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Annual Reports of the Ladies' Seamen's Friend Society of the Port of San Francisco
LADIES' SEAMEN'S FRIEND SOCIETY

San Francisco: Ladies' Seamen's Friend Society, various dates. 11 volumes. 8vo. Wraps. 168 to 24 pages each. Some cover soiling; else very good. [98497] (show more)

Price: $175.00

Included are the 23rd & 24th Annual Reports (1880), 25th Report (1881), 27th Report (1883), 30th Report (1886), 31st Report (1887), 32nd Report (1888), 33rd Report (1889), 34th Report (1890), 40th Report (1896), 41st Report (1897) & 47th Report (1903).

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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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Proceedings at the Eleventh Anniversary of the San Francisco Port Society Held April 9th, 1871 at Calvary Presbyterian Church
SAN FRANCISCO PORT SOCIETY

San Francisco: Printed at the Women's Co-operative Union, 1871. 8vo. Wraps. 16 p. Some cover soiling & wear at edges; else very good. [98496] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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Notes Pertaining to the Old Sailors' Home, Now the San Francisco Co-operative Employment Bureau
(SAILORS HOME)

[San Francisco]: No publisher stated, ca. 1915. 8 1/2 x 1 in. Carbon typescript. 7 p, With a 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 b/w snapshot of the Sailors Home. Folded twice horizontally, residue from rusty paperclip at top edges of the sheets & the snapshot; else very good. [98495] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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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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Handwritten Statement of Income & Expenditures from July 1 to December 17, 1906 on Three Sailors Home Billheads Which Feature a Picture of the Home
SAILORS HOME

[San Francisco]: Sailors' Protective Society, 1906. 8 1/2 x 14 in. Broadsides. Folded twice horizontally, pin holes at top edge; else very good. [98494] (show more)

Price: $50.00

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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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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. Bookplate in each volume; else fine in moderately worn slip case. [98136] (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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