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1 A Speck on the Sea: Epic Voyages in the Most Improbable Vessels Longyard, William H.
Camden, Maine, U.S.A. Intl Marine Pub Co 2003 0071413065 / 9780071413060 Hard Cover Brand New / MINT Brand New / MINT Octavo 
BRAND NEW BOOK and DJ, BOTH in PERFECT MINT / PRISTINE CONDITION. 
Price: 36.16 USD
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2 Adventures By Sea from Art of Old Time Lubbock, Basil
London Studio Limited 1925 Good No Dj 
This is Number 660 of l750 copies. Remarkable book with black and white and tipped in color plates. Bound in original dark blue cloth with gold lettering to spine and gold lettering and ornamental vignette of mermaid to front cover. Book's binding shows sunfading on spine and edges. 115 illustrations, 22 in full color with tissue guards. Interior clean. Binding tight. Cloth worn down on outside edges. Protected with acetate cover. 
Price: 226.01 USD
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3 American Maritime Paintings of John Stobart Stobart, John;Davis, Robert P.
NY Dutton 1991 0525933557 / 9780525933557 Cloth Hardcover New New Quarto By John Stobart
NEW BOOK and DJ, both MINT, and with new Mylar protection; price-clipped. // Presentation INSCRIPTION by JOHN STOBART. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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4 Backwater Voyage Binns, Archie
New York Reynal & Hitchcock 1936 Cloth Very Good No Dj 5.5x8.25 Edward A. Wilson 
"There are sea books and sea books, and the good or bad of them is much like the good or bad of the whole literary endeavor. A book is a good sea book when it is a good piece of writing." Thus begins the introduction to this wonderful book, made all the more wonderful because the introduction was written by no one less than "The Sage of Searsport," the remarkable Lincoln Colcord -- who, incidentally lived just down the road from this bookstore. So naturally, we are proud. Beyond that, it is a great little book, very well written, beautifully illustrated, and awaiting your order. 
Price: 135.61 USD
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5 Beacon on the Rock: The Dramatic History of Lighthouses from Ancient Greece to the Present Day Williams, Peter
Hauppauge, New York Barrons Educational Series Inc 2001 0764153498 / 9780764153495 Hard Cover Mint Mint Quatro - Oblong 
This is a sparkling BRAND NEW BOOK which is in MINT / PRISTINE condition, just as is its handsome DJ, which is now protected with a Mylar covering. 
Price: 40.64 USD
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6 Brief History of Polar Exploration Since the Introduction of Flying Joerg, W. L. G.
New York American Geographical Society 1930 Soft Cover Very Good No Dj as Issued 6.5x8.75 
This is Special Publication No. 11 of the AGS, 1930. It accompanies two maps: a physical map of the Artic, and a bathymetric map of the Antarctic. These are contained in a VG cloth-covered box. 
Price: 90.41 USD
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7 Building Kettenburgs Allen, Mark
Mystic CT Mystic Seaport 2008 0939511266 / 9780939511266 First Edition Clothbound Hardcover New New Quarto 
NO FINER COPY EXISTS. // NEW BOOK and DJ, both in Pristine MINT condition, and with new Mylar protective sleeve. // Black clothbound hardcover, Quarto, 224 pages, illustrated throughout. // You want this book. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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8 Clipper Ship Men Laing, Alexander
N Y Duell, Sloan & Pearce 1944 Cloth Hardcover Very Good / PLUS Good Octavo 
VG Book, G DJ now with new Mylar. 
Price: 19.89 USD
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9 Coastal Maine: A Maritime History Duncan, Roger F.
N Y W W Norton & Co Inc 1992 0393030482 / 9780393030488 Cloth Hardcover Very Good / Near Mint Brand New / MINT Octavo 
BRAND NEW BOOK in VG+ Near MINT and DJ in MINT/ PRISTINE CONDITION, and now protected with new Mylar. // First Edition. // Perfect condition except for very slight 'freckling' on top page edges. 
Price: 85.89 USD
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10 Early Sea Painters 1660-1730: The Group Who Worked in England Under the Shadow of the Van De Veldes Cockett, Frank B.;Cockett, F. B.
Easthampton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Antique Collectors Club Ltd 1995 1851492305 / 9781851492305 Hardcover New New Quarto 
BRAND NEW BOOK and DJ, both in MINT/ PRISTINE condition, and DJ now protected with new Mylar. // No finer copy of this book exists. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Griffin: On the Route of an Indiaman Goddio, Franck; Jay, Evelyn
United Kingdom Periplus Pub 2002 1902699025 / 9781902699028 Hardcover New New Quarto -- Large 
Fascinating account of long-going archeological investigation of ship sinking in the Sulu Sea in 1761 with diagrams and illustrations. Ours is a BRAND NEW BOOK and DJ and SLIPCASE, ALL of which are in flawless PERFECT MINT/ PRISTINE CONDITION, and the DJ is now protected with new Mylar. // No finer copy of this book exists. Perfection. Period. 
Price: 220.00 USD
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12 How to Build a Wooden Boat McIntosh, David C.
Brooklin, Maine, U.S.A. Wooden Boat Pub 1988 0937822108 / 9780937822104 Cloth Hardback Brand New / MINT Brand New / MINT Quarto 
BRAND NEW BOOK in awesome, flawless PERFECT MINT / PRISTINE CONDITION, just as is its handsome DJ, now with new Mylar. // No finer copy of this book can be found anywhere. Perfection, period ! 
Price: 40.68 USD
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13 Idylls of the Sea Bullen, Frank T.
New York D. Appleton and Company 1899 First Edition Cloth Very Good No Dj as Issued Octavo 
The London Academy said of this work, "This book is truly fascinating reading . . . To everything Mr. Bullen brings enthusiasm, a passion for accuracy, and the good writing that comes of knowledge and sincerity." Pretty good praise for this First Mate Bullen who is perhaps better known for his whaling classic, "The Cruise of the Cachelot." This reviewer -- many years ago -- was in the pretty town of Dunedin, New Zealand, when he first learned of Frank Bullen. The author was most highly recommended by a book-dealer in that town; he sold me a copy of Cachelot, which I have never forgotten. This book ranks a very close second. It is in excellent condition and is protected with an acetate covering. A wonderful gift. 
Price: 67.80 USD
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14 In Praise of Sailors: A Nautical Anathology of Art, Poetry, and Prose Warden, Herbert W., III; Editor
NY Abradale/Abrams 1987 0810980827 / 9780810980822 Cloth Brand New / MINT Brand New / MINT Quatro - Oblong 
BRAND NEW BOOK and DJ, BOTH in awesome MINT/ PRISTINE CONDITION, and DJ is now protected with new Mylar; price-clipped. A wonderful book by any criteria: full of art, poetry, yarns. It will make you want to head for the coast, or better yet, come to Maine! A great Ahoy! 
Price: 112.90 USD
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15 INTO THE WIND: Around Alone: The Story of the World's Longest Race Bartelme, Tony and Hicks, Brian
Charleston, SC Evening Post Pub Co 1999 0934870942 / 9780934870948 Cloth Hardcover As NEW As New Quarto -- Oblong 
As NEW Book and DJ, both excellent, and DJ now with new Mylar protection. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Iron Men & Wooden Ships Shay, Frank
Garden City, NY Doubleday, Page & Company 1924 First Edition Hard Cover Good No Dj as Issued Quatro Edw. A. Wilson 
The second page in this book, with an illustration of an Old Hunks of a Seaman, speaks well of the whole enterprise. It says, "Good Stuff, This." And it truly is. A more delightful volume you'd be hardput to find. Loaded with Sea Chanties and really beautiful illustrations by Edward A. Wilson, we have it shelved with Illustrators. It is in good condition, with minor signs of its age. Our copy we are protecting with an acetate covering. For a price, we will be able to part with it. Great gift. Bottom edges are somewhat shelf-worn. 
Price: 135.61 USD
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17 Left on Labrador Stephens, C. A.
New York Hurst and Company Cloth Good No Dj as Issued Octavo 
This Stephens' tome is sub-titled, "Or the Cruise of the Schooner-Yacht 'Curlew'", as recorded by 'Wash.' As with all his writing, Stephens is herein charming, respectful, exciting and very decent. Any young boy -- or old men -- can read his works with no fear of contamination. Wholesome stuff, this. And this volume is inscribed on the front endpaper -- in what strikes us as 'respectfully' written in huge 7-year-old writing, "Frederick J., 116 Pleasant Street, Fairhaven, Mass." You will enjoy this book which, while presentable, has seen better days. Though tight and intact, and would make a great gift. 
Price: 27.12 USD
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18 Lighthouses of the Maine Coast, and the Men Who Keep Them Sterling, Robert Thayer
Brattleboro, VT Stephen Daye Press 1935 Second Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Dj 6x9 
This excellent 2nd edition is without DJ, but is protected with an acetate cover. For the Maine and/or Lighthouse and/or Maritime lover, or an excellent gift. 
Price: 90.41 USD
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19 More Stories From the Log of a Sea Captainh's Daughter Snow, Alice Rowe
Winthrop, MA Self-published 1949 Hard Cover VERY GOOD Good Octavo 
This is a fine copy of this little volume written by the mother of Edward Rowe Snow. There is an inscription on the front endpaper, and the book is signed by ALICE ROWE SNOW on the Titlre page. The book is blue clothbound with gold lettering and is in VG condition. The DJ is worn with shelf-life, but is now protected with new Mylar. // A very collectible item. 
Price: 99.45 USD
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20 Paddle to the Amazon Starkell, Don
Toronto, Ontario, Canada McClelland & Stewart 1987 0771082401 / 9780771082405 Hard Cover As New As New Octavo 
Like to Canoe? Then, how about 12,000 MILES down the Mississippi, around the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, around the Yucatan, on around the coast of Colombia and Venezuela, down the Orinoco, and eventually on the Amazon all the way to Belem! This is a marvelous adventure and, since this reviewer you'll be planning it for this weekend, he heartily recommends this MARVELOUS BOOK. 
Price: 26.67 USD
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