by Walter A. Starr. San Francisco: Privately printed, (1953). 8vo. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. iv, 70 p. 1st edition. Very good. [87348] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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Shipping & Craft in Silhouette
DAVIS, Charles G., drawings & text

Salem, Mass.: Marine Research Society, 1929. Small 4to. Red cloth, stamped in black. Unpaginated. Publication Number Twenty. 1st edition. Museum bookplate, scattered foxing; else very good. [89066] (show more)

Price: $45.00

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Greyhounds of The Sea : The Story of The American Clipper Ship
CUTLER, Carl C

NY: Halcyon House. (1930). Reprint. 117 Illustrations: Duotones,Color Plates, Half Tones, and Reproductions of Pen and Ink Draw. sm.4to. xxvii,592p. Bibliography. Index. Navy Cloth. Near Fine. [7137] (show more)

Price: $40.00

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From the Deep of the Sea: Being the Diary of the Late Charles Edward Smith, M.R.C.S., Surgeon of the Whale-Ship Diana, of Hull
SMITH, Charles Edward

Edited by his son, Charles Edward Smith Harris, M.B., Ch.B., Surgeon, Cunard Steamship Company, Late Temporary Surgeon-Lieutenant, R.N. Illus with drawings & a map. New York: Macmillan, 1923. 8vo. Pictorial cloth. 357 p. + folding map. 1st American ed. Very good. [79415] (show more)

Price: $40.00

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Two Years before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
DANA, Richard Henry, Jr

Edited from the original manuscript and from the First Edition, with Journals and Letters of 1834-1836 and 1859-1860, and notes by John Haskell Kemble. With original illustrations by Robert A. Weinstein. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1964. Two vols. Small 4to. Pictorial cloth. xxii, 552 p. Spines slightly soiled, a bit of foxing at top edges; else fine in worn slip case. [93419] (show more)

Price: $40.00

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Steamers of the Thames and Medway
BURTT, Frank

Illus. with photos. London: Richard Tilling, 1949. 8vo. Red cloth, stamped in gilt. 192 p. 1st ed. About fine in d.w. [55873] (show more)

Price: $37.50

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Sea-Say: Salty Stories and Seaman's Slang
URAN, Marshall

Cover illus. & b/w drawings by Frank Barbara. Intro. by George Lipsitz. San Francisco: Muran Productions, (1995). Small quarto, Wraps. xi, 346 p. 1st ed. Fine. [81078] (show more)

Price: $37.50

Random merchant-marine, sailboat, longshore, gunnery and shipyard, stories and lexicon.

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St. Francis Yacht Club
LIVINGSTON, Kimball

Illustrated with b/w & color photos. San Francisco: St. Francis Yacht Club, (2002). Square 4to. Blue cloth, stamped in gilt. 256 p. 1st edition. Fine in fine d.w. [96364] (show more)

Price: $37.50

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